Management of Teams

Course #GE3011

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


Teams are a building block of today's organizations. Teams are evident throughout DoD in such forms as operational squads, integrated product teams (IPTs), R&D innovation teams, and Joint Task Forces. The course examines the differences between groups and teams, between leader-managed and self-managed teams, between virtual and face-to-face teams, and between effective and ineffective teams. Analysis of effective teams include such issues as team dynamics, decision making, rewards, commitment, and the management of conflict (inter-personal, intra-team, and inter-team) in which power, influence and negotiation play central parts. 

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 208
  • 855
  • 857

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the course you will be able to:

  • Analyze the team as a system of interrelated components working towards a common purpose.     

  • Explain how design factors affect team processes and performance.

  • Understand how individual differences influence team member and task relations.

  • Organize an effective team and manage its communication, problem-solving, and production processes.

  • Identify challenges and pitfalls of group decision-making, and recommend interventions to reduce their potential impact.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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