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Course Outline


Working in teams

Duration

12 Hours

Language

English

Summary

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.

The Working in teams workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Your participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

Target Audience

This workshop will appeal to a wide range of audiences and is intended for anyone.

Skills Gained

Upon completion of workshop participants will be able to:

  • Achieve success

  • Develop teams

  • Conducting successful team meetings

  • Overcome team problems

  • Encourage team work

Topics Covered

1. Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

2. Defining Success

  • What is a Team?
  •  An Overview of Tuckman and Jensen’s Four-Phase Model

3. Types of Teams

  • The Traditional Team
  • Self-Directed Teams
  • E-Teams

4. The First Stage of Team Development – Forming

  • Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

5. The Second Stage of Team Development – Storming

  • The Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

6. The Third Stage of Team Development – Norming

  • The Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

7. The Fourth Stage of Team Development – Performing

  • Hallmarks of this Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

8. Team Building Activities

  • The Benefits and Disadvantages
  • Team-Building Activities That Won’t Make People Cringe
  • Choosing a Location for Team-Building

9. Making the Most of Team Meetings

  • Setting the Time and the Place
  • Trying the 50-Minute Meeting
  •  Using Celebrations of All Sizes

10. Solving Problems as a Team

  • The Six Thinking Hats
  • Encouraging Brainstorming
  •  Building Consensus

11. Encouraging Teamwork

  • Some Things to Do
  • Some Things to Avoid
  • Some Things to Consider

12. Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Methodology

  • Learning Concepts/Presentations

  • Group Activities and Discussions

  • Tips and Tools

  • Individual and Team Exercises

  • Role Plays/Case Studies

  • Educational Videos

  • Action Plan to ensure Application of the Learning