BMGT45470 Leading Project Teams

Academic Year 2023/2024

Most projects are ultimately delivered through effective teamwork. This module is designed to give participants an in-depth understanding of how project teams may be designed and led for optimal performance and sustainability. The start point of module will be you – your personality/self-concept. Building from a position of improved self-awareness key content explored in the module include:
• Team Design
• Team identity, emotion and development
• Team decision making
• Team communications and networking
• Leading the team
• Learning within and across teams
• Multi-team systems
• Managing conflict in teams
• Teamwork across distance and cultures

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of the module and associated assessments you will have:
1. Improved your level of self-awareness with a view to becoming a more reflective and effective project team member and leader.
2. Developed a deep understanding of the key internal and external factors contributing to effective project team performance.
3. Gained the competence to diagnose and intervene into work group/team situations to bring about improved collective and project performance.
4. Assessed and improved your decision making and problem solving competence within a group/team setting.
5. Reflected upon and undertaken steps to improve your communication skills within a group/team environment.
6. Developed an understanding how to effectively manage conflict within a project team environment.

Indicative Module Content:

This module will focus on a range of topics relevant to the design and operation of project teams, Topics to be addressed include:
• Varieties of project teams and teaming
• Team Design
• Team identity, emotion and development
• Motivating and rewarding the team
• Team communications and networking
• Leading the team
• Learning within and across teams
• Team decision making
• Managing conflict in teams
• Teaming across distance and cultures

Student Effort Type Hours


Conversation Class


Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning




Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: A mix of individual-based and team assessment Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Wed 15:00 - 17:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 1, 2 Wed 16:00 - 18:50

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