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Managing Productive Teams
 Managing Productive Teams
 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT TEAM MANAGEMENT

The best solution for Project Management Workshops

A hands-on one-day course with free pre-course online skills testing. Free bespoke course design is also available for private classes if the content needs to be adjusted
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 8 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive one-day course focuses mainly on the man-management skills associated with the job. It also covers some advanced project management techniques that you can master to help bring your projects to the next level.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Delegates should have a thorough understanding of the technical aspects of project management, including topics such as preparing a statement of work, setting project goals, scheduling, budgeting, managing project risks, and executing a project.

MANAGING TEAMS

It’s easy to forget the “manager” part of your “project manager” title amongst all the activity during a project. However, it is crucial that you hone your management skills as they are an important part of your success as a project manager.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the end of the day, delegates will be able to:

  • Think critically when choosing a project team
  • Make the best of an assigned project team
  • Help teams move through various stages to become a high-functioning machine
  • Maximise productivity at team meetings
  • Reward and motivate your team
  • Develop and execute a communication plan
  • Communicate with sponsors and executives more effectively
  • Identify problem team members and strategies for working with them


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MODULE 1:  Course Overview and Learning Objectives
MODULE 2:  Choosing the Project Team
Topics covered:
  • Choosing the Team
  • Project Skills Review
  • Four Issues to Address with Project Teams
MODULE 3:  Building a Winning Team
Topics covered:
  • Why is Teamwork Important?
  • The Four Stages of Team Development
MODULE 4:  Team Meetings
Topics covered:
  • Team Meetings
  • Setting the Tone
  • Status Meetings
  • Meeting Basics
MODULE 5:  Nine Easy Ways to Reward Your Team
Topics covered:
  • Nine Easy Ways to Reward Your Team
MODULE 6:  Developing a Communication Plan
Topics covered:
  • The Five Components of a Communication Plan
  • Case Study
MODULE 7:  Communicating with Sponsors and Executives
Topics covered:
  • Communicating with Sponsors and Executives
  • Communication Tips
  • Role Play
MODULE 8:  Dealing with Problem Team Members
Topics covered:
  • Dealing with Problem Team Members
  • Common Situations
  • Group Exercise

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NEXT CLASS DATES
Project Management: Managing Productive Teams
Jun 7, 2019
Leeds West One
£299
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Jun 14, 2019
Birmingham Queensway
£299
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Jul 3, 2019
London Victoria
£279
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COURSE OUTLINE
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Project Management Fast Track

  • Course Overview and Learning Objectives
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Phase 1: Project Initiation
  • Phase 2: Project Planning
  • Project Scheduling Tools
  • Phase 3: Project Execution
  • Phase 4: Project Performance Monitoring
  • Phase 5: Project Closure
  • Project Management Exercise
  • Your Personal Action Plan

Project Management Intro: Setting Up

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

Project Management Intro: Setting Up

  • Course Overview and Learning Objectives
  • Defining Projects and Project Management
  • The Role of a Project Manager
  • Eight Aspects of a Project
  • How Can Projects Help Me?
  • A Project's Life Cycle
  • Selling a Project
  • Creating a Vision
  • Project Goals
  • Using a Target Chart
  • Preparing Your Project
  • Laying out the Project
  • Your Personal Action Plan

Project Management Tools

COURSE OUTLINE
[Duration: one day]

Project Management Tools

  • Course Overview and Learning Objectives
  • What Really needs to be Done?
  • The Work Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling and Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Project Risks
  • Preparing the Final Plan
  • Making it Fit
  • The Execution Phase
  • Controlling Changes
  • Closing out a Project
  • Your Personal Action Plan

DELEGATE FEEDBACK FOR OUR
MANAGING PRODUCTIVE TEAMS COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.8 out of 5  BASED ON 4 REVIEWS

Sukhninder Reyatt
, Oct 27 2017
"Our Trainer (Bernie) for the day was brilliant, she was knowledgeable and kept us engaged in the training programme. Very effective delivery. would recommend her and this programme. "


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Teressa Wright
, Jan 9 2015
"My trainer for the day, Simon, was fantastic. Very enthusiastic, engaging and fun to be around, the day flew by with never a moment of boredom and everything was still covered in-depth."


 
Course rating of 4 stars
Rachel Jowett
, Oct 29 2014
"I got a lot out of the day and really enjoyed it. The trainer was excellent "


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Kevin Phillips
, Oct 22 2014
"The course tutor Simon made the training programme enjoyable and relevant."


 
Course rating of 5 stars

MORE INFORMATION FOR
MANAGING PRODUCTIVE TEAMS

General Information

All Activia project management workshops has been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Project Management Essentials training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Project Management Essentials courses is 8 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 10 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 12 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Project Management Essentials course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
Call us
if at any time you want help or advice, or you want to book on the telephone, just call us on 0333 6000 111 to speak to one of our friendly training advisors

Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itinerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With your Project Management Essentials training course from Activia, you get a free workbook, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

Every delegate on a Project Management Essentials course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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