Managing People In Projects — A 2 day course

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Do you need your projects to perform strongly against their objectives?

Do you want to gain commitment from your project team?

People are one of the most important parts of a project, but people management skills are often overlooked in favour of technical skills by project managers. However, effective people management, team management, influencing and communication skills, enable project managers to gain commitment from the project team and achieve the performance needed to successfully deliver against objectives.


By the end of this course delegates will be able to:

Suitable For

You will benefit from this course if you are an experienced or new project manager who wish to develop your people management skills, whether you are managing team members working full time on the project or who have other responsibilities and demands on your time.>

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Personal objectives for the course

Who is included in the project team?

What problems do you experience?

The importance of your success as a project manager

What is project management?

The differences between line management and project management

The skills required to run a project

The action centred leadership model

Leadership style and the life cycle of the project

Building the project team and key team roles in the project team

Stages of team development

Managing individuals within the project team

Setting objectives

Controlling projects and progress reporting

The importance of delegation

The significance of your communication skills

Questioning and listening techniques

The transactional analysis model

Influencing strategies

The power of behaviour

What motivates and de-motivates your project team?


Conflict management

The impact of stress

Completion of a personal action plan