Collaborating in Teams Under Complex, Uncertain Conditions

July 11, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Fritz Gugelmann, Mary Kay Leigh

Participants will complete a simple team assignment with restrictions highlighting the challenges of communication, collaboration, and coordinating stakeholders. Participants will use available materials to build a Lego structure that conforms to design specifications. Each participant must operate within the limits of their defined role and available time. After completing the exercise, we will debrief as a group and discuss topics such as observed behaviors, unexpected challenges, and how team members collectively organize and solve problems. The activity mimics many workplace challenges common to project management.This event is sponsored by the Duke Project Management Community of Practice (PMCoP),and the North Carolina Project Management Institute's Higher Education CoP.
The event is free and open to anyone interested in project management.

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