Group Project Survival Skills

       Home                                               Why Groups?

     Where to start?

     Group Roles? 


     Ideas -decisions?

     Deal with Conflict?      

      Manage Schedules?            

    Group Assessment?


Introduction                   Case Study                    Resources

Where to Start?

bulletGet to know each other personally: name, interests, skills (this is more important than you might think, it will help build trust and a better understanding of the talents of the group)


bulletReview the requirements of the project: check that all agree


bulletGive each other contact information: it's essential the members be committed to check their e-mail, voicemail and stay in contact


bullet Set up a schedule or calendar with tasks to be done; list completion dates for tasks, who on the group will work on specific tasks; give copies of schedule and updates to each member regularly


bulletGroups have disagreements but make a commitment to be supportive and positive in responses to others ideas

Read more about where to start and group etiquette.


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Last updated: 11/30/04.