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Building Effective Teams

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This course explores the theory and practice of group and team development. Students gain a basic understanding of team development within organizations with a special emphasis on developing the knowledge, skills, and abilities to facilitate groups and teams.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Teams and Group Theory

    • Compare and contrast team stage theory with complexity theory.

    Team Stage: Forming â Context, Culture, and Structure

    • Analyze critical success factors for high performing teams.
    • Summarize the importance of trust and safety as an organizational attribute.

    Team Stage: Storming

    • Explain the effects of trust/mistrust in teams.
    • Develop strategies to enhance social networks to reduce conflict and improve performance.

    Team Stage: Norming - Transforming from â Iâ to â Weâ

    • Develop strategies to transform member commitment from personal to team goals.
    • Assess role diversity to maximize team performance.

    Team Stage: Performing

    • Interpret leader strategies to manage complex teams.
    • Contrast factors that lead to improved performance.

    Team Learning: Application - Becoming a Functional Team

    • Develop strategies to integrate learning into team functions.
    • Critique proactive strategies to avoid team dysfunctions.
    • Synthesize strategies to evaluate team performance.
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