Strategic Team Management

Description: 

Teams exist all around us. Sports teams, educational teams, even families can operate as a team. Especially important to managers is your team at work. The success of each team is determined by the interactions among its members.  

In this highly interactive course, you will learn about systems thinking, a management discipline that focuses on understanding a system by examining the interactions between its components.

You will also:

  • Learn to take a multi-level perspective of your team
  • Practice a managerial mindset that will improve how your future team functions
  • Learn about systems thinking and how to apply it to strategic team management
  • Use systems thinking to analyze your team’s structure and member roles
  • Develop team performance measures to maintain focus on your highest priority goals

This course was formerly titled Management 101.

Who Should Enroll: 
  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders
  • Managers of front line staff
  • Managers of managers
  • New managers
Learning Outcomes: 
  • Articulate your team’s mission and goals
  • Define and differentiate individual roles and team roles
  • Apply systems thinking to work situations at the event level, the pattern level, the structure level and the mental model level
  • Track your team’s progress and results using easy to understand cause-and-effect measures
Prerequisites: 

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Continuing Education Hours: 
Continuing Education Units .65 CEUs
Project Management Institute 6.5 PDUs-Leadership
Applies Towards Certificates: