XCPM 1007 - Effective Team Building Skills for Project Managers
Use of teams in project management is universal, yet not every team leader has been trained how to do more than simply "manage." Successful team leaders share important communication skills. It takes more than strong business or technical skills to run a thriving and efficient project team. A good project team leader inspires others and makes working for them exhilarating, educational, and fulfilling. An effective project team leader works with team members to attain a common goal, inspires by example and deals with problems in a decisive but compassionate way. Students will be offered the opportunity to develop the teambuilding skills necessary to become truly effective and inspiring project team leaders. This highly-interactive course offers online self-assessment, dynamic exercises and role-plays, and demonstrative videos to achieve immediate results for on-the-job use. Special attention will be given to working successfully with functional managers. The project management classes offer PDUs and satisfy the Project Management Institute's (PMI) classroom requirements for the PMP certification. These courses have been approved by PMI. (14 PDUs) This class is also part of the Project Management Smart Package. Take all of the classes in this package at a 30% discount off the full price. For details visit the Smart Package store.Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Project Management Essentials or comparable knowledge.
CEU Hours: 1.4
Contact Hours: 14
Course Outline: 7 Keys to effective project team building Developing project leadership skills: discipline, coaching, communication, problem-solving and authority Identifying and relating to individual styles unique from your own Effective directing and delegating techniques Developing project team members Teambuilding exercises for group rapport Working with functional managers Objectives: Identify types or project teams: functional, cross-functional, self-managed and self-directed Understand and develop your team management style Evaluate individual and team performance Learn how to ?train your team? the direction they need to grow Create techniques for increasing team engagement and motivation Manage and resolve team conflict
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XCPM 1009 - Project Leadership and Team Motivation
Effective leadership and team motivation are critical for the success of any project. In this course students are introduced to the elements and methods of leadership in a technical environment as well as the tools and techniques for team development and motivation. Other topics include resolving conflict and managing personnel issues, analyzing stages of team development and maximizing team effectiveness. The project management classes offer PDUs and satisfy the Project Management Institute's (PMI) classroom requirements for the PMP certification. These courses have been approved by PMI. (14 PDUs) This class is also part of both the Project Management and Business Analyst Smart Packages. Take all of the classes in either of these packages at a 30% discount off the full price. For details visit the Smart Package store. No textbook required for this class. Handouts will be distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Either Project Management Essentials or Business Analyst Fundamentals or comparable knowledge.
CEU Hours: 1.4
Contact Hours: 14
Course Outline: � Overview of Human Resource Planning � Leadership � The Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator � Team Development � Conflict and Agreement � Staffing Management Plans � Overview of Project Procurement Management � Procurement Management Plans � Evaluating and Selecting Vendors � Contract Management
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