About this course

Tech type Performance
Course code PPMSGM
Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

"Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things."

Peter Drucker

Recent high profile project failures are often deemed to have been unsuccessful not because of insufficient technical or project management capability, but due to a lack of effective project governance and inadequate strategic leadership and support. This highly engaging one-day workshop will evaluate the role of senior management and project sponsors in relation to project delivery. We examine the role of the management team and identify how more active guidance and support can be provided to project managers and their delivery teams. This will help ensure that project resources deliver best value outcomes for internal and external stakeholders.

What’s included

QA offers more benefits. Here is what's included with this course:

12-month subscription to Project Manager Today


No formal prerequisites are required for this workshop. It is assumed however that attendees will already be working in a senior role where part of their remit involves the direction and management of project staff and some level of accountability for project delivery.

Pre-course reading

Delegates will be expected to read a short article and consider the associated questions. Attendees will be asked to consider their role in supporting the achievement of strategic outcomes through effective project execution.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Understand their role in relation to project delivery and the support of those involved in its management

  • Describe the responsibility of the leadership team with respect to project governance

  • Explain how strategic outcomes and benefits may be managed throughout the project life cycle


  • How the organisation supports governance of project management

  • The interaction of the sponsor with the project manager and other project stakeholders

  • The role of the sponsor at each stage of the project life cycle

  • The responsibilities of the sponsor in relation to project governance and risk

  • Management of benefits and other strategic outcomes

  • Leadership styles that may be suitable depending on the nature of the project and the team responsible for its delivery and management


1 Day


This course is authored by QA

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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