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Course Name
Team Management - Team Participation

Contact Hours: 3

Course Description
This course covers the elements of successful teams, the role of a good team member, and team communication. This course is geared to expedite your own development as a team member in creating successful teams.

Your expert-led training is presented by Rick James. Rick James has worked in the computer industry since 1985, when he began his career as a computer science major working for WordPerfect Corporation. His interests later turned from software development to business and marketing within the computer industry. James was a co-founder of Makau Corporation. His goal is to provide good technical and business training in laymen's terms. He presents complex concepts in ways that all employees in an organization or an individual student can understand.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will it take me to complete the course? The amount of time it takes to complete the course is dependent upon the time you are able to spend in study. The actual length of the online video instruction is close to 3 hours. However to maximize the learning experience, that online video instruction is broken into many smaller topic segments that tend to be 10-15 minutes in length, and many have optional activities as well.

Will I be able to work at my own pace? Yes. The modular format of the instruction method allows you to proceed according to your own pace. Your personal schedule governs your completion time.

Are there any required books for the course? No. the printable materials are accessible from within each course segment and can be viewed online as well. These are included at no additional cost to you.

Can I assess what I have learned? Yes. Each self-paced unit has an associated assessment quiz. From there you will be able to determine if you understood the concepts or if you still need to review the materials further.

What are the advantages of taking this course online? Always accessible…on demand…single login…easy to manage…work at your own pace…these are just a few of the many advantages.

By completing this course you will learn:
  1. The elements of successful teams
  2. The role of a good team member
  3. Team communication
Enroll today in this course to start your learning.

Evaluation of your performance will be based on...
  1. Individual module quizzes which can be taken before or after the training section
  2. Post quiz that assesses the combined topics covered within the complete courses level
Completing a self-directed course: It will be your responsibility to access the course through your individual login, learn from the one-on-one instruction segments, and assess your level of retention with the post tests. All course materials will remain accessible online for the period of the subscription access. The printable study guides can be retained indefinitely as a means of refreshing your skills after a period of time.

Team Fundamentals
  • Why Teams?
  • The Evolution of Teams
  • Groups vs. Teams
  • Common Assumptions
  • Life Cycles
  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Adjourning
  • Colleagues
Elements of a Successful Team
  • Assessment Activity
  • Colleagues
Role of a Good Team Member-Forming Stage

Role of a Good Team Member-Storming Stage

Role of a Good Team Member-Norming Stage

Role of a Good Team Member-Performing Stage

Role of a Good Team Member-Adjorning Stage

  • Work Excercise
Dialog & Skillful Discussion
  • Assessment Activity
Intro to Feedback
  • Receiving Feedback
  • Giving Feedback
Feedback Internalization Process
  • Feedback Wrap-up
  • Work Exercise
  • Colleagues
Course Wrap-up