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•Project Management: Managing Productive Teams


This is a one-day training course structured into 8 modules


This intensive one-day course focuses mainly on the man-management skills associated with the job. It also covers some advanced project management techniques that you can master to help bring your projects to the next level.


Delegates should have a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of project management, including topics such as preparing a statement of work, setting project goals, scheduling, budgeting, managing project risks, and executing a project.


It’s easy to forget the “manager” part of your “project manager” title amongst all the activity during a project. However, it is crucial that you hone your management skills as they are an important part of your success as a project manager.


Learning Objectives

By the end of the day, delegates will be able to:

  • Think critically when choosing a project team
  • Make the best of an assigned project team
  • Help teams move through various stages to become a high-functioning machine
  • Maximise productivity at team meetings
  • Reward and motivate your team
  • Develop and execute a communication plan
  • Communicate with sponsors and executives more effectively
  • Identify problem team members and strategies for working with them


There are no pre-requisites for this course

Course Content

MODULE 1:  Course Overview and Learning Objectives
MODULE 2:  Choosing the Project Team
Topics covered:
  • Choosing the Team
  • Project Skills Review
  • Four Issues to Address with Project Teams
MODULE 3:  Building a Winning Team
Topics covered:
  • Why is Teamwork Important?
  • The Four Stages of Team Development
MODULE 4:  Team Meetings
Topics covered:
  • Team Meetings
  • Setting the Tone
  • Status Meetings
  • Meeting Basics
MODULE 5:  Nine Easy Ways to Reward Your Team
Topics covered:
  • Nine Easy Ways to Reward Your Team
MODULE 6:  Developing a Communication Plan
Topics covered:
  • The Five Components of a Communication Plan
  • Case Study
MODULE 7:  Communicating with Sponsors and Executives
Topics covered:
  • Communicating with Sponsors and Executives
  • Communication Tips
  • Role Play
MODULE 8:  Dealing with Problem Team Members
Topics covered:
  • Dealing with Problem Team Members
  • Common Situations
  • Group Exercise

Exams & Certification

With your Project Management Essentials training course, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. 

Every delegate on a Project Management Essentials course also gets a Training Attendance Certificate.

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