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Program Sessions

Program Sessions

The academic program will be tailored to the DOE context and will incorporate several courses with Stanford University content.  Below is a summary of the session themes; click through each session for a detailed description.

  • Event 1: Preparing To Lead DOE Projects
    • Themes: Kickoff, self-assessment, project pre-planning, executing project strategy, cultural perspectives
    • Participants will prepare to complete leadership self-assessment exercises
    • Includes content from Stanford instructors to teach you a framework for strategic execution that incorporates a variety of proven approaches and emerging concepts to align project initiatives with strategic objectives

 

  • Event 2: Becoming a Highly Effective Leader
    • Themes: Effective project leadership; stakeholder relationships; managing major project teams; communications and writing skills; team/technical report writing.
    • Participants will review completed leadership self-assessment exercises
    • Includes content from Stanford instructors to provide new insights and skills that will enable you to coordinate, communicate and collaborate more effectively with team members, regardless of location

 

 

 

  • Event  5: Delivering High-Risk Complex Projects
    • Themes: Construction/vendor management; interfacing with vendor/construction firms; project delivery methods
    • Includes content from Stanford instructors to teach you the critical success factors of program execution

 

  • Event 6: Navigating to the Finish
    • Themes: Negotiations; change management; stakeholder relationships; crisis management;
    • Presentation of capstone projects;
    • Participants will reflect on career planning and self-reflection;
    • Concluding certificate ceremony and celebration