Project Management Coaching

Project Management Coaching
Bringing coaching to the project world.

Project Management coaching covers development programmes for managers in project organisations.

Developing leadership, follower, team-working, emotional intelligence and mental toughness skills in managers who deliver in project organisations increases delivery performance.

Having a coach to work with on those issues that are personal to each individual helps break down those barriers to being a great leader.

Increase project performance through...

Project Management Coaching
Giving Project Managers a chance to succeed.

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, our project management coaching focuses on specific challenges that a project manager faces

These include

  • relationships with stakeholders are not working
  • your team seems disconnected and does not seem to be delivering to promises
  • the project team is unhappy
  • it feels like success is totally up to you
  • politics are affecting your performance
  • project is off track on time, cost or quality
  • Maintaining tenacity through project issues
  • Situational events (surprises, issues, realisation of risks)

Coaching for Project Directors

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, coaching focuses on specific challenges that a project director faces

These include

  • Translation and communication of organisational vision
  • Keeping a strategic mindset whilst keeping a watching brief on functional alignment
  • Senior leadership relationships 
  • Shielding project from organisational politics
  • Maintaining tenacity through project issues
  • Guiding and displaying cultural values for the project
  • Situational events (surprises, issues, realisation of risks)
  • Coaching and developing project managers

Coaching for Project Sponsors

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, coaching focuses on specific challenges that a project sponsor faces

These include

  • Business Case is agreed and remains valid throughout the whole project
  • That the solution is valid for the business
  • Issue and conflict resolution
  • ensuring understanding of key project elements
  • ensuring that the project is under control
  • that business expectation is set
  • that the project delivers to expectation
  • Good relationships with project manager and wider stakeholders
  • Understanding when and how to challenge the project manager 

Coaching PMO Managers

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, coaching focuses on specific challenges that a PMO manager faces

These include:

  • Maintaining active engagement from project managers
  • Gravitas
  • Managing stakeholders (360)
  • Coaching others in the governance practices
  • Setting an etiquette for working with the PMO
  • Delivering bad news
  • Providing support to project managers
  • maintaining a regular drumbeat whilst being pulled in all directions
  • conflict management for project natural (and random) tensions

Coaching Project Management Teams

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, coaching focuses on specific challenges that for Project Management Teams

These include:

  • creating a joint understanding of project vision and approach
  • defining the etiquette for operating as a project management team
  • aligning objectives 
  • Speaking as one voice
  • authentic management
  • project life-cycle stage message preperations
  • project life-cycle team transitions
  • developing cross team resources
  • conflict management between team members areas
  • dependency, risk and issue management cross-team
  • inter-team relationships
  • external stakeholder relationships
  • engagement and motivation for project teams

Coaching Project Teams

In addition to considering some of the generic areas, coaching focuses on specific challenges that for Project Management Teams

These include:

  • high priority / visibility project
  • project start-up
  • project stage transition
  • creating high performance
  • team engagement
  • joint project understanding
  • team not performing
  • joint understanding of each persons role
  • joint understanding of how they want to work
  • management of project and team natural tensions
  • Support for project not on track
  • problem projects and stress

For more information about Project Management see the APM Website

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