Plans are nothing; planning is everything
—Dwight D. Eisenhower
By the end of this chapter, you will have learned to
•understand what is meant by strategy and in particular, project strategy;
•understand how a project fits into the overall strategy of an organization;
•apply strategic concepts to project management;
•begin to transcend the traditional operational focus on projects into a strategic focus;
•begin to understand and apply the concept of strategic management to a project you are managing or of which you are a part.
By the end of this chapter, you will be able to
•create a working set of projects that you will use to practice and develop ...