The key lead role for project success is that of the project manager. Being accountable for the entire scope of the project, project managers play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing out projects. Project managers are required to lead high-performing project teams to success whilst navigating organisational dynamics, facilitating change management and developing the performance of project team members through coaching. They are accountable for the project team and resources, the project budget, and the overall success or failure of the project.
Who is this course for?
The course is targeted at established or experienced project managers that wish to upskill themselves in order to lead projects at a more strategic level.
Why choose this course?
In the midst of challenging times, managers need to be able to take the lead. They need to be able to build teams that are able to bounce back from setbacks and move forward with vision, drive, dynamism and tenacity. Through the development of active coping strategies, participants of this course will learn to communicate clearly and positively, prevent toxic stress, and transcend their own fears and anxiety. This empowers them to more powerfully engage with their teams and contribute to their overall well-being - ultimately leading to enhanced project success.
Over the course of five weeks, you will be equipped to:
- Frame projects within the strategic context of the organisation
- Outline project management leadership responses to challenges related to organisational dynamics, interpersonal conflict and communication
- Devise a change management plan for a project
- Apply coaching skills and methods (as per the Project Leader as Coach Conversation framework) to a coaching conversation with a project team member.