Implementing Strategy Through Projects

  1. LO 2.1 Understand how effective project management contributes to achieving strategic objectives.

For successful project management, the organizational setting matters—its culture, its structure, and its strategy each play an integral part, and together they create the environment in which a project will flourish or founder. For example, a project’s connection to your organization’s overall strategy, the care with which you staff the team, and the goals you set for the project can be critical. Similarly, your organization’s policies, structure, culture, and operating systems can work to support and promote project management or can work against the ability to effectively run projects. Contextual issues ...

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