For more experienced Project Team Leaders and Tender (BID) managers who manage complex projects and lead cross-functional teams of internal staff, external contractors, vendors; who complain “people are the most difficult part of the job”.
Advanced course integrates classic project management tools with ‘soft skills’ for better people/team leadership and business skills to (a) increase productivity (b) reduce time to market (c) control costs to (d) complete more complex projects faster and profitably, meeting customer quality expectations on sponsor’s schedule – with less risks, resources and morale problems.
PCI GLOBAL GAME and TEAM – BASED COURSES: We teach Project Management – at 3 levels – with simulated projects online, complete with activities, resources, risks, costs, and reports. Even simulate people to lead; some good – some new. Each simulation now stored in the cloud, deployed directly to leader laptops worldwide with tools for USN, DOD, UNITED TECHNOLOGIES, SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, REGENERON, ROCKWELL COLLINS in USA, France (in French), UK, Spain (in Spanish), KSA, Dubai, Mexico, Canada, Korea, and Thailand learning increases of 24.8% to 106.7%.
TEAM BASED LEARNING: Students work and learn in 3-4 person teams throughout the class: in classrooms or in “breakout rooms” online. Instructor teaches soft skills, with practice and feedback and hard tools and reports. DECISION MAKING. students in (virtual) teams debate, make and input decisions to integrate project management with people team leadership in order to complete their copy of the simulated project; faster and cheaper than other teams. CLICK, 1 week passes in 2 minutes. SEE INSTANTLY on screen what worked, what failed. Report daily to other teams on results, mistakes made and lessons learned to multiply learning. Discard fails; retain what worked to apply on next real project. Includes ALL materials needed. Compress 4 months of project team leadership experience into 16 hours.
Key Learning Points – Leaders Will Learn, Practice and Apply: