Leadership Skills for Managers


RefineM Training

Leadership Skills for Project Managers

Please contact us if you would like to set up a customized training course in your city or at your corporate site.

Duration: 1 or 2 days

Description: What is leadership, and how can managers become more effective leaders? These questions, and more, will be answered during this course.

In this course, attendees will learn key differences between management and leadership to discover what a leader truly does. They will learn how emotional intelligence (EI) factors into effective leadership and how to develop EI competency. Attendees will learn about six fundamental leadership styles and will examine their own leadership styles. Through interactive group and individual exercises, attendees will learn and develop key leadership skills, including communicating effectively, bringing clarity to a team, inspiring and motivating, building relationships, and coaching. Attendees will leave the course ready to become more effective leaders, not just on their project teams, but in their personal lives as well.

Course Objectives: After completing the course, you will be able to
  • Understand and explain fundamental differences between leadership and management.
  • Get a better idea of the role of EI in shaping effective leaders.
  • Understand different leadership styles and choose leadership style(s) that fit your personality and the needs of your team.
  • Understand key leadership skills and how to develop them for leadership success.

Who Should Attend: This course is ideal for project managers and managers who want to develop/expand their leadership capability to fast track their careers.

PDUs: 7 PDUs / Contact Hours per day of instruction (Strategic: 0, Leadership: 7, Technical: 0) (8 PDUs for 2 half-days)

Course Delivery: Variable

Course Material: RefineM will prepare and provide the necessary training course material for all attendees.

About RefineM's Instructors: RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Contact us about future dates or to arrange for this training to be delivered in your organization or city.