Building an Effective Team

What topics are covered by the course?

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether itís at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a high performing team.

As a supervisor, you are expected to not only build your team, but also to continually motivate and develop the team to work independently to solve problems and drive improvement.

This Online Course introduces the principles of building high performance teams using the Tuckman Model (Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing).

You will learn how to apply this model, and how to manage team meetings, and solve problems using the 6 Thinking Hats Model, and other problem solving techniques.

Who should attend?

This online course is suitable for supervisors and managers. You will be able to access this course 24/7 for a period of 90 days from enrollment.

What will I be able to do on completion?

On completion of this course, you will be better able to:
(1) Understand and use the key concepts that make for successful teams in your planning and team management.
(2) Explain and use the four phases of the Tuckman Team development model (forming, storming, norming, performing) to help develop teams for which you are the leader.
(3) Develop a Team Charter to guide and align your team.
(4) Understand and apply actions to take as a leader to build team cohesion, and alignment ;
(5) Understand the types and motivations of various Team Roles (Beilbinís Theory), and know how these can be applied to optimize team performance;
(6) Apply a range of motivation techniques to help maintain team moral and focus.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through online multiple choice quizzes. If you are taking this course as part of an ILM program, you will need to complete a work-based assignment (approx. 1200 words).

Course Content:

The content of the course includes:

- The Characteristics of high performing teams.

- The Tuckman team development model.

- Understanding Types of Teams.

- Creating a Team Charter.

- Team roles and achieving a balanced high performance team.

- Building Self-Directed Teams.

- Managing the Team development stages.

- Forming your Team.

- Storming - the foundations for action.

- Norming - focusing on tasks and processes.

- Performing - collaboration and achievement.

- Building Trust and Loyalty.

- Defining Team Success.

- Using Expectancy Theory to motivate your team.

- Encouraging Teamwork through trust and leadership.

Course Duration: 8-10 Hours

Course Access Duration: You will have access to your course for 90 days from date of purchase

Certification: Completion Certificate

Delivery: On-line

Resources: Comprehensive Learners manual, additional articles and worksheets

ILM Equivalence: M3.11 Ė Understanding how to Build an Effective Team (1 Credit)

Guide Price: £79

Delivery: Online
Category: Team Building »
Duration: 8 hours
Qualification: Completion Certificate - Global Management Academy

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