Team Development Skills

Human Resources

Interpersonal Skills and Self-Improvement

Unit Code
Level 4
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 4
Distance Learning Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
Course Overview

This course focuses on building, developing and supporting teams to enable them to achieve their goals and objectives. Learners must identify the skills and potential of team members while providing opportunities for them to gain new skills and experiences. Learners will evaluate team roles and their importance when allocating team members to appropriate tasks in order to achieve objectives. A key factor in a winning team is the team leader. Learners will have

the opportunity to examine the qualities required of an effective leader to ensure that tasks are achieved, while building and developing the team and individuals within it.

Course Content

Introduction to the module


  • What is a developing team?
  • Understanding human teamwork
  • Importance of teamwork in business management

Stages of team development

  • Introduction
  • Forming stage
  • Storming stage
  • Norming stage
  • Performing stage
  • Adjourning stage.

Developing team objectives

  • Introduction
  • S-Specific
  • M-Measurable
  • A-Attainable
  • Subsection
  • T-time-related

Developing team goals in business

  • Keep company goals in mind
  • Generate an action plan.
  • Allow team members to create their own goals
  • Help your team with their individual responsibilities.
  • Follow up

Understanding the different theories of developing teamwork

  • DISC model
  • GRIP Model
  • Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Model
  • Lencioni Model

Importance of developing skills while developing teamwork

  • Communication
  • Time management
  • Problem-solving
  • Listening
  • Critical thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Analyse the characteristics of teams

  1. Review theoretical models and approaches used to evaluate teams

2.  Evaluate methods for team development

  1. Assess motivational factors affecting different teams
  2. Evaluate relevant theory

3.  Evaluate methods of setting team objectives, and monitoring and evaluating team performance

  1. Identify different approaches to setting team objectives and evaluating team performance
  2. Produce recommendations on how to improve team performance
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

Frequently Asked Questions
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  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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