Working together – group dynamics

Explores the challenges that are faced by people trying to work effectively together. This course is based on psychological insights, provides a chance to understand other points of view and shows how there can be alternative ways of achieving a goal. There will be lots of practice at working in a group.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for individuals or groups who need to increase their effectiveness in dealing with difficult situations.

Topics covered in the course

  • Understanding yourself
  • Understanding group dynamics
  • Getting acquainted
  • Clarifying expectations
  • Group problem solving
  • How to improve team dynamics
  • Consensus building

 Course structure

The course will be delivered as a mix of theory and practical sessions, including some physical activities.

Participants will come together in different groups for different tasks. The tasks will be observed and discussed.

Outcome

At the end of the course participants will have a greater awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses, and be able to develop strategies to improve their effectiveness as individuals and in team situations.