How effective are you at working with other people in small groups or in larger teams? How good are you at communicating and building effective relationships?
The increasing complexity of teamwork in the 21st century means that teams are unlikely to achieve superior performance through chance or the skills of an effective team leader. What matters is how the team manages the emotional climate under which they are working.
This course is about proactively working together with others in ways that will help you to communicate more efficiently as you engage with each other to bring value to your company and your customers. In addition, the skills, processes, and tools taught in this course can bring value to other aspects of your life.
Good team working means that you can understand how each other works together. It means that you can have an understanding of other people's strengths and limitations through the way in which they use they prefer to approach situations, their focus, and their behavior.
The course, also, covers working with the emotions experienced during change and ways to develop resilience in individuals, teams, and organizations. Some disagreement and conflict will be inevitable as this is where learning, creativity, and understanding occurs. It is not that conflict occurs that is the issue, it is how it is managed by the individuals involved, the team and the leader.
The course is based around the outer world component of emotional intelligence focusing on empathy and social skills. This course is a standalone course for anyone interested in understanding how to work more effectively with others within teams. It complements other courses that explore emotional intelligence in more depth.
The course covers the DISC model looking at the behaviors of Dominance, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance and how these work together in teams. You get the opportunity to look at the four behavioral styles and how you can work better with others who have a different style to your own.
You'll receive all the information that you need and will be coached using loads of practical hints that you can use straight away. The course is made up of a series of lectures and contains comprehensive course notes. There are a series of interactive exercises that involve some activity with other people and some reflection.