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23 - 27 Jul 2018 London - UK $4,950 Book Now
25 - 29 Nov 2018 Dubai - UAE $4,950 Book Now

Why Choose this Training Course?

This training course will help you to develop your own personal leadership identity and to become highly effective with every action you take or decision you make in projects. It pays special attention to enhancing your ability to leverage personal skills to influence and persuade other people to contribute to your project’s success. It presents the skills and methods to be assertive in your relationships with people over whom you may not have direct control.

The training course explores: the project environment and the nature of organizational politics in projects; leadership skills which will promote commitment and high levels of performance from anyone involved in the project; influencing people with power to act in alignment with your project; negotiating win-win agreements and resolving conflict

This training course will feature:

  • Understand yourself so that you can become the best project leader you can be
  • Influence other people to help make your projects successful
  • Enable project teams and team members to be highly effective
  • Achieve win-win negotiations which benefit your project and those contributing to it
  • Establish a personal leadership development strategy

 

What are the Goals?

By the end of this AZTech training course, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise their own project leadership skills
  • Apply a range of concepts to utilize their power and to influence others
  • Manage corporate politics at the project level as well as the senior management level
  • Apply principles, guidelines and common methods of negotiation on projects
  • Choose and apply appropriate leadership techniques to enhance the performance of project teams and team members

 

Who is this Training Course for?

The course will be of great value to anyone managing or involved in projects regardless of their professional background or industry they operate within, including:

  • Project Managers / Team Leaders
  • Project Technical / Workstream Leaders
  • Project Sponsors / Owners

 

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This five-day training course is a highly interactive and practical. It utilises a wide variety of concepts and models to explore effective leadership in projects. Case studies, diagnostic self-assessment questionnaires, role-playing activities and group exercises give delegates the opportunity to discover, practice and consolidate their learning. Delegates will have the opportunity to assess and discuss the application of the content to their own project and to devise their own personal developmental plan for each aspect of the course.

The Course Content

Day One: The Project Environment and Organisational Politics

  • The nature and challenges of the Project Environment
  • Organisational Politics and its impact on projects
  • Organisational Cultures and Structures and the implications for Project Management
  • How to promote a Project-focused culture
  • Identifying and analyzing Project Stakeholders
  • Guidelines for Developing Political Skills necessary for Project Team Members
  • The Need in a Project Environment for Result-based Leadership

 

Day Two: Project Leadership

  • Characteristics of Effective Project Leadership
  • Project Leadership Attitudes
  • Project Leadership Styles and style flexibility
  • Applying leadership styles to individual performance management
  • Applying leadership styles to team development
  • Key Project Leadership skills: Communication and Coaching

 

Day Three: The Use of Power and Influence in Project Leadership

  • How Power and Influence can Create Excellence in Project Leadership
  • Identifying and categorizing Stakeholders in terms of attitude and Power / Influence
  • Sources of power for the Project Manager
  • How to influence those with more power than you
  • Applying power and influence to project teams
  • Developing credibility and trust
  • Delegation and empowerment

 

Day Four: Negotiating win-win agreements

  • The need for negotiation on projects
  • The importance of win-win negotiations
  • The Project Leader as Negotiator
  • Preparing for negotiations
  • Conducting a negotiation
  • Identifying and managing conflict

 

Day Five: Project Leadership Development

  • Establishing your own leadership style preferences
  • Establishing your own development pathway for Project Leadership
  • Devising a Political Strategy
  • Creating a Positive Project Culture
  • Devising a Project Communication plan
  • Devising an Influencing Plan
  • Establishing negotiation requirements for your project
  • Developing your range of conflict management styles

The Certificate

  • AZTech Certificate of Completion for delegates who attend and complete the course

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