Module 8: Leadership and Team Management

Module 8 focuses on the crucial role of leadership in project management and the skills required to effectively manage project teams. This module explores various leadership styles, team dynamics, and strategies for motivating and empowering team members.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Understand the importance of leadership in driving project success.
  • Explore different leadership styles and their application in project management.
  • Learn how emotional intelligence contributes to effective leadership.
  • Understand how to leverage emotional intelligence to build strong relationships, manage conflicts, and motivate team members.
  • Explore the stages of team development and their impact on project performance.
  • Learn techniques for building cohesive and high-performing project teams.
  • Understand the significance of team building activities in fostering collaboration and trust.
  • Learn strategies for motivating and empowering project team members.
  • Explore techniques for managing and resolving conflicts within project teams.
  • Learn how to facilitate effective communication, negotiation, and compromise to address conflicts.
  • Understand the importance of effective communication in team management.
  • Learn techniques for clear and transparent communication, active listening, and providing constructive feedback.
  • Explore the role of coaching and mentoring in developing project team members.
  • Learn techniques for providing guidance, support, and career development opportunities.
  • Understand the impact of cultural and diversity factors on team dynamics and project outcomes.
  • Learn strategies for managing and leveraging cultural and diversity differences within project teams.
  • Explore techniques for engaging and managing stakeholders effectively.
  • Learn how to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders to support project success.
  • Understand the ethical and professional responsibilities of project managers.
  • Learn about ethical dilemmas and how to make ethical decisions in project management.

By the end of Module 8, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of leadership and team management in project management. They will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to lead project teams effectively, build cohesive and motivated teams, manage conflicts, communicate with impact, coach and mentor team members, navigate cultural and diversity considerations, engage stakeholders, and uphold ethical and professional standards. This module prepares learners to be successful project leaders and team managers, driving project success through effective leadership and collaboration.

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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