Project Management

Project Leadership: A Practical Guide to Communication, Influence, and Collaboration

Workshop Description:

According to experts, project leadership isn't just about project management techniques. It is also about the ability of the project manager to:

  1. Motivate the project team
  2. Build and maintain relationships inside and outside the project team
  3. Ensure commitment to the project
  4. Accelerate the performance of the team throughout the life of the project

This workshop helps project leaders and project team members improve their skills in the following areas: communicating within the team and outside of the team, making decisions as a team, avoiding or resolving conflict, understanding and working with diverse thinking and learning styles, providing constructive feedback, and running effective meetings.

This workshop is highly interactive, providing participants with the practice they need to build new skills - ones that can be immediately applied to real project work in real project teams. This workshop is led by specially trained and certified GTG Trainers. Includes a participant workbook and a copy of The Advanced Project Management Memory Jogger.


  • Improve Team Decision - Making
  • Communicate More Effectively
  • Increase Team Collaboration
  • Obtain Support from Project Sponsors and Management
  • Apply Leadership Skills at each Project Phase

Course Outline

Module i - Introduction to Leadership
Module 1 - Influence - Understanding Thinking & Learning Styles
Module 2 - Communication - Effective / Active Listening
Module 3 - Communication - Constructive Feedback
Module 4 - Influence - Emotional Intelligence
Module 5 - Influence - Understanding Power & Influencing Skills
Module 6 - Collaboration - Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
Module 7 - Collaboration - Team Decision Making Tools
Module 8 - Team Evaluation Assessments
Module 9 - Self-Assessment & Personal Action Plans
Module 10 - Moving Forward

Who should attend

  • Project Managers
  • Project Leaders
  • Project Team Members
  • Project Stakeholders
  • Project Sponsors