Strategies for Project Sponsorship

$179.00

Credit

20 PDUs – PMI Category A / 8 Technical, 9 Leadership, 3 Strategic

Start Date

New students may begin right now!

Recognized

PMI Global Registered Education Provider

Whatever you may wish for as a project manager, the reality is that you have to work with the project sponsor you are given. This course offers project managers a range of practical techniques to get the best out of their project sponsors. It also demonstrates the value a good sponsor brings to projects and to the businesses he serves.

Strategies for Project Sponsorship is based on research across all three communities: project managers, project sponsors, and executives. This course explores the important part that project sponsors can and should play in project success and why executives need to take the sponsorship community within their organizations to the next level by investing in support, development, and guidance.

Description

Strategies for Project Sponsorship offers project managers, project sponsors, and executives insight into the key role of the sponsor as well as methods for building a relationship between project manager and sponsor. This course provides examples from real-world experiences, as well as tips, techniques, and tools to help you get the most out of your project sponsor.

With Strategies for Project Sponsorship you can:

  • Better understand the role of the project sponsor and its importance within the project to the project manager and stakeholder groups
  • Effectively assess your sponsor and successfully kick off the relationship between yourself and him or her
  • Leverage influence through feedback and recommendations to coach your sponsor through his or her responsibilities and decision-making, when needed
  • Quickly recognize different types of challenging sponsors, and prepare a response plan to make their involvement more productive
  • Cooperatively work with sponsorship in stakeholder identification, analysis, and engagement
  • Assist your project management office in developing best practices and capability development for project sponsors within your organization

Strategies for Project Sponsorship self-paced distance learning format includes::

  • Real-world case studies to demonstrate implementation of course concepts
  • Checklists and Responsibility Templates
  • Comprehensive review questions for each chapter with fully-explained answers
  • An easy to use participant guide
  • Unlimited 1-on-1 instructor interaction
  • And much more…

Credit: Project Management Professionals (PMP)® earn 20 Category A PDUs upon course completion

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Articulate the importance of project sponsorship to the organization, project manager, and project itself.
  • Explain the importance of the role of project sponsor by prioritizing the role of effective project sponsorship within your organization.
  • List the strategies one could use in working with a challenging sponsor.
  • Outline the responsibilities and best practices of a project sponsor.
  • Identify methods to develop successful sponsors.
  • Identify top five secrets from the “50 Secrets to Being A Good Sponsor” to implement in your organization.

Credit: 20 PMI® PDUs, PMI Category A / 8 Technical, 9 Leadership, 3 Strategic.

Additional information

Credit

20 PDUs – PMI Category A / 8 Technical, 9 Leadership, 3 Strategic

Start Date

New students may begin right now!

Recognized

PMI Global Registered Education Provider