Working Effectively on a Team

Effective teams have committed and engaged players. Explore how you can be a better contributor to your teams and their success.

Companies often opt to create virtual teams in place of on-site teams. This allows employees to work from home or remote locations. However, if not managed appropriately, remote working may cause breakdowns in communication, collaboration, and teamwork. In this course, you'll learn how to develop the skills you need to show team leadership and be an effective member of a…
You can do more as part of a team than you could ever do alone, as long as you contribute in the right ways. When you share goals, work hard, have everyone else’s back, and accept responsibility, you and your teammates become unstoppable.
Why settle for a regular partnership when you could have a genius partnership? Resolve conflict with respect and humor, play off each other’s strengths, and build relationships that are healthy and productive.
It's vital to maintain open, effective communication when working on a team. However, it's all too easy for teams to adopt bad habits. Without realizing how badly it affects your team, you or another team member may communicate in ways that lead to misunderstandings in teamwork, cause unnecessary conflict, keep others from having their say, and prevent collaboration. In this…
Team cohesion, or the strength of the links between team members, determines how effective teams will be, especially in responding to outside pressures. A team has to be cohesive if its members are to function as a unit, working closely and efficiently to achieve common goals. In this course, you'll learn methods for effectively building and managing teams that focus…
Making a real, positive difference on a team is not necessarily about showing team leadership. Even if your role doesn’t involve managing teams, you can still make an important contribution by being a strong team member. This course covers strategies and techniques to help you become a more effective and valued team member. You'll explore ways to adopt a positive…