Workshop: Leadership Skills for Project Managers

What is leadership, and how can managers become more effective leaders? These questions, and more, will be answered during this course.

In this course, attendees will learn key differences between management and leadership to discover what a leader truly does. They will learn how emotional intelligence (EI) factors into effective leadership and how to develop EI competency. Attendees will learn about six fundamental leadership styles and will examine their own leadership styles. Through interactive group and individual exercises, attendees will learn and develop key leadership skills, including communicating effectively, bringing clarity to a team, inspiring and motivating, building relationships, and coaching. Attendees will leave the course ready to become more effective leaders, not just on their project teams, but in their personal lives as well.



Course Objectives:

After completing the course, you will be able to

  • Understand and explain fundamental differences between leadership and management.
  • Get a better idea of the role of EI in shaping effective leaders.
  • Understand different leadership styles and choose leadership style(s) that fit your personality and the needs of your team.
  • Understand key leadership skills and how to develop them for leadership success.

Who Should Attend:

This course is ideal for project managers and managers who want to develop/expand their leadership capability to fast track their careers.

Time/Date:    8:30-4:30 on Thursday, 17 August 2017

Location:       11213 Davenport Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68154 (Midland University)

Parking:        Available all around the building and adjoining office complex.  The lot generally has plenty of available spots.  Unless the specific spot is labeled as reserved, you are free to use all spots.

Capacity:        50

Cost:              $150 

Registration:   Online registration only - registration expires Thursday, 03 August.  Register

PDUs:             7 PDUs (Strategic: 2, Leadership: 2, Technical:3)

Professional Facilitator:      NK Shrivastava (

RefineM's instructors are experienced and certified in project management and Agile and bring real-world experience to their instruction. Our instructors not only teach concepts, we also provide insights and hands-on experience. And we don’t waste time. Our training is focused and hard-hitting. We offer practical targeted training in just the key topics that will make the most impact.

Collaborator: The Midland University MBA Program 

The Midland University MBA program has offered their new Omaha Campus for this workshop at 11213 Davenport St.  For more information on the MBA program or the Project Management Certificate Program, please visit -