Projects rarely fail due to technical problems. The most common reason for failed projects is the inability of the project team to effectively work and communicate with each other and others outside the team. Project management is an art and a discipline. Success is dependent upon a project managers’ ability to swiftly navigate the day-to-day challenges of working with others. This half day training course will challenge and hone project managers’ soft skills for the various interactions with team members, management, vendors and sponsors that a project manager must deal with throughout the life of a project. The course will focus on personality types, how to understand and develop your team members, developing your leadership skills, conflict management, negotiation skills, motivating your team, interacting with management and executives, and how to make tough decisions easier.