15. Team Building Skills (3 Days)
WHO FOR :-
All those whose success is determined by the integrated efforts of their team and how well the team works together and as individuals.
AIMS OF THE PROGRAMME
- To describe the responsibilities of team membership and the specific roles involved in an effective team.
- To create a working atmosphere conducive to effective team performance.
- To identify factors and actions that inhibit and promote teamwork.
- To positively influence the behaviour within a group as both a leader and group participant.
- To help participants evaluate their group leadership skills.
- To enhance a team leader's ability to audit their team mix and recommend changes to increase their group's performance.
CONTENTS AND METHODS
The approach used involves team Analysis, team tasks and discussion groups which will build up a systematic approach to team working.
THE COURSE CONTENT WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:-
- Definitions of team work.
- Characteristics of effective and ineffective teams.
- How groups work.
- The Belbin team member role preference inventory and how to use it within your own team.
- Leadership inventories for team leaders.
- Defining team goals and getting team commitment to them.
- Three group decision making techniques.
- Marginalising or using individual hidden agendas to benefit the team and team goals.
- Five team leadership and participation tasks (indoors or outdoors or mixed as specified).
- Confirming a team task action plan.
Effective team working provides clear evidence that the work of the whole exceeds the sum of its individual parts. Achieving productive results therefore requires not only getting the best from individuals, but a range of team skills to maximise the efforts of the group as a whole.