Possible contents of the training on social skills in project management:
Playfully test and evaluate leadership skills
“Lateral leadership”: Leading without power or formal competence
Reflection on difficult management situations
Practical models on “Leadership and motivation”, and on communication (e.g. , constructivism, 4 sides model)
Self image versus public image – Give and receive feedback
Your personal behavioural role in the project team
Faulty project communication, e.g. through communication breaks gaps in projects, and what you can do about it
Link project manual and communication, e.g. pProject goals communication
Feedback on projects, in particular during the project closing process
Keep on learning through feedback
And much, much more! The training session will be tailor made for you! I am guided by the needs of the customer and/or those of the group. All participants will receive a questionnaire prior to the seminar. Does the possible content of the social skills training appeal to you? Then contact me now!
Methodology of the training on social skills in project management
Concrete examples from the field, e.g. reflecting on more difficult communication and management situations
Exchange of experiences of the participants – “Learning from and with one another”
Self-awareness and self-knowledge
Learning with fun and all the senses: visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, olfactory, gustatory
Working on the participants own projects
The theoretical input is based on the latest studies of the leadership, motivation and communications studies and the didactic structure on the latest findings of the brain and pedagogical studies.
The general focus is on “if you try a lot out yourself you feel the effects yourself” and joint reflection with regard to real, training specific contexts. One of the most important things for me is the conversion of learning into practice and the immediate implementation of that which is learned!
Duration of the training
2 – 6 days, tailored to you needs
My project management expterise
Experienced international project and programme manager for approx 20 years
Experienced international project and programme management trainer, e.g. as a lecturer for the University of Bern (CH) as part of the course “research management”
Certified Senior Project Manager (zSPM) according to IPMA
I attended many project management trainings, including the Train-the-Trainer training for project management (Download)
During our project management training seminar I was won over by the fact that Birgit Baumann paid specific attention to our particular corporate situation. She was able to impart her well-founded expertise and her practical experience to each one of us in a way which was didactically ideal. Therefore we were not only able to expand our level of theoretical knowledge but the training also had a noticeable positive effect on our team building.
In my opinion, she herself embodies the “Jackalope” which she describes in her training, that “egg-laying, milk-bearing woolly sow” which every project manager also has to be – equipped with a capacity for empathy, communicative talent, expert know-how, a healthy portion of common sense as well as humour.
Project Management, Teambuilding
Master Builder and Engineer, Baukultur
Birgit - to the full satisfaction of our employees - carries out the basic knowledge seminars on the subject of "Project Management". The choice of Birgit was very clear - her diverse experience, her highly professional accessibility and motivating way of working with the seminar team, all speak for her. With her "killer phrases" such as "That won't work with us, because we do things completely different" do not stand a chance. She will not be distracted from what is important and always manages to show the participants, "What is possible".
Thanks to Birgit we now have introduced project management standards and structures to the company. She has played a decisive part in our projects being handled much more professional and structured and that "Project Management" is no longer just a buzzword.
Project management basics; Consulting for introduction of PM-standars and -structures, Moderation of a project's kick-off-, mid-term- and final-meeting