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Global Project Management Training

Leading Projects Across Borders & Cultures

One day
(abbreviated half-day version available)

Description

Learn how to be an effective project leader in a multi-cultural environment.  Understand your personal style and how you can maximize your leadership impact on an international project's success.

Content

Effective project leadership; important cross-cultural concepts: risk, time, group orientation, dialog orientation, multi-active cultures; personal style assessment; effective leadership in international projects.  Includes many examples and exercises illustrating European and Asian cultural aspects.

Key Learning Points

  • Understand your personal leadership style and how it impacts international projects
  • Learn effective cross-cultural leadership tools & methods
  • Know and use best practices for successful cross-cultural collaboration

Target Audience

Project leaders and program managers of development programs that reach across borders


Successful International Co-Development

One day
(abbreviated half-day version available)

Description

Learn how to achieve effective international co-development and equip yourself with the cross-cultural understanding, practical frameworks and methods to create a collaborative and highly motivating project environment.

Content

Cultural influences in international projects; important cross-cultural concepts: risk, time, group orientation, dialog orientation, multi-active cultures; foreign leadership styles & hierarchies; American cultural "risk factors"; effective and motivating cross-cultural behaviors.  Includes many examples and exercises illustrating European and Asian cultural aspects.

Key Learning Points

  • Understand why international co-development projects fail
  • Learn effective cross-cultural leadership tools & methods
  • Know and use best practices for successful cross-cultural collaboration

Target Audience

Team members, project leaders, program managers, business managers, and executive sponsors of development programs that reach across borders

 
 
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Our principal consultant, Lothar Katz, is also a developer and instructor of the

Managing Projects Across Borders

program, a series of public and in-house workshops, as well as online classes, created together with Dr. Sue Freedman in cooperation with the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).  It offers a unique opportunity for Executives, Program Managers, Project Managers and their Team Members to mitigate the many, often unseen risks in international project management.
 
 

 
Please contact us if you would like to receive further information  about one of our workshops or if you are looking for a specific topic.
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