Learn how to use a range of coaching principles and strategies to create a positive and supportive team culture.

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Team Coaching
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    3 hours

Understand how to build a strong team

Coaches play an important role in establishing team culture, determining team goals and supporting team members.

On this course, you’ll learn how to use a range of coaching principles and strategies to create a cohesive and inclusive team environment.

You’ll analyse the role successful coaches play in creating and maintaining a positive and supportive team culture.

You’ll identify some of the big challenges coaches face when working with new and established teams.

You’ll understand the importance of monitoring conflict, change and development in a team.

What topics will you cover?

  • frameworks to support working with new teams
  • stages of team development
  • the change cycle
  • the team bank balance – building confidence
  • the performance clock
  • tracking the changing dynamic of conflict.

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • identify key differences between working with established and new teams
  • apply principles and strategies for creating a cohesive team in your context
  • investigate the role successful coaches play in developing a positive team culture
  • reflect on conflict, change and team development.

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in sports or business coaching, but may be of particular interest to those already working in the area, at any level.

Who will you learn with?

I’m a Professor of Practice at Deakin University, coach of professional cricket teams and athletes, and business coach - which I do to support my surfing, fishing and stand-up paddling habits

Who developed the course?

Deakin University

Deakin University is one of Australia’s largest universities with more than 61,000 students and over 15,000 online.

  • Established

    1974
  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 280Source: QS World University Rankings 2021

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