Project Leadership

Duration – 3 days

Your investment: $1695

What is it about?

Leadership is important to the success of a project because leadership is essentially about motivating people. However, what may be characterized as “managership” is equally important because this is about getting things done. Can the two be reconciled? For this it is necessary to turn to a fundamental principle underpinning the concept of project management. Project management is a structured but flexible process for producing a new end result. Its success depends on the application of a two step sequence: First plan – then produce. This is the basis of every successful project life cycle.

To get a project started off right, the project manager must become a leader. However, the style of leadership does need to change as the project progresses through its life cycle. In this, project management is unique. Whilst a manager may develop his or her “team” once, the project leader must be conscious of the “Project Team Development Cycle” for every project and throughout the project life cycle.

Target audience

This course is for anyone currently or soon to find themselves in a project leadership role whether leading projects, programs, teams or managing change.

Course content

This course aims to provide participants with a framework for understanding the people involved in projects and equip them with the skills and knowledge to work most effectively with others. Without these key people-skills project managers often fail. The course syllabus includes:

  • What makes an effective project leader.
  • Leading projects through more effective communication.
  • Leadership styles and using them appropriately.
  • Identifying motivational value systems to improve productivity and co-operations.
  • Identify ways to motivate team members according to their personalities.
  • Describing predictable change stages and identifying appropriate leadership strategies for each stage.
  • Overcoming project management challenges and dealing with conflict.
  • Coaching to ensure project deliverables are met.
  • Recognizing and understanding the differing organizational structures and roles and the effect they have on team dynamics.
  • The power of feedback and effective methods of delivery.
  • Utilising a powerful four stage collaborative negotiation process.
  • Demonstrating how change can affect the project climate and how it should be managed.
  • Creating a Leadership Development Plan to implement when you return to work.
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