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In Effective Teamwork Strategies, participants will learn...

  • What a team is and the development stages of highly effective teams
  • The role different personality types play in how a team functions
  • How proper communication enhances teamwork
  • The right way to give and receive feedback
  • The main causes of team conflict—and the warning signs that conflict might be brewing within a team
  • Problem-solving and decision-making styles
  • How to use brainstorming and other techniques to aid in the decision-making process

The SkillPath Corporate Strategies Effective Teamwork Strategies training course is an opportunity to provide your team members with the skills to work efficiently and effectively as part of a team. Effective teamwork doesn’t happen by accident; you have to have team members who know how to properly communicate and deal with conflict and who have good problem-solving and decision-making skills, and that’s the focus of this course.

In this high-impact training course, our expert trainers will give your team members time-tested tips and techniques they can incorporate into their daily activities to help create an environment that will result in creative, effective and peak-performing teams. It will instill a passion that will allow them to rally their other team members to high-quality, top-notch performances day after day.

Who will benefit from this training

Any employee within an organization

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    Corporate Strategies by SkillPath can bring the following topic to your company: Effective Teamwork Strategies

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    The essentials of effective teamwork

    • Calling a team a team doesn’t make it one: Characteristics that define a successful team
    • Understand the differences between a work group and a true team—and the 8 reasons why a team gets better results
    • The two primary classifications of teams and how they compare to other groups
    • Team chemistry: Personality and interpersonal styles that lead to collaboration—and also to conflict
    • The four stages of successful team development
    • Debunking the common myths about teamwork

    Enhancing teamwork with better communication

    • Effective communication and teamwork
    • Why active listening is absolutely critical for any team
    • Active listening techniques to improve communication
    • How to read nonverbal cues for better communication
    • The communication shortfalls that can cause teamwork to fall apart
    • The right way to give and receive feedback
    • Benefits of asking good questions—and the types of questions to avoid

    How to deal with team conflict

    • The main causes of team conflict—and the warning signs that conflict might be brewing within a team
    • Recognize the most common types of difficult co-workers—and the predictable factors that go along with each type
    • How team conflict escalates, and the right and wrong ways people react to conflict
    • Accepting responsibility for emotions
    • When conflict is a good thing
    • The key barriers to conflict resolution
    • How to resolve conflict resolution
    • Key tips on how to be the stabilizing influence that keeps conflict down and productivity up

    Shared problem solving and decision making

    • Primary problem-solving and decision-making styles most teams utilize—and the pros and cons of each
    • What keeps teams from solving problems?
    • How to identify the major obstacles that can paralyze innovative thinking
    • How to use brainstorming as a tool for encouraging the free exchange of ideas and solutions
    • Avoiding conflict and controversy with this proven technique for making choices when several excellent alternatives are on the table
    • How to identify a personal problem-solving style—and how it affects the team
    • What to do when team members are too willing to compromise instead of working through problems
    • How to motivate a team to make decisions when team members want to be told what to do
    • What influences a team’s decision-making process