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Power, Influence & Politics in Project Management (2 Day)

Procept Associates Ltd.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:30 PM (EDT)

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The more power you have, the better you are able to get the job done. Ignoring the external and internal politics surrounding your project can be hazardous.

Most project managers have enormous responsibility but not enough formal authority. They cannot succeed without the proper understanding of power and how to use it effectively. Successful project managers recognize the need to evaluate power and political dynamics and the importance of managing stakeholders through influence.

Identify eight forms of power and evaluate your own power level. Develop strategies to increase your total power and learn practical guidelines to influence successfully without formal authority. Analyze the political landscape in your organizations and learn how to convert your adversaries into your allies and manage politics at the project and upper management levels.

The techniques and reminders covered in this highly interactive and engaging workshop will give you many practical tips that you can immediately use to understand the dynamics of power and politics and learn how to use your power effectively in your own organization.

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Vijay K. Verma is an internationally-renowned speaker and a best-selling author. He has authored a three-volume series on the human aspects of project management published by the Project Management Institute (PMI), which include Organizing Projects for SuccessHuman Resource Skills for the Project Manager, and Managing the Project Team. One of his books has sold more copies than any other project management book in the world, second only to PMI's Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBoK Guide). Mr. Verma received the 2009 PMI Fellow Award (one of PMI's highest and most prestigious awards), the 1999 PMI David I. Cleland Project Management Literature Award (for his book Managing the Project Team), and the 1999 PMI Distinguished Contribution Award for sustained and significant contributions to the project management profession. Mr. Verma also received an Honorary Fellow award from PMI Southern Alberta Chapter.

Mr. Verma has given numerous keynote presentations at various conferences. He has authored and presented many papers at national and international conferences on the human aspects of project management and managing cross-cultural teams. He has presented at numerous workshops on project management in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, South Africa, China, and India with participants from a wide range of industries. His presentations have been attended by over 4,000 professionals and have helped enhance their skills and confidence in leadership, coaching, influencing, communicating effectively, negotiating for win/win results, managing conflicts, motivating stakeholders, managing politics, and creating high-performance teams in cross-cultural, multi-generational, and virtual environments.


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Toronto, ON
Canada

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 8:30 AM - Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 4:30 PM (EDT)


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Procept Associates Ltd.

Procept Associates is one of Canada’s most recognized trainers of Project Management (PM), Business Analysis (BA), and Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) – offering participants intensive instruction at the accreditation level. Our consulting division offers short-term consulting to assist in specific projects or to help your organization improve its maturity in our three business areas.

Our trainers and consultants are experts in their industries, including engineering, information technology, oil and gas, management and engineering consulting, telecommunications, government, construction, real estate development, standards development, and food. Our courses follow the prescribed outline of internationally recognized professional associations and many of our clients confidently pursue these designations.


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