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Developing Effective Teams

Developing Effective Teams

The Developing Effective Teams mini-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. Full Description

1 semester credit

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Description

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Using problem­-based learning and real­-world situations, this mini-course teaches you how to apply knowledge in practical and relevant contexts. Our Many Ways™ learning model feature multiple teachers and various instructional styles for each concept so you can find a style that meshes with your individual learning preference. This rich, immersive experience helps you better understand and retain information, for an all­-around smarter way to learn.

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

In Sophia's Developing Effective Teams course, you will complete a series of assessments comprised of 3 Challenge assessments and 1 Milestone assessment tied to the following learning outcome:

  • Apply Team Development Skills in context

Reviews

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222 Student Reviews
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by Tyler R. on December 6, 2017
I really appreciated the portions regarding ambiguity and efficiency.
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by Katie V. on December 6, 2017
This was a wonderful opportunity to receive the 1.5 credits needed to graduate! Thanks!
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by Jessica V. on December 6, 2017
IT was a really good Course. Thank you for having it be a free course and allowing me the opportunity to take it.
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by David S. on December 6, 2017
Word play required you to think about the questions given in the course. I recall having to look back and forth several times to make sure the answer was correct.
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by Tammy D. on December 2, 2017
Good Course!
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by Yvonne B. on December 1, 2017
This was an excellent course! As a former communications major who has been out of the workforce and the educational community for a very long time, this was a great course for me to get reacquainted with academia and prepare to return to college. I like the options of both video tutorial or pdf which contains the screenshots from the video and a transcript of information delivered. The closed captioning on the videos is beneficial but several in this series by Kelly Nordstrom have duplicate captions so the captioning covers almost the entire lower half of the video as it is up to 4 lines instead of 2 lines. Very much enjoyed the course!
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by Kristopher G. on November 30, 2017
This was a complete learning yet easy enough for someone who has not been in a higher learning environment.
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by Keith N. on November 29, 2017
Great platform. Easy to follow, understand, and utilize.

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