Transitioning into a Project Management Role


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Many people find themselves thrust into a project management role with no formal training or experience. When this occurs, it is important to be prepared to deal with the significant changes in your role. Your responsibilities broaden from managing yourself to managing others, from short-term to long-term goals, and from tangible to intangible issues. Time and experience will develop and refine your project management skills, but this course will prime you for the process of transitioning into a project management role. It will discuss the changes a new project manager may face, including the development of a successful project team.

Target Audience
This path is targeted toward a diverse range of managers and staff members who wish to acquire the necessary skills to successfully manage small to medium sized projects.

Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this learning path, however students should have a good understanding of the experience gained from working in an organization.

Expected Duration (hours)
3.0

Lesson Objectives

Transitioning into a Project Management Role

  • recognize the importance of leadership in project management
  • recognize the types of project authority
  • identify what transitioning to project manager entails
  • recognize examples of the criteria for successful project managing
  • match the five stages of team development to their characteristics
  • manage the development of a project team in a given scenario
  • recognize the importance of management skills to a successful project
  • identify the appropriate management role to play in a given scenario
  • conduct an effective feedback session in a given scenario
  • Course Number:
    proj_01_a02_bs_enus