Leading Teams: Establishing Goals, Roles, and Guidelines


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Target Audience
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Overview/Description
The way in which a team is built is an important factor in determining team success. Leading a team quickly and smoothly into high performance mode requires the groundwork of setting team goals, identifying project tasks and assigning the right people to them, and defining the standards of team behavior to ensure team members work together so that team objectives are met. This course covers techniques for laying the foundation for a successful team. These techniques include setting team goals, assigning roles to individual team members, and defining specific guidelines that outline how team members should behave to minimize conflict and optimize team performance. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.

Target Audience
All levels of employees that lead and manage teams and anyone wishing to develop and refine their leadership skills in a team environment

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Leading Teams: Establishing Goals, Roles, and Guidelines

  • order the steps that a given team should take to establish team goals
  • sequence examples of the steps for assigning team members to appropriate roles
  • recognize examples of effective guidelines for team conduct
  • match types of guidelines for team conduct with corresponding examples
  • Course Number:
    team_03_a02_bs_enus