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  • Building & Leading NASA Teams
    Building & Leading NASA Teams
  • Program / Project Management
    Program / Project Management

Skill Level: Program Managers/Project System Engineers or higher.

This workshop is an intensive 3-Day experience aimed at building capabilities needed to achieve project team objectives and to synthesize the project management practices learned through previous practice and study. This laboratory provides a unique opportunity to identify, understand, and practice effective leadership behaviors in a project team setting. The Project Leadership Lab is a highly interactive experiential program design anchored by a complex computer simulation exploring a project launch.

This program is an intermediate level project leadership workshop aimed at Project Managers, Project Systems Engineers, Team and Subsystem Leads.

Project Management Competencies
  • PM 1.0 - Project Proposal
  • PM 3.0 - Requirements Development and Management
  • PM 5.0 - Project Planning
  • PM 6.0 – Cost Estimating
  • PM 7.0 - Risk Management
  • PM 11.0 - Budget and Resource Management
  • PM 12.0 - Contract Management
  • PM 13.0 - Systems Engineering
  • PM 15.0 - Project Control
Common Competencies
  • C 2.2 - Team Dynamics and Management
  • C 4.1 - Mentoring and Coaching
  • C 4.2 - Communication
  • C 4.3 - Leadership

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Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Lead in ambiguous, complex environments.
  • Develop adaptive leadership skills: recognizing when to focus on technical versus adaptive problems.
  • Create defensible, flexible plans.
  • Employ effective leadership techniques and improve interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Identify complex project trade-off decisions.
  • Lead and improve project team performance.