High Performing Teams: Building an Effective Team

High Performing Teams: Building an Effective Team 

In the High Performing Teams: Building an Effective Team course you will explore the reasons why teams fail, and identify the signs and symptoms of common team problems. You will learn how a manager can effectively navigate the challenges of being a team leader, to create a more productive and higher performing team. This course is designed for managers of all levels who want to maximize the effectiveness of a new team or an existing team by building or rebuilding a strong foundation. You will discover ways to incorporate best practices into your team interactions by being a leader who guides others through shared responsibility and empowerment.


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: EL-HPT1-HR-TRNKY
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Recognize the obstacles that cause teams to fail.
Learn the key characteristics of effective teams and how to apply them to your own team.
Apply a strategy for building a successful team.

1. Introduction 1.1. Course Contributors 1.2. About This Course 1.3. Learning Objectives 2. Why Teams Fail 2.1. Meet Melanie 2.2. Consequences of Ineffective Teamwork 2.3. Common Team Problems 2.4. Let's Review: Why Teams Fail 2.5. Section Summary 3. How Teams Succeed 3.1. Characteristics of Effective Teams 3.2. Best Practices for Building Effective Teams 3.3. Let's Review: How Teams Succeed 3.4. Section Summary 4. Conclusion 4.1. Summary 4.2. References 4.3. Congratulations

Instructor: Deborah Waitley, Ph.D.
Deborah Waitley, Ph.D. is a learning specialist, coach and author for Turnkey Strategic Relations. She is a highly regarded expert in leadership effectiveness and performance improvement, with specific emphasis in the areas of emotional intelligence, team-building, internal communications and interpersonal skill development. She has over 20 years of executive management and consulting experience, and has worked for such Fortune 500 companies as Turner Broadcasting, Cox Communications, American General Corporation (AIG) and GTE/Verizon to lead and facilitate organizational effectiveness initiatives. With a background in psychology and organizational behavior, Deborah incorporates substantial best practices research into her writing, coaching, training and facilitation. Disclosure: Deborah Waitley, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: intermediate level General Staff.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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