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Leading Project Teams

Leading a project team, especially a disperse team, can be very challenging. Project managers, in most organizations, have significant responsibilities without authority over the resources assigned to their projects. Thus they need to be especially savvy at leading their teams to successfully deliver projects

This two-day course will enhance your project leadership skills and success as a project manager by preparing you to take on even the most challenging team assignments. Group and individual exercises will enhance the learning experience so you are ready for action when you leave.

Following is an outline of the topics to be discussed:

Day 1
– Understanding the role of today’s project leader
– Latest on Best Practices in Project Management
– Overview of Competencies for the ideal project team
– Planning your project team
– Maximize results through effective communication
– Dealing with difficult conversations

Day 2
– Cascading project goals to other team members
– Resource planning and implications for effective project execution
– Managing multiple projects with a disperse team
– Best practices in negotiation
– Leading project change