More Effective Project Leadership and Portfolio Management

  • Project methodologies will teach you the ways to manage projects, but this course teaches you how to manage the people working on the project, and deal with the people in other departments who are the key stakeholders in the work being performed by your team.

    This course will help you dramatically improve your competencies to – among others – motivate project team members, prioritize projects, engage with key stakeholders, resolve team conflict and act as a change agent to drive new business value.

    Who Should Attend

    This program is recommended for professionals with a minimum of three years of project management experience seeking to enhance their PM technical skills with key approaches, tools and techniques focused on the people aspects of projects, to successfully lead programs and projects. The program is ideal for:

    • Program and project managers
    • PMO staff
    • Business analysts
    • Internal and external management/ business consultantsyy Project sponsors
    • Directors, managers, department heads and supervisors wishing to expand their understanding of project leadership
    • Project clients

    What You Will Learn

    • Understanding and working with the organizational context as a project leader
    • Enhancing your project leadership self-knowledge, capabilities and skills
    • Building high performance teams to achieve project success
    • Applying effective communications in project management
    • Managing conflict in project teams
    • Understanding the importance of ethical leadership
    • Analyzing and engaging with stakeholders
    • Building and managing the project portfolio to optimize investments
    • Leading change in project management

    Additional Course Materials

    As part of the program, you will receive an excerpt from the book Leadership in Project Management: Leading People and Projects to Success to complement in-class material and discussion.

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  • Additional delivery options

    Adapt this program to your organization with these additional delivery options.

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