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Leading Projects and Teams

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About This Course

This course provides students the background and skills needed to enhance teamwork, make informed business decisions, and resolve productivity issues effectively. This course will focus on the principles, techniques, and tools used to plan, control, monitor, and review projects to meet company monetary and time constraints. Through case studies and practical application, students will practice project management skills along with setting team priorities, performance objectives, and the team decision making process.

Sample textbooks: Singh, H. (2015) Mastering Project Human Resource Management: Effectively Organize and Communicate with All Project Stakeholders. 
Wilson, R. (2015) Mastering Project Management Strategy and Processes: Proven Methods to Meet Organizational Goals

Instructor

Carol Rinkoff
Carol Rinkoff

PhD, organization and management, Capella University; MA, organizational management, Concordia University; BS, administration and management science, Carnegie-Mellon University 

Rinkoff has previously served higher education institutions in Minnesota, California, and Maryland as the director of undergraduate and graduate business programs, dean of academic affairs, dean of a satellite campus, and vice president of academic affairs. An advocate of online and hybrid learning, Rinkoff has been a presenter at national and international education conferences.

  • APS 6314 Leading Projects and Teams