Teamwork and Team Building

This workshop will explore the power, dynamics, and practical value of building trust and teamwork.


For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it’s at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team.

This workshop will encourage participants to explore the different aspects of a team, as well as ways that they can become a top-notch team performer.


This class is for leaders of all levels and their team members.


8 hours


By the end of this workshop, you’ll be able to:

• Describe the concept of a team, and its success factors
• Explain the four phases of the Tuckman team development model and define their characteristics
• List the three types of teams
• Describe actions to take as a leader – and as a follower for each of the four phases (Forming, Storming, Norming and Performing)
• Discuss the uses, benefits and disadvantages of various team-building activities
• Describe several team-building activities that you can use, and in what settings
• Follow strategies for setting and leading team meetings
• Detail problem-solving strategies using the Six Thinking Hats model — and one consensus-building approach to solving team problems
• List actions to do — and those to avoid — when encouraging teamwork