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Managing Project Teams

Date:  July 13 & 14, 2017 (2 day workshop)
Time:  9:00 am - 4:00 pm (both days)
Location:  Sternberg Museum, Hays 

Overview

This workshop is a two day seminar offered in partnership with Wichita State University's Center for Management Development.

Keeping a project team on schedule and focused on goals is a necessary and challenging skill set. It becomes even more challenging when one does not have full authority over team members as often occurs in project teams. Participants in this program will learn practical, hands-on techniques for overcoming major "project team" dysfunctions while developing skill sets in team selection and formation, facilitating team meetings and effectively communicating within the team as well as with sponsors.

Participants will learn:

  • To share three major lessons learned in selecting, developing and managing a project team
  • To illustrate the importance of ground rules and governance in establishment of project teams
  • To identify the characteristics and behaviors of successful project team leaders and teams
  • To facilitate a team through its life cycle from formation to end
  • To handle troublesome team members

Facilitator

Ms Christina House, MBA, PMP, ACC will facilitate this workshop.  Christina holds a Master’s Degree in Business from Wichita State University’s Executive MBA program and earned her Bachelor’s in Organizational Leadership from Fort Hays State University.

Christina is a Project Management Professional (PMP®), and a Certified Professional Coach, specializing in the Energy Leadership process and a Master Practitioner of the Energy Leadership Index Assessment tool.  Christina bring to the classroom experience in the fields of project management, telecommunications, health care and aviation.
 
When not in the classroom or at her day job as a Project Operations Lead at Airbus, Christina is actively involved in her local school district, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, the Project Management Institute – Wichita Chapter, the United Way and Young Professionals of Wichita program.

In 2014 Christina accepted the 2014 Distinguished Young Professional of the Year (Female) award from the Young Professionals of Wichita. She was also honored as one of the Wichita’s 40 Under 40 by the Wichita Business Journal.

Registration Fee:  $849

Online registration Only


** The Hays Area Chamber of Commerce discount does not apply and MDC gift certificates not applicable to this workshop.




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