Business Management Training Courses

Effective Project Leadership

  •  day(s)Duration
  • 1.4 CEU/14 PDU/Credits/Units
  • MDP255Course Code
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Course description

Project managers must be able to assess situations quickly and accurately to maximize project resources and minimize project threats. This course will present the competencies needed to apply project leadership to create a positive project environment. Do you have the tools to provide project leadership? This course will provide you with the needed information to answer that question. Each participant will complete a project leadership assessment tool, learn the various methods of leadership and how the methods interact to create the project dynamic, and learn how to lead project resources to project success as defined by the project sponsor.

Who should attend

All project personnel would benefit by attending this class, especially project personnel who desire excellence in leading project resources.

What you will achieve

  • Describe methods of demonstrating appropriate project leadership skills to all types of resources.
  • Use methods of motivational strategies to keep a positive project dynamic.
  • Describe how project leadership is viewed and assessed by the project stakeholder community.
  • Incorporate leadership in your project’s change management processes.
  • Define how your style of project leadership affects project resources and project success.
  • Discover the power of the project alignment, a vision of success that is formulated with the stakeholder/sponsor expectations of project success.
  • Learn how integrated project teams interact with and create successful strategies for project success.

What you will learn

  • Theories and applications of project leadership styles
  • Successful motivation techniques for project human resources
  • How to lead effective project teams and negotiate with project stakeholders
  • Project leadership based upon strong project ethics
  • Change management and negotiation effected by project leadership
  • Your communication style and how it impacts your leadership ability
  • Developing a project vision and inspiring commitment to the vision, shaping project success
  • Building and sustaining a high-performance project team by aligning project management strategies
Course Outline
Course Introduction
  • Introduction to Project Management Leadership
  • Define Project Management
  • Establish PM Critical Success Factors
  • Examine Good Project Management
Leadership Characteristics for Project Managers
  • Effective Project Leadership Qualities and Theories
  • Implications of Workplace Behaviors of All Team Members
  • Leadership Assessment
  • Interpersonal Communications Based on Leadership Style
What Is Communication?
  • The Spoken Word vs. the Written Word
  • Choosing the Medium for Your Message
  • Communicating with Credibility
  • Having Difficult Conversations
  • Communication Breakdowns
Leadership in the Project Environment
  • Personal Leadership Aligned to PMI® PMBOK® Guide
  • Delegation of Work and Instructions

This course is currently not scheduled. To be notified of the next available date, provide us with your information. Or, if you have a group to train, contact us to learn more about bringing this course onsite to your location:

Call: 1.800.288.7246 (US ONLY) or +1.978.649.8200


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