Leadership Skills and Project Management | Threshold

Leadership Skills and Project Management

Course description

Good leaders have always been expected to be able to solve new problems, capitalize on unique opportunities and navigate through the ever-changing landscape of business. Leadership is a complex process by which the leader influences others to perform and achieve. This course provides the basis for understanding what leadership is and what leaders do to be successful. The course also develops a foundation of concepts and solutions that supports the planning, scheduling, controlling, resource allocation, and performance measurement activities required for successful completion of a project. This is a highly interactive course. You will work in small groups throughout the course to apply the learning to real issues and leadership challenges. Practical exercises and case studies will be used extensively during the course.

Course objectives

  • cover all aspects of communication related to people management
  • significant improvement of management style
  • learn how to build and organise a team and define roles
  • improve the ability to give and get instructions and feedback
  • understand how to lead an international team
  • identify what makes an effective leader
  • learn how to manage projects

Developed skills

  • active listening and effective communication
  • to manage team relationships
  • to make decisions
  • to solve problems
  • to motivate, mentor and provide support
  • to set objectives, strategies and to delegate
  • to persuade and negotiate
  • to communicate diplomatically

Content

  • boost qualities that make a great leader (ability to inspire and motivate, ability to delegate, communication, creativity, positive attitude, intuition, rapport building and storytelling for leadership)
  • holding others accountable for their goals provides opportunities for growth, learning, and on-going motivation
  • planning, organizing, setting objectives, accepting responsibility
  • managing international meetings, working in an international team and managing diversity
  • boosting participants persuasiveness
  • main training conducted by challenging role playing and skill-building exercises

Course specifications

Language: English
Czech title: Vůdčí dovednosti a řízení projektů
Type: Professionally oriented course
Duration: 1 day (8 teaching hours)
Number of participants: 3 - 8
Recomended for levels: B1 and higher
Target group: Middle - top level managers, project managers, supervisors, team leaders, team members and anyone else who is or will be responsible for managing teams or individuals.
Place of tuition: client / Threshold Training Associates