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Road Map for Project Success: A Blueprint for Successful Project Team Management

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Tue Aug 13, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Thu Aug 15, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Live Online - 2 sessions $450

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.

Project team management leads to higher productivity, better quality results, and timely project completion. It will provide the knowledge to navigate the complexities of team dynamics and project demands, contributing to the organization's success.

This interactive and comprehensive workshop covers a range of essential topics, including effective communication, leadership skills, conflict resolution, task delegation, and time management. The program will discuss how to foster a collaborative and positive project team environment, set clear goals and expectations, and utilize project management software to track progress efficiently.
Through a mix of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and hands-on exercises, attendees will gain practical insights into solving common team challenges and implementing best practices in their projects. The workshop aims to empower participants with the knowledge and skills to lead their teams to achieve higher productivity, better quality results, and timely project completion.
Topic Outline
The workshop will address the following topics, providing a roadmap for enhancing team management skills:
Introduction to Effective Project Team Management
- Overview of project team management
- The importance of effective team management in achieving project success
- Key challenges in managing project teams
Foundations of Team Dynamics and Leadership
- Understanding team dynamics and stages of team development
- Leadership styles and their impact on team performance
- Strategies for building trust and respect within the team
Effective Communication Strategies
- Principles of effective communication in a team setting
- Techniques for ensuring clear, concise, and open communication
- Tools for virtual communication and collaboration
Motivating and Inspiring Your Team
- Theories of motivation and their application in project management
- Techniques for inspiring and motivating team members
- Recognizing and rewarding team and individual achievements
Conflict Resolution Techniques
- Identifying and understanding sources of conflict in project teams
- Strategies for proactive conflict prevention
- Methods for resolving conflicts constructively
Task Delegation and Time Management
- Principles of effective task delegation
- Techniques for prioritizing tasks and managing time effectively
- Tools for planning, scheduling, and tracking project tasks
Utilizing Project Management Tools and Software
- Overview of project management tools and software
- Demonstrations of how to use these tools for effective team management
- Integrating project management tools into daily team activities
Best Practices for Enhancing Team Productivity
- Case studies on successful project team management
- Best practices for maintaining high productivity and engagement
- Strategies for continuous improvement and learning
Learning objectives:
The following learning objectives are designed to provide participants with an opportunity to:  
- Gain an understanding of the Principles of Effective Team Management
- Recognize the importance of effective project team management and its impact on project success.
- Identify the key characteristics of productive project teams.
- Develop strategies for clear and effective communication within the team.
- Skills to facilitate open dialogue and ensure team alignment with project goals.
- Understand different leadership styles and their application in various team scenarios.
- Learn some motivational techniques to inspire and engage team members.
- Identify common sources of conflict within project teams and apply strategies for resolution.
- Gain An understanding of team dynamics and learn methods to build a cohesive team environment.
- Learn how to delegate tasks and responsibilities to leverage team strengths effectively.
- Identify and apply best practices for managing project teams across various industries.
- Develop action plans for continuous improvement in team management

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University IT Technology Training sessions are available to a wide range of participants, including Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and employees of Stanford Hospitals & Clinics, such as Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health.

Additionally, some of these programs are open to interested individuals not affiliated with Stanford, allowing for broader community engagement and learning opportunities.