After reading this chapter you should be able to: LO 1-1 Understand why project management is crucial in today’s world. Modified it slightly so that rather than brainstorming performance solutions, we looked at performance conversations. It takes more than the usual project management training to upgrade the capabilities of your project managers, leaders, and team members. Everyone who did the exercise really enjoyed it, and it really made the delegates think about how delegation could be improved. How I will get the all chapter Solution? If your participants all work in a similar role or for the same organisation, you might wish to substitute this example with one that is more relevant to your participants. nature of the job, and is to be expected. Exercises. 1. Our world-class consulting team is here to help your organization realize the lasting advantage of Smartsheet. inefficient and does not have control over her time. If you are running this module on its own and not as a follow-on, you will find it helpful to have looked at the five power sources identified in the Influence 2 - Sources of Power module before you begin. Materials came from my 'Blue Peter' box as well as some of the recommended ones. I used this exercise to help people assess how they feel towards change. Their opportunity to spend time together as a team is limited. Again the need for a 3 month plan was very powerful and I would say that this was the most valuable aspect for both sessions. The risks and rewards of working on projects. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 180 minutes for this module if working with 10-12 participants. The Runaway Bride - An Introduction to Budgeting, The Two Farmers - Managing Team Performance, The Wedding Planner - A Time Management Exercise. It is helpful if each pair has a table of their own where they can carry out the practical exercises. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing about 20 minutes for completion. In total, allowing for discussion, we recommend allowing 80 minutes to complete this module. D. Being Part of a Project Team, A. You will manage a multi-phase multi-task project as described below. They are in constant communication with various It's also a good way to identify any further issues that may need revisiting or require further clarity before the end of the day. Group Size:This module is suitable for use with groups of any size. This exercise was a lot of fun and went down really well with a group of team leaders. You'll Need:• One set of Feelings Cards per team.• Flipchart paper and marker pens for each team.• Blu-tack.   Terms. The others were given notes of how to play their character, and what idea to suggest. organizational resources. This exercise involves a detailed look at a fictional meeting in order to identify what went wrong. The exercise can be used to review learning, or to test participants' existing knowledge about how to run effective meetings. Sharing the change curve and looking at feelings that are totally naturally experienced by all when going through change really helps participants who are going through change and manage change to understand themselves and others in addition to moving on to look at what can be done at each stage to move people and themselves through change. This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 22 pages. They will point out that she is appropriately It tends not to work well with very small groups. It's a good exercise to use after the lunch break as it gives the learners a practical situation outside their comfort zone (unless you work in hospitality) to be able to apply the theory and discussions from the morning session surrounding the performance management cycle. Dont rush into determining your strategy - take time to collate the right data Notes:This module is an excellent follow on to Working in Remote Teams. Time:The exercises in this module will take about 35 minutes to complete. It can be used on its own as a short session or with the other two to form a complete half day programme. The first section requires minimal materials - handouts, a supply of plain paper - and is easy to set up. Some delegates found it really difficult, but the framework provided by this module helped most learners grasp the stages. In two groups they brainstormed strategies for the different characters (4 each) and then shared their ideas across. It has face credibility as a training exercise at senior levels. It is particularly well suited to new teams formed for a fixed period to manage/implement a project. Agreeing a vision is tough - and if you are not part of the process, its easy to see how the statement can become "meaningless words on a page" JNTU College of Engineering, Hyderabad • CSE CS521, Institute Of Management Science, Pmpri • PMP ¨1, Institute Of Management Science, Pmpri • PMP 9, Copyright © 2020. Group Size:Fairly adaptable but we would recommend use with groups of less than 15 participants, working in two teams. Each one is managed by a project manager! • To encourage participants to think about risk in relation to project management. It is also used to enforce or alter priorities and to ensure Thank you Glasstap. All rights reserved. There is a little bit of preparation needed for this one, so make sure that you are able to access the additional resources outlined on the Trainers' Library website before you think about running this one. What does the case tell you about what it is like to be a project manager. This drove some really interesting behaviours. Alternatively, you may wish to consider using ‘The Monthly Meeting’ in Trainers’ Library, which uses a similar approach to this module, and covers similar learning points, but with a meeting transcript that participants can read. Time:This exercise will take about 45 minutes to complete. Notes:This module is the third in a series looking at influence, power and politics. Case1.2: The Hokie Lunch Group. Useful For:Staff involved in business planning/financial forecasting for the first time. If you are using the organisation, or team’s vision statement, you will need to pre-prepare a visual aid (PowerPoint or Flipchart) to display at the start of the exercise.