The Building Blocks of Team Work

Learning Path: Management Pro

Duration: 1 Day(s).

Course Overview

Teams are the cornerstone of successful organizations, regardless the type of service they give or the goals they set for quality, cost, speed, value, efficiency, or performance. With teams at the core of your organization’s strategy, your success hinges on team-building and how members of that team cooperate and interact with each other. Your success also counts on solid problem-solving skills, enthusiasm and personal motivation. This course will help you find that success through team work!

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Learning Objectives

  • The value of teamwork
  • The importance of communication skills in building and fostering a team atmosphere
  • Ways to develop team rules of engagement
  • Personal team player style and how to use it within their own team
  • How to build team trust
  • The various stages teams follow as they develop effective processes and how to use those stages to advantage
  • How to be an involved, contributing team member and grow within the team environment

Target Audience 
Team leaders, people working in teams

Course Calendar

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Course Outline

Unit One: Defining a Team
What is a Team?
Activity: The Flower Garden
Types of Teams
Unit Two: Two-Way Communication
A Core Building Block
Listening Skills
Unit Three: Working as a Team
Degrees of Support
Unit Four: Team Player Styles
What’s Your Team Player Type?
Activity: What’s in a Number?
My Team Style
Unit Five: Building Trust
Why is Trust Important?
Building Trust
Unit Six: The Stages of Team Development
Discussion: Team Contracts
The Five Stages
Unit Seven: Team Building with TORI
The TORI Model
Activity: Building an Airplane
Discussion: Pulling It All Together
Unit Eight: Becoming a Good Team Player

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