Project magagement Step 2 Leadership

After you have learned model and method it is time to deal with the softer aspects. We start with the leadership.

Course description:

After you have learned the foundation of project management, the model and method, leadership is next. We focus on what distinguishes project management from the line manager’s work. We deal with the demands and expectations placed on you as a project manager. You will receive the necessary personal tools and knowledge needed to function well as a project manager.

Target group:

Present or future project managers, project supervisors, subproject managers, project administrators and line managers.


Project step 1 and / or practical experience from project management.


Feasibility study, preparation materials, energetic lectures, discussions, practical exercises and group presentations. We follow the project life cycle with IAD Focus® model.

Course documents available for download to iPad or computer:

  • Comprehensive course documentation with slides, checklists, templates and exercises.
  • Literature: The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management [Kindle Edition], Eric Verzuh.
  • Diploma obtained after completed training



  • Expectations of the project manager.
  • Requirements, responsibilities, authority.
  • Organizational structure.
  • The project manager’s role.
  • Get to know yourself.
  • Analysis of your leadership style.
  • A review of leadership schools.
  • Situational leadership.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.
  • Manage different personalities.

Presentation Technique

  • The basics of presentation skills.
  • Rhetoric and charisma.
  • Video Training.

Decision Techniques

  • Individual descicions or group-based.
  • Different personality types.
  • Resolution Techniques.

Meeting Efficiency

  • Common meeting problems.
  • Preparation and organization.
  • Implementation.
  • Protocol and follow up.

Personal Efficiency

  • Time thieves.
  • Management by objectives.
  • Personal organization.
  • Planning system.
  • Delegation.

Stress management

  • Positive and negative stress.
  • Stress analysis.