Leadership and the Project Manager
- Leaders versus managers
- How the project manager leads
- Traits of effective project leaders
- Project champions
- The new project leadership
- Project management professionalism
- Chief operations officers
- Project and operations directors, managers, practitioners and team members.
- Those who wish to take a holistic, integrated approach to managing projects, addressing both technical and management challenges.
- Those who wish to place an equal emphasis on both individual project execution and the strategic perspective, to be equipped with the means with which to manage projects at both the programme and portfolio levels.
- Those who wish to broaden their focus beyond the traditional project management activities of planning and scheduling, project control, and termination, to a more general, inclusive, and hence, more valuable perspective of the project management process.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:
- How project management is a “leader-intensive” profession.
- The difference between the role of a manager and the characteristics of a leader.
- The concept of emotional intelligence as it relates to how project managers lead.
- The traits that are strongly linked to effective project leadership.
- The key roles project champions play in project success.
- The principles that typify the new project leadership.
- The development of project management professionalism in the discipline.
£530 + VAT