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Key Strategies for Managing Cross-functional Teams


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Overview/Description
Managing cross-functional teams can be challenging because you have to unite individuals from different departments and different levels of the organization around a common goal. Each phase of a cross-functional team's development has associated risks, and steering the team through these phases requires special leadership characteristics and management techniques. This course explains the various development stages of cross-functional teams and the risks at each stage. It also identifies the key abilities a cross-functional leader should have and outlines best practices for cross-functional team success.

Target Audience
Individuals who want to develop or refine their skills for developing, utilizing, managing, and leading cross-functional teams within their organization

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Key Strategies for Managing Cross-functional Teams

  • sequence examples of stages in the life of a cross-functional team
  • match examples of problems with stages of cross-functional team development
  • recognize examples of how to manage cross-functional teams successfully in a scenario
  • Course Number:
    lead_10_a02_bs_enus