Virtual/Instructor-led training

Communication for Team Building and Collaboration

Introduction

Effective communication stands as a cornerstone for fostering a thriving and united team. In our skills training program, both employees and managers will acquire the art of effective communication, specifically tailored for team building and collaboration. This newfound skillset will elevate team performance and facilitate the achievement of shared objectives.

Details​
  • Identifying the Impact of Communication on Trust, Cohesion, and Team Productivity.
  • Techniques for Effective Listening, Empathy, and Building Stronger Team Relationships.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills: Addressing Disagreements Constructively and Promoting Team Harmony.
  • Effective Team Meetings: Planning and Facilitation Techniques for Productive Gatherings.
  • Clear and Concise Team Communication: Structuring Messages for Clarity and Impact.
  • Goal Setting and Alignment: Ensuring Team Members Are Aligned Toward Common Objectives.
  • Communication Style Assessment and Discussion: Participants complete a communication style assessment (e.g., DISC, MBTI) and then engage in a group discussion about their individual communication styles. They explore how different communication styles can impact team dynamics and discuss strategies for adapting their communication to work more effectively with diverse communication styles.
  • Team Goal Setting Workshop: Participants collaborate in a goal-setting workshop where they define team objectives, align their individual goals with team goals, and create an action plan for achieving them. This exercise reinforces goal alignment and encourages effective communication around shared objectives.
  • Message Structuring and Clarity Workshop: Participants focus on structuring messages for clarity and impact. They practice crafting and delivering clear and concise messages tailored to different team communication scenarios. This exercise helps participants improve their communication skills within the team context.
(included in Half-Day and Full Day sessions)
  • Tuckman’s Stages of Group Development: Tuckman’s model outlines the stages of team development: Forming, Storming, Norming, Performing, and Adjourning. This framework helps participants understand the natural progression of team dynamics and communication patterns as teams evolve.
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Patrick Lencioni: Patrick Lencioni’s model identifies five common dysfunctions that hinder team effectiveness: absence of trust, fear of conflict, lack of commitment, avoidance of accountability, and inattention to results. It provides a framework for addressing and overcoming these dysfunctions to enhance team communication and trust.
  • The GRPI Model: The GRPI model stands for Goals, Roles, Processes, and Interpersonal Relationships. It is a framework used to assess and improve team effectiveness by focusing on these four key areas. By addressing goals, roles, processes, and interpersonal relationships, teams can enhance their communication and build trust.