This is a course for technical and non-technical professionals who want to establish and build successful high-performance teams using modern practical team building principles and practices.
You will explore the fundamental principles of teams, characteristics of highly effective teams, what it takes to build a high performance team and sustain team performance. You will also learn the people basics as applied to building teams and gain perspective on critical aspects of human behavior. The course asks students to consider the following questions: Why do people think the way they do? Why do we look at the same facts, yet come up with different conclusions? What are the key characteristics of highly effective people and how do we develop and leverage them to create highly effective teams?
The course also covers how to design and manage teams and sustain team effectiveness. You will learn to identify and respond to typical team challenges. Additional topics include virtual teams, teams and change management, teams and high performance organization.
Finally, you’ll complete the course with a team tool kit to take home that includes practical techniques for effective team meetings, creative thinking, the decision-making framework, and constructive confrontation.
Concepts learned in the course are applicable to building highly effective strategic and tactical teams at all levels of an organization.
Note(s): Project Management Institute--PMP Professional Development Units, 15.0 hours.