Project Management Tips Every Leader Can Use

Today’s leaders are being asked to do more with less in increasingly challenging workplace environments, and the undeniable truth is that “project management” isn’t just for project managers. Virtually everyone will manage a project (or five) at some point in their career. Project managers are constantly tasked with simultaneously controlling time, cost, and quality while being challenged to motivate their cross functional teams. Many of these project management principles can easily be applied to enhance leadership abilities as well. If you’re a leader who is often frustrated by slacking team members, difficult projects to manage, and constant workplace miscommunications, this presentation is for you! You will leave with specific tips and techniques you can begin to use immediately to enhance your leadership abilities.

Participants will learn…

  • How to effectively handle the team slacker
  • The benefits of using a project charter and scope analysis to help get stakeholders on the same page before the project begins
  • The three magic questions of task assignment
  • Best practices to enhance team communications
  • Specific project management techniques that any leader can apply to enhance individual and team effectiveness
  • The importance of conducting risk analysis early on
This topic can be presented as a full-day training or a 1-2 hour speaking engagement.