Leading &
Developing Teams


1 Day

Suitable For

All employees responsible for managing or leading teams. The workshop aims to highlight the key areas of team development and give delegates the skills and confidence to manage and build effectiveness and cohesion within their teams.


By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the key components of effective teamwork.
  • Understand the stages of team development.
  • Assess their team against objective criteria.
  • Understand the impact of Belbin team roles within their team.
  • Take specific actions to improve team effectiveness.

Course Content

Principles of Teamwork

  • Team vs group
  • Team development
  • High performance teams

Team Roles

  • The role of the leader
  • Belbin team roles

Building Effective Teams

  • Vision
  • Culture
  • Behaviour
  • Feedback
  • Communication

Developing the Team

  • Situational leadership
  • Coaching the team
  • Team communication
  • Key skills

Planning How and When to Apply New Tools/Skills

  • Practical exercise
  • Action planning

Course Evaluation and Next Steps