Essential Skills: Effective Team Communications
The most important tool in your team leadership toolbox is the leader's ability to effectively communicate their vision, mission and goals to their teams. This best way to achieve this level of clarity is through focused, organized and targeted team communications which cut through the drama and red tape in a timely and functional manner. Don't let your meetings be time-wasters by letting the little things get away from you.
This course will cover how to recognize and correct disruptive meeting behavior, increase meeting productivity, and encourage equality and diversity through participation by all team members. It will also provide tips to avoid discussing the same issues over and over by establishing, and sticking to a detailed and focused agenda. Communication guidelines will be discussed, and tools and templates provided for download. These tools include how to write agendas, develop action plan templates, tips on how to communicate openly and honestly, and ways to help reach consensus on sensitive issues. This course will take approximately 2 hours to complete.