A seasoned, successful project leader is both a master of process and an effective people manager. Project leadership requires the ability to make tough decisions, overcome personnel issues and to exercise authority where needed--all while dealing with technical challenges and the restraints of time and cost.
This course defines the functional role of a project manager and provides a framework for the development process, from brainstorm through to production. To be successful you need to balance technical expertise with a firm grasp on team dynamics and interpersonal relationships.
This course is beneficial to Project Management Professionals (PMPs®) who seek greater responsibility in leading projects and setting up broad organizational initiatives. Regardless of your formal role in project management, you'll develop leadership skills to become a better project manager and successful leader.
This course has been approved for 6.0 Professional Development Units (PDUs) from the Project Management Institute (PMI®).
Learners who complete this course will be able to:
- Describe the technical and leadership requirements of project management.
- Design a project that is well adapted to technical and environmental uncertainties.
- Utilize management/leadership research and theory to define a set of key success factors and behaviors.
- Overcome typical challenges faced by project managers.