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Project Leadership: Building and Leading High-Performance Teams

COURSE TYPE

Advanced

Course Number

346

Duration

3 Days

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Learn the key skills and competencies required of an effective project team leader. In this project leadership class, you leverage project leadership best practices, develop a plan for personal application, and gain the knowledge and skills to inspire a diverse team to work together effectively, achieve autonomy, and optimise efficiency for successful customer delivery.

You Will Learn How To

  • Manage internal and external influences that affect team performance
  • Increase productivity by challenging your processes and motivating your people
  • Develop team identity and empower others
  • Foster productive team communication and effectively manage conflict

Important Course Information

Who would benefit from this training?

Anyone leading a project team or hoping to grow their career in this way, would benefit from this training. Our Subject Matter Expert will facilitate a very interactive experience for you and your peers, as you learn the best ways to affect positive team performance.

Course Materials

The training includes surveys on three topics (Emotional Intelligence, Conflict Management, and Team-working style), uses videos based on Servant Leadership, and teaches to a proprietary Leadership Services Model.

Recommended Experience

This course does not require you to be a senior project/program manager. It has been categorized as advanced to represent the other side of project management – project leadership.

Course Outline

  • Introducing Leadership Theories and Approaches
  • Defining high-performing, winning teams
  • Recognising the complexities of project management
  • Identifying the actions of successful leaders
  • Embracing situational vs. positional leadership
  • Redefining leadership with the Leadership Services Model
  • Assessing Your Leadership Skills

Measuring yourself against the Leadership Services Model

  • Exploring your motives and priorities
  • Appraising your values and attitude
  • Soliciting 360-degree feedback
  • Working with a mentor and personal board of directors
  • Examining your support network and sphere of influence

Managing your emotional intelligence

  • Developing your self-awareness and social awareness
  • Applying emotional intelligence to project management
  • Building a Team Identity and Purpose

Fostering a team state of mind

  • Considering the stages of development
  • Turning hard work into an enjoyable experience

Defining the future

  • Clarifying and communicating your vision and goals
  • Collaborating on project objectives
  • Empowering others to act
  • Developing Productive Teams

Crafting a healthy, winning culture

  • Agreeing on standards and ground rules
  • Encouraging feedback and nurturing the emotional intelligence of your team
  • Creating psychological safety through mutual respect

Overcoming communication barriers

  • Clarifying roles, responsibilities and boundaries
  • Learning the language of leadership
  • Turning conflict to your advantage
  • Optimising Efficiency through Motivated Teams

Thinking outside of the box

  • Challenging the process
  • Making decisions efficiently and effectively

Examining the art and science of motivation

  • Balancing personal needs with organisational goals
  • Adapting leadership to individual work styles
  • Building ownership through delegation
  • Managing virtual, remote and global teams
  • Recognising the importance of physical space
  • Monitoring External and Internal Risks

Combating the dangers of outside influences

  • Assessing the organisation's capacity for change
  • Balancing project constraints and avoiding burnout
  • Managing project subjectives and office politics
  • Dealing with daily distractions and disruptions

Guarding the team from itself

  • Managing underperformers
  • Recognising the perils of Groupthink
  • Defending the team against your own shortcomings
  • Sustaining High Performance

Recognising success

  • Celebrating success and failure
  • Building morale
  • Applying "Lessons Learned"

Reaching the next level

  • Assuming responsibility and holding each other accountable
  • Achieving autonomy and self-management
  • Setting smart challenges
  • Taking calculated risks
  • Building a Project Leadership Best-Practices Toolkit
  • Beginning with the end in mind: defining your success
  • Mapping the leadership services to the project life cycle
  • Generating your personal leadership action plan
  • Creating your customised project leadership framework
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Tuition Fee — Standard: £1695  

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Tuition Fee

Standard

In Classroom or
Online

Standard

£1695

Private Team Training

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Course Tuition Fee Includes:

After-Course Instructor Coaching
When you return to work, you are entitled to schedule a free coaching session with your instructor for help and guidance as you apply your new skills.

After-Course Computing Sandbox
You'll be given remote access to a preconfigured virtual machine for you to redo your hands-on exercises, develop/test new code, and experiment with the same software used in your course.

Free Course Exam
You can take your Learning Tree course exam on the last day of your course or online any time after class.

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Training Hours

Standard class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON START class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Last day class hours:
2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Free Course Exam – Last Day:
8:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.


Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest
9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

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Earn 17 PDUs


PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course is approved by PMI® for 17 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

Technical : 2 PDUs
Leadership : 17 PDUs
Leadership : 18 PDUs
Business & Strategic : 3 PDUs

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Earn 23 PDUs


PMI, the Registered Education Provider logo, PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP,
and PMBOK are marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

This course is approved by PMI® for 23 professional development units (PDUs). For more on the Project Management Institute and a full list of courses approved for PDUs.

Technical : 2 PDUs
Leadership : 17 PDUs
Leadership : 18 PDUs
Business & Strategic : 3 PDUs

Read more ...

“Our instructor was very concise and well reasoned. He was obviously very experienced and able to offer relevant real-world advice. I was very happy with that”.

- R. Harris, Vice President
Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International

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