In this course, you will learn what a project is and what a project manager does. You will also learn about the life cycle of a project. In particular, you will focus on the conceptual phase of project management, where you identify, prioritize, and scope a project idea.
Upon completion of the Leadership Skills for Supervisors course, you should be familiar with methods for prioritizing, planning and managing your time, you should be able to identify your primary leadership style and other styles, you should be aware of ways to meet the needs of employees through communication and coaching, and how to manage conflict.
In this course, you will focus on two areas of advanced project management. The first area is advanced project management techniques, such as communication plans and status meetings. The second area is general management skills, such as building a winning team and rewarding team members.
In this course, you will learn how to plan effectively, build a high-performing team, motivate employees, provide effective feedback, delegate, and manage conflict. You will also receive an introduction to several leadership theories, including John Adairs action-centered leadership model, Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchards Situational Leadership II model, and Velsofts signature leadership assessment.