Advanced PM Topics: Strategic Project Alignment

August 21, 2017
8:30 AM CDT - 5:00 PM CDT
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Alamo PMI Learning Center & Offices
6609 Blanco, Suite #240
San Antonio, TX 78216

Advance PM Topics - Project Strategic Alignment

Course Specifications
Course Length: 1.0 days
PDUs: 8
Contact Hours: 8

Course Description
This is the first of the Advance Topics in Project Management Series. Students will have hands-on case studies and exercises to create business cases that align projects to organizational strategies. 

Course Objective
Students will be able to better define why a project needs to be done by calculating benefit measurements, properly documenting business cases, creating a project statement of work, generating a Project Charter, and conducting an effective meetings supporting their project.

Target Student
Any business leader or project lead in an organization.

Delivery Method
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Calculate benefit measurements
  • Create a business case
  • Create a project statement of work
  • Generate a project charter
  • Conduct and document an effective meeting


Agenda: Project Strategic Alignment

  • · Enterprise Environmental Factors and Organizational Process Assets
  • · Business Case development (includes Benefit calculations)
  • · Project Statement of Work development
  • · Project Charter Development
  • · Stakeholder Identification
  • · Effective Meeting Management
  • · Project Evaluation exercise – Murder Board and Peer Review


Instructor: Ed Olszanowski, PMP,  Ed is a Retired USAF Veteran and brings over 29 years of project management experience to the classroom. He has an energetic passion for teaching project management and takes time to ensure students understand the material before moving forward. Ed has thousands of hours in the classroom teaching project management courses.  He is a former board member and president of the Alamo PMI Chapter and has an Executive MBA from the University of Texas San Antonio and Bachelors in Management of Information Systems from Colorado Technical University.


$295.00 Member Registration

$345.00 Non-member Registration