Since the topic of resources can get complicated, it’s helpful to have some guidelines you can follow to help make difficult decisions. Your strategic priorities are this guide. Using team, department or company priorities can help make resource allocation a little easier. Using these priorities can help you and others determine what resources must be secured and what can wait. Using strategic priorities as the foundation to your decisions can also help you explain your decisions to others. It’s a great way to ensure everyone is in agreement and working together. For this course you will identify the resources required to achieve the team’s strategic priorities. As the manager, you will discuss the topic of resources, share why using the team’s strategic priorities can be helpful in making sound resource decisions. By completing this course, you will know how to define the strategic priorities for the department and align the required resources. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Leadership Development Learning Track. This course is part of Vado's Leadership Development learning track which has been approved for 3.25 hours of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) Professional Development Credits (PDCs).