Aligning Team Strengths to Strategic Goals: Building the Perfect Cross-Departmental Team
Building the Right Team to Execute Your Strategic Initiatives and Programs
The composition of the teams involved in executing the projects, initiatives and product or program launches is becoming more diverse every day. In companies of every size, across every industry, teams work toward delivering against their objectives to benefit their organizations strategically. Often an individual leads these cross-discipline, cross-functional teams with little training on how to successfully manage the various components and dependencies of a large project. In many cases, this leader is a line-of-business manager who may not realize that the initiative qualifies as a formal project. This guide addresses the key skills needed to effectively execute in a project-based environment.
Aligning Team Strengths to Strategic Goals: Building the Perfect Cross-Departmental Team discusses:
- The composition of a well-balanced project team
- The keys to breaking down the complexity of large initiatives with diverse and distributed teams working to complete them
- Tips for how to be an effective change agent working toward more consistent and reliable program deliverables
The modern project team is often comprised of personnel from across many different departments, and is increasingly led by individuals with little training on how to successfully manage the many different components and dependencies of a large initiative, launch, program or project. This guide addresses the composition of a well-balanced team, and highlights the skills needed to effectively execute in a project-based environment.