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Sunday, October 7 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
#418-EXH Hands-On Lab: The Cognitive Schema - Team Dynamics for Leading Change and Solving Problems

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**Be sure to bring your earphones and your fully charged mobile device to listen in on the presentation!

This activity will provide an opportunity to practice useful skills to strengthen your PM toolkit; seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Come learn strategies to help project teams congeal and function effectively. Diversity in terms of motivation, cognitive process, and social environments is collectively impactful on the cohesion and effective functioning of teams. By way of a cognitive function schema, Kirton’s theory breaks cognition into three domains: cognitive effect, cognitive affect, and cognitive resources. Respectively, these denote cognitive process, motivation, and learning. Considering these as key factors in predicting the cohesion and effective functioning of teams, participants will explore their impact on motivation, behavior, and ultimately performance.

**To request PDUs for this activity, please self-report to ccrs.pmi.org.

Speakers
avatar for Curtis Friedel

Curtis Friedel

Assistant Professor and Director, Center for Cooperative Problem Solving, Virginia Tech
Dr. Curt Friedel is an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. He currently has a teaching and research appointment with focus on problem solving and critical thinking skills as they apply to leadership development, teaching and... Read More →
avatar for James C. Anderson II

James C. Anderson II

Leadership Education Extension Specialist and Coordinator of the uLead Certificate in Leadership & Service, University of Georgia
Dr. James C. Anderson II is a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication and the Coordinator for the uLEAD Certificate in Leadership and Service at the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens. He also holds an appointment as a leadership... Read More →
avatar for Tinesha Woods-Wells, PMP

Tinesha Woods-Wells, PMP

Learning Strategy Consultant, Discover
Dr. Tinesha M. Woods-Wells is a learning and development and human resources professional with 15+ years of experience leading large-scale training and development programs and projects. She has a proven track record of delivering innovative, people-oriented solutions across public... Read More →


Sunday October 7, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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