Project Management Institute

Business Execution: Understanding the Fundamentals


Business managers are usually comfortable formulating strategy to enhance business outcomes. But what happens when plans fail to translate to reality? Why is business execution so difficult? Delivery is vital to the survival of all organizations, yet unclear plans, unsuitable workforces, and limited resources can have a detrimental effect on the best strategic ideas. Good leadership, having the right people in the right roles, and a business culture that's focused on getting the job done are the cornerstones to building and maintaining a company that can execute its strategy. This course will review the drivers of business execution and the fundamental concepts that companies need to pay attention to in order to realize their plans. The course looks at the leadership behaviors that foster actionable strategy, as well as the value of selecting the right people for the right roles. It also considers how to create and manage a ‘get it done’ culture.

What You Will Learn

  • Recognizing why executing business strategy is difficult
  • Determining if an organization's workforce displays characteristics that support execution of strategy
  • Recognizing examples of leaders that display behaviors conducive to execution
  • Determining if the steps to create a culture that promotes business execution are applied correctly in a given scenario

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who wants to initiate the conditions, implement the strategies, and provide support for business execution in their organization

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