Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Strategic Management (SM)
    • SM: mission stakeholders, social responsibility
    • SM: Competitive advantage
    • SM: Internal strategic analysis
    • SM: Innovation
    • SM: Globalisation
    • Program Management Themes
    • Benefits Management
    • Program Governance & Standards
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Portfolio Management
    • Portfolio Management 2
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. develop an organisational strategic plan using strategic management models
  2. create a benefits management plan for an authentic project or program, utilizing benefits management theory
  3. evaluate the governance process within an existing contemporary project.
  • Assignment 1 - Report (25%)
  • Assignment 2 - Essay (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Case Study (35%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

All projects, programs and portfolios exist within a strategic context. The organisational strategic management process is reviewed. The tools, techniques and process of program and portfolio management processes in terms of benefits management, stakeholder management and governance are explored, evaluated and applied.

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