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Lead your projects like a lion with our 1-day course in London!

This 1-day course provides the skills you need to lead a project team confidently and effectively. Better leadership skills will bolster the success rate of your projects, making this course a must for both experienced and inexperienced project managers. With the help of our expert trainers, you’ll be leader of the pack in no time.

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Need training for your team?

Well, this course is perfect for in-house delivery. We can provide a quote and arrange for our expert trainer to provide the course at your premises. Our trainer is happy to tailor the course to your requirements, meaning you get the full benefits of the course. Simply contact us by filling in the form or calling 0207 148 5985.

This course at a glance

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Location: London
  • Hours: 9:30-16:30
  • Pre-requisite: none
  • Pre-course: none
  • Class size: small
  • PMI PDUs awarded: 6

Course details

Become a better leader in one day.

Effective project management requires strong leadership skills. Learn how to lead your team more effectively with this 1-day course in London. The course equips you with the skills and confidence you need to become a successful project leader. This is an essential course if you direct or manage projects, or lead teams - no matter how much experience you have.

This valuable course will teach you how to keep your team motivated, focused and conflict-free, whilst developing your assertiveness and negotiation skills. You will leave with the confidence to communicate effectively with stakeholders and lead your team through even the most challenging projects.

Located in the centre of London, you can easily travel to the course too.

Who is this for?

Our delegates come from all walks of life and work in all industries and in organizations ranging from 1 to over 100,000 employees. Our courses have helped all these individuals further their careers and skills in project management.

If your career goals differ from the ones below, please feel free to discuss your goals with our specialist advisors on 0207 148 5985. They can advise you on choosing a course which best suits your career.

Icon1I am taking on more project work and need to improve my leadership skills

This is a common goal amongst students on this training. Perhaps you already work on projects and need to improve your leadership ability, or have landed yourself a new project role that requires you to be more assertive. If this sounds like you, then this course is perfectly suited to your needs.

I need leadership skills training for my project staff

If you are responsible for organizing training at your workplace, choose this course to improve the leadership skills of your project managers. Ineffective project leadership leads to conflict, stress and demotivation. By choosing this course, you are ensuring your team are on the right track to success.

I need a qualification to enhance my CV

You can certainly mention this course on your CV. However, it does not provide you with an accredited project management qualification. If you require a qualification that will greatly enhance your CV, we recommend doing one of our PRINCE2 or Agile courses instead.

I want to retrain for a new career in project management

This course will help you the most if you already work on projects or have started a new project management role. To kick-start a brand new career in project management, we highly recommend doing one of our accredited PRINCE2 or Agile courses instead.

Course content

You will learn:

  • How to balance your time between the project tasks and the team
  • To understand stakeholders’ needs and how to support stakeholders
  • Techniques for effective assertiveness and negotiation
  • How to keep team members focused and motivated
  • To identify and manage stress within the team
  • How to deal with conflict and understand resistance to change
  • How to provide constructive feedback
  • The leadership behaviours of agile teams

What’s included in the price?

  • Tuition from an experienced project manager and trainer
  • Small class size in our convenient London venue
  • Practical exercises to help you to apply what you learn
  • A delegate pack of course notes, case study and exercises
  • Certificate of training course attendance
  • Refreshments


Average rating of 4.6 based on 108 user reviews.

Informative and transferable

The training was very informative and provided a great overview of key elements in project management.
The case study was very good and all info covered was easily transferable into my current role.
Going forward, it would be useful to cover key methodologies.

15 Nov 2017

Comprehensive and practical

Comprehensive and easy to understand. Real life examples made it easier to transfer what I have learned into practical application for my own project and those for the future.
Very engaging and knowledgeable course trainer.
Would have liked more time to go through my own projects in more detail (a minor point hwoever!)

15 Nov 2017

Well structured and paced

Well structured with a good style of training. Good pace with user friendly course materials.

15 Nov 2017

5 stars

  • Lots of good information and tip to use.
  • Nice venue.
  • Good interaction with the course leader Emanuela.
  • Useful pack of the Powerpoint slides provided.

15 Nov 2017

Very good

Very good course with plenty of detail and encouraged me to apply it practically to my role.
Good pace of delivery and course materials.

15 Nov 2017

Would return for another course

Excellently presented and well structured course. Would definitely recommend to others and return for another course in future.

16 Oct 2017

Well presented

A lot of detail but well presented with good resources.

16 Oct 2017

Very good

Very good pace, clarity and content. Emanuela was excellent, very friendly, helpful and clear. Good group size and set up. Good mix of lecture style and other group/individual activities. 

16 Oct 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable

Emanuela was very knowledgeable and interacted with all of us on the course. The actitivties planned were fun and also very informative. The course covers a large range of aspects regarding project management.

16 Oct 2017


Emanuela has over 15 years of experience in project management training, having delivered courses worldwide to people from all sectors and industries.

With a career that took off in South Africa working for Anglo American Corporation, Emanuela’s background in IT risk management and project management means you’ll be taught by an expert.

Her passion and knowledge of the subject is so great that she is also a visiting lecturer at the London School of Business and Finance. Emanuela has also released two books.

Emanuela Giangregorio

"What I like about Knowledge Train is that they keep the class sizes small."

What our students say

"The course was extremely helpful. Loads of good information and many opportunities for asking questions. Trainer was knowledgeable and personable. I would definitely join another course led by this trainer and this provider."
- Sam Butler, Hexagon Housing Association

"It was conducted very well. I liked the interactive aspect of the course. Emanuela is a fantastic coach! "
- Bhavna Saini, NHS

"Very good course. A lot of useful content that is applicable to not just managing projects, but also everyday workplace activities. Well-taught. Engaging and knowledgeable tutor made the course interesting and insightful"
- Jordan Cotton, Malvern Hills District Council