Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 10 hours
Discover what effective teams and groups look like
Teams and groups combined with individuals and organisations are part of a multi-level system contributing to overall organisational success.
This course looks at the formation of teams/groups and their characteristics with a particular focus on organisational theory and research.
You’ll explore the underlying principles of effective teamwork, socialisation and group decision making. The link between teams/groups and motivation and engagement will also be examined, providing potential solutions to overcome notable issues such as social loafing and groupthink.
What topics will you cover?
- Differences between groups and teams
- Forming groups and teams in an organisation
- Characteristics of teams and members
- Group and team socialisation
- Group roles
- Group decision making
- Links between motivation and engagement
Who is the course for?
This course is for those wishing to explore the differences between groups and teams, and the theory and research surrounding groups and teams.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.