Project Management Institute

Leading Teams

Description

This course addresses the key issues surrounding leadership in a team. Why is it important? What does itrequire for a team leader to lead his team effectively?

The course also considers how team leaders must account for the special and unique circumstances of working in a team, where responsibility, accountability, communication, and leadership are shared. Understanding how empowered teams are different is a key step in understanding how to lead teams in any organization.

What You Will Learn

  • List and identify the key characteristics and types of teams
  • Recognize the benefits and challenges of empowered teams that leaders need to be aware of
  • Identify differences in the primary and secondary roles filled by empowered teams and team leaders
  • Recognize the key sources of motivation for empowered teams
  • Explain Tuckman's model of team development
  • Recognize the key qualities and skills of a team leader
  • State the value of using the “checklist for team leaders”
  • Recognize and apply suggested approaches for managing conflict in teams
  • Discuss the different approaches needed for leading virtual teams

Course Information

PDUs
5
CEUs
0.5
Level
Foundation
Member Price
US$79.00
Non-Member Price
US$110.60

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