Project Management Institute

Advanced Leadership Development: Leadership Teams Objectives and Influence with Agata Czopek - CANCELLED


Topics: Leadership Development | Influencing | Motivation

Leaders face unique challenges to keep their team members motivated and aligned to the organizational or project’s strategy, often due to the difference between leadership and authority, power and influence.

Leadership starts, of course, by ones' self. Define a strategy for yourself with clear objectives, and verify if your aims, resources and environment contribute effectively to those objectives. Being clear about your own objectives and strategy will foster your leadership position and give you the means to give sense and inspiration for others to follow you.

In this seminar, you will explore how to define individual and group objectives beyond the classical and outdated SMART model; discover how to identify individual drivers for action and use them to move a project forward; explore how to conduct effective and influential meetings to put your teams in an action and performance mindset; and learn to use Influence techniques to overcome resistance in its different forms.

Finally, this seminar is aimed at securing the business case of effective, positive and ethical leadership in today’s competitive market and transform proper practices into a concrete and tangible differentiator toward competitors.

The seminar is divided between lectures, interactive discussions, practical exercises, and self-assessments.

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What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define their own leadership sto empower and motivate their team members
  • Identify individual drivers to engage their team members
  • Use these individual drivers to commit and engage their team members
  • Explore the Cultural Configuration related aspects to consider in a leadership role
  • Identify resistance factors and overcome them using Influence and conflict resolution techniques
  • Develop a collaborative mindset and environment by fostering trust and integrity.

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Leadership and Strategic PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Technical PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials.
Technical Leadership Strategic Total
CAPM / PMP / PgMP 0 12 2 14.00
PMI-ACP / Agile* 0 12 2 14.00
PMI-SP 0 12 2 14.00
PMI-RMP 0 12 2 14.00
PfMP 0 12 2 14.00
PMI-PBA 0 12 2 14.00
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*Please note that the asterisked row above applies to all PMI Agile certifications, this includes DASM, DASSM, DAVSC and DAC.

Seminar Instructor(s)


Agata Czopek PMP

Agata Czopek, PhD, PMP, is a management consultant working at Deloitte Consulting in Switzerland. She is a digital learning expert who has more than 10 years of experience creating learning solutions (platforms, digital content, learning ecosystems) across industries, from media to pharma, from the US to the Middle East. She won one of the first Design Thinking and Lean Start-up Accelerator Programs organized by leading media group Sanoma in Amsterdam.

She is a passionate workshop facilitator and conference speaker (OPPI New York, Agile by Example Warsaw, Digital University Warsaw, PMI LIM Barcelona, PMI LIM San Diego, Dubai International Project Management Forum, PMI Global Conference Chicago, #UNLEASH Conference Denmark on Sustainable Development Goals).

She is a member of PMI Switzerland Chapter, acting vice president responsible for programs for schools and NGOs.

Course Information

2 Days
14 - 15 July 2021


Member Price
(US$1456.00 before 14 June)
Non-Member Price
(US$1612.00 before 14 June)
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