MBA 6941: Managing Project Teams

Description

An analysis of the diverse sectors of project management leadership, team activity, and range of organizations and topics related to project teams. Project teams are comprised of multiple job sectors and divisions. The roles of project team members are explored from project creation to completion, while managing team conflict, motivation, individual and group behavior, and strategic completion of work assignments.

Objectives

  1. Examine the nuances of individual and organizational behavior.
  2. Analyze the behavioral characteristics of individual project team members.
  3. Evaluate individual behavior as a component of team behavior.
  4. Explore the dynamics of project teams.
  5. Describe the process of leadership when leading project teams.
  6. Discuss conflict management and negotiation strategies.
  7. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of various organizational structures.
  8. Assess strategies to manage organizational change.

PreRequisites

None

Textbook(s)

Handbook of project-based management: Leading strategic change in organizations (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (2014)
Author: Turner, J. R.
ISBN: 978-0-07-182178-0
Price: $82.33

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