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Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

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This free course, Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams, offers an introduction to working in virtual project teams. It explains the terms and concepts related to teams and projects, and highlights the complexity around the interaction of people and technology.

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the roles, functions and dynamics of the members of a team, including comparisons between different types of teams
  • identify barriers to effective team work in a virtual environment and propose solutions
  • review and comment on team activities in a virtual environment and develop insights to make recommendations for future good practice
  • undertake personal and organisational activities associated with working in a virtual team.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 4 hours
  • Updated Tuesday 15th March 2016
  • Advanced level
  • Posted under Computing and ICT
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Themes and theories for working in virtual project teams

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This course will cover the basics of project management life cycles, and theories about how teams and groups behave. It will also introduce the skills of systems thinking and reflective practice.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of postgraduate study in Computing and ICT [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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