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Watch a preview:chapter 1 / lesson 1Communicating in Team-Based Organizations
Course SummaryWorkplace success often relies on the ability of your employees to work together as a team to achieve specific goals. The short and engaging video lessons in this course are designed to help your employees understand what elements are required to build and launch a successful team.
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About This Course
This course includes a variety of short lessons that you can use to help your employees and managers learn about the requirements and process for building a group or team that can work together to achieve common goals. The quizzes that follow each lesson allow you to assess their comprehension or start a discussion during a corporate training session.
How It Works
The videos in this chapter average about five minutes in length and are designed to be viewed on either a computer or mobile device. You may choose to assign them to your employees to watch on their own or incorporate them within a larger group training event.
Some of the key features include:
- Engaging video lessons taught by subject-matter experts
- Embedded video tags that allow your employees to easily go back to parts that they would like to review
- Text transcripts that allow them to quickly look up vocabulary terms
- Multiple-choice quizzes that tie back to key ideas in each lesson
- Two chapter exams; one on the required elements of a successful team and another on the process of building a new team
- A comprehensive exam at the end of the course that can be used to assess your employees' understanding of the process of building and launching a successful team
How It Helps
- Builds communication channels: Teams that understand the keys to effective communication develop trust, respect and cooperation - all elements that contribute to team success.
- Develops group cohesion: After learning about the trust- and team-building activities mentioned in this lesson, your team can use the exercises to increase their group cohesion.
- Increases chances for success: Managers who understand the process of building a successful team can use these tips for forming a productive and efficient group that can work together to meet goals.
Elements of a Successful Team
- Communicating within a team
- Open communication
- Trust-building activities
- Characteristics of successful relationships
- Increasing group cohesion
Building a Successful Team
- Roles and responsibilities of a group leader
- Constructing a success work team
- Crafting a team charter
- Team goal setting
- The stages of group development
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