University of Colorado Boulder
Challenges of Leading Technical Teams
University of Colorado Boulder

Challenges of Leading Technical Teams

This course is part of Principles of Leadership: Leading Technical Teams Specialization

Taught in English

Daniel Moorer

Instructor: Daniel Moorer

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

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8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

What you'll learn

  • How to develop a new team.

  • How to set a vision for the team and achieve agreement with its goals.

  • How to ask questions properly in order to support making good decisions.

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

8 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace
Progress towards a degree

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There are 4 modules in this course

Hiring and building a team are a leader's responsibilities. The words are simple and straightforward. But, as with most things, the difficulty and opportunity are found in the detail and nuance.

What's included

4 videos7 readings3 discussion prompts

After a team is created, a leader starts by setting a vision and creating an environment that will get the team moving with organization and assigning responsibilities.

What's included

3 videos7 readings3 discussion prompts

If one has assigned responsibilities effectively, employees will begin their work on a daily basis. At that point, your responsibilities shift to managing the team. One of the most common ways used to manage a team is to conduct meetings: a skill that is often done incorrectly but, if done properly, can help the team to unite.

What's included

2 videos4 readings2 discussion prompts

A more advanced method used to manage a team is by asking questions.

What's included

3 videos6 readings1 peer review3 discussion prompts

Instructor

Daniel Moorer
University of Colorado Boulder
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This course is part of the following degree programs offered by University of Colorado Boulder. If you are admitted and enroll, your coursework can count toward your degree learning and your progress can transfer with you.

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