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How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce

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1. Virtual Team Building and Management: How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce

There were an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

By the end of this Virtual Team Building and Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
  • Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
  • Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
  • Know how to handle poor performing employees
  • Know how to manage a virtual team during any project

2. Teamwork and Team Building: Teamwork is Vital in a Successful Organization

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.

The Teamwork and Team Building course will encourage you to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. You will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

Course Topics:

  • Three Types of Teams
  • T&J Four Phase Model
  • Encouraging Teamwork
  • The SWOT Analysis

By the end of this Teamwork and Team Building Online Course you, will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of a team, and how to monitor success.
  • Explain the four phases of the Tuckman team development model.
  • Understand the three types of teams.
  • Describe actions to take as a leader  and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing).
  • Understand the benefits and disadvantages of various team-building activities.
  • Describe several team-building activities that you can use, and in what settings.
  • Follow strategies for setting and leading team meetings.
  • Detail problem - solving strategies using the Six Thinking Hats model -- and one consensus-building approach to solving team problems.
  • List actions to do -- and those to avoid -- when encouraging teamwork.

3. Team Building For Managers: Create An Environment of Greater Collaboration and Collegiality Through Team Building

Team building is an important part of the work experience. It is not only applicable to your work life, but also transfers over to your personal and social life. When working with a team, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to become the best team member they can be.

With our Team Building For Managers course, you will learn how important team building is and how beneficial it can be. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on teamwork, and become a valuable member to any team they are placed in. Follow the information in this course and create a positive atmosphere within your company with the use of teams.

By the end of this Team Building For Managers Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of team work
  • Understand the importance of intentionally fostering teamwork
  • Determine strategies your organization can take to build teams
  • Understand the benefits of games and social activities in building a team
  • Apply the principles of team building to your own organization

4. Performance Management: Focus Everyone on the same Priorities to Improve Performance

Performance Management is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on the same priorities. It touches on the organization itself by improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. This is key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity, is Performance Management.

When changes occur Performance Management helps the transition to be smoother and less hectic. It helps the organization and employee have a stream-lined relationship which improves communication and interactions between the two groups. It will help close any gaps that exist in an employee's skill-set and make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.

By the end of this Performance Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define performance management
  • Understand how performance management works and the tools to make it work
  • Learn the three phases of performance management and how to assess it
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Learn how to give feedback on performance management
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Recognise the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan

5. High Performance Teams Inside the Company: Create High Performance Teams That Will Lead to Optimum Productivity

High Performance Teams (Non-remote Workers) are organizations, teams or groups working inside an office environmentthat are focused on achieving the same goals.

Developing high performing teams instills intrinsic motivation within employees. They find meaning in their work, and this satisfies them more than extrinsic motivators such as commissions. When employees are intrinsically motivated at work, they are less likely to leave the organization. Satisfied employees are loyal, and loyalty reduces turnover. It ensures that only qualified employees staff the organization. Success is assured when qualified employees have a genuine interest in the success of the business.

With our High Performance Teams (Non -remote Workers) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while working in an office locale. By knowing and managing the way people interact in an office setting, you will be positioning your high performance teams for great success!

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of high performance teams
  • Address challenges
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Be able to see the big picture
  • Work collaboratively
  • Adequately praise team members

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

The courses offered by Courses For Success are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Virtual Team Building and Management Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Virtual Team Building and Management

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Setting Up Your Virtual Team (Part 1)

  • Choose self-motivated people with initiative
  • Face to face meetings at first (Kick-off meeting)
  • Diversity will add value
  • Experienced with technology

Module Three - Setting up Your Virtual Team (Part 2)

  • Personality can count as much as skills
  • Rules of engagement
  • Setting up ground rules
  • Icebreakers and introductions

Module Four - Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling will always be an issue
  • Have a clear objective and agenda
  • Solicit additional topics in advance
  • Discourage just being a status report

Module Five - Communication (Part 1)

  • Early and often
  • Rules of responsiveness
  • Face to face when possible
  • Choose the best tool

Module Six - Communication (Part 2)

  • Be honest and clear
  • Stay in constant contact
  • Don't make assumptions
  • Set up email protocols

Module Seven - Building Trust

  • Trust your team and they will trust you
  • Beware of "us vs them" territorial issues
  • Share best practices
  • Create a sense of ownership

Module Eight - Cultural Issues

  • Respect and emmbrace differences
  • Be aware of different work styles
  • Know your team members cultural background

Module Nine - To Succeed with a Virtual Team

  • Set clear goals
  • Create standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Build a team culture
  • Provide timely feedback

Module Ten - Dealing with Poor Team Players

  • Manage their results, not their activities
  • Be proactive, not reactive
  • Check in often
  • Remove them

Module Eleven - Choosing the Right Tools

  • Communication software
  • Collaboration and sharing tools
  • Prject management software
  • Use what works for you and your team

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Teamwork and Team Building

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Defining Success

  • What is a Team?
  • An Overview of Tuckman and Jensen’s Four-Phase Model

Section Three: Types of Teams

  • The Traditional Team
  • What are Self-Directed Teams
  • Virtual Teams

Section Four: First Stage of Team Development – Forming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Forming
  • A Leaders Role for Forming
  • A Followers Role for Forming

Section Five: Second Stage of Team Development – Storming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Storming
  • A Leaders Role for Storming
  • A Followers Role for Storming

Section Six: Third Stage of Team Development – Norming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Norming
  • A Leaders Role for Norming
  • A Followers Role for Norming

Section Seven: Fourth Stage of Team Development – Performing

  • Characteristics of the Stage Performing
  • A Leaders Role for Performing
  • A Followers Role for Performing

Section Eight: Team Building Activities

  • The Benefits and Disadvantages
  • Team-Building Activities That Won’t Make People Cringe
  • Location for Team-Building

Section Nine: Making the Most of Team Meetings

  • Setting the Time and the Place
  • Trying the 50-Minute Meeting
  • Using Celebrations of All Sizes

Section Ten: Solving Problems as a Team

  • The Six Thinking Hats
  • Encouraging Brainstorming
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Building Consensus

Section Eleven: Encouraging Teamwork

  • Some Things to Do
  • Some Things to Avoid
  • Some Things to Consider

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Team Building For Managers

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Are the Benefits of Team Building?

  • Better Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Effectiveness
  • Motivation
  • Camaraderie

Module Three: Types of Team Building Activities    

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Education
  • Social Gatherings
  • Module Four: Games
  • Games for Introductions
  • Games to Build Camaraderie
  • Games for Problem-Solving
  • Games to Stimulate Interaction

Module Five: More Team Building Games

  • Games to Build Trust
  • Games to Motivate
  • Games to Build Communication
  • Games for Conflict Resolution

Module Six: Activities

  • Activities to Build Camaraderie
  • Activities for Idea Sharing
  • Activities to Build Trust
  • Activities to Stimulate Interaction

Module Seven: More Team Building Activities

  • Activities to Motivate
  • Activities to Improve Working Together
  • Activities to Build Communication
  • Activities for Conflict Resolution

Module Eight: Social Gatherings

  • Singing/Karaoke
  • Dinner/Potlucks
  • Physical Activities
  • Meetings

Module Nine: Common Mistakes When Team Building

  • Allowing Cliques to Develop
  • Not Delegating Tasks
  • Rewarding in Private/Criticizing in Public
  • Disjointed Plans of Grandeur

Module Ten: Formatting a Team Building Plan

  • Define the Goal
  • Consult Team Members
  • Research and Create Structure
  • Keep It Fun

Module Eleven: Evaluate

  • Was the Goal Met?
  • Was the Team Building Cohesive?
  • What Did the Team Think of the Team Building?
  • How Can the Team Building Be Improved for Next Time?

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Performance Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Basics (Part 1)

  • What is performance management?
  • How does performance management work?
  • Tools

Module Three - The Basics (Part 2)

  • Three phase process
  • Assessments
  • Performance reviews

Module Four - Goal Setting

  • SMART goal setting
  • Specific goals
  • Measureable goals
  • Attainable goals
  • Realistic goals
  • Timely goals
  • Monitoring results

Module Five - Establishing Performance Goals

  • Strategic planning
  • Job analysis
  • Setting goals
  • Motivation

Module Six - 360 Degree Feedback

  • What is 360 degree feedback?
  • Vs. traditional performance reviews
  • The components

Module Seven - Competency Assessments

  • Competency assessment defined
  • Implementation
  • Final destination

Module Eight - Kolb's Learning Cycle

  • Experience
  • Observation
  • Conceptualisation
  • Experimentation

Module Nine - Motivation

  • Key factors
  • The motivation organisation
  • Identifying personal motivators
  • Evaluating and adapting

Module Ten - The Performance Journal

  • Record goals and accomplishments
  • Linking with your employees or managers
  • Implementing a performance coach
  • Keeping track

Module Eleven - Creating a Performance Plan

  • Goals
  • Desired results
  • Prioritization
  • Measure
  • Evaluation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - High Performance Teams Inside the Company

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: The Benefits of High Performance Teams

  • Creates Loyalty
  • Optimum Productivity 
  • Collaboration 
  • Creates Visibility 

Module Three: Challenges of High Performance Teams

  • Can Create Competition 
  • High Turnover Rate 
  • Negative Focus on Productivity 
  • Fear of Failure 

Module Four: How to Build and Lead High Performance Teams

  • Promote Understanding 
  • Provide Adequate Knowledge 
  • Facilitate Effective Interaction 
  • Conduct Effective Meetings

Module Five: Characteristics of High Performance Teams

  • Understand the Big Picture 
  • Have Common Goals 
  • Work Collaboratively 
  • Produce Quality Results 

Module Six: Roles of an Effective Team Leader

  • Provides Adequate Training 
  • Timely, Constructive Feedback
  • Views Mistakes as Opportunities 
  • Environment of Problem-solving 

Module Seven: Leading High Performance Teams (I)

  • Vision 
  • Patience 
  • Humility 
  • Humor 

Module Eight: Leading High Performance Teams (II)

  • Courage 
  • Compliance 
  • Tolerance 
  • Gratitude 

Module Nine: Ideas for Motivating High Performance Teams

  • Let Employees Be Idealists 
  • No Negative Criticism 
  • Give Ample Praise 
  • Have Lunch with Each Employee 

Module Ten: Steps to Retaining High Performers

  • Give Them Visibility 
  • Keep Them Entertained 
  • Reward Them 
  • Provide Them with Mentors 

Module Eleven: Augmenting Team Performance

  • Authority 
  • Ask Questions 
  • Quickly Resolve Differences 
  • Practice Unanimity 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Get Virtual Team Building and Management, Teamwork and Team Building, Team Building For Managers, Performance Management and High Performance Teams Inside the Company in this Bundle

1. Virtual Team Building and Management: How to Develop and Implement a Global Workforce

There were an estimated one billion virtual workers in 2012, and the number is expected to continue climbing well into the future. With a global workforce you are provided with a cost effective and talented pool of employees to draw from. With a virtual team you are given a Follow the Sun production environment.

With a virtual team you have the normal issues of a localized team, with the additional challenges of distance and cultural differences. Virtual Team Building and Management will give you the knowledge to work with these challenges and succeed in a growing global workforce.

By the end of this Virtual Team Building and Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Know the keys to establishing a virtual team
  • Learn how to hold effective meetings and group sessions
  • Learn effective ways to communicate with team members
  • Use tools to build trust and confidence among employees
  • Know how to handle poor performing employees
  • Know how to manage a virtual team during any project

2. Teamwork and Team Building: Teamwork is Vital in a Successful Organization

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.

The Teamwork and Team Building course will encourage you to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. You will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

Course Topics:

  • Three Types of Teams
  • T&J Four Phase Model
  • Encouraging Teamwork
  • The SWOT Analysis

By the end of this Teamwork and Team Building Online Course you, will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of a team, and how to monitor success.
  • Explain the four phases of the Tuckman team development model.
  • Understand the three types of teams.
  • Describe actions to take as a leader  and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing).
  • Understand the benefits and disadvantages of various team-building activities.
  • Describe several team-building activities that you can use, and in what settings.
  • Follow strategies for setting and leading team meetings.
  • Detail problem - solving strategies using the Six Thinking Hats model -- and one consensus-building approach to solving team problems.
  • List actions to do -- and those to avoid -- when encouraging teamwork.

3. Team Building For Managers: Create An Environment of Greater Collaboration and Collegiality Through Team Building

Team building is an important part of the work experience. It is not only applicable to your work life, but also transfers over to your personal and social life. When working with a team, it is important to fully engage yourself. One should take the time and proper steps, to become the best team member they can be.

With our Team Building For Managers course, you will learn how important team building is and how beneficial it can be. Through this course, you will gain a new perspective on teamwork, and become a valuable member to any team they are placed in. Follow the information in this course and create a positive atmosphere within your company with the use of teams.

By the end of this Team Building For Managers Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of team work
  • Understand the importance of intentionally fostering teamwork
  • Determine strategies your organization can take to build teams
  • Understand the benefits of games and social activities in building a team
  • Apply the principles of team building to your own organization

4. Performance Management: Focus Everyone on the same Priorities to Improve Performance

Performance Management is making sure the employee and the organization are focused on the same priorities. It touches on the organization itself by improving production and reducing waste. It helps the employee or individual set and meet their goals and improves the employee manager relationship. This is key in keeping an organization and employee aligned, which improves performance and productivity, is Performance Management.

When changes occur Performance Management helps the transition to be smoother and less hectic. It helps the organization and employee have a stream-lined relationship which improves communication and interactions between the two groups. It will help close any gaps that exist in an employee's skill-set and make them a more valuable employee through feedback and coaching.

By the end of this Performance Management Online Short Course, you will be able to:

  • Define performance management
  • Understand how performance management works and the tools to make it work
  • Learn the three phases of performance management and how to assess it
  • Discuss effective goal-setting
  • Learn how to give feedback on performance management
  • Identify Kolb's learning cycle
  • Recognise the importance of motivation
  • Develop a performance journal and performance plan

5. High Performance Teams Inside the Company: Create High Performance Teams That Will Lead to Optimum Productivity

High Performance Teams (Non-remote Workers) are organizations, teams or groups working inside an office environmentthat are focused on achieving the same goals.

Developing high performing teams instills intrinsic motivation within employees. They find meaning in their work, and this satisfies them more than extrinsic motivators such as commissions. When employees are intrinsically motivated at work, they are less likely to leave the organization. Satisfied employees are loyal, and loyalty reduces turnover. It ensures that only qualified employees staff the organization. Success is assured when qualified employees have a genuine interest in the success of the business.

With our High Performance Teams (Non -remote Workers) Course, you will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while working in an office locale. By knowing and managing the way people interact in an office setting, you will be positioning your high performance teams for great success!

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of high performance teams
  • Address challenges
  • Conduct effective meetings
  • Be able to see the big picture
  • Work collaboratively
  • Adequately praise team members

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone.

Recognition & Accreditation

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Virtual Team Building and Management Bundle, 5 Courses includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Virtual Team Building and Management

Module One - Getting Study

Module Two - Setting Up Your Virtual Team (Part 1)

  • Choose self-motivated people with initiative
  • Face to face meetings at first (Kick-off meeting)
  • Diversity will add value
  • Experienced with technology

Module Three - Setting up Your Virtual Team (Part 2)

  • Personality can count as much as skills
  • Rules of engagement
  • Setting up ground rules
  • Icebreakers and introductions

Module Four - Virtual Team Meetings

  • Scheduling will always be an issue
  • Have a clear objective and agenda
  • Solicit additional topics in advance
  • Discourage just being a status report

Module Five - Communication (Part 1)

  • Early and often
  • Rules of responsiveness
  • Face to face when possible
  • Choose the best tool

Module Six - Communication (Part 2)

  • Be honest and clear
  • Stay in constant contact
  • Don't make assumptions
  • Set up email protocols

Module Seven - Building Trust

  • Trust your team and they will trust you
  • Beware of "us vs them" territorial issues
  • Share best practices
  • Create a sense of ownership

Module Eight - Cultural Issues

  • Respect and emmbrace differences
  • Be aware of different work styles
  • Know your team members cultural background

Module Nine - To Succeed with a Virtual Team

  • Set clear goals
  • Create standard operating procedures (SOP's)
  • Build a team culture
  • Provide timely feedback

Module Ten - Dealing with Poor Team Players

  • Manage their results, not their activities
  • Be proactive, not reactive
  • Check in often
  • Remove them

Module Eleven - Choosing the Right Tools

  • Communication software
  • Collaboration and sharing tools
  • Prject management software
  • Use what works for you and your team

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 2 - Teamwork and Team Building

Section One: Getting Started

Section Two: Defining Success

  • What is a Team?
  • An Overview of Tuckman and Jensen’s Four-Phase Model

Section Three: Types of Teams

  • The Traditional Team
  • What are Self-Directed Teams
  • Virtual Teams

Section Four: First Stage of Team Development – Forming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Forming
  • A Leaders Role for Forming
  • A Followers Role for Forming

Section Five: Second Stage of Team Development – Storming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Storming
  • A Leaders Role for Storming
  • A Followers Role for Storming

Section Six: Third Stage of Team Development – Norming

  • Characteristics of the Stage Norming
  • A Leaders Role for Norming
  • A Followers Role for Norming

Section Seven: Fourth Stage of Team Development – Performing

  • Characteristics of the Stage Performing
  • A Leaders Role for Performing
  • A Followers Role for Performing

Section Eight: Team Building Activities

  • The Benefits and Disadvantages
  • Team-Building Activities That Won’t Make People Cringe
  • Location for Team-Building

Section Nine: Making the Most of Team Meetings

  • Setting the Time and the Place
  • Trying the 50-Minute Meeting
  • Using Celebrations of All Sizes

Section Ten: Solving Problems as a Team

  • The Six Thinking Hats
  • Encouraging Brainstorming
  • Basic Brainstorming
  • Building Consensus

Section Eleven: Encouraging Teamwork

  • Some Things to Do
  • Some Things to Avoid
  • Some Things to Consider

Section Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 3 - Team Building For Managers

Module One: Getting Started

Module Two: What Are the Benefits of Team Building?

  • Better Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Effectiveness
  • Motivation
  • Camaraderie

Module Three: Types of Team Building Activities    

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Education
  • Social Gatherings
  • Module Four: Games
  • Games for Introductions
  • Games to Build Camaraderie
  • Games for Problem-Solving
  • Games to Stimulate Interaction

Module Five: More Team Building Games

  • Games to Build Trust
  • Games to Motivate
  • Games to Build Communication
  • Games for Conflict Resolution

Module Six: Activities

  • Activities to Build Camaraderie
  • Activities for Idea Sharing
  • Activities to Build Trust
  • Activities to Stimulate Interaction

Module Seven: More Team Building Activities

  • Activities to Motivate
  • Activities to Improve Working Together
  • Activities to Build Communication
  • Activities for Conflict Resolution

Module Eight: Social Gatherings

  • Singing/Karaoke
  • Dinner/Potlucks
  • Physical Activities
  • Meetings

Module Nine: Common Mistakes When Team Building

  • Allowing Cliques to Develop
  • Not Delegating Tasks
  • Rewarding in Private/Criticizing in Public
  • Disjointed Plans of Grandeur

Module Ten: Formatting a Team Building Plan

  • Define the Goal
  • Consult Team Members
  • Research and Create Structure
  • Keep It Fun

Module Eleven: Evaluate

  • Was the Goal Met?
  • Was the Team Building Cohesive?
  • What Did the Team Think of the Team Building?
  • How Can the Team Building Be Improved for Next Time?

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Course 4 - Performance Management

Module One - Getting Started

Module Two - The Basics (Part 1)

  • What is performance management?
  • How does performance management work?
  • Tools

Module Three - The Basics (Part 2)

  • Three phase process
  • Assessments
  • Performance reviews

Module Four - Goal Setting

  • SMART goal setting
  • Specific goals
  • Measureable goals
  • Attainable goals
  • Realistic goals
  • Timely goals
  • Monitoring results

Module Five - Establishing Performance Goals

  • Strategic planning
  • Job analysis
  • Setting goals
  • Motivation

Module Six - 360 Degree Feedback

  • What is 360 degree feedback?
  • Vs. traditional performance reviews
  • The components

Module Seven - Competency Assessments

  • Competency assessment defined
  • Implementation
  • Final destination

Module Eight - Kolb's Learning Cycle

  • Experience
  • Observation
  • Conceptualisation
  • Experimentation

Module Nine - Motivation

  • Key factors
  • The motivation organisation
  • Identifying personal motivators
  • Evaluating and adapting

Module Ten - The Performance Journal

  • Record goals and accomplishments
  • Linking with your employees or managers
  • Implementing a performance coach
  • Keeping track

Module Eleven - Creating a Performance Plan

  • Goals
  • Desired results
  • Prioritization
  • Measure
  • Evaluation

Module Twelve - Wrapping Up

Course 5 - High Performance Teams Inside the Company

Module One: Getting Started

  • Course Objectives 

Module Two: The Benefits of High Performance Teams

  • Creates Loyalty
  • Optimum Productivity 
  • Collaboration 
  • Creates Visibility 

Module Three: Challenges of High Performance Teams

  • Can Create Competition 
  • High Turnover Rate 
  • Negative Focus on Productivity 
  • Fear of Failure 

Module Four: How to Build and Lead High Performance Teams

  • Promote Understanding 
  • Provide Adequate Knowledge 
  • Facilitate Effective Interaction 
  • Conduct Effective Meetings

Module Five: Characteristics of High Performance Teams

  • Understand the Big Picture 
  • Have Common Goals 
  • Work Collaboratively 
  • Produce Quality Results 

Module Six: Roles of an Effective Team Leader

  • Provides Adequate Training 
  • Timely, Constructive Feedback
  • Views Mistakes as Opportunities 
  • Environment of Problem-solving 

Module Seven: Leading High Performance Teams (I)

  • Vision 
  • Patience 
  • Humility 
  • Humor 

Module Eight: Leading High Performance Teams (II)

  • Courage 
  • Compliance 
  • Tolerance 
  • Gratitude 

Module Nine: Ideas for Motivating High Performance Teams

  • Let Employees Be Idealists 
  • No Negative Criticism 
  • Give Ample Praise 
  • Have Lunch with Each Employee 

Module Ten: Steps to Retaining High Performers

  • Give Them Visibility 
  • Keep Them Entertained 
  • Reward Them 
  • Provide Them with Mentors 

Module Eleven: Augmenting Team Performance

  • Authority 
  • Ask Questions 
  • Quickly Resolve Differences 
  • Practice Unanimity 

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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