Choose May 16, May 17 or Both - James T. Brown Workshop(s) - "Conflict Management for Project Managers" and/or "Leadership Skills for Project Managers"

Phoenix PMI Chapter 40th Revised Option1f 2  PMI Phoenix Chapter Proudly Presents:

Two - One Day Workshops with

Dr. James T. Brown - Returning!

Day 1 - "Conflict Management for Project Managers"

May 16th, 2018

Day 2 - "Leadership Skills for Project Managers"

May 17th, 2018

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Both Day Schedule

Location: University of Phoenix Fountainhead, Tempe

Register for Day 1, Day 2 or Both/ Be sure to Login for Member Pricing

Member Price for 1 Day: $290, Both: $550, Non-Member 1 Day: $325, Both: $625

James T. Brown

Speaker:   Dr. James T. Brown
Day 1 Topic Description:   Conflict Management for Project Managers
Organizational success is rooted in successful relationships at all levels. Conflict is a natural part of any work environment and must be addressed in a positive and effective manner. When improperly handled, conflicts can create barriers to organizational efficiency that can linger and/or spill over to other areas outside of the original situation.
When properly handled, conflicts are resolved in a manner that maintains relationships and produces mutually agreeable outcomes. This course focuses on conflict management and negotiations through prevention and resolution. After completion of this course, you’ll be able to:
  • Understand key human behavior elements and their impact on conflict
  • Prevent and minimize conflict through the establishment of strong
  • relationships
  • Identify sources of conflicts
  • Use the appropriate resolution style
  • Resolve conflict in a positive way
  • Create and apply non-judgmental responses
  • Effectively negotiate with project stakeholders
  • Leverage trust to facilitate conflict resolution
  • Recognize the negotiation approaches that consistently produce the best
  • results
  • Appreciate the role of communication in conflict and negotiations
Day 2 Topic Description:   Leadership Skills for Project Managers
This course provides participants with leadership skills to successfully navigate all the challenges in a demanding project environment, including information on team building, communication, human behavior and leadership. After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
  • Identify the traits of successful leaders and emulate the
  • characteristics of successful leaders
  • Build a strong team
  • Establish consensus
  • Recognize the importance of being an observer and learner of human behavior
  • Understand the importance of relationship building to achieving project success
  • Appreciate what motivates different individuals within project teams
  • Know the different types of power leaders can use
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Engage team members to resolve issues
  • Establish processes to communicate effectively
  • Create escalation strategies to facilitate resolution of complex problems
  • Tactfully deal with stakeholders on sensitive issues
  • Lead a project to successful completion  

Speaker Bio: 

DR. JAMES T. BROWN, PMP, PE, CSP, has spoken to audiences from Anchorage Alaska to Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) by the National Speakers Association. It is the highest earned designation in the speaking industry. Participants say his use of stories and humor bring critical truths to light, in an entertaining way that leaves them motivated to take action.
He provides brilliant bluntness on real world, common sense practices for project management and leadership. An IBM executive stated after Dr. Brown’s keynote speech, “If we all took the time to step back and remember what Dr. Brown taught us, we would be unstoppable in the marketplace.”
Dozens and dozens of leading companies—including Siemens, Honeywell, IBM and Bristol-Myers Squibb—have brought Dr. Brown in to improve their project execution and leadership through training.


  • PMI Phoenix Member/ Student Fee: Day 1 or Day 2: $290 Both Days:$550
  • Non-Members $325 One Day, $625 Two Days.


PDUs: Each workshop qualifies for 7 PDUs (categories to be announced)

Day 1 - Conflict Management for Project Managers (Categories to be announced)

Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP 0 1 0 7
PMI-ACP 0 1 0 7
PMI-SP 0 1 0 7
PMI-RMP 0 1 0 7
PfMP 0 1 0 7
PMI-PBA 0 1 0 7
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Day 2 - Leadership Skills for Project Managers (Categories to be announced)

Technical Leadership Strategic Total
PMP 0 1 0 7
PMI-ACP 0 1 0 7
PMI-SP 0 1 0 7
PMI-RMP 0 1 0 7
PfMP 0 1 0 7
PMI-PBA 0 1 0 7
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Cancellation Policy:  Full refund minus $5 fee, up to 3 days before event.  3 days before event:  No refunds permitted

Event Properties

Event Date 05-16-2018 8:30 am
Event End Date 05-17-2018 4:00 pm
Cut off date 05-16-2018 8:30 am
Individual Price Pricing Varies
University of Phoenix (Tempe, AZ)
1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway
University of Phoenix (Tempe, AZ)
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