Course info
Feb 22, 2018
1h 18m

You’ve reached a point in your career where you’ve been called on to lead or manage a team. Your prior experience working on a team and with a manager or leader offers some insight into what is required, but you may need more information on how to succeed as a leader. In this course, Developing a Team and Its Culture, you will learn the value of diversity and how to leverage it. You will also learn how to establish a culture in your team and why it’s important. Finally we will discuss how to leverage team and individual successes to further strengthen the team. When you’re finished with the course, you’ll have the strategies you need to form a cohesive team that will succeed in their projects.

About the author
About the author

Tony Curtis is a Technical Program Manager at Health Catalyst in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has been developing software professionally since 1995. He is passionate about unit testing, and software craftsmanship. Tony loves spending time with his family, writing sci-fi and he very much enjoys euro-games and other eclectic games with friends, family, and co-workers.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi. I'm Tony Curtis. Welcome to my course Developing a Team and Its Culture. I'm currently a program manager at Health Catalyst, and I've promoted positive team culture in building relationships with coworkers for years in positions as a manager, lead, or engineer on many teams with various companies. Team development and culture are hot topics and the subject of many articles about how best to create an environment that will keep your team engaged. With the competition for talent so intense, you'll want to know what you can do to have a winning team strategy. I personally enjoy the dynamics of team interactions and the challenge of creating a team culture. In this course, we'll talk about some of the attributes a successful team will have. We'll discuss the importance of diversity in your team. We'll take a look at how culture can help your team be more cohesive. We'll talk about how a team identity can add to your team culture. And, we'll look at how you can measure the impact of your team development efforts. By the end of this course, you'll have some ideas about how to develop your team into something remarkable, and you'll learn some things about yogurt that you never dreamed would have an impact on your team. I hope you'll enjoy this journey with me as we learn about transforming your team with the Developing a Team and Its Culture course at Pluralsight.