One of the toughest jobs project managers and leaders face is managing the team. A project team works best when it has a clear charter from sponsor and management, resources to do the job and the freedom to work and experiment. Each member of the team should be recruited to contribute something unique and of value. Time must be invested to build the necessary cohesiveness and interdependency within the team to get to a real level of collaboration (and fill the skill gaps.) Putting people together and calling them a team rarely translates into team-like behavior.
This workshop teaches participants the strategies and tactics they need to ensure successful teamwork. The effective manager will be able to provide active, ongoing leadership, set well defined goals and objectives, and provide access to information and resources. A well-formed group of people can generate great solutions by unleashing the synergistic creativity of the team that was formed to tackle an assignment or project.
The course is designed to follow the Human Resource Management Knowledge Area of the PMBOK (Project Management Body of Knowledge) in a very practical way. It certainly prepares participants for on-the-job team formation and management, while providing the added benefit of following the PMI® way. Upon client request, the workshop will be taught as a PMP Preparation session to assist team members wanting PMP Certification. Those involved with PMI and the Project Management Professional – PMP program are awarded 8 PDUs or “Contact hours”. Our Global R.E.P. number is 1270.
Instructional methods for this one-day module are lecture, discussion, exercises, simulations, role-plays and workshops. Reference to and inclusion of the PMI® PMBOK Fifth Edition are certainly included and applied to real-world situations. Session also has participant discussions and feedback of on-going project situations.