Project Management Institute

Setting and Managing Priorities within the Organization: Mission and Goals


Getting your priorities straight, no matter where you are in your organization, is about keeping a focus on your goals. It requires you to think about the bigger picture to ensure your department's work supports the strategic objectives of your organization as effectively as possible. This course helps you establish priorities for your group by ensuring that its goals are properly aligned with the company-wide goals and mission. It begins by clarifying the distinction between strategic, tactical, and operational goals. It then shows you how to create effective goals. Next it takes you through a step-by-step process for ensuring that the departmental goals you create are suitably aligned with the strategic objectives of the organization. This includes helping you identify imperatives for action that keep you focused and on track to meet your objectives and ensure your team is working effectively through properly identified priorities.

What You Will Learn

  • distinguish different kinds of business goals
  • recognize the benefits of setting goals
  • recognize how to set effective goals for organizational units
  • align unit goals with company-wide goals and mission
  • derive imperatives from unit goals

Who Should Take This Course

Team leads, supervisors, managers, directors and strategic planners who manage organizational priorities to drive organizational success

Course Information

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