Our Project Masters leadership courses will help you develop knowledge, skills, and behaviors specific to motivating and guiding others. You can select courses from entry level to advanced. We offer a variety of classroom and virtual course options.
Becoming an Effective Communicator$800.00
A project manager’s success is directly related to his or her communication skills. Did you know that 80% of the projects that fail do so because of lack of communication? This two day course will equip project managers to use “management by walking around” (MBWA) techniques, to develop methods for communicating with virtual team members, to run an effective meeting, to gain basic presentation skills, to learn to negotiate better, to lead in conflict resolution, and to avoid pitfalls of communication breakdown.
Leadership for Project Managers$300.00
Leading others is an integral part of being a project manager. Would you like to brush up on your leadership skills? Participants in this one day course will learn to define and recognize both concrete and intangible qualities of a leader, will examine characteristics of successful leaders throughout history, will analyze their own leadership strengths and weaknesses, and will acquire knowledge of leadership qualities that, when applied, will increase their effectiveness and improve their success as a project manager.
Team Management for a Project$300.00
Once the team is assembled, how can the project manager best direct it? This one day course will prepare the project manager to handle issues such as dealing with behavioral concerns in a team, learning the characteristics of an effective team, classifying the different types of teams, identifying and using the different roles in a team, and motivating team members to do their best.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving$800.00
Critical thinking separates the good from the great. But how can a busy leader grow as a critical thinker and problem solver? This two day course is just the place to begin! We will learn about critical thinking definitions, techniques, and outcomes so that participants can become well-cultivated critical thinkers. Learning to reason effectively and use systems thinking will better equip participants to make judgments and decisions and solve problems. Critical thinking will be applied to overseeing the project life cycle, assembling the team, and understanding people. The materials covered and the practical helps in this course can give leaders a strong start in developing their critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Techniques for Managing Teams Successfully$800.00
Managing teams successfully involves more than simply directing a group of people. This two day (12 PDU) course will teach you how to effectively manage a team from the very first kick-off meeting. You will learn how to improve your own listening and communication skills, encourage individual team members in their personal growth, and motivate the team to achieve heights greater than they thought possible. This is an intensive course that covers ideals, ideas, and techniques which will equip you very well to manage teams of any size or scope.
Problem Solving Management Tools$300.00
This one day course for project managers or other leaders will give you the tools needed to identify problems and their contributing factors, lead others to work together to solve problems, and equip you with the techniques and information needed to most efficiently solve problems. You will learn how to develop data tables, flow charts, diagrams, questions, and checklists which will help you solve problems in an efficient and organized manner.
Communication Skills Results through Collaboration$1,200.00
Successful results come when you use good communication skills with your collaborative partners. This three day course will tell you what questions to ask, what to do with the answers, and how to avoid misunderstandings when you collaborate. Units on communication styles, techniques, and practical exercises will further prepare participants to achieve desired outcomes when collaborating with others.
Leadership and Conflict Resolution$800.00
This two day course will discuss a range of leadership skills and prepare participants for managing inevitable conflicts when people work together. Topics covered will include building a team, teaching others to lead, providing guidance, motivating people, conflict management, listening skills, and negotiation techniques.