Dec 13 | Critical Soft Skills for Project Managers

Project Management Seminar

November 14, 2018

Hosted by Duke Project Management Community of Practice.

Who is responsible for resolving conflicts, people management, and stress management? The project manager of course! Soft skills development is a critical part of project management. There is more to project management than meets the eye. As a project manager, it has never been enough to be technically adept. You have to excel at soft skills as well. Soft skills are the personality traits, attitudes, habits, and behaviors you display when working with others. This webinar will provide information on how soft skills are utilized in project management, receiving and giving feedback, and when and how to flex communication styles. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Introduce foundational behaviors  of project management
  • Discuss communication issues when managing projects
  • Explain why clarifying expectations is important in communication and project management
  • Introduce conversation planning tools to support project management skills 


About the Speaker:  Christine Purchell, CPLP, PMP

Christine is an award-winning and experienced Senior Learning Consultant at the Duke Clinical Research Institute with a demonstrated history of working in the research industry. Christine is skilled in Training Delivery, Project Management, Needs Analysis, and Technical Writing. She is a strong talent development professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Psychology from University of South Florida.  Christine is a certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) as well as certified Project Management Professional (PMP).


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Webinar Details

Thursday, December 13, 2018

12:00 pm  |  Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00)  |  1 hr

Meeting number (access code): 735 400 847

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