Project Leadership and Teambuilding
This course is designed to provide participants with a structural framework in which they can
master the vital people and communications skills which are critical for managing projects in
today's environments. The course places fundamental project management skills in the
organizational and human resources contexts and teaches the complementary leadership
and team-building skills crucial to the success of any project.
Using individual and team case studies and exercises, combined with instructor-led lecture
and classroom discussion, participants will be able to enhance and practice leadership skills .
You will explore leadership styles to discover which style is best suited to your personality.
You will learn how to use leadership and communication skills to manage and resolve
conflict, and gain the confidence of your team within a project management framework.
This course can be applied towards the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project
Management Professional (PMP®) Recertification. See the Certification Program section
below for details.
Who Should Take This Course
Course participants will be project management professionals who need to improve their
ability to elicit top performance from all members of a team, even when line authority is
lacking. The project team is the project manager’s greatest asset and biggest responsibility.
None. Good Project Management experience is an advantage.
What You Are Taught
Explain why leadership is necessary in a project environment
Be able to describe the benefits and difficulties of working in teams.
Be able to create a team environment that will allow team goals to be met.
Be able to put into practice techniques and processes that will enable their teams to
achieve high performance.
Have increased their perception of their own strengths, preferred roles and leadership
styles within a team, and how to make the most of them.
Apply breakthrough thinking methods to solve problems efficiently
Diagnose sources of conflict and use appropriate negotiations skills to resolve
Be able to describe the factors important to leadership
Better understand team members’ communication, decision-making, and problem-solving
Describe the key characteristics of effective teams
Develop strategies to objectively handle the inevitable politics related to your project
Introduction to Project Leadership and Team Building
Welcome and Administration
Leadership in a Project Environment
Definition of Leadership
Leadership in today’s business environment
Challenges of leading project teams
What is Psychological Type?
Myers Briggs Type Indicator
Using Type Preferences
Building Project Teams
What is a Team?
Characteristics of Effective Teams?
Stages of Team Development
Behaviors of Team Members
Team Player Styles
Evaluating Essential Stakeholders
Working with Essential Stakeholder Types
Determining the Strategy for Communicating
Definition of Communication
Why Managing Communications is Important
Determining Project Communications Requirements
Managing Conflict and Agreement
What is Conflict?
Sources of conflict in project teams
Approaches to Conflict Management
The Abilene Paradox
Managing Agreement in a Project Team
Methods of Team Decision-Making
A Problem-Solving Process
Application of MBTI® to Decision-Making and Problem-Solving
Stages of Negotiation
Preparing to Negotiate
Why Change Fails
Strategies for Managing Change
Key Issues for Effective Change Management
This course can be applied towards the PMI® PMP® Recertification or the project
management specific instruction required for the PMI® PMP® Certification:
• Professional Development Unit (PDU) credit: 32.0
• Professional Development Activity Program Number: 1107-000N2651
• Professional Development Activity Program Title: Project Leadership and Team
Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) areas covered:
• Project Human Resource Management
• Project Communications Management
Course Duration, date and Venue
Duration: 4 days
Date: November 12-15
Venue: Dubai, UAE
Please fill in the attached form or fill in our online form at www.gbm4ibm.com/education
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