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Being an Effective Team Member


Making a real, positive difference on a team is not necessarily about showing team leadership. Even if your role doesn’t involve managing teams, you can still make an important contribution by being a strong team member. This course covers strategies and techniques to help you become a more effective and valued team member. You'll explore ways to adopt a positive mindset toward teamwork, so that you can make a significant contribution. Because your success when working on a team depends on pulling together with other people, you'll also learn constructive ways to acknowledge differences and show respect for teams, and specific strategies for team collaboration.

Lesson Objectives

  • recognize the effects that having a good attitude can have on a team

  • identify strategies for adopting a positive mindset about working on a team

  • identify the characteristics of a team member who has a proactive attitude

  • recognize how to be a proactive team member

  • recognize how to acknowledge team members' rights to have differing opinions

  • recognize strategies for demonstrating tolerance and treating teammates with respect

  • recognize strategies for working collaboratively with others

  • use strategies for being an effective team member


Expected Duration (hours)

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