It’s not building teams
that make a project successful – it’s how teams
build their plans.
Then there are the kinds of
teams that deliver business results. These teams are also
groups of competent and diligent
with good intentions who are ready to do the work. But
these people come together with us, and we know that effective
project teams don’t just happen, that good intentions and hard
work alone don’t deliver business results.
A team that
defines what project to plan, and plans it right, gets
We make these teams ask and
answer tough questions
and face the tough problems. And we teach them how to
spot and handle all the potential obstacles to their success – even
if they come from unexpected places. In other words, we teach
them how to deal with the pressures they’ll face every
day. A team launched by EJA is a mobilized force of individuals
that have worked together in a room for four days on their
project, understood the needs of their stakeholders, resolved
the problems they face, hammered out the details and taken
Not in four months of floundering.
Not in six months of meetings.
But in less than one week with
And they know where they are
going and how they are going to get
there. Because they didn’t spend their time with us just figuring out
how to get along. A team that gets along well is not enough.
This team has bonded around the project. And they are elated,
excited, and energized in a way they haven’t been in
a long, long time. Because they know what they are going
to do, how long it will take, and what each of them is expected
And that takes a comprehensive
Our project teams deliver because they’ve learned the
absolute necessity of thinking through and dealing with all the things that impact their project – not just the obvious
ones. Things like bureaucratic procedures. Like difficult personalities.
Like organizational politics. In other words, all the things
teams face in a large organization. Today’s teams need
more than just the mechanics. They need a comprehensive approach
that equips them with the thinking skills to deal with everything
they’ll encounter in their real world, from conflict
to commitment – plus the project management tools that
keep a team on track. Because you need more than just project
teams. You need effective project teams. And that’s
what we deliver.
Want to learn more
about what works? Take a look at the process.