Teamwork and Collaboration

Learn how to improve team performance and productivity, and how to create a positive workplace experience. Register now and start anytime.

10 hours

About this short course

Working in teams is an effective way of organising people, prioritising tasks, and implementing strategy. A high functioning team can rapidly create outcomes that could not otherwise be achieved by just one person working alone. This occurs through drawing on the knowledge, skills, and attributes of more than one individual to achieve a common goal. Employers are looking for people who have highly effective teamwork skills as it increases productivity and results.

On completion of this course, you will be able to describe the importance and benefits of teamwork, identify team roles that are ideal for you, and apply strategies to create a positive team culture.

How to get credit for this course:

On successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital Certificate of Completion as well as a credential point to support your further study. This course is one of several courses in our Professional Skills suite. View our full list of courses available within this suite and learn how to accrue your credential points.

Who should do this course?

The course is designed for people interested in identifying the team roles that are most ideal for them to increase performance and productivity, and for anyone wanting to learn strategies for creating a positive team culture grounded in psychological safety.

Course Structure

This self-directed course provides 10 hours of quality learning. You will have up to six months to access the materials and complete the course once you register.

On completion you will be able to:

Identify the team roles that are ideal for you to enhance performance and outcomes.

Explain the key considerations, benefits and challenges when working in teams.

Apply strategies for creating a positive team culture.

Meet your instructor

Dr Cherie Hawkins

Dr Cherie Hawkins' main area of expertise is in career development and life aspirations, and she is passionate about programs, projects and activities that enable individuals to build their skills and knowledge through experiential learning.

This course has been developed by a team of highly experienced educators, industry experts and skilled professional practitioners including Dr Cherie Hawkins, Dr Ana Lobo, Jennifer Kemp-Smith, Dr Amanda Harper, Associate Professor Andrea Carr, and Netty Gibson. It has been informed by community and industry consultation and draws on contemporary principles and practices.

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