Project Manager Training

XL-Lead Consulting was asked to develop and deliver project management training for an entire IT department distributed across the US. Pulling from industry research and our own unique experiences, we provided virtual training for all IT Project Managers.

Topics covered included:

  • Why projects fail
    How to avoid pitfalls that can bring any project down
  • Pre-planning activities
    What to do before your project even begins
  • Project budget
    How to create and manage a project budget
  • Project timeline
    How to create and manage a project timeline and plan
  • How to motivate others
    Essential leadership skills to keep everyone motivated
  • How to delegate
    How to ensure that work load is spread appropriately throughout the team
  • Managing meetings
    Tips and tricks to host and facilitate successful meetings
  • Effective communication
    How to communicate appropriately to all levels of the organization
  • Time management
    Tips and tricks to getting the most of out of the time we have available
  • Escalating issues
    When to escalate and highlight issues to the relevant stakeholders
  • Organization Readiness and Change Management
    How to ensure that the organization is prepared for changes coming as a result of your project