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Project Leadership, Governance & Communications
Lead and Govern with Confidence

Leadership, governance and communications influence project management delivery in all organizations. In this training course, participants will be introduced to leadership structures, competencies, organizational behavior and communication. Participants will learn the fundamental aspects of modern project management, both managerial and technical through the governance lens.

By the end of the training, you will learn how to navigate fundamental aspects of interpersonal dynamics, and explore the roles of project executives and sponsor organizations. You will also learn how to communicate effectively and demonstrate communications competencies within multicultural, intergenerational, hierarchical and virtual teams.

All terms and techniques are compatible with the current PM Body of Knowledge.

Cost $2,500
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Mode of Training Virtual Training
Duration 4 days
Program Prerequisite Project Management Fundamentals

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Agenda, Learning Outcome and Audience

Module 1 – Project Environment

  • Introduction to Project Management, Project Management Process and the Project Management Knowledge Areas
  • Enterprise Environmental Factors
  • Organizational Process Assets
  • Process, Policies and Procedures
  • Organizational Systems
  • Organizational Governance Framework
  • Introduction to the Project Management Office

Module 2 – Project Leadership

  • Leadership Competencies in Project Management
  • Leadership Development Models
  • Leadership Development Styles
  • Team Building
  • Managing the Project Team
  • Decision Making in Teams
  • Conflict Resolutions and Management in Teams
  • Negotiations and Leadership
  • Cross-Functional Teams
  • Leadership and Culture
  • Communication in Teams
  • Managing the Project Stakeholders
  • Best Practices in Project Teams

Module 3 – Project Governance

  • Project Governance Framework
  • Project Governance Structure, Methods, Procedures and People
  • Role of Governance Bodies and Executives on Project Outcome
  • Elements of Good Governance
  • Providing the Enterprise Environment
  • Translating Organizational Strategy into Portfolio, Programs and Projects
  • Decision-Making
  • Governance Compliance Guideline
  • Providing Training,
  • Resolving Project Issues
  • Managing Change Management
  • Measuring Project Success

Module 4 – Project Communications

  • What is Communication and How it is Different on Projects
  • Role of Communications on Project Outcomes
  • Communication Models and Process
  • Behavioral Characteristics, Communication Mechanics and Styles
  • Communications Requirements
  • Communication Planning
  • Tools and Techniques in Project Communications
  • Communication Methods and Information Distributions
  • Personal Communications, Meetings and Presentations
  • Virtual Meeting and Communication
  • Engaging the Stakeholder Through Effective Communication
  • The Dangers of Miscommunication on Project Cost and Schedule–Team Discussions
  • Managing Conflict Through Effective Communication
  • Conflict at the Top–What it Means to Project Success

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, participants should:

  • Be able identity aspect of strategy and structure as they pertain to projects within their organizations.
  • Understand the role of the project managers, executives and the governance.
  • Be able to create a transparent and program-based organizations.
  • Have clear understanding of organizational governance of projects.
  • Be able to form organizational structures in line with their company objectives.
  • Be able to form functioning teams to deliver their strategic projects.
  • Ensure effective communication on their projects.


  • Project Executives
  • Project Managers
  • Heads of Department
  • Program Managers
  • Lead Consultants
  • Project Sponsors

Your Instructor

Seth Danquah, PMP, CCP

Mr. Danquah is a certified cost consultant with over 20 years of industry experience. Over the years, Mr. Danquah has worked on numerous projects, including Sacramento International Airport, San Jose Airport and California High Speed Rail.