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Online Project Leadership Program (PLP)

PLP - Franklin
PLP - Franklin
We named this cohort for Benjamin Franklin one of our nation’s founding fathers and the first author of The Declaration of Independence. Franklin earned the title of "The First American" for his early and unrelenting campaigning for colonial unity. Franklin was foundational in defining the American ethos as a combination of the practical values of thrift, hard work, education, community spirit, self-governing institutions, and opposition to authoritarianism both political and religious. Franklin had no love for the status quo.

The PLP is meant to educate and ignite a movement. A movement that will elevate the practices of leadership, teamwork, and humanity in the workplace, maximize human potential and accelerate innovation.

Benjamin Franklin didn’t just drive change as a leader; he ignited it!

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Price: $2,500.00

 

Project Leadership Program Description


Leaders drive change; they push the human race forward. Leaders inspire those around them to reach for greatness. Great leaders prove that extraordinary leadership doesn’t require official authority, it just requires that we put our team members success first.

Project Leadership is about helping Project Teams deliver transformational change without any positional authority. To do this efficiently and cost-effective and to achieve near 100% adoption on day one, Project Leaders need to employ Project and Change Management best practices AND great leadership techniques.

The 120VC online Project Leadership Program (PLP) provides how-to instruction on the latest best practices being used by our Professional Services teams to execute enterprise-wide projects for our Fortune 500 clients. It also incorporates the latest thinking in Leadership best practices.

We developed the PLP in collaboration with respected researchers, academics, and subject-matter experts. We curated the program material from hundreds of books, articles, theoretical frameworks, and best practices that represent the best thinking in both the leadership and the project execution communities today.

This online program combines weekly assignments, online learning community interaction, bi-weekly instructor-led classes, and quizzes; the combination of reading, sharing ideas, critical thinking, lecture, and quizzes is meant to reinforce the learning and enable the student to execute upon best practices.

There are two weeks of assignments and learning community interaction between each online instructor-led class. Each week’s assignments should take 2 – 3 hours weekly.  There is a total of 8 two hour instructor-led classes, the entire program is 14 weeks.

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PMI Talent TriangleEarn PDUs by completing our course!

By completing the Project Leadership Program, you can receive PDUs in all three of the Project Management Institute’s training categories;

9-Leadership,
12-Technical Project Management and
9-Strategic and Business Management.

Our PMI Provider# is 3494. To report PDU’s for this activity use Activity# 120VCPLP.

 

PLP - Addams
PLP - Addams
We named this cohort for Jane Addams the first American woman to be honored with the Nobel Peace Prize and widely considered the mother of social work. According to Time Magazine “Any down-on-their-luck person who's been helped by a social worker has Jane Addams to thank. In grimy late 19th century Chicago, she pioneered the idea of settlement houses that offered night classes for adults, a kindergarten, a coffeehouse, a gym and social groups meant to create a sense of community among the downtrodden of the neighborhood.”

“Jane Addams Leadership, compassion for others, and her ability to spark and keep a movement going created positive lasting change in our country.” – Jenny Thomas, PLP Alumni

the PLP is meant to educate and ignite a movement. A movement that will elevate the practices of Leadership, Team Work, and Humanity in the Work Place, maximize human potential and accelerate innovation.

Jane Addams didn’t just drive change as a leader; she ignited it!

Price: $2,500.00

 

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Senior Project Manager

I have been in the IT field for about 20 years and have taken hundreds of training courses (Instructor-led and online). The PLP course is way beyond the most superior training course I have ever attended. This one is Instructor-led with a combination of video clips, great articles including Harvard Busines Review and sections from the Irreverent guide to project management, composed beautifully into 2-hour classes (Not too long, not too short), which is perfect for learning. This training has been provided by the best instructor, who is also a true servant leader. He will take you into this journey that you will not feel boring at all and you will be engaged the entire session.This training is not just about managing the project but also about building your leadership skills. I have not seen any other training course which does provide practical guidance (not just the theory) on project management and improve your leadership skills. Once you sign-up and attend, you will not regret it. In addition, you'll get the network with other students, who will be providing feedback on your journals from the class.The audience of this course is also hybrid (120vc employees, clients, and potential candidates). Overall course is divided into 14 weeks and you will have assignments in between. Basecamp is used for assignments, which is very helpful and most of the companies are using it. So, you will learn the tool (basecamp) in addition to increase your knowledge of Project Management and Project Leadership.You will have a lot of fun as well.

Sr. project Manager

This class was awesome! I have been doing this for 22 years and this class created a whole new perspective to have dialogue and create desirable outcome. It was quite motivational. Leadership and communication is not always built into our DNA but we can develop these skills and perform in a different tier that sets a few apart from the rest. This course is designed to do that.

Jason Scott is a great instructor and leader in this field. I strongly recommend this class.

Best Tools for your Leadership Toolbox

No matter your experience or training, and all the other certifications you've acquired over the years, your leadership toolbox needs to make room for this dynamic tool. Providing a mixture of group sessions, individual study and ongoing exchanges with your peers, this class can open your eyes, and mind, to new thoughts, challenges and opportunities to raise your bar and polish your skills in leadership and relationship building. Invaluable for Project Managers and any other leader that needs to get things done through and with others. Invest yourself into this offering and see what a difference it can make. Oh, and ditto on all my Jefferson cohort's remarks in June earlier this year! Thanks to each of them for their awesome contributions to the group!

Benefits All Levels

I am not a Project or Product Manager by trade, I have, however, been a part of multiple $MM software implementations and have been able to quickly identify both solid and poor project management. So, how did this course help me?What sets the great Project Managers apart from the rest is that they are Project Leaders, they manage their projects with purpose and desire to have the team succeed and because of this the team and organization get behind them in this goal.Whatever your level or tenure in Project Management, whether you support and practice Agile, KanBan, Lean Six Sigma or traditional Enterprise Project Management, this course will provide you with many "a-ha" moments and nuggets of wisdom that you can quickly begin using in your day to day environment to help drive better results in you and your team.This course helped me become a better leader in my work and personal environment. It gave me a better understanding of how to approach people, situations, and Business. These skills can be applied to any career, but they definitely will help Project/Product Managers become those Project Leaders that truly deliver, day after day for their organization.

A must for any PM

I've been a project manager for 20+ years, and this is the best course I've ever been through for thoughtful, practical, and respectful applications of knowledge and skills that this discipline requires to be successful. If anyone is wondering whether to take this course, be assured that not only is it worth it, you will be championing both the course and the content to all your peers and managers. Jason is a great teacher, highly engaged, positive motivator, and clearly shows expertise in the subject of leading through communication and all the ways it can be demonstrated and applied.

Great lessons learned!

The course is very insightful, light-weight, and fun. I'm glad I have had the chance to take this training as it triggers a lot of self-reflection and provides hands-on materials to use during project planning and implementation. It only requires a couple hours on the weekend and in the afternoons, so it is a manageable commitment. Areas for improvement are material quality (verbiage, format) and an opportunity for more (small) exercises. The greatest strength of the program? The focus on people being people, not machines or emotionless robots. My most valuable take-away was the reference to the "happiness" formula which will now influence my leadership decisions.

Learn to Be an Effective, Positive, and Compassionate Project Leader

I loved everything about the Online Project Leadership Program (PLP). The mix of reading, videos, and actual human interaction with course mates and the instructor created the perfect learning environment. Jason Scott, 120VC’s founder, is on fire with passion for ethical, compassionate, emotionally intelligent leadership. The 120VC PLP is the result of his years of experience on the front lines of leadership. He walks the talk and loves every minute of it. You can feel it in his classes, and it is contagious.By the end of this course, I developed a new confidence in my ability to lead. I finally found the people who care about others as human beings and not just as potential profits and losses. The great twist here is that leading in this way creates incredibly functional, productive teams and the best outcomes for all stakeholders. Being able to sleep at night feeling good about my interactions with others AND being a successful Project Leader? I’ll take it! I am 100% sold on the 120VC way.

Graduate course in project leadership

This training takes the 120VC project management standard guidebook and decorates it with great multimedia content from management science and leadership gurus. This isn't so much a how-to in project management, but a how-come.That is, there's a strong focus on human nature--why does certain human and corporate dysfunction beset us in our projects? This course will empower you with the knowledge and experience to help navigate those pitfalls.

Excellent course for understanding project management and leadership in the real world

Jason Scott is an excellent teacher and has project managed at the highest levels of corporate America. This course is a masterclass in understanding how to succeed in those environments and it's loaded with excellent readings, videos, and other materials that you will refer back to (and can use to impress your colleagues) for the rest of your career.

A masterclass in management & leadership

I was a 120VC convert long before joining this program, but the Online Project Leadership Program has evolved the lens I use to view my everyday interactions in a work environment.I have bounced between Project and Product Management for 10+ years and find that most courses I have taken in the past focused on the management of data and timelines. They help to manage a project more effectively, but fall short of understanding how to motivate the team to collectively accomplish a task. This program focuses on the human aspect of projects: communication, leadership, and inspiring teammates to name a few.If you can effectively manage a project, this program provides you with the leadership tools that will force multiply your team's productivity. The skills acquired and honed through the coursework are invaluable. Don't be a manager - be a LEADER!

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