Team Working

Team Working

This Team Working training will challenge teams to review their current performance and potential.

In a fun and interactive workshop context, we will explore the aspirations of yourself and your teams, in a way that both supports and challenges learners.

What will I learn?

  • To appreciate the potential for a high performing team.
  • To take stock of current performance.
  • To build a clear vision and objectives for the future.
  • To identify key actions to enhance performance.
  • To experience constructive dialogue in action.
  • To raise awareness of personal style and how to build relationships.
  • To provide a fun and interactive day that enhances cohesion within the team

Who should take this course?

This Team Working training is perfect for anyone wanting to learn the skills and approaches to improve their teams’ performance – through a challenging yet supporting practical course. No previous training is required.

Course Content

  • ‘Magic Stick’ fun, interactive experience
  • Sharing personal highs and lows
  • Impact on individual and team
  • Identify key actions/issues
  • Defining teams
  • Levels of teamwork
  • Stages of team development
  • Team dynamics
  • Communication, organisation, decision-making
  • Climate, culture and values
  • Core elements to assess team against
  • Small group Radar Charts
  • Dialogue identifying issues
  • Purpose – why do we exist?
  • Vision for the future
  • Identify specific SMART objectives
  • Traffic Jam – fun, interactive experience
  • Awareness of styles/preferences
  • Value of differences in style
  • Self-assessment of personal styles
  • Appreciate styles/preferences of team members
  • Flexing style for effective communication/relationships
  • Open and honest communication
  • ‘Johari’s Window’
  • Team’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Interactive exercise
  • Working together
  • Achieving as a team
  • Transactional Analysis (TA)
  • Building effective relationships
  • Effect of change on the team
  • DREC Change curve
  • Climate for change
  • Understanding conflict
  • Conflict as positive/negative
  • Risk of unresolved conflict
  • Effect of conflict on individuals/team
  • Managing self and others
  • Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Conflict handling strategies – Thomas Kilman Conflict Inventory
  • Self-assessment
  • Resolving conflict
  • Future visioning problem solving
  • Mind-mapping
  • SWOT
  • 5Cs of decision-making
  • Decision-making table
  • Importance vs. urgency