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Course Description

  • Building the project team
  • Characteristics of effective project teams
  • Reasons why teams fail
  • Stages in group development
  • Achieving cross-functional cooperation
  • Virtual project teams
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiation

  • Building the project team
  • Characteristics of effective project teams
  • Reasons why teams fail
  • Stages in group development
  • Achieving cross-functional cooperation
  • Virtual project teams
  • Conflict management
  • Negotiation

 

Additional Information

Target audience

  • Chief operations officers
  • Project and operations directors, managers, practitioners and team members.
  • Those who wish to take a holistic, integrated approach to managing projects, addressing both technical and management challenges.
  • Those who wish to place an equal emphasis on both individual project execution and the strategic perspective, to be equipped with the means with which to manage projects at both the programme and portfolio levels.
  • Those who wish to broaden their focus beyond the traditional project management activities of planning and scheduling, project control, and termination, to a more general, inclusive, and hence, more valuable perspective of the project management process.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The steps involved in project team building.
  • The characteristics of effective project teams and why teams fail.
  • The stages in the development of groups.
  • How to achieve cross-functional cooperation in teams.
  • The advantages and challenges of virtual project teams.
  • The nature of conflict and appropriate response methods.
  • The importance of negotiation skills in project management.

Target audience Chief operations officers Project and operations directors, managers, practitioners and team members. Those who wish to take a holistic, integrated approach to managing projects, addressing both technical and management challenges. Those who wish to place an equal emphasis on both individual project execution...

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