cpmgt304 | undergraduate

Leading Projects In Organizations

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This course provides students with an overview of organizational behavior as it relates to project management. It introduces various techniques and processes that will help students develop effective communication and interpersonal skills to successfully manage project teams. In addition, numerous leadership and motivation theories are presented as well as techniques that minimize stress in the project environment. Furthermore, project decision-making processes and techniques that facilitate effective and efficient project change management are addressed in this course. Students will also examine the influence of globalization, technology, and future trends in project management.



This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Leadership, Motivational Theories, and Stress Management

    • Explain how to apply motivational theories to different project situations.

    • Identify stress management techniques in project environments.

    • Describe leadership theories.

    Team Development and Maintenance

    • Evaluate approaches to team development and maintenance.

    • Analyze the stages of team development.

    • Describe approaches used to acquire the project team based on organizational structures. 

    Introduction to Organizational Behavior

    • Explain how organizational structure affects project performance.

    • Describe the role of organizational behavior from a project management perspective.

    • Explain the role of communication styles in project management. 

    Project Organizational Behavior Considerations in a Global Environment

    • Analyze the effect of global project teams on project execution.
    • Explain how to adapt project management styles for virtual teams.

    Project Decision–Making and Project Change Management

    • Evaluate techniques and processes for effective project decision-making.

    • Explain the effect of performance reports on managing stakeholder expectations. 
    • Compare project change management techniques.
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