Assembling and Empowering Project Teams

The most important job of any project leader is facilitating the success of their teams. In this course, you’ll learn to form, develop, guide, and empower high-functioning teams capable of addressing the most pressing needs of today’s organizations.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 8, 2021
Duration
1h 57m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 8, 2021
Duration
1h 57m
Description

Project leaders achieve success by facilitating the work of their teams effectively. In this course, Assembling and Empowering Project Teams, you’ll learn how project leaders can orchestrate the efforts of many others in order to achieve a shared vision. First, you’ll explore how teams are formed and how leaders can assess various characteristics of team members to assemble effective groups. Next, you’ll discover how leaders can assess the skills and knowledge of team members and develop plans for their continued development. Finally, you’ll learn how to create constructive environments where teams can work together to surmount obstacles and create new value. By the end of this course, you’ll understand how to effectively assemble and empower project teams.

About the author
About the author

Casey has experience leading projects, analyzing challenges, and designing solutions in many fields, including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development and education. He's always in pursuit of new knowledge and loves to share what he learns along the way with others. To inquire about speaking engagements or consulting opportunities, and to learn more about his other ventures, visit http://CaseyAyers.com

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, everyone. My name is Casey Ayers, and welcome to my course, Assembling and Empowering Project Teams. Project leaders achieve success by facilitating the work of their teams effectively. In this course, you'll learn how project leaders can orchestrate the efforts of many others in order to achieve a shared vision. First, you'll learn how teams are formed and how leaders can assess various characteristics of team members to assemble effective groups. Then you'll learn how leaders can assess the skills and knowledge of team members and develop plans for their continued development. Finally, you'll learn how to create constructive environments where teams can work together to surmount obstacles and create new value. By the end of this course, you'll understand how to effectively assemble and empower project teams. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with some of the principles of project management in order to better relate to the material that we'll discuss. This course is part of our series here at Pluralsight on project management skills, which can help you prepare for the PMP and other certification exams, as well as earn continuing education credit toward project management certifications. It's also part of our series, helping leaders guide their teams through agile transformation efforts, and is a great resource even if you're just looking to learn more about project management. I hope you'll join me to learn more about how you can facilitate the success of project teams with Assembling and Empowering Project Teams, here at Pluralsight.