Team Building

Course Description:

A group is just people working together. A team is pooling the unique skills and insights of every member to achieve common goal. That is why team building is one of the most essential ways to boost productivity. Learn how to build effective teams from the ground up and then ensure everyone's efforts maximize results.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Designing a Successful Blueprint for Your Team
  • The Purpose of a Blueprint
  • Distinguishing Teams from Groups
  • Group vs. Team Characteristics
  • Group-Centered Managers vs. Team-Centered Leaders
  • Increasing Productivity Through Teamwork
  • The Benefits of Team Building
Lesson 2: Building a Strong Foundation
  • The Importance of a Strong Foundation
  • Taking the Time to Plan
  • Applying Organizational Skills
  • Building a Climate for Motivation
  • Establishing Accountability
Lesson 3: Building Bridges to Better Communication
  • Facilitating Open Communication
  • Fostering Teamwork Through Collaboration
  • Involving the Team in Setting Goals and Standards
  • Making Problem Solving a Team Effort
  • Creating a Climate for Team Problem Solving
  • Examining Conflict
  • Conflict Resolution Styles
  • Helping a Team Resolve Conflicts Productively
Lesson 4: Ensuring Mutual Trust and Respect
  • Fostering an Environment of Trust
  • Recognizing Employee Performance
  • Implementing Positive Discipline
  • Coaching: Essential in Team Building
  • Six Tools for Effective Coaching