High Performing Teams: Achieving Excellence

High Performing Teams: Achieving Excellence 

Very often, teams with highly talented people and a skilled leader are not able to sustain the vision and achieve optimum results over a long period of time. It is critical for a team leader to continually assess, evaluate, and monitor the team’s commitment level toward achieving its goals. In this course, you will explore the importance of identifying team dynamics associated with assessment and motivation that can help or hinder your team’s success. You will also learn some practical actions for facilitating emotional buy-in and commitment to achieving greater team results.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (4 Match)

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

National Alliance for Direct Support Professional Frontline Supervisor Training


SHRM Preferred Provider


This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Human Resources Certification Institute


This program has been approved for 1.00 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-ALL-0-HPTAE
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 10/31/2023
Learning Objectives:
Explain the difference between a team and a group.
Apply motivational approaches to facilitate an effective team environment and engaged workforce.
Recognize the importance of assessing and evaluating the current state of your team.


Section 1: Introduction

A. About This Course

B. Learning Objectives

Section 2: Assessing Your Team

A. Meet Sharleen

B. Defining a Team

C. Three Major Benefits of a Team

D. Common Characteristics of High Performing Teams

E. Clear Rules of Behavior

F. Established Goals

G. Participatory Leadership

H. Trust

I. The Team Leader

J. Review

K. Section Summary

Section 3: From Group to Team

A. Foundation for Motivation

B. Leading Motivational Theories

C. Successful Leaders

D. Set Stretch Goals

E. Communicate

F. Reinforce the Positive

G. Regular Evaluations

H. Create Opportunities for Others

I. Other Methods

J. Do Some Rebuilding

K. The Rebuilding Process

L. Putting it All Together: Problem-Solving

M. Review

N. Section Summary

Section 4: Conclusion

A. Summary

B. References

C. Congratulations!

Expert Reviewer: Justin Hess, MS
Justin Hess, M.S. received his Masters of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Alliant International University and is currently pursuing his doctorate in the same discipline. He has almost 10 years of experience in working with organizations for the purposes of assessment, selection, training, organizational and leadership development, and project management. In these roles, he has directly hired and developed over 85 internal personnel, while also acting as a liaison and directing projects for over 100 external personnel. In the realm of learning, Justin has taught university courses on talent, staffing, and selection, and he has reviewed, managed, or written content for over 400 e-learning courses. Justin is currently the Product Manager for Assessments at Relias. Disclosure: Justin Hess, MS has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: General Staff; in the following settings: All Healthcare Settings.
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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