LEADING THE WAY
CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR PROJECT MANAGERS AND ENGINEERS
A Leadership Training Program
LEADING THE WAY: Career Development for Project Managers
Live Virtual Event
COURSE DESCRIPTION: “Leading the Way” is an intensively curated program that ventures deep into what it takes to be a genuine and effective leader in project management and engineering. This comprehensive course is designed to guide project managers and engineers through a transformative process of self-discovery, unraveling the nuances of authentic leadership. At the core of this transformative experience is the principle that authentic leadership can only emerge from a profound understanding of oneself.
Participants will embark on a journey to uncover their unique leadership style. This involves an in-depth analysis of personal strengths, weaknesses, values, and motivations, effectively drawing a map of their leadership identity. Through this self-exploration, the program aims to cultivate leaders who are not only confident in their skills but also true to their character.
Who Should Attend: Construction Project Managers and Engineers
- Unveiling Authentic Leadership: Delve into the philosophy of authentic leadership, understanding its importance in today’s dynamic professional environment. Learn how to lead not just with skills and knowledge but with personal integrity and honesty.
- Self-Discovery Process: Engage in guided self-assessment exercises and reflective practices to uncover the type of leader you are. This journey towards self-mastery is fundamental in developing authenticity.
- Developing Emotional Intelligence: Gain insights into managing emotions, personally and within the team, to enhance decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution skills.
- Advanced Decision-Making and Problem-Solving: Learn to incorporate self-awareness into decision-making processes, ensuring decisions are not only effective but also align with personal and organizational values.
- Navigating Conflict with Finesse: Understand how personal leadership styles influence conflict resolution strategies and how to approach conflicts that lead to constructive solutions.
- Leadership in Action: Practical application of learned skills in simulated project management scenarios, enhancing understanding of how self-mastery influences team management and project success.
- Transforming into High Performers: Explore how self-mastery leads to high performance in complex project environments, equipping participants with tools to lead effectively and efficiently.
Benefits to Project Managers & Engineers:
- Comprehensive Leadership Development: Develop a well-rounded leadership persona that resonates with authenticity, ensuring a lasting impact on teams and projects.
- Enhanced Self-Awareness: Achieve a deeper understanding of personal leadership styles and how these can be harnessed to lead teams more effectively.
- Improved Team Dynamics: Learn to lead in a way that motivates and inspires, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation thrive.
- Resilience and Adaptability: Equip oneself with the ability to adapt and excel in the face of challenges, transforming obstacles into opportunities for growth.
Benefits to the Company:
- Cultivation of Authentic Leaders: Foster a generation of leaders who are not only technically adept but also authentically driven, enhancing organizational integrity and credibility.
- Advanced Decision-Making: Benefit from leaders who make informed, value-aligned decisions that positively impact project outcomes and organizational goals.
- Elevated Organizational Performance: Authentic leaders inspire higher levels of engagement, productivity, and innovation, driving the organization toward its vision.
This course is more than just leadership training; it’s a profound journey towards self-mastery and authenticity. By empowering project managers and engineers with the knowledge and tools to discover and harness their unique leadership styles, “Leading the Way” sets the stage for a new era of authentic, effective, and inspirational leaders in the industry.
7 YEARS OF FIVE MINUTE FOREMAN
Top Companies Rely on Breslin Strategies
“I like that this program was targeted at the construction industry. I did not expect that. It was really helpful to learn about the topics discussed today and how they can directly be applied to our industry.”
– Darci Chambers, Project Engineer at Garmong Construction
“Mark is very direct and shows knowledge about growing into a leader.”
-Matt Potter, Project Manager at Gibson Lewis
“I felt it helped highlight the areas where I needed improvement and allowed me to self-reflect.”
-Josh Parker, Project Engineer at Charter Mechanical
INSTRUCTOR, COACH & MENTOR
Mark Breslin is the 4th Generation of a construction family. He has served as CEO of North America’s largest heavy civil contractor’s association for decades. As a top-rated public speaker and trainer, he has spoken live to more than 400,000 construction leaders and workers. This includes providing leadership training to more than 20,000 field leaders, including Foremen, General Foremen, and Superintendents. His onsite programs have been presented live to field leaders everywhere, from the Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas to the 9-11 rebuild in New York, the oil sands of Alberta, and the solar fields in the Mohave Desert. He works with the most successful construction companies in North America (dozens of the ENR 500), assisting in developing and deploying leadership programming, culture building, mentoring initiatives, and more. He speaks the language, knows the industry, and resonates authentically.