Project Management Institute

Project Management Team Leadership

Description

The vast majority of project work in today's organizations is done in a team setting. In this environment, project management team leaders have a tremendous responsibility and opportunity to develop and exhibit leadership skills. This course first discusses the roles and responsibilities of the project management team leader, in particular their responsibility with regard to project stakeholders. Next, the course discusses how project management team leaders can build a positive team environment through effective communication, team building activities, and reflective listening. Lastly, the course covers problem solving within the team. Project management team leaders must be effective at identifying and resolving team problems in order for the project to succeed. To do this, team leaders must have an understanding of the team dynamic for decision-making and must be able to manage conflict among personality differences and barriers.

What You Will Learn

  • Define a team and identify six common types of teams
  • Explain Bruce Tuckman's model of group development
  • Describe how the project life cycle is relevant to team issues
  • List the three sources of power for project management team leaders
  • Describe ways to manage stakeholder expectations
  • Explain different types of team building activities
  • Define reflective listening
  • Identify the challenges of virtual teams and how they relate to the project management team leader's roles
  • Compare and contrast voting and consensus as methods for decision-making
  • More effectively identify and resolve team problems
  • Explain the different characteristics of effective and open team communication
  • Identify the best practices for using e-mail and telephone among team members
  • Identify several common team problems and apply methods for resolving these issues

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who is on a project team.


PDU Information

Technical PDUs: 7
Leadership PDUs: 10
Strategic & Business PDUs: 1

PDU Information

Technical PDUs: 7
Leadership PDUs: 10
Strategic & Business PDUs: 1

Course Information

PDUs
18
CEUs
1.8
Level
Intermediate
Member Price
US$359.00
Non-Member Price
US$359.00

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