Building and Empowering Effective Teams

Building and empowering effective teams’ training consists of six modules that incorporates a variety of strategic planning, performance management and team effectiveness principles. It is a five day training course with theoretical input, interactive experiential exercises and practical examples that provide the learner with the knowledge and tools to build, develop and maintain effective teams; strategically aligned to the organisational goals and objectives.

 

This training course will provide the learner with the following competencies, skills and understandings:

 

Build teams to achieve goals and objectives:

  • Develop, implement and evaluate an operational plan
  • Define processes for developing clear, measurable and achievable goals, objectives and performance standards.
  • Examine elements of an operational or business plan.
  • Build techniques for identifying strengths and weaknesses.
  • Design approaches to and tools for implementing actions.
  • Develop systems for monitoring and evaluating the implementation of operational plans.

 

Devise and apply strategies to establish and maintain workplace relationships:

  • Develop methods and techniques for the planning and implementation of projects.
  • Understand and execute effective budgeting.
  • Understand delegation of authority, responsibility and accountability.

 

Monitor team members and measure effectiveness of performance:

  • Comprehensive understanding of organisation goals and objectives.
  • Broad understanding of organisational performance standards and key result areas.
  • Comprehensive understanding of reporting methods and techniques.
  • Basic understanding of progress measurement methods and techniques.
  • Comprehensive understanding of methods of giving constructive feedback and generally acceptable interpersonal techniques.
  • Basic understanding of how to cope with aggressive behaviour and conflict situations.

 

Recognise areas in need of change, make recommendations and implement change in the team, department or division:

  • Understand the psychological phases people go through when experiencing change.
  • Deal with resistance to change.
  • Overcome barriers to change.
  • Understand tools and interventions for successful change processes.
  • Recognise roles required to support the change process.
  • Understand the role of creativity in change processes.
  • Appreciate models for managing change.
  • Know best practice guidelines.

 

Empower team members through recognising strengths, encouraging participation in decision making and delegating tasks.

 

Develop and implement a strategy and action plan for a team department or division:

  • Design components of strategy
  • Understand models for developing strategy
  • Build techniques for identifying strengths and weaknesses e.g. SWOT analysis
  • Design approaches and tools for strategy implementation e.g. Balanced Scorecard.
Skills Programme Unit Standard NQF Level Credits
SAQA ID Type Title
Building and empowering effective teams. 252032 Core Build teams to achieve goals and objectives. 5  
 
252022 Core Devise and apply strategies to establish and maintain workplace relationships.  5  
15230 Core Monitor team members and measure effectiveness of performance. 5  
15214 Core Recognise areas in need of change, make recommendations and implement change in the team, department or division.  5  
15244 Core Empower team members through recognising strengths, encouraging participation in decision making and delegating tasks.  5  
15219 Core Develop and implement a strategy and action plan for a team department or division.  5saq 27
Contact Details

Contact Person: 

Sian Dennis
Course Details

NQF Level: 

Level 5

Credits: 

27

Course Delivery Method: 

In House In-House

On Demand On Demand

Course Duration: 

5 Days

Cost: 

TBA