Smartenu Up Institute

Psychology and Emotional Intelligence for Project Managers


This three (3) day advanced level course teaches the challenging concepts of why the Psychology and Emotional Intelligence of Project Management is paramount to the successful Project Manager and leads to better project results. This course is typically taught to strategic executives as well as key military personnel at some of the leading universities around the world  at a prohibitively high cost.

The concepts taught in this challenging course are absolutely essential tools for today's financial professional, and will ultimately lead to the success of projects in our highly complex and sensitive industry. "Emotional intelligence means doing the best thing in any given situation; but not necessarily the action deemed the most appropriate by others." (Dr. Lew Ireland, President of the American Society for the Advancement of Project Management) 

This course covers the salient points of what Project Management experts in "Emotional Intelligence" are like, and examines the advanced concepts of:  'highest delivery’, ‘obtain forgiveness’ or ‘send your death certificate’.
 
All course materials are provided. Upon confirmation of registration, the student will receive a free one-year subscription to Investment Executive, Canada's Newspaper for Financial Advisors.

No sessions currently available. Contact client services to get the next available date.

 

This course should be of particular interest to:
  • Anyone in the financial industry or interested in being a Project Manager or Executive Manager in the Financial Industry that is or has managed projects for more than 5 years and wishes to learn new advanced and challenging concepts in the discipline of Project Management
  • Specialized employees of the mutual fund buy side and sell side that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Operational and administrative staff new to the financial and/or securities industry that have or are managing projects for more than 5 years
  • Investment firm IT staff new to the financial and/or securities industry that have or are managing projects for more than 5 years
  • Investment firms' counter parties at banks that have or are managing projects for more than 5 years
  • Clearing corporation and depository staff that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Employees of regulatory agencies that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Institutional client personnel that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Industry vendors' employees that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Investment and financial firms' settlement, corporate action and custody staff in the financial and/or securities industry that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Investment and financial firms' program and product developers that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
  • Investment and financial firms' customer service representatives that are or have managed projects for more than 5 years
 
Candidates chosen will be requested to attend an interview for entry to this course.

Candidates must provide detailed Project Management experience of more than 5 years, with specific experience in the Financial Industry. 

Candidates not having specific industry experience but articulating and detailing his/her interest in the Financial Industry will be considered. 
 

Students will be able to:
  • Better understand the Rule of :  "Why only Wimpy Project Managers hold Status Meetings"
  • Discuss the 10 Top Reasons you should NOT use Project Management
  • Understand the fundamental challenges that face the best Program/Project Managers of this discipline
  • Get TIPS from the most successful Project Managers leading some of world's most complex and strategic military projects
  • Participate in a workshop that will demonstrate Personal Competence and Social Competence and how to practice the skills to a greater degree of excellence; and
  • Understand the concept of Role Model or Mentor


 
Day 1 Day 2
Personal and Social Competence

Introduction of the course content and materials along with workshop requirements
  • What exactly are Emotions? (The SASHET Acronym)
  • What is Emotional Intelligence? 
  • Some Useful Definitions
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Management 
  • Social Awareness 
Workshop : Personal Competence and Social Competence - A GAME
Technical Competence

Emotional Intelligence in Project Environments

  • Applying Different Leadership Styles
  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Flexible or Non-Flexible?
  • The Team Within The Team
  • "Deliver", "Obtain forgiveness" or "Send your death certificate"

Rules to Live By
 
Day 3  
  • Review of core concepts and Exam
 
 
 

Course Code: PMF01
$2,875.00