Managing effective teams requires competence and skill. This course presents the value of effective teams and how to build them. It explores common problems that teams may face, which can cause them to fail. You will learn about the characteristics of effective teams and strategies for building them. You will discover ways to incorporate best practices into your team interactions through shared responsibility and empowerment. The goal of this course is to provide human resource professionals and general staff in any professional setting with guidance regarding building an effective team.
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This course is approved for 1.00 contact hours.
This program has been approved for 1.00 (Global) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
This program is approved for 1.00 hours by the Dietary Managers Association. Approval code 166318.
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Teamwork
Conditions for Team Success
Why Teams Fail
Your Own Experience
Section 3: Effective Teams
Characteristics of Effective Teams
Strategies for Building Effective Teams
Effective Team Checklist
Section 4: Conclusion
Jennifer W. Burks is a Curriculum Designer in Post-Acute Care for Relias. She has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale's Notes on Nursing, "I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints." Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, M.S.N., R.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.Expert Reviewer: David A. Winter, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SP
Mr. Winter received an MBA from the University of Richmond and a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia. He is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Human Resources Certification Institute and as a Senior Certified Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management. Mr. Winter has served as an HR executive in a variety of business settings and has more than 30 years of experience as a human resources practitioner. He is currently the president of an HR consulting firm focused on HR strategy and leadership, organizational and individual development, coaching, and training. Disclosure: David A. Winter, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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