Project Leadership in Engineering – Not Just Project Management
Project Management could be more than you think. It’s not just about the technical issue, scheduling, and communication, but also about leadership.
Successful project managers possess both strong management skills and effective leadership skills. However, project leadership can mean different things to people. How can project managers manage their teams effectively and deliver projects successfully?
In this session, we will talk about the keys to great project management leadership:
- Driving business success for our stakeholders today
- Improving internal processes for our stakeholders tomorrow.
- Developing a culture that attracts and retains great talent
David Barrett is a professional speaker, regular blogger, podcast host, author and education advisor.
David’s career includes the creation and directing of a project management conference business: ProjectWorld and Project Summit, a training company, a software development firm, a speaker bureau, and a project management portal called ProjectTimes.com and most recently, a TED-style event series for project professionals across North America.
He is currently the National Program Director for the Centres of Excellence in Project Management and Business Analysis with the Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business, York University and the founder of the Masters Certificate in Project Management.
He is the author, co-author or ‘compiler’ of 7 books including: ‘The Power of The Plan’, two versions of ‘The Keys to Our Success’, ‘Leadership Perspectives’ and ‘7 Elements of Strategy Execution’.