Project Manager Leadership Training: Building and Leading High-Performance Teams

Level: Advanced
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In this Project Management Leadership course, you transition to an effective project team leader who can inspire a diverse team to work together & deliver customer success. Learn how to build a high performing team through an immersive class that covers project leadership best practices, models, videos, and assessments.

You return to the workplace with a plan for inspiring a diverse team to work together effectively, achieve autonomy, and optimize efficiency for successful customer delivery. Takeaways include a project leadership best practices handbook and a personal development plan for use back at the office.

Key Features of this Project Manager Leadership Training:

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • After-course computing sandbox included

You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage internal and external influences that affect team performance
  • Increase productivity by challenging your processes and motivating your people
  • Develop team identity and empower others
  • Foster productive team communication and effectively manage conflict


CPE 17 Credits PMI 17 PDU

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  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
  • Earn 17 NASBA credits (live, in-class training only)
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Standard $2650 USD

Government $2355 USD




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Project Manager Leadership Course Information

  • Who would benefit from this training?

    Anyone leading a project team or hoping to grow their career in this way, would benefit from this training. Our Subject Matter Expert will facilitate a very interactive experience for you and your peers, as you learn the best ways to affect positive team performance.
  • Course Materials

    The training includes surveys on three topics (Emotional Intelligence, Conflict Management, and Team-working style), uses videos based on Servant Leadership, and teaches to a proprietary Leadership Services Model.
  • Recommended Experience

    This course does not require you to be a senior project/program manager. It has been categorized as advanced to represent the other side of project management – project leadership.

Project Manager Leadership Course Outline

  • Assessing Your Leadership Skills

    Measuring yourself against the Leadership Services Model

    • Soliciting 360-degree feedback
    • Working with a mentor and personal board of directors
    • Examining your support network and sphere of influence

    Managing your emotional intelligence

    • Developing your self-awareness and social awareness
    • Applying emotional intelligence to project management
  • Building a Team Identity and Purpose

    Fostering a team state of mind

    • Considering the stages of development
    • Turning hard work into an enjoyable experience

    Defining the future

    • Clarifying and communicating your vision and goals
    • Collaborating on project objectives
    • Empowering others to act
  • Developing Productive Teams

    Crafting a healthy, winning culture

    • Agreeing on standards and ground rules
    • Encouraging feedback and nurturing the emotional intelligence of your team
    • Creating psychological safety through mutual respect

    Overcoming communication barriers

    • Clarifying roles, responsibilities and boundaries
    • Learning the language of leadership
    • Turning conflict to your advantage
  • Optimizing Efficiency through Motivated Teams

    Thinking outside of the box

    • Challenging the process
    • Making decisions efficiently and effectively

    Examining the art and science of motivation

    • Balancing personal needs with organizational goals
    • Adapting leadership to individual work styles
    • Building ownership through delegation
    • Managing virtual, remote and global teams
    • Recognizing the importance of physical space
  • Monitoring External and Internal Risks

    Combating the dangers of outside influences

    • Assessing the organization's capacity for change
    • Balancing project constraints and avoiding burnout
    • Managing project subjectives and office politics
    • Dealing with daily distractions and disruptions

    Recognizing success

    • Celebrating success and failure
    • Building morale
    • Applying "Lessons Learned"

    Reaching the next level

    • Assuming responsibility and holding each other accountable
    • Achieving autonomy and self-management
    • Setting smart challenges
  • Building a Project Leadership Best-Practices Toolkit

    • Generating your personal leadership action plan
    • Creating your customized project leadership framework

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Project Manager Leadership Training FAQs

  • What Leadership Services Model is covered in this course?

    This course will teach to a proprietary Leadership Service Model.

  • Will I earn PDUs from the PMI for this Project Manager Leadership course?

    Yes, you will learn 17 PDUs after you complete this course.

  • Can I learn project management leadership online?

    Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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