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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 91 user reviews.

Excellent introduction to project management

Excellent introduction to project management. It was clearly delivered, well managed and very well taught by Emanuela. She covered everything and I thank her for this. She was helpful and clear. 

13 Dec 2016

Emanuela was very engaging

This course was very informative and gave a great insight into basic project management tools and methods. It will help with my new role at work, as it clearly outlined everything for me. The course booklet and the case studies were very helpful, putting everything into context for me. Emanuela was very engaging and clear in her delivery. She made the course interesting to particiapte in. 

13 Dec 2016

Well delivered and at the right pace

The course was well delivered and at the right pace. The information was very helpful for my day to day tasks at work. I will certainly take what I learned and apply to my role. The trainer's style of delivery was paced well and she explained all aspects very clearly.

13 Dec 2016

Very useful and informative

Very useful and informative. I feel confident to take this information forward to my current role. Slides and tutor were clear and concise. Really enjoyed it.

05 Dec 2016

Excellent delivery

Excellent delivery - I enjoyed the interactive style! Very informative and gave me the information I wanted and needed.

05 Dec 2016

Trainer was brilliant

Excellent - very informative and covers everything. Trainer was brilliant - clear and concise. Very interactive class - found it very useful understanding other participants' backgrounds, jobs and how the trainer used examples from our industries to help illustrate points.

05 Dec 2016

Well explained within a small group

The course was well explained within a small group. The number of attendees was appropriate to allow us to learn properly. The trainer gave simple examples and the venue was nice.

05 Dec 2016

Gave me a better understanding

The course gave me a better understanding of project management and the trainer gave great explanations and examples.

05 Dec 2016

Very good

I thought this course was very good and I learned a lot. It was exactly what I needed.

12 Sep 2016


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