Take Developing Effective Teams online at your own pace

Learn the critical skills needed to be part of a high-performing team. Completing this course can help fulfill gen ed requirements at a cost you can afford and at your own pace.

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Course description

Sophia's Developing Effective Teams course helps you gain mastery of the essential skills that all high performing teams should possess. The course explains how to apply these concepts in professional situations and your own life.

Assessments and grading

This is a pass/fail course. You must complete 3 Challenge assessments (these are like quizzes) and 1 Milestone assessment (this is like a test) with an overall score of 70% or better.

Learning outcomes

<p>At the end of the course, you'll be able to:</p> <ul><li>Apply the stages of team development in context</li><li>Identify characteristics of high performing teams</li><li>Build effective team goals</li><li>Analyze the benefits of clear roles</li><li>Articulate the role of trust in high performing teams</li><li>Identify stages in the communication process</li><li>Recognize the role of nonverbal communication</li><li>Articulate the benefits of team diversity</li><li>Evaluate how to effectively embrace ambiguity</li><li>Apply appropriate strategies for recognizing team effort</li></ul>

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An ACE® Credit-recommended learning pathway

Sophia’s ACE® Credit- and DEAC-recommended courses have been accepted for credit at hundreds of colleges and universities.

The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE® Credit) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 33 of Sophia's online courses for college credit. These courses are eligible to transfer to many different colleges and universities.

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