Building and Training the Project Team (2021 Update)

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You may be the project manager, but no project is an island. It requires teamwork, and project management means taking the proper actions to ensure the team works effectively to address the project characteristics and needs.

In this course, you'll explore best practices for building a project team, including assessing the functional organization structure, resources management, and staffing plans. You'll also learn about tools like Responsibility Asset Matrices, RACI charts, multi-criteria decision analysis, and stakeholder analysis and how they are used to see the product vision to fruition. Finally, you'll look at how using political awareness, a project charter, and team ground rules will enable your team, including virtual team members, to work efficiently together.

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Building and Training the Project Team (2021 Update)

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
  • identify different types of organizational charts
  • recognize the types of influences on project resources
  • identify tools for acquiring and assigning resources
  • recognize tools for identifying and collaborating with stakeholders
  • identify approaches and techniques to engage stakeholders
  • recognize agile considerations for engaging stakeholders
  • identify the steps to creating the project charter and conducting a kickoff meeting
  • recognize the considerations a project manager can make to support and facilitate virtual teams
  • identify ways that resource needs can be estimated
  • Knowledge Check: Reviewing Your Knowledge of Building and Training Project Teams
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