Leadership and the Human Element in Project Management

MGMT X 443.4

This course covers project communication, motivation, conflict resolution, negotiation, stress management, and effective leadership in the project management context.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Realize the importance of the soft skills and the human relationship aspect in driving project activities for favorable outcomes
  • Comprehend types of leadership styles, power levels, and the challenges they face at the different stage of a project
  • Analyze personality types of yourself and of all team members and stakeholders on a project
  • Realize the importance of communication as one of the major duties of the project manager, and distinguish the impact of effective and ineffective communications types on project progress and performance

About this course:

Effective leadership skills are perhaps the greatest determinant of project success. Project managers must demonstrate leadership effectiveness throughout each phase of the project life cycle. Review and recognize specific leadership styles in the context of real-world examples. Participative assignments help both current and future project managers enhance their own leadership effectiveness. Course content covers project communication, motivation, conflict resolution, negotiation, stress management, and effective leadership in the context of project management. Participants identify the leadership challenges unique to the project environment, identify their leadership strengths and weaknesses, identify five conflict resolution modes and when to use them, and learn to differentiate between position power and personal power.Note: This course is NOT interchangeable with MGMT X 490.996 Leadership Communication Strategies.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Margaret Meloni
374597
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Crucial Conversations: Tools For Talking When Stakes Are High, 2Nd Edition by Al Switzler, Kerry Patterson, Ron Mcmillan Joseph Grenny
Internet access required to access course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Canceled
-
Monday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jerry Reed
374598
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Course Pack to be Ordered from XanEdu.com
Internet access required to access course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Jun 22, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Jun 29, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Jul 6, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Jul 13, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Jul 20, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Jul 27, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Aug 3, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Aug 10, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Aug 17, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Aug 24, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Online
Mon Aug 31, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Margaret Meloni
375537
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Crucial Conversations: Tools For Talking When Stakes Are High, 2Nd Edition by Al Switzler, Kerry Patterson, Ron Mcmillan Joseph Grenny
Internet access required to access course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Location: Off-Campus
Instructor: Margaret Meloni
374941
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Elective course in Project Management Certificate. Elective course in Information Technology Management Certificate.

LA Metro students only.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Crucial Conversations: Tools For Talking When Stakes Are High, 2Nd Edition by Al Switzler, Kerry Patterson, Ron Mcmillan Joseph Grenny
Internet access required to access course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Off-Site
Tue Sep 29, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Oct 6, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Oct 13, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Oct 20, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Oct 27, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Nov 3, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Nov 10, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Nov 17, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Nov 24, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Dec 1, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Off-Site
Tue Dec 8, 2020
5:30PM PDT - 8:30PM PST
Off-Campus
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Monday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Jerry Reed
375536
Fee:
$999.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Course Pack to be Ordered from XanEdu.com
Internet access required to access course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Sep 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 5, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 19, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Oct 26, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Nov 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Mon Dec 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Online

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