Project Selection - Qualitative Methods

Scope of this Lesson Unit

The scope of this lesson unit includes the relating strategic planning to project selection and the process and work of applying qualitative methods to the process of selecting projects for a portfolio of strategic initiatives.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this lesson unit the student will be able to:

Related Lesson Units

The related lesson units are The Project Charter and Project Selection - Quantitative Methods.

The Project Charter includes the process and work of developing the Project Charter document.

Project Selection - Quantitative Methods discusses the evaluation of a project's potential benefits, shortcomings, opportunities and risks using quantitative tools.

Learning Plan

This lesson unit is to introduce you to the subject of selecting projects using qualitative methods.

1. Read the Introduction Page.

2. Read the text and web/article references.

3. View the PowerPoint Presentation, "Project Prioritization".

4. Do the exercises on the exercise page.

5. Discuss the exercises in the Introductory Module Discussion Area.


It is anticipated that this lesson unit will take between 2 to 3 hours to complete.