Team Building for Managers

Your organization’s people are its greatest asset, and when they work together as a team they accomplish even more. But teamwork doesn’t just happen. Teams have to be created, developed, and continuously nurtured. A solid team building strategy can create an environment of greater collaboration and collegiality, which is good not only for the bottom line for your people themselves. There are many different ways to build a team, and to continue fostering a sense of teamwork. Developing a diverse team building tool kit helps your people grow at every stage.

Research has consistently demonstrated that when clear goals are associated with learning, it occurs more easily and rapidly. At the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of team work
  • Understand the importance of intentionally fostering teamwork
  • Determine strategies your organization can take to build teams
  • Understand the benefits of games and social activities in building a team
  • Apply the principles of team building to your own organization

What Are the Benefits of Team Building?

  • Better Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Effectiveness
  • Motivation
  • Camaraderie
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Types of Team Building Activities

  • Games
  • Activities
  • Education
  • Social Gatherings
  • Case Study
  • Assessment


  • Games for Introductions
  • Games to Build Camaraderie
  • Games for Problem-Solving
  • Games to Stimulate Interaction
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

More Team Building Games

  • Games to Build Trust
  • Games to Motivate
  • Games to Build Communication
  • Games for Conflict Resolution
  • Case Study
  • Assessment


  • Activities to Build Camaraderie
  • Activities for Idea Sharing
  • Activities to Build Trust
  • Activities to Stimulate Interaction
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

More Team Building Activities

  • Activities to Motivate
  • Activities to Improve Working Together
  • Activities to Build Communication
  • Activities for Conflict Resolution
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Social Gatherings

  • Singing/Karaoke
  • Dinner/Potlucks
  • Physical Activities
  • Meetings
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Common Mistakes When Team Building

  • Allowing Cliques to Develop
  • Not Delegating Tasks
  • Rewarding in Private/Criticizing in Public
  • Disjointed Plans of Grandeur
  • Case Study
  • Assessment

Formatting a Team Building Plan

  • Define the Goal
  • Consult Team Members
  • Research and Create Structure
  • Keep It Fun
  • Case Study
  • Assessment
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