Course Unit

The Impact of Organisational Structure on Projects

Search
latest courses
Tutorial Category Cloud
Video Highlights
Sponsored Recommendation

Notion is a connected workspace where you create docs, take notes, manage tasks, and organize your life’s work—all in one place.

Notion software for enhanced productivity and creativity at Think Advanced.

Here at Think Advanced, we use Notion for our Docs, notes and Tasks to Keep things organised.

Sign up today. It’s your one place to connect your work, ideas, and goals so you can do your life’s work.

albato

Albato is a cloud-based platform that provides integration and automation services for businesses. It allows businesses to easily connect and automate workflows between their various applications and systems, such as CRMs, ERPs, marketing automation tools, and more.

Are you tired of manual data entry and complex workflows? Streamline your operations and automate your workflows with Albato. Save time, reduce errors, and improve data quality. With easy-to-use integration and automation services, Albato is the solution for your integration needs. Join thousands of businesses and experience the power of automation.

Sign up today and experience the power of automation.

Your special offer Promo Code: GIMME20%OFF

Organisations can be structured in various ways, from classic functional hierarchies to project-based organisations, each influencing how projects are managed and the power project managers have.

Key topics covered include:

  1. Functional Hierarchy: In this classic structure, individuals report to only one boss, typically a functional manager. Projects are less prioritised, making it challenging for project managers to succeed due to limited authority and difficulty securing resources.
  2. Matrix Organisations: These combine elements of functional hierarchies and project-based structures. Depending on the emphasis on projects, matrices can be weak, balanced, or strong: Weak Matrix: Project managers have limited decision-making power, sharing authority with functional managers.
    Balanced Matrix: Project managers and functional managers share authority equally.
    Strong Matrix: Project managers and staff work full-time on projects, with significant decision-making power.
  3. Project-Based Organisations: These structures prioritise projects, giving project managers extensive authority over budgets, resources, and staffing. Project managers and their teams work full-time on projects, facilitating smoother project execution.

By understanding these organisational structures, you can better assess your organisation's setup and its impact on project management. This knowledge helps in navigating and leveraging your organisation's structure to enhance project success.

[hfcm id="71"]

Learn More about our courses

Learn more about our courses and other professional content