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Number:MG530
Name:Teams: Authority, Influence and Projects
Description:This course builds leadership and management skills that facilitate the effective execution of objectives where stakeholders and resources come from multiple areas, locations, budgets, and organizational substructures. To facilitate the execution of projects and processes to achieve objectives, the topics include the use of persuasion, motivation, emotional intelligence, cultural intelligence, and influence to ensure the delivery of resources and processes. Students will demonstrate leadership and management of teams and groups across multiple locations, structures, and multiple levels of formal authority. The control, communication, and interaction of data, information, knowledge, and learning lead to an introduction of range of associated meta-topics.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:Y
Pre-Requisite(s):
PM minor, graduate-level status, or approval.

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will be able to: Devise appropriate methods and objectives to deliver organizational value through the optimization of organizational relationships, teams, groups, and projects. Construct plans and structures to enable the effective achievement of objectives through efficient use of organizational relationships, teams, groups, and projects. Appraise the optimal execution and adapt for required adjustments to achieve outcomes within resource plans through organizational relationships, teams, groups, and projects. Organize the process to achieve proper closure and integrate relevant parties and resources to achieve this aim. Evaluate all actions so that the processes and outcomes maintain ethical, professional, and legal compliance for all organizational relationships, teams, groups, and projects.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
F 2014 INFLUENCE WITHOUT AUTHORITY COHEN 2ND 05
F 2014 MAKING THE TEAM:GUIDE FOR MANAGERS THOMPSON 5TH 14