This is an intensive, interactive, and experiential course focusing on teams and teamwork. It is a theory-based, but highly practical approach to the subject, designed to provide students with essential skills to become effective and productive team members and leaders of teams. Proven teamwork tools, roles, and processes are introduced and used as part of the course so that participants are familiar with those they will use at work.
While prior or current professional work experience in teams is not essential for students' ability to contribute to and benefit from the course, much of the material with which we will be working comes from participants' day to day interaction with the real world and honest confrontation with self and others through classroom activities.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
- define, explain, illustrate and critique a range of theories and perspectives on teams, teamwork and team leadership;
- apply a framework for High-Performance Teams and a strategy for achieving and sustaining high levels of performance;
- display practical and sustainable teamwork and collaboration skills, including problem-solving, decision-making, and action planning; and,
- analyse how well (and why) teams are performing and identify appropriate courses of action to improve performance.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Course assessment is a mix of individual and team assignments and projects, typicaly including:
- 1 team project: delivery and debrief of a team-building activity
- 1 team project: study and presentation on the state of the art of/for some aspect of teams in the organisational context
- 1 journal article review
- 1 or more reflective learning journal submissions
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
3 hour seminar per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|9289||18 Jul 2016||29 Jul 2016||31 Aug 2016||28 Oct 2016||In Person||N/A|