The more power you have, the better you are able to get the job done. Ignoring the external and internal politics surrounding your project can be hazardous.
Most project managers have enormous responsibility but not enough formal authority. Successful project managers understand the need to evaluate power and political dynamics and the importance of managing stakeholders through leadership and influence. Analyze the political landscape in your organizations and learn how to convert your adversaries into your allies. Uncover ways to manage politics at the project and upper management levels.
In this highly-interactive workshop, you'll evaluate, improve, and discover methods for increasing your total power while learning practical guidelines for successfully influencing without formal authority and increasing your leadership effectiveness by using the art of positive politics. You will learn many practical tips to create a climate of more collaboration, teamwork, synergy, commitment and motivation for getting things done and leading people to their peak performance.
Using small group activities, skill practices, case studies, lectures, diagnostic questionnaires and facilitated group discussions, participants will gain practical skills to:
This seminar is appropriate for anyone — at all experience levels — who needs to lead projects, manage stakeholders, build relationships, negotiate successfully and work with others to achieve results while minimizing unwanted surprises.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
You will receive a course binder containing copies of presentation slides, case studies, exercises, and suggested solutions.