Teamwork And Team Building

Course Description

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. This course will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. 



By the end of this course, you should be able to: 

  • Describe the concept of a team, and its factors for success 
  • Explain the four phases of the Tuckman team development model and define their characteristics 
  • List the three types of teams 
  • Describe actions to take as a leader, and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing) 
  • Discuss the uses, benefits and disadvantages of various team-building activities 
  • Describe several team-building activities that you can use, and in what settings 
  • Follow strategies for setting and leading team meetings 
  • Detail problem-solving strategies using the Six Thinking Hats model — and one consensus-building approach to solving team problems 
  • List actions to do, and those to avoid, when encouraging teamwork