Managing global projects presents unique challenges. This course addresses the knowledge, skills and behaviors required to successfully manage projects that span organizations, national boundaries and cultural differences.
In this course we will explore the impact on project management of culture, language variations, religious, regulatory and legal practices, technology penetration, temporal orientation, gender issues, corruption, ethics, personal liberty and political contexts. We learn how to meet global projects challenges through efficient use of practices and technology. The course will utilize available case studies and examples from companies to help students sharpen the skills needed to recognize and foster a successful international project environment.
- Successful completion of or understanding of concepts from PM9001x.
What will you learn
- Understanding the impact of culture on multiple aspects of a project.
- Managing global teams and building trust.
- Setting up an efficient global collaboration framework.