Objectives: 1 – to understand and distinguish the external context of the company; 2 – to identify and apply techniques to create and develop organizational projects; 3 – to evaluate and select between alternative projects taking into account its investment, and expected inputs and outputs; 4 – to combine operational and strategic decisions according to corporate goals. Syllabus: 1 – Fundamentals of organizational strategy. 2 – Projects in the internal context. 3 – Projects in the external context: Porter, PEST, Diamond, SWOT. Balanced Scorecard. 4 – The Investment. The NPV, IRR, PBP. 5 – Nonnumeric methods. Evaluation grids. 6 – Incorporation of additional potential in the project.
Objectives: Describe and explain project management context; Define and explain the key approaches, methodologies, tools, processes and stages of a project; Describe and analyze the main activities and processes related to project management; Outline and analyze project management documents. Syllabus: What is project management. Main concepts and approaches. Life cycle and organizational context. Main knowledge areas and stages. Documentation and organization. Closure of the project.