Online Project Management Training
Using Soft Skills to Reduce Risk
Welcome to this online project management training course.
Most project management training focuses on technical aspects: structure, roles, work breakdown structures, planning, control, etc.. However, these skills are not sufficient in themselves to minimise risk and ensure a successful project.
One of the major risk areas of any project is people: success can be jeopardised by things such as politics, personal agendas, poor communication or lack of commitment to goals.
Traditional management training can help to address these risks. However, such management training often fails to recognise the unique circumstances often faced by the typical project manager, such as:
This online course provides a range of soft skills tools and techniques that project managers can use to reduce the people-related risks and overcome interpersonal hurdles.
This course has a simple structure, with a number of articles for you to read online, covering various tools and techniques for dealing with people in project environments. These articles 'build' as you progress through the course, but most also 'stand-alone'. If there is a particular topic that interests you, click click on the link and go straight to that page.
The online course contains lots of sections, but these fall into 6 main categories:
Throughout the workshop, make notes of important points as they occur to you. You will find them useful to refer to at the end of the course, when you review what you have learned and decide what you want to put into action.
If you are a trainer, and want to print the articles for use in your own project management training course, then please see details of permissions on the contact page. In summary, that page says the articles can be printed for use as handouts in exchange for a link to our website, but they cannot be electronically reproduced. More details are on the contact page.
©2013 Team Technology. Further articles/resources that may be of interest include: Personality Test, Personality Type Descriptions, Myers Briggs overview, The Basics of Team Building, What Career is Right for Me?, and Career ideas.