Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects

$99.00

Credit

Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn 15 PMI PDUs upon course completion. Category A / 0 Technical, 15 Leadership, 0 Strategic.

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New students may begin right now!

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PMI Global Registered Education Provider

Why a course on politics and conflict in project management? Simply, a project manager’s ability to deal more effectively with complex organizational and interpersonal situations is crucial. As organizations increasingly adopt the practice of project management to achieve their goals, project managers must be adept in the soft skills, political savvy, and conflict management skills that are vital to project success.

Project success relies directly on the ability of project managers to communicate, negotiate, and influence within a project environment that inevitably involves politics and conflict. This course teaches the skills required to navigate through organizational politics and conflict and thrive as a project manager within difficult environments.

Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn 15 PMI PDUs upon course
completion. Category A / 0 Technical, 15 Leadership, 0 Strategic.

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Description

Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects provides concrete guidelines for navigating through the inevitable conflicts that arise while leading project efforts. This course provides project managers the answers to the most common sources of conflict and the best ways to address them for the good of the project initiative.

With Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects you can:

  •  Understand the implications of leadership upon a project     managers ability to manage conflict and politics
  •  Understand the common sources of conflict on     projects and when to expect them
  •  Recognize the productive and constructive use of     politics within projects
  •  Uncover the most effective ways of resolving conflict
  •  Develop your strategies for multidirectional relationship
    management

Managing Politics and Conflict in Projects self-paced distance learning format includes:

  •  Comprehensive review questions for each chapter with     fully explained answers
  •  Personal Influence Assessment Tool
  • An easy to use participant guide and course on CD
  • Unlimited 1-on-1 instructor interaction
  • And much more…

Project Management Professionals (PMP)® earn 15 Category A PDUs upon course completion.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course the student will be able to:

  • Discuss how the project environment contributes to project conflict and why politics and conflict management are necessary skills for the project manager.
  • List the various modes of communication as well as common project communication barriers.
  • Explain the impact of generational differences upon conflict and politics.
  • Describe how to effectively manage stakeholders through utilizing a stakeholder management process.
  • List appropriate methods for effectively negotiating with others.
  • Discuss methods to devise a political strategy for the project.

Testimonials from this course:

“This is the first course of this type I have seen and it teaches a crucial aspect of a project managers job.”
-Managing Conflict and Politics in Projects
Michael Blankenship, PMP

“The discussion of political strategy provided an interesting perspective on stakeholder management.”
-Managing Conflict and Politics in Projects
Chet Anderson, PMP

“I love this course -especially the section that deals with ‘not fearing the inevitable.’ It was an eye-opener in understanding why I do what I do when managing a project.”
-Managing Conflict and Politics in Projects
Padma Chitrapu, PMP

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Credit

Project Management Professionals (PMP®) earn 15 PMI PDUs upon course completion. Category A / 0 Technical, 15 Leadership, 0 Strategic.

Start Date

New students may begin right now!

Recognized

PMI Global Registered Education Provider