Team Building - Developing High Performance Teams Course Outline

Team Building - Developing High Performance Teams

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: Organizations Today

Session Three: Types of Teams

Session Four: Team Norms

Session Five: The TORI Team Building Model

Session Six: A Team’s Activities

Session Seven: The Five Stages of Team Development

The Five Stages of Team Development

Nurturing Teams

Team Problem Solving

Session Eight: Characteristics of Great Teams

Session Nine: Civilized Disagreements and Consensus

Session Ten: Open Communication

Session Eleven: Clear Roles and Assignments

Session Twelve: Shared Leadership

Session Thirteen: Team Player Types

What’s Your Team Player Type?

What Does it Mean To Have a Number?

My Team Style

Session Fourteen: The Trust/Relationship Model

Session Fifteen: Lateral and Vertical Thinking

Session Sixteen: Creative Team Thinking

Creative Thinking Methods

Brainstorming and Brainwriting

Six Thinking Hats

Favorite Method Selection

Session Seventeen: Team Shaping Factors

The Four Factors

The Conference

Session Eighteen: Solving Problems

Problem Solving Model Overview

Getting Creative

Phase One

Phase Two

Phase Three

Session Nineteen: Interventions for Team Leaders

Problems and Solutions

Case Study

Session Twenty: Resolving Conflict

Ways to Resolve Conflict

Resolving Internal Conflict

Session Twenty-One: SWOT Analysis

The Meaning of SWOT

Case Study

Session Twenty-Two: Developing Team Action Plans

Planning Tools

Action Planning Chart

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan