After you complete this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the definition of a team player and a non-team player
- Know the difference between a team player and a non-team player
- Learn the qualities possessed by a team player
- Determine what type of team player you are and how that functions in your workplace
- Know and understand what it takes to be a team player
- Discover the different types of teams that exist within a company
- Learn what working together as a team looks like
- Learn the different types of workplace teams and what types of teams successful organizations need
- Develop strategies to improve teamwork
- Give participants a moment to write down their own learning objectives in their workbook.
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Being a Team Player
The course will open with the statement that team players are vital to the success of every organization, and defining what being a team player means. Your students will then explore what characteristics are common to team players.
Being a Good Team Player
Next, students learn about how to demonstrate to others that they are a good team player. They will think about their own experiences, and prepare for the ‘Teamwork’ questions that are asked in most interviews.
Your students will next explore teamwork and the different types of teams. The five types of teams that are vital to every workplace are also explained.
Why Teamwork Fails
The next session covers some of the reasons why teams fail. The important role that informal and formal recognition plays in helping to ensure the success of a team is also related.
Six Strategies to Improve Teamwork
Students will then learn about 20 strategies that will help overcome obstacles and create a better environment for your teams to be attain their goals.
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
In Person Training
The traditional classroom style of training remains our Most Popular and Most Requested format. On-site training provides participants with an in-person facilitator who will work directly with the team, whether for a single training session or a training series. The Mainstream team will craft and tailor your experience to ensure that your training session is specific, relevant and unique to your audience while meeting your learning objectives. Why settle for ‘pre-formatted, pre-scripted, one-size fits all’ training programs, when our team is able to customize a program that is just right for you? We know that every team has unique learning needs, situations and that they come from a variety of industries, each having unique customer needs and demands. Our programs can be scaled to accommodate time restraints, unique learning needs and even industry or company nuances and barriers.
Don’t settle for a program that gives you almost what you need; our team wants to give you Exactly what you need.
Delivering traditional onsite training results …virtually!
We’ve officially changed the rules and redefined what is possible in the world of soft skills learning. Our unique technology, accompanied by honed delivery methodology, have successfully replicated the traditional classroom-style training environment, allowing it to exist online.
Most online training solutions limit participants’ responses to keystrokes or to single person conversations because -with inferior technology- group discussions become distorted and confusing to follow. Our Virtual Room has eliminated those barriers and encourages learning through meaningful instructor feedback, skills modelling and engaging group discussion, without visual or audio distortion
The Virtual Room is for any organization seeking a flexible substitute to traditional onsite training; whether to lower costs, eliminate unnecessary travel or to simply ease the burden of demanding work schedules.
Lunch & Learn
A Lunch and Learn session is an onsite or virtual learning program with a facilitator-led session sharing valuable information and skills on an area of identified learning interest. It’s a great break away from a traditional training program, allowing your team the opportunity to learn while enjoying their lunch. Due to the limited time, the program focuses on specific learning concepts and skills. It is an interactive session that quickly targets and reveals learning objectives that are predetermined by the training organizer. Lunch & Learn sessions are also great as a training series, providing progressive learning programs for developing skills in a ‘bite-sized’ format.