The Group Development Model

It is not uncommon for well defined and planned projects to fail due to conflicts between team members. This practical program introduces a model for defining the purpose of your projects, getting the team organized, setting goals, and executing the project while paying attention to group dynamics and the role they play in the process.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:
  • An increased understanding of group dynamics
  • Knowledge of the membership elements of a project team
  • An understanding of team goal setting
  • Knowledge of cycles of the model
  • Practical exercised based on program content

Course Objectives:

  • Identify relationship-building aspects of team-building
  • Understand how a good group leader is elected
  • Develop a scope statement for the project
  • Develop a process to make decisions
  • Deal with conflicts

Course Content:

  • The group development model purpose
  • Membership
  • Control
  • Goals
  • The feedback cycle
  • How does the model work?
  • The principles behind the model
  • Why won't the model work?
  • How do you use the model?
  • Running a meeting using the group development model

Who Should Attend:

  • Project managers and project team managers