Launching Successful Teams

This course provides managers with tried and true methods to help you overcome the obstacles facing new teams. You'll learn exactly how to recruit successfully to achieve a balanced group dynamic.
Course info
Rating
(23)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 4, 2018
Duration
2h 24m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(23)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 4, 2018
Duration
2h 24m
Description

Creating a successful balanced team dynamic can be challenging to achieve. In this course, Launching Successful Teams, you'll learn best practices in putting together new teams, and techniques to overcome management and leadership obstacles facing your new teams. First, you'll discover how to build your team by selecting and interviewing the best candidates. Next, you'll explore best practices in managing and leading fully remote or virtual teams. Then, you'll dive into the different ways you can connect with your new employees to foster a positive working environment. After that, you'll learn how Intel and Google use objectives and key results (OKRs) to measure progress. Finally, you'll explore the four phases of developing your team (forming, storming, norming, and performing), along with how to attract and retain top talent. By the end of this course, you'll know how to recruit successfully to achieve a balanced group dynamic to produce the highest quality products and services for your organization.

About the author
About the author

Shelley has 20+ years of experience in IT as an Entrepreneur, Manager, Trainer, and Sitecore MVP. She has a passion for technology, gaming, and general nerdery. She loves to learn new things as well as mentor and teach others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello world, my name is Shelley Benhoff, and welcome to my course, Launching Successful Teams. I'm a senior consultant and professional trainer at HoffsTech. I have also managed global teams, and this course includes real stories from my professional career. In this course, we're going to go through several entertaining animated scenarios featuring a cast of characters that hold various positions within an organization. You will watch as the management team uses best practices to build and develop their teams in order to produce the highest quality products and services in a positive working environment. Some of the major topics that we will cover include building your team, forming virtual teams, connecting with your new employees, setting objectives and key results, developing your team, and attracting and retaining top talent. By the end of this course, you will know how you can apply the tactics presented in this course in your current job as a manager to help you launch a successful team that will produce high-quality products and services. I hope you will join me on this journey to effectively build and develop your team with the Launching Successful Teams course here on Pluralsight.