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Leading Projects in Organizations




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Course level: Undergraduate

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.



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Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Discuss the importance of teamwork.
  • Compare the different types of communication styles.
  • Explain how organizational structure affects project performance and teamwork.

Week 2

  • Determine techniques and processes for effective project decision making.
  • Explain project management conflict resolution strategies and applications.
  • Discuss the importance of creativity to teamwork.
  • Identify strategies to increase creativity in problem solving.

Week 3

  • Identify key questions to address during project team design and development.
  • Analyze the stages of team development.
  • Evaluate approaches to team development and maintenance.

Week 4

  • Compare different leadership theories.
  • Apply motivational theories to different project situations.
  • Identify stress management techniques in project environments.

Week 5

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


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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