Team Building Training

Team Building Training is sought after by corporate as it helps leaders in developing skills to bring people together to work towards a common goal. A group of people working together towards a common goal is called a Team. The skill to build teams is a critical competency that every manager should have, but few have. However, it is a skill that can be learnt.In many cases Team Training Programs can initiate this process and pass the baton to the leader to carry them through.

What is Team Building Training?

Team Building Training refers to a program where a variety of activities are used to boost social relations. It is also useful in defining roles amongst teams and involves collective tasks. Numerous team-building trainings objective is to bring out and report interpersonal difficulties in a team.

Team Building Skills To Enhance Teamwork

In today’s professional environment, Corporate Team Training is the core responsibility of any manager. Corporate across the globe have people with diverse skill sets and personalities. This contributes to improper implementation, conflict and competition leading to team initiatives failing often. In order to ensure synergy, leaders have to constantly sharpen their Team Building Skills.

Training on Teamwork:

The Team Building Training conducted by Horseway Business Services equips leaders to help individuals learn how to improve their interpersonal effectiveness, minimize conflict, support, challenge, and inspire their fellow team members. Whether working with global start-ups or enhancing the effectiveness of groups that work across the organization, our services provides all the valuable resources that team leaders, coaches, managers, and human resource experts require. It helps all those responsible for Team Development to uncover a team’s varied styles of problem-solving, communication, and conflict management. It uncovers time-tested methods of effective teamwork, thereby leading to optimized workforce productivity. These modules are an integral part of our Leadership Training interventions. Outbound is a unique methodology we adopt for enhancing teamwork.

Methodology Adopted:

  • In-house Workshop:

The in-house sessions have more than 70% activity based experiential learning methodologies incorporated. The participants are involved in activities that require individuals to work as a cohesive unit. This facilitates learning of concepts through discovery. The concepts thus learnt are then correlated to work place situations through role-plays.

  • Outbound Training:

The participants are taken to an unfamiliar environment and given a set of challenges to solve. The only resource they have, to accomplish these difficult tasks are their own group members. This enhances the spirit of interdependence and drives learning at a faster rate.

Key Focus Areas of our Team Building Skills Training Program

  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Goal Setting
  • Motivation
  • Understanding Team Development
  • Problem Solving

Benefits of Team Building Courses:

  • Builds Trust:

Teamwork leads to more innovation, collaboration, creative thinking and higher productivity

  • Improved Communication within the Team:

Improved communication results in good ideas and best practices being shared openly, which results in greater productivity.

  • Nurtures an Attitude of Conflict Resolution:

Conflicts are natural. However, whether it has positive outcomes or not, purely depends on attitudes of individual. These positive outcomes can propel teams to achieve more.

  • Increases ‘Team Synergy’:

After attending the program the participants learn to set their personal interests aside and harness the immense power of team synergy. This allows them, without manipulating the process or its outcome to their own personal advantage, to work tirelessly to ensure team goals are met.

  • Celebrate Success Together:

These courses educate team members to celebrate success together as a team. This means that, every member is appreciated for their contribution to success. This also means that if failure happens the team has the maturity to share responsibility. This will go a long-way in building stronger and robust high-performing teams. Teams also commit to doing team building activities in office to ensure that the momentum is not lost.

Effective Team Development:

  • Align Tasks and Role to Skills and Motivation:

However good a motivator you are, people can only motivate themselves. If the tasks assigned to the member is in line with what motivates them and what skills they possess, you have ensured that you do not have any disgruntled members in your team.

  • Take the Blame and give Credit to the Team:

Giving critical and constructive feedback needs to be done alone and appreciation needs to be done in public. Never get into blame game. Cultivate the maturity to take a back seat and give all the credit to the team when they succeed.

  • Be Hard on Tasks and Soft on People:

Ensure you are very clear with the deliverables and tasks assigned to individuals in your team. Give them complete understanding of the importance of each tasks. However, the act of getting things done should not interfere with the relationship you have with them.

  • Communicate and Review Performance Diligently:

Always be communicating. Tell them how you feel. Review regularly. Measure their performance regularly and give feedback regularly.

Tips for Teamwork:

Horseway Business Services is committed to enhance the knowledge of people. Hence we write articles and blogs on important topics in the area of soft skills. Read our latest articles on Teamwork and Team Building:

  • Break the Glass Ceiling of Your Perceived Limit with Outbound Training
  • Enhance Listening – A Catalyst For Relationships – with Outbound Training
  • Team Building Training for Optimal Corporate Growth

Team Building Skills Training Outline Overview:

Team building will strengthen and build the whole team while developing the individual; it helps people steer away from blame and create a climate of loyalty and support. This training program aims at aiding managers understand the various elements that go into building and managing an effective team.

Objectives:

  • Understanding of various team roles and how to harness the different strengths and styles to improve team performance
  • Dysfunctions of a team and how to work in collaboration
  • Explore techniques that enable individuals and teams to address the communication and process issues that are barriers to high performance
  • Reflection of one’s own role and preferred style in a team.
  • Effective Feedback

Training Topics:

  • Requirements and features of a team
  • Bruce Tuckman’s model of team development
  • Creating a collaborative work environment
  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • Understanding team dynamics – Johari Window
  • The importance of giving and receiving regular feedback
  • Adjourning
  • Managing a team
  • Selection
  • Bonding
  • Development
  • Building trust
  • Optimizing performance
  • Assessment
  • The Role of the Leader/Team Member
  • Understanding the stages of team building
  • Leadership/Team Member behavior for each stage
  • The art of delegation

Training Hours:

The duration of the training program will be 8 hours per batch. Training Methodology: 

  • Instructor Led Training
  • Role Plays
  • Games and Group Activities
  • Movie and Audio Clips

Resources Required:

  • Horseway Business Services will conduct the training
  • Maximum number of participants to a class will be 20
  • The training will be conducted at a venue organized by your organization
  • The following will be provided by your organization:
  • Handouts will be printed/photocopied
  • An LCD projector
  • Audio speakers