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Description

Are you always the quiet one when it comes to group discussion? This free course, Groups and teamwork, will help you improve your working relationships with other people in groups of three or more. The course also deals with project life cycles, project management and the role of the leader.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the main features of work groups and teams
  • Discuss the main group processes that affect work group or team effectiveness
  • Describe the main features of projects, project teams and project management
  • Discuss some types of theories about effective leadership.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 00:10:00
  • Learning outcomes 00:10:00
  • course outline 00:15:00
    • What is a group? 00:10:00
    • What is a team? 00:20:00
    • Types of teams 00:15:00
    • The functional team 00:10:00
    • The project (single) team 00:10:00
    • The matrix team 00:10:00
    • The contract team 00:10:00
    • Mixed structures 00:10:00
    • ‘Horses for courses’ 00:20:00
    • New types of team 00:20:00
    • Why do (only some) teams succeed? 00:20:00
    • Conclusions 00:15:00
    • Belonging to a group 00:25:00
    • Group processes 00:10:00
    • Group context 00:10:00
    • Group size 00:20:00
    • Managing group membership 00:20:00
    • Functional and team roles 00:20:00
    • Group development 00:20:00
    • The creative cycle Unlimited
    • Ways that groups go wrong 00:20:00
    • Conclusions 00:40:00
    • Types of projects 00:30:00
    • Project life cycles 00:20:00
    • Managing projects and project teams 00:10:00
    • ‘Players in the game’ 00:15:00
    • Setting goals and objectives 00:20:00
    • What does a project manager do? 00:10:00
    • Task-oriented behaviours 00:20:00
    • Relationship-oriented behaviours 00:25:00
    • Conclusions 00:30:00
    • The leader’s role 00:20:00
    • Leaders and authority 00:15:00
    • Providing evaluative feedback 00:10:00
    • Owning problems 00:15:00
    • Leadership theories 00:10:00
    • Trait theories 00:10:00
    • Style theories 00:15:00
    • Contingency theories 00:15:00
    • Leadership theory summary 00:10:00
    • Conclusions 00:10:00
    • Leadership expectations 00:10:00
    • Two key leadership activities 00:05:00
    • Theories of leadership 00:30:00
    • Conclusion 00:10:00

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