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
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Summer
Remote Instruction
Online
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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Margaret Meloni
373003
Fee:
$999.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

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

Enrollment limited to 25; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 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

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Thursday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jerry Reed
373001
Fee:
$999.00
3 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2020
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Notes

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

Enrollment limited to 35; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2020
Course Requirements
Course Pack to be Ordered from XanEdu.com
Schedule
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Lecture
Thu Apr 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
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Thu Apr 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu May 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Jun 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Online

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