Workshop Overview

Workshop: Teamwork & Team Building

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.

 

The Teamwork And Team Building workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer. Participants will be given the details and concepts of what makes up a team, and what factors into being a successful team and team member.

Teamwork & Team Building

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Workshop Objectives

  • Describe the concept of a team, and its factors for success
  • Explain the four phases of the Tuckman team development model and define their characteristics
  • List the three types of teams
  • Describe actions to take as a leader – and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing)
  • Discuss the uses, benefits and disadvantages of various team-building activities
  • Describe several team-building activities that you can use, and in what settings
  • Follow strategies for setting and leading team meetings
  • Detail problem-solving strategies using the Six Thinking Hats model -- and one consensus-building approach to solving team problems
  • List actions to do -- and those to avoid -- when encouraging teamwork
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Workshop Outline

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Defining Success

  • What is a Team?
  • An Overview of Tuckman and Jensen's Four-Phase Model

Module Three: Types of Teams

  • The Traditional Team
  • Self-Directed Teams
  • E-Teams

Module Four: The First Stage of Team Development - Forming

  • Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

Module Five: The Second Stage of Team Development - Storming

  • The Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

Module Six: The Third Stage of Team Development - Norming

  • The Hallmarks of This Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower
Module Seven: The Fourth Stage of Team Development - Performing

  • Hallmarks of this Stage
  • What To Do As A Leader
  • What To Do As A Follower

Module Eight: Team Building Activities

  • The Benefits and Disadvantages
  • Team-Building Activities That Won't Make People Cringe
  • Choosing a Location for Team-Building

Module Nine: Making the Most of Team Meetings

  • Setting the Time and the Place
  • Trying the 50-Minute Meeting
  • Using Celebrations of All Sizes

Module Ten: Solving Problems as a Team

  • The Six Thinking Hats
  • Encouraging Brainstorming
  • Building Consensus

Module Eleven: Encouraging Teamwork

  • Some Things to Do
  • Some Things to Avoid
  • Some Things to Consider

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Duration: 2 Days

Target Audience: All

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