Leadership, project management, management and employee development training are available. Listed below are seminars and workshops, all popular. These training events and other offerings can be tailored and customized to address your specific needs. The training is conducted by Neal or a qualified associate.
The Neal Whitten Group is a Registered Education Provider® with The Project Management Institute®. One Professional Development Unit (PDU) is provided for every hour of seminar instruction.
Note: Once the “hard” skills of project management are reasonably in play on your project or in your organization, it’s time to bring Neal in to teach the leadership and soft skills that are required for consistent success… and to be the best.
No-Nonsense Behaviors that Lead to Exceptional Performance
How are your leadership skills? Are you the leader you most want to be? Are you looking for ideas that will step up your effectiveness — ideas that can lead to exceptional performance? Then look no further. This seminar was created for you! Using an assessment instrument and exercise templates, assess your proficiency in key behaviors, recognize your inhibitions that are holding you back from becoming your best, identify your top three behaviors with which to improve and learn how to create your personalized performance improvement plans. Bonus: Assess your work-life balance.
Building and Leading High Performance Dream Teams: Formula for Success
Can you imagine what the business outcome for your project would be like if you had a High Performance Dream Team? If you had a team whose members fully understood what is expected of them in nearly any situation and performed accordingly? A team that comfortably clicked among all its members and selflessly supported one another? A team that fully communicated, was professionally mature and accountable, and rallied for the good of the whole? Imagine no more! Welcome to this seminar! Using assessment instruments, assess the effectiveness of team members, the team and the project leader; learn what makes a team member and a project leader valuable; learn how to create team shared values and a team charter; and experience exercises that can help build your dream team. Bonus: A takeaway starter kit for post-class use with your team.
Let’s Talk! Leadership, Accountability and Professional Maturity
Leadership, accountability, and professional maturity issues are common on projects—too common. This highly interactive seminar addresses these issues head-on. Through a Q&A venue, attendees pose short problem scenarios from either a seminar-provided list or their personal list. The attendees then propose their best shot at how the scenario might best be handled. The instructor then evaluates the solutions and reveals the right course of action. The seminar takes learning to a personal level and is facilitated by a leading industry authority.
Top Reasons Why Projects Fail and How You Can Avoid Failure
Project failure is expensive to your organization and to your career. This course will reveal the most prevalent causes of project failure and will show you what you can do to avoid the reason for failure by going after the root causes. Not surprising, the project manager is almost always a major factor for success or failure of a project. This course is so important to project and program managers, it should be mandatory for all project and program managers—whether new or experienced. Although the course is predominantly focused on IT projects, the lessons are relevant to all industries and all projects. This course and its takeaway exhibits can be a game changer for your career.
Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects
Successful projects—and careers—don’t just happen, they are made to happen. Neal takes leadership and project management to a personal level by revealing leading-edge best practices that make all the difference between leading consistently successful projects and playing the victim with troubled projects. Focusing mostly on leadership and soft skills, this thought-provoking seminar reveals choices to make and behaviors to adopt that are invaluable in helping a person become a successful project manager and leader. Learn to think for yourself, re-energize your initiative and drive, and take control of your destiny. The seminar is based largely on Neal’s best-selling PM book, Neal Whitten’s No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects.
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