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Continuing Education: BUS 260-004 - Successful Teams: How to Build Them

Submitted by paryan on Thu, 08/15/2013 - 10:39am

Continuing Education has partnered with Human Resources to offer an exclusive, university-staff-only, section of this course. Read on for more details.

Course Description

Why do some teams seem to naturally work well together and others require more effort? What can a leader do to build and maintain a strong team? The leader's challenge begins with recognizing the diversity within a team and inspiring all members toward a common cause. Even with a highly functional team, it is important for you to determine what is working and what is not. In this seminar, discuss how to identify common issues. Then, refine your skills to address these issues. Learn key elements of a strong and successful team, and discover how to apply principles to enhance these elements in your own team situation. This course is instructed by Maria Saley, MBA, CEC, PCC


- What is a strong team?
- Key dysfunctions of a team
- Fostering trust
- Managing conflict and encouraging debate
- Gaining commitment and accountability
- Creating a results orientation
- Effective communication
- Motivation and engagement
- Strengths and weaknesses
- Embracing diversity and bridging the generations
- Leading with heart and authenticity

This session applies towards the following certificate: Certificate for Emerging Leaders
Certificate for Emerging Leaders topic area: Building Relationships

Course Information

Date: Thursday May 22, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Location: Main Campus
Audience: All Staff


To register to attend this course, please complete a Tuition Support form (linked below) and fax it to Continuing Education at 403-284-5702. You may also scan and email the form to You will receive a confirmation of registration.

If you do not have any remaining Tuition Support Benefit, do not qualify, or would rather pay for this course using a credit card, cheque, or by IDB (if applicable), please contact Continuing Education at 403-220-2988.

- Support Staff Forms
- Management and Professional Staff Forms
- Academic Staff Forms

To learn more about the Tuition Support Benefit, please click here

Course Start/End Time: 
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 8:30am to 4:30pm