Training duration:

2 days
(16 hours of direct training)

Lesson duration:

45 minutes

Target audience:

  • Managers
  • Project managers
  • Team leaders


Effect for participants:

  • Know the difference between a team and a working group, the benefits and potential threats in teamwork, as well as barriers hindering effective team cooperation.
  • Learn how to properly compose and build a team, know the principles of team dynamics and the development stages of a forming team.
  • Know the principle of team roles, learn to assign tasks and responsibilities in a team based on individual capabilities of team members.
  • Learn how to correctly handle the perception of other team members, realizing and avoiding the possible pitfalls in judging others to improve cooperation within the team.
  • Learn how to choose the right style of team leadership and manage the team’s performance.
  • Know how to prevent conflicts in a team and resolve potential conflicts in a way that will benefit cooperation within the team.

Content frame:

A working group and a team

  •    Differences between a team and a working group
  •    Characteristics of a team
  •    Differences in teamwork and individual work
  •    Barriers hindering effective cooperation

Building a team

  •    Team dynamics
  •    Team development stages
  •    Tasks, activities, and responsibilities of the team leader during team formation
  •    Pseudo-teams, potential teams, and real teams –the differences and characteristics

Team roles

  •    The principle of team roles
  •    Identifying the capabilities of team members
  •    Self-awareness test of suitability for team roles
  •    Characteristics of individual types, strengths, and weaknesses
  •    Practical application of the principle of team roles in composing and building a team

Cooperation, team spirit

  •    Self-perception and perception of others – team members
  •    Mistakes in perception
  •    Self-knowledge, Johari window
  •    Competition vs. cooperation

Team leadership and performance management

  •    Leadership in light of performance and results
  •    Leadership styles, situational leadership
  •    Sources of power
  •    Performance of the working team
  •    Systemic factors affecting performance
  •    Human factors
  •    Conditions for building a high-performing team
  •    Preventing and handling conflicts in a team