Learn how to build effective teams, be a great team player and manage conflict within the team in the best possible way.

Teamwork is an essential component of our professional or study environment. You have to know how to be part of a team and contribute to the success of a certain cause or project, no matter whether you are a student at a university or an employee in a big company. This free online course will teach you what makes an effective team.

About this course

This course is an introduction to teamwork skills for all disciplines that will help you improve your own performance and that of your team.

It covers why teams are important, the roles of individuals in a team, systems and processes for effective teamwork and communication, and methods for addressing team conflict.

At each stage of the course you will be provided with a range of tools and templates that you will be able to use with any team.

Join the course and learn how to make teams work for everyone!

What you'll learn

  • What you need to know about teams – types of team, lifecycle of teams, what makes high performing teams
  • How to be an effective team member – commitment, team roles, leadership, communication
  • The systems and processes for building high performance teams including team diagnosis tools
  • How to understand and resolve team conflict and dysfunction

Starting date: March 14, 2016 - Self-Paced

Length: Self-paced

Language: English

Instructors: Lydia Kavanagh, David Neil

Institution: The University of Queensland

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