Team building is about providing the skills, training and resources that your people need, so that they can work in harmony. But, to be truly effective, it needs to be a continual process, embedded into your team and organisation's culture.
In reality, the role of team leader can be very challenging and can be difficult for even the most experienced of leaders. The team building course will cover the main areas to improve your team building skills:
What are the advantages of working in a team and why should you care?
What are the three core management responsibilities and what does this mean for team members?
What three elements should be addressed to avoid ending up with a dysfunctional team?
Team Life Cycle
How teams progress over time?
How quickly can teams go from one stage to another towards the ideal team?
What are the ideal leadership styles for an ideal team
What roles can each team member take and how does this affect the rest of the team?
What are the positive and negative qualities of these roles?
What are the examples of these roles?
What combinations of roles do you need to have in an ideal team?
Which types of people are ideal for which types of roles?
How to visualise a team’s communication channels?
How to identify isolated, overloaded, under-loaded, critical and other types of members?
What does this mean for a team?
What are structural components of a team and how do they contribute to a team’s success?
How does IQ compare with EQ in teams?
What is empathy?
How to deliver an empathic communication?
How to give and receive feedback?
How to praise?
How to take advantage of non-verbal communications and body language?
How to systematically manage teams based on their maturity?
How to encourage teams to solve problems collectively?
How to increase a team’s efficiency using peer-to-peer and management coaching?
What techniques to use to increase bonding, trust and professionalism in teams?