Building Effective Teams

In a world with increased team collaboration, more teams and more people on teams, the demand for creating effective teams is higher than ever. This short course empowers HR professionals to not only distinguish between real teams and working groups, but also to cultivate and sustain teams that are more than the sum of their parts. Elevate your impact by mastering the essentials of effective team development in today's dynamic organisational landscape.

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14 videos,  1 Interactive Model, 1 exercise and 2 case studies


About this Course

Based on the latest insights and taking account of the surge in virtual collaboration accelerated by the pandemic, this 50-minute interactive short course delves into the critical facets of building and sustaining effective teams. Drawing from empirical models, including Hackman's team effectiveness model and Dr. Ina Toegel's 4-step sequence, the course navigates team dynamics, size considerations, and the pivotal role of trust and psychological safety in building effective teams. Participants will gain practical skills to facilitate top teams, learn strategies to adapt to the evolving business environment, explore team diagnostics tools and emerge equipped to drive team success in a changing business landscape.

Who Should Enrol?

This course is aimed at HR practitioners looking to build skills in creating and sustaining effective teams to support overall business outcomes.

Benefits of Enrolling

  • Acquire practical knowledge on building and sustaining effective teams, considering team size, composition, trust, and psychological safety.

  • Explore models, including Hackman's team effectiveness model and Dr. Ina Toegel's 4-step sequence, to elevate your team development skills.
  • Enhance your ability to facilitate top teams and adapt to the evolving business landscape.
  • Identify and apply team diagnostics tools for continuous improvement.
Course Director

Jo Nayler

Jo is responsible for publishing original research as well as adapting and developing CRF content for use across the website and member communications. Prior to joining CRF, she worked for over five years as a researcher and writer, gaining experience of a range of different research methods and publishing content in a variety of formats. 
Patrick Jones - Course author