Learn professional strategies to motivate and guide your project team towards projects success

What you’ll learn

  • Understand fundamentals of Project Management and Leadership.
  • Understand the complementary relationship between Project Management and Leadership.
  • Work effectively and professionally with human resources in a project team or an organization.
  • Identify key project stakeholders and know how to manage them.
  • Comprehend core leadership framework and how to align it with a project’s vision and goals.
  • Create and manage mutually beneficial relationships with key individuals to ensure effective cooperation/collaboration.
  • Apply strategies to align people to support and sustain a project or organization success through application of well-known methods used to influence people.
  • Adopt methods used to drive project and organizational changes and requirements.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills capable to build an environment of trust, respect, and confidence within a PMT organization or any organization.
  • Adhere to professional and ethical code conducts.
  • Assume a project manager’s leadership role applying generally recognized business practices, including Project Leadership Matrix and Leadership SWOT Analysis.
  • Improve both interpersonal and leadership skills for your own benefit as well as that of your project team and organization.
  • Become an effective PM that values and upholds the ethical organizational responsibilities project managers have to people at work.
  • Master people management skills required to enable effective communication and collaboration.
  • Basics of how-to set-up high performing project teams.
  • Get a competitive edge over your peers for the next leadership or managerial role.
  • Know benefits of leadership in project management.
  • Look at performance management from a new angle – the leadership way.

Requirements

  • Interest in Project Management and Leadership
  • Willingness to learn.

Description

As a project manager, technical skills are essential, but it’s effective leadership that takes you from good to great. In this course, you will learn the essential skills needed to become a professional project leader and manage projects successfully by motivating and developing your project team with high emotional intelligence.

Project management is a dynamic profession that contributes to the success of organizations by implementing new technologies, changing business environments, and influencing major areas of a business. With every project, project managers face new challenges and situations, which help them learn at a much faster pace than in traditional jobs.

One of the most important things we have learned from real-world project management experience is that project teams are complex and may pose a real challenge if mismanaged. In this course, you will learn how to work effectively and professionally with a project team or organization, identify key project stakeholders, and manage them.

We will teach you how to comprehend core leadership frameworks and align them with a project’s vision and goals. You will learn how to create and manage mutually beneficial relationships with key individuals to ensure effective collaboration when required, apply strategies to align people to support and sustain project or organizational success, and adopt methods used to drive project and organizational changes and requirements.

This course will equip you with effective leadership skills capable of building an environment of trust, respect, and confidence. You will also learn how to adhere to a professional and ethical code of conduct, become an effective project manager that values and upholds the ethical organizational responsibilities project managers have to people at work and apply generally recognized business practices such as Project Leadership Matrix and Leadership SWOT analysis.

You will master people management skills required to enable effective communication and collaboration, understand the basics of how to set up high-performing project teams, and look at performance management from a new angle – the leadership way.

By the end of this course, you will have gained the knowledge and skills required to become a professional project manager with effective leadership skills.

“Project leadership is the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to guide, motivate, and direct a team, to help an organization achieve its business goals” – Project Management Institute (PMI).

This excellent online course is unique, as it combines critical project leadership lessons a project manager should learn:

  • Understand the complementary relationship between Project Management and Leadership.

  • Work effectively and professionally with human resources in a project team or an organization.

  • Identify key project stakeholders and know how to manage them.

  • Comprehend core Leadership framework and how to align it with a project’s vision and goals.

  • Create and manage mutually beneficial relationships with key individuals to ensure effective collaboration when required.

  • Apply strategies to align people to support and sustain a project or organizational success through the application of well-known methods to influence people to meet project requirements.

  • Adopt methods used to drive project and organizational changes and requirements.

  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills capable to build an environment of trust, respect, and confidence.

  • Adhere to professional and ethical code of conduct. Become an effective PM that values and upholds the ethical organizational responsibilities project managers have to people at work.

  • Apply generally recognized business practices such as Project Leadership Matrix and Leadership SWOT analysis.

  • Master people management skills required to enable effective communication and collaboration.

  • Basics of how to set up high-performing project teams.

  • Know the benefits of leadership in project management.

  • Look at performance management from a new angle – the leadership way.

What sets this course apart from the rest of the Project Management courses out there?

This course will set you apart from traditional project management which mainly focuses on productivity (results), overseeing project progress, and driving performance among project teams. After successful completion of this course, you will develop your professional leadership style to work better in different project situations and you will also be prepared to positively influence your project team to work fundamentally different than just a random group of workers, thereby achieving project goals.

The person behind this course

Cunhibert Nalumva is a project management practitioner who has managed several projects from just a few thousand to hundreds of thousands of dollars and worked in planning projects up to $6M in various fields such as business process management, facilities management, construction, software implementations, bulk material handling, and others. He has worked for various industries such as education, oil and gas, automotive, rubber manufacturing, mining, and hydraulic. He has experience with project management, business process planning and optimization, lean manufacturing integration, and business development. He earned his MEng in Engineering Management for the development of an inventory management model for the supply of automotive consumables.

What will you receive with your enrollment?

  • High-quality video lectures that explain the different taught concepts with supporting examples (where applicable).

  • References, such as the PMI, that you can use as the go-to resource on the job.

  • Practice tests and activities that help you validate what you learned and put it into practice to increase your information retention.

  • 1-on-1 instructor support to answer your questions or address any issue you might have.

  • Lifetime access with no expiration that allows you to complete the course at your own pace and give you the chance to come back for a refresher at any time and as much as you want.

  • Free course updates that you can benefit from as this course is upgraded.

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What you will earn from this course has been structured as follows:

Module 01: Managing Versus Leading a Project

  • Basics of Project Management and Leadership.

  • Difference Between Managing and Leading a Project.

  • 10 Common Problems Project Teams Face.

  • The Appropriate Project Management Approach.

Module 02: Project Stakeholders Management

  • Leadership Role of a Project Manager.

  • Understanding Roles of Project Participants.

Module 03: Leadership Theories

  • Core Leadership Theories.

  • Trait Theories.

  • Behavioral Theories.

  • Situational Theories.

Knowledge Test 1

Assessment of your knowledge of modules- Managing Versus Leading a Project, Project Stakeholders Management, and Leadership Theories.

Module 04: Building Networks (Relationships)

  • Project Management Maxims.

  • Building a Collaborative Network.

  • How to Create Positive Influence Using Commonly Traded Organizational Currencies.

  • Building Social Networks Through Mapping Dependencies, Management by Wondering Around, Managing Upward Relations, and Leading by Example.

Module 05: Building Trust

  • Ethics and Effective Project Managers.

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) – code of ethics and personal conduct.

  • Building trust by using personal character, self-confidence, and competence.

Module 06: Applied Project Leadership Styles

  • Project Leadership Matrix.

  • Leadership SWOT Analysis.

Module 07: Qualities of an Effective Project Manager

  • Paradoxes of Project Management.

  • Qualities of an Effective Project Manager.

  • Recommendations for Project Managers.

  • Personal Mastery and Leadership Development Plan.

  • Benefits of leadership in project management.

Knowledge Test 2

Assessment of your knowledge of modules- Applied Project Leadership Styles, Building Networks, Building Trust, and Qualities of an Effective Project Manager modules.

Module 08: Closing Notes – Project Success

  • Project Success.

If you want to be successful with Project Management you will love this Udemy course! You will learn how to lead projects effectively with high emotional intelligence and solid project management knowledge.

Who this course is for:

  • Professional or practicing project managers
  • Aspiring project managers and project leaders
  • Functional managers and top management
  • Students
  • Individuals interested in Leadership and project management