Creating a high-performing team

In this course, you will explore the importance of creating a high-performing team and the means to do it.

Course description

This course will explore how the success of your projects depends on the people involved. It presents how why project team members are vital to doing the work of the project efficiently and effectively. At the beginning of each lesson, you will see references to how the lessons maps to the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Content Outline (ECO). The ECO tasks addressed in each lesson will be noted next to the lesson’s objectives. This lesson addresses the People domain of the PMP ECO.


Introduction to PMP

Video — 00:42:01

An introduction into the PMP exam prerequisites.

Build a team

Video — 00:39:39

Management of team members during various project life cycles.

Define team ground rules

Video — 00:08:49

Defining project ground rules based on context, such as organizational rules and team dynamics.

Negotiate project agreements

Video — 00:15:19

Facilitating negotiations to reach an agreement about the project.

Empower team members and stakeholders

Video — 00:08:07

Getting a feel for the teams, identifying and organizing around team strengths and setting up systems to ensure the teams are accountable for their tasks.

Train team members and stakeholders

Video — 00:10:02

As the project manager, make sure team members and stakeholders are adequately trained.

Engage and support virtual teams

Video — 00:14:42

How to stand up and help your virtual team become effective and high-performance, and continually evaluating the effectiveness of virtual team engagement.

Welcome to the PMP!

Video — 00:02:06

Welcome to the PMP!

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