BP115 Project Leadership and Conflict Management

About This Course

Successful project managers must be adept at building trust, making and keeping agreements, encouraging productivity, and resolving conflict among project team members. In addition, identifying individual values and boundaries, establishing clear decision-making protocols, and using appropriate decision strategies are all project leadership requirements within the project team.

This interactive course covers the art of leadership in the project team and provides students with the leadership skills and tools needed to develop their own leadership style.


Course Snapshot

The course is delivered remotely, with a blend of virtual live sessions and self-paced activities.

4 times per year (Fall, Winter, Spring, & Summer)


One week with a 15-hour workload. Please check the schedule for live session dates and times.


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Project Management

Projects are everywhere — in healthcare, IT, government, nonprofits, retail, construction, education, banking, and more. With a projected 6.2 million project management roles added in the U.S. by 2020, the field of project management continues to be a top career choice. The ability to create and lead...

What You’ll Learn

Upon completion of this course, students will have gained the knowledge to:

  • Understand the evolving role of a project leader in the 21st century
  • Guide a project team through competing priorities
  • Drive project results through emotional intelligence
  • Diagnose and resolve conflicts mindfully
  • Turn groups into teams through active engagement and inclusion

The Learning Environment

The course is delivered remotely, with a blend of synchronous and asynchronous activities. Virtual live sessions provide opportunities to engage with the instructor and other students in real-time and self-paced activities give students the chance to work through content on their own schedule.

Other Courses in this Certificate Track

Enrolling in the full certificate program provides students with a comprehensive overview of all aspects of project management.

Courses may be taken individually and in any order unless otherwise noted. Four courses are required to complete the certificate. If pursuing the certificate, all courses in the certificate program must be completed within three years. Visit the program page for a recommended sequence.