Leading Project Teams

2 days

Leadership is different in projects, and never more so than in 2020.  With the challenges presented from recent events, combined with our ever changing digitally driven world and 4 generations active in the workforce, it’s critical project managers have leadership skills to guide, motivate and successfully lead a team.

Drawing on modern leadership practices and practical management tools, this course has been designed to provide anyone leading a project team with techniques to apply values driven leadership, develop emotionally intelligent behaviours and communicate with influence.

Topics covered:

  • The difference of management vs leadership

  • Characteristics of a good leader

  • How self aware are you?

  • Developing your emotional intelligence (EQ)

  • Communicating up, down and across organisations

  • Questioning techniques to strengthen managerial effectiveness

  • Securing positive outcomes through difficult conversations

  • The 4 elements of influence

  • Leadership styles that motivate and get results

  • Connecting organisational and individual values to project practices

  • Maintaining resilience through change

  • Developing a positive mindset


I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Maya Angelou - Author and poet