Team Development & Team Building 

Teamwork is essential in every organization. Team development and team building training teaches you the foundation of building a strong team. Outcomes associated with team development and team building training include an understanding of:
  • Team-based environments
  • The performance effectiveness of teams versus individuals
  • Personal work profile and styles of others
  • Tools and formats for holding effective meetings
  • The stages of team development and characteristics of healthy teams
  • Basic communication patterns frequently used/experienced in teams
  • Team roles and responsibilities
  • Tools and methods for reaching consensus
Fox Valley Technical College offers a range of customized training, seminars, technical assistance and facilitation services in the area of team development. Services are provided by a wide range of technical consultants each with a unique focus and approach.

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Critical Core Team Skills

Typical Duration: 2-3 hours per module
Delivery Options: Customized On-site

Module 1: Positive Attitude in the Workplace
  • Positive attitude & the potential benefits
  • Self-assessment & reflection on personal attitude
  • Using positive self-talk for positive results
  • Focusing on things within one's control
  • Humor & avoiding negativism
  • Celebrating the positives in work & in life
Module 2: Adapting to Change
  • The frequency of change
  • Self-assessment on personal adaptability
  • Limiting factors to accepting change
  • The ladder of inference
  • Fact-finding before decision-making
  • Coping with change
  • Moving toward acceptance
Module 3: Work Collaboratively in Teams
  • Reflecting: What makes a GREAT team?
  • Developing creative thinking
  • Focusing on solutions
  • Team building activity & discussion

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Team Communication Skills

Typical Duration: 2 hours per module
Delivery Options: Customized On-site

Module 1: Conflict Resolution
  • The value of conflict
  • Understand why people don't embrace conflict
  • Self-assessment of style
  • Communicating to a resolution
  • Dealing with difficult people
  • Conflict management strategies
Module 2: Generational Communication
  • Characteristics of generations in the workplace
  • Defining events & expectations of different generations
  • Bridging generational communication gaps
  • Valuing work preferences of different generations
Module 3: Giving & Receiving Feedback
  • Analyzing feedback scenarios & identifying opportunities
  • Planning for giving feedback
  • Feedback challenges & ways to overcome them
  • Improving performance using positive feedback
  • Dealing with unjustified negative feedback

Team Development & Team Building Resources

To arrange on-site or customized team development and team building training, contact:

Fox Valley Technical College - Business & Industry Services
P: (888) 458-0449 | P: (920) 735-2525 | F: (920) 735-4771
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   Maintained by:

   Katie Bocskor

   Last Modified:
   2/7/2014 2:59:42 PM

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