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Developing and Managing Teams

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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
4 Credits: Business Management & Organization

Course Description

In the business world, carefully-selected and well-managed teams can achieve outstanding results.  Developing and Managing Teams describes when to use teams, why it is critical to staff a team with a mix of personality types, and how to develop a high-performing team.  The course also notes the importance of emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and consensus building.  It addresses many additional team topics, including how to manage a team, self-directed teams, and the decision-making process within a team.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the essential components of a team, the types of teams that can be formed, and their purposes.
  • Identify the types of team players and the characteristics of each one.

Chapter 2

  • Specify the issues experienced by ineffective teams.
  • Recognize the characteristics shared by the best team members.
  • Specify the impact of team size on a team.
  • Understand the value and concerns associated with each type of communication method.
  • Specify the characteristics of an effective team.

Chapter 3

  • Recognize the different types of listening that a team member can employ.
  • Identify the steps that can be taken to create a culture that favors teams.

Chapter 4

  • Specify the types of decision-making systems that a team can use, when they work best, and when they can go wrong.
  • Identify the approaches that can be used to improve the quality of team decisions.

Chapter 5

  • Recognize situations in which a team may be dispersed.
  • Specify how to create an emotional connection between the members of a dispersed team.

Course Specifics

Course ID
6181293
Revision Date
October 18, 2018
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

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Developing and Managing Teams

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CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Business Management & Organization

$116.00$136.00

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Icon_Self-Study
Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
4 Credits: Business Management & Organization

Course Description

In the business world, carefully-selected and well-managed teams can achieve outstanding results.  Developing and Managing Teams describes when to use teams, why it is critical to staff a team with a mix of personality types, and how to develop a high-performing team.  The course also notes the importance of emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and consensus building.  It addresses many additional team topics, including how to manage a team, self-directed teams, and the decision-making process within a team.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

Chapter 1

  • Recognize the essential components of a team, the types of teams that can be formed, and their purposes.
  • Identify the types of team players and the characteristics of each one.

Chapter 2

  • Specify the issues experienced by ineffective teams.
  • Recognize the characteristics shared by the best team members.
  • Specify the impact of team size on a team.
  • Understand the value and concerns associated with each type of communication method.
  • Specify the characteristics of an effective team.

Chapter 3

  • Recognize the different types of listening that a team member can employ.
  • Identify the steps that can be taken to create a culture that favors teams.

Chapter 4

  • Specify the types of decision-making systems that a team can use, when they work best, and when they can go wrong.
  • Identify the approaches that can be used to improve the quality of team decisions.

Chapter 5

  • Recognize situations in which a team may be dispersed.
  • Specify how to create an emotional connection between the members of a dispersed team.

Course Specifics

Course ID
6181293
Revision Date
October 18, 2018
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Steven M. Bragg Headshot
Steven M. Bragg, CPA

Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast. Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with …

Steven M. Bragg, CPA Read More »

Developing and Managing Teams

Expert Instructors
Format
CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Business Management & Organization

$116.00$136.00

Clear