Understand how teams work and the importance of a diverse workplace
Almost every modern workplace relies on some level of teamwork. Understanding how teams work, and why they fail is vital for any manager. On this course you will consider how teams are composed, why diverse teams (and workplaces) are so important, and how to address poor teamwork.
You will also consider the best practices for team working: examining the theory behind teamwork including social aspects of teams and how to resolve issues. You will also consider the processes that help ensure organisations hire the right people and maintain productivity.
What topics will you cover?
- An introduction to the course
- Team formation and structure
- Theories of teamwork
- Putting the principles of good teamwork into practice
- Key concepts and processes of human resource management
- Challenges in recruitment and selection
- Performance management
- Flexibility versus fit
- The value in diversity
- Course summary
When would you like to start?
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Who is the course for?
This course is for entry level managers with no formal management education. You don’t need any knowledge of management theory.
Who will you learn with?
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