Leading Beyond Projects

Project Managers looking to take their career to the next level need to acquire additional strategic project management leadership skills that prepare them for senior leadership positions. This strategic project management course is designed to give experienced PMs exposure to three critical areas of business that will help them demonstrate their ability to lead organizations effectively: Strategy and Strategic Thinking, Communicating Like a Leader, Business Acumen – Thinking Beyond Projects.

Benefit by attending with participants from other regions in Canada! Delivered simultaneously by select University Executive Education Network partner schools: Schulich Executive Education Centre, Carleton University - Sprott School of Business, Memorial University - Gardiner Centre, St. Mary's University - Sobey School of Business, University of Victoria - Peter B. Gustavson School of Business, University of Winnipeg

Top Reasons To Choose This Program

  • Gain familiarity with the strategic planning process

  • Discover mechanisms for choosing the right course of action

  • Learn key business mindset questions to ask

  • Acquire critical thinking skills using proven leadership tools and techniques

  • Understand the art and science of making and communicating decisions

About This Program

  • Today’s organizations are looking for tomorrow’s leadership team and project managers make great leaders!

    As an experienced PM, the next step in your career could very well take you to the senior leadership level. This three-day strategic project management course will give participants a solid understanding of the three key elements that PMs need to embrace to enhance their strategic project manager leadership skills. Participants will come away from the program inspired to reach to the next level with a new road map for their careers – their own professional strategic plan to guide them on the journey to senior leadership.

    Benefit by attending with participants from other regions in Canada!

    Delivered simultaneously by select University Executive Education Network partner schools:

    • Schulich Executive Education Centre
    • Carleton University – Sprott School of Business
    • Memorial University – Gardiner Centre
    • St. Mary’s University – Sobey School of Business
    • University of Victoria – Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
    • University of Winnipeg

    Top Take-Aways

    • Familiarity with the strategic planning process
    • Increased awareness of the factors that guide and impact strategic thinking
    • Strategic options and mechanisms for choosing the right course of action
    • Key business leadership mindset questions to ask
    • Systematic ways to identify and assess key business problems and opportunities
    • Critical thinking skills using proven leadership tools and techniques.
    • Improved efficiency and effectiveness when planning and implementing change initiatives
    • Communicating with authority
    • How to “pre-read” and present to audiences of all sizes
    • Understand the art of science of making and communicating decisions
    • Adapt a ‘story-telling’ approach to influencing people

    Who Should Attend

    The strategic project leadership course is designed for individuals with prior experience in the discipline of project management, including, project management professionals, graduates of the Masters Certificate in Project Management and other similar programs and current PMPs.

Course Content Details

Additional delivery options

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Faculty

Wissam AlHussaini

Wissam AlHussaini, PhD

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Diana Kawarsky

Diana Kawarsky, MA, CCP

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Gail Levitt

Gail Levitt, PhD, MA

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Continuing Education Credits

PMI, PMBOK, PMP, and PMI Registered Education Provider logo are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc. The Schulich Executive Education Centre is a PMI Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.), as designated by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at www.hrpa.ca/hrdesignations_/Pages/Continuing-Professional-Development.aspx