Course length

1 day

Why come on this course?

This course will help you if you want to learn how to get the best from your team.

Who is it for?

This course is aimed at managers with some experience of managing teams. It works towards developing a practical action plan to help participants get the best from their teams. The recommended maximum is 12 delegates.

What will I learn?

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the stages of team development
  • Be aware of the various roles people play within a team
  • Have identified their own management style and preferred team-role
  • Have identified the strengths and weaknesses of the team they manage
  • Have considered how to balance tasks with the needs of individuals and the team
  • Have devised an action plan to develop the team they manage

Course contents

What is a team

  • What makes a team
  • The role of the manager
  • Balancing task, team and individual

Team roles

  • Belbin Team Roles
  • How to get the team working together effectively
  • Maximising strengths and minimising weaknesses


  • What motivates us?
  • Theories in motivation
  • Motivating your team

Action planning

  • Clarifying the team’s purpose
  • Reviewing communication within the team
  • Developing the team
  • Enhancing your own contribution to the team

What our delegates say

"Very informative and enjoyable" – East Kent NHS

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