Overview

Dealing with the human element involved in team dynamics, with different personalities, values and needs all vying for recognition and status, it can sometimes take a true magician to successfully get the most out of every individual whilst working toward departmental goals. This course demystifies that magic and provides tangible techniques to understanding both individuals and the interconnectivity of teams. Ideal for managers, team leaders and supervisors who want to take greater control of their teams to enhance their performance and increase overall productivity.

Course content to include…

  • Identify what prevents effective teamwork
  • Advantages & success criteria for high performing teams
  • Characteristics of successful teams assessment and action planning
  • Setting clear direction and SMART goals
  • Clearly defining roles and responsibilities
  • Tuckman’s stages of team development
  • Using the right management style during each stage of team development
  • Team building activity – focus on collaboration and consensus
  • Experiential activity around team mobilisation and the impact of emotions on completion of team projects
  • Team dynamics using Belbin’s team roles to understand how to set up and manage teams to gain the best results from tasks
  • Belbin in action – live project planning activity

By the end of the course learners will be able to…

  • Manage individuals and teams effectively
  • Identify skill strengths within teams to maximise collaborative working relationships
  • Encourage the best performance to meet with organisational and departmental objectives

“Very energetic and good food for thought and tools to take away and implement. Enjoyed the insights around team development stages.”