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Project Leadership in Action

Power, Influence, Politics & Negotiations

04 - 08 Mar 2019 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia $5,950 Register
15 - 19 Jul 2019 London, UK $5,950 Register
24 - 28 Nov 2019 Dubai, UAE $5,950 Register

Why Choose this Training Course?

This COPEX training course will help you develop your own personal leadership style and approach to become highly effective with every action you take or decision you make in leading your projects. It pays special attention to enhancing your ability to leverage personal skills to influence and persuade others to successfully deliver what they promise and therefore contribute to your project’s success. The training course will focus on the skills and methods to be able to negotiate in your customer and supplier relationships, with people over whom you may not have direct control.

The training course explores: the project environment and the nature of organizational politics in projects; leadership skills which will promote commitment and high levels of performance from all involved in the project outputs and outcomes; influencing people with power to act appropriately in the project environment; negotiating win-win agreements and resolving conflict.

This COPEX training course will feature:

  • Analysing and understanding yourself to become the best project leader you can be
  • Influencing people to deliver what they promise and make your projects successful
  • Enable project teams and team members to be highly productive
  • Work towards win-win negotiations in overcoming conflict
  • Establish your own personal leadership development strategy

What are the Goals?

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise their own project leadership skills
  • Apply a range of concepts to utilize their power and to influence others
  • Manage corporate politics at the project level as well as the senior management level
  • Apply principles, guidelines and common methods of negotiation on projects
  • Select and apply appropriate leadership techniques to enhance the performance of project teams and team members

Who is this Training Course for?

The training course will be of great value to anyone managing or involved in projects regardless of their professional background or industry.

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Managers / Team Leaders
  • Project Technical / Workstream Leaders
  • Project Sponsors / Owners

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This COPEX training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. Over five days, this training course is highly interactive and practical. It uses a wide variety of concepts and models to explore effective leadership in projects. Case studies, diagnostic self-assessment questionnaires, role-playing activities and group exercises to give delegates the opportunity to discover, practice and consolidate their learning. Delegates will have the opportunity to assess and discuss the application of the content to their own project and to devise their own personal developmental plan for each aspect of the course.




The Course Content


Day One: The Project Environment and Organisational Politics

  • The nature and challenges of the project environment
  • Organisational politics, cultures and structures and its impact on projects
  • How to promote a project-focused culture
  • Identifying and analyzing project stakeholders
  • Guidelines for developing political skills necessary for engaging project team members
  • The Need in a project environment for result-based leadership

Day Two: Project Leadership

  • Characteristics of an effective project leader
  • Project leadership attitudes
  • Project leadership styles and style flexibility
  • Applying leadership styles to individual performance management
  • Applying leadership styles to team development
  • Key project leadership skills: Communication and coaching

Day Three: The Use of Power and Influence in Project Leadership

  • Identifying and categorizing stakeholders in terms of attitude and power / influence
  • Sources of power for the project manager
  • How to influence those with more power than you
  • Applying power and influence to project teams
  • Developing credibility and trust
  • Delegation and empowerment

Day Four: Negotiating win-win agreements

  • The need for negotiation on projects
  • The importance of win-win negotiations
  • The project leader as negotiator
  • Preparing for negotiations
  • Conducting a negotiation
  • Identifying and managing conflict

Day Five: Project Leadership Development

  • Establishing your own leadership style preferences
  • Establishing your own development pathway for project leadership
  • Devising a political strategy and a project communication plan
  • Devising an influencing plan
  • Establishing negotiation requirements for your project
  • Developing your range of conflict management styles

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course



Project Leadership in Action
Power, Influence, Politics & Negotiations


Upcoming Dates

04 - 08 Mar 2019 in Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia, $5,950

15 - 19 Jul 2019 in London - UK, $5,950

24 - 28 Nov 2019 in Dubai - UAE, $5,950


Why Choose this Training Course?

This COPEX training course will help you develop your own personal leadership style and approach to become highly effective with every action you take or decision you make in leading your projects. It pays special attention to enhancing your ability to leverage personal skills to influence and persuade others to successfully deliver what they promise and therefore contribute to your project’s success. The training course will focus on the skills and methods to be able to negotiate in your customer and supplier relationships, with people over whom you may not have direct control.

The training course explores: the project environment and the nature of organizational politics in projects; leadership skills which will promote commitment and high levels of performance from all involved in the project outputs and outcomes; influencing people with power to act appropriately in the project environment; negotiating win-win agreements and resolving conflict.

This COPEX training course will feature:

  • Analysing and understanding yourself to become the best project leader you can be
  • Influencing people to deliver what they promise and make your projects successful
  • Enable project teams and team members to be highly productive
  • Work towards win-win negotiations in overcoming conflict
  • Establish your own personal leadership development strategy

What are the Goals?

By the end of this COPEX training course, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise their own project leadership skills
  • Apply a range of concepts to utilize their power and to influence others
  • Manage corporate politics at the project level as well as the senior management level
  • Apply principles, guidelines and common methods of negotiation on projects
  • Select and apply appropriate leadership techniques to enhance the performance of project teams and team members

Who is this Training Course for?

The training course will be of great value to anyone managing or involved in projects regardless of their professional background or industry.

This COPEX training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Project Managers / Team Leaders
  • Project Technical / Workstream Leaders
  • Project Sponsors / Owners

How will this Training Course be Presented?

This COPEX training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. Over five days, this training course is highly interactive and practical. It uses a wide variety of concepts and models to explore effective leadership in projects. Case studies, diagnostic self-assessment questionnaires, role-playing activities and group exercises to give delegates the opportunity to discover, practice and consolidate their learning. Delegates will have the opportunity to assess and discuss the application of the content to their own project and to devise their own personal developmental plan for each aspect of the course.


The Course Content

Day One: The Project Environment and Organisational Politics

  • The nature and challenges of the project environment
  • Organisational politics, cultures and structures and its impact on projects
  • How to promote a project-focused culture
  • Identifying and analyzing project stakeholders
  • Guidelines for developing political skills necessary for engaging project team members
  • The Need in a project environment for result-based leadership

Day Two: Project Leadership

  • Characteristics of an effective project leader
  • Project leadership attitudes
  • Project leadership styles and style flexibility
  • Applying leadership styles to individual performance management
  • Applying leadership styles to team development
  • Key project leadership skills: Communication and coaching

Day Three: The Use of Power and Influence in Project Leadership

  • Identifying and categorizing stakeholders in terms of attitude and power / influence
  • Sources of power for the project manager
  • How to influence those with more power than you
  • Applying power and influence to project teams
  • Developing credibility and trust
  • Delegation and empowerment

Day Four: Negotiating win-win agreements

  • The need for negotiation on projects
  • The importance of win-win negotiations
  • The project leader as negotiator
  • Preparing for negotiations
  • Conducting a negotiation
  • Identifying and managing conflict

Day Five: Project Leadership Development

  • Establishing your own leadership style preferences
  • Establishing your own development pathway for project leadership
  • Devising a political strategy and a project communication plan
  • Devising an influencing plan
  • Establishing negotiation requirements for your project
  • Developing your range of conflict management styles

The Certificate

  • COPEX Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course


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