Course description

Gain the tools necessary to develop your own high-performance team. Explore topics such as the stages of team development, common pitfalls to avoid in developing teams, conflict resolution, creating the player attitude and mapping team capabilities.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Differentiate between group behaviours and team behaviours  
  • Understand the unique characteristics and challenges of the various types of groups and teams found in today's workplace  
  • Describe the benefits of high performance teams  
  • Explain the foundational principles of high performance teams and create a roadmap for building their own high performance team  
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of leaders and team members in building a high performance team  
  • Describe the stages of team development including the key characteristics of each stage and the actions required to lead the team through all stages  
  • Identify the 5 dysfunctions of a team and how to avoid or overcome them  
  • Practice team problem solving and decision making  
  • Use the tools provided to immediately enhance the effectiveness of their current team 
Select a section to register
Section title
Building High Performance Teams
L - Lecture
F, Sa
9:00AM to 5:00PM
Oct 18, 2024 to Oct 19, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery options
Course Fee(s)
TXPK non-credit $459.00
Section Notes

•   Before your course begins, ensure your MyMRU account is activated. Step-by-step instructions for account activation can be found here. Once you have activated your account and have your MyMRU login information, you can log into your MRU Google account using your @mtroyal.ca email address and set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Help with your Google account can be found here, and help setting up MFA can be found here.

•   Course content will be available on the D2L Brightspace Learning Management System (LMS) 3 days prior to the start date of your course. You must be logged in to your MRU Gmail account to access D2L Brightspace. Your instructor will be available on the course start date. 

•   Bring a downloaded or printed copy of the course materials to class. 

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•  For questions about this course or other information, contact cebusiness@mtroyal.ca or 403.440.6861 / 1.888.392.3655 toll-free.

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