This interactive short-course on teambuilding may be used in full to provide a comprehensive review of teambuilding and conflict resolution. Each session is designed to be highly interactive and participatory, using a combination of techniques, including case studies, role-plays, small group exercises, large group discussions, and individual reflection. Participants will be able to use the practical exercises, tools, and resources both during and after the workshop to improve their internal teamwork.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

Describe the importance of an effective team.

List three characteristics of a highly functioning team.

Describe actions to take as a leader – and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing)

Identify potential threats to effective team functioning.

List tools for building strong teams.

Identify strategies for leading effective meetings.