Team Dynamics: What are the Common Roles in a Team?

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Course features
  • Category: Team Management
  • Course Length: 10 minutes
  • Series: Team Dynamics
  • Video Length: 4.75 minutes
  • Author: The URL dr
  • Resources: Improving Team Dynamics Checklist
Course overview
In this micro course, you'll compare action-oriented roles vs people-oriented roles vs thought-oriented roles, and identify where to utilize each. You'll examine what team roles are and why they are valuable planning tools to maximize your team's effectiveness.
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Course Learning Objectives
  • Identify what team roles are and why they are valuable
  • Identify 9 Belbin team roles
  • Compare action-oriented roles vs people-oriented roles vs thought-oriented roles
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Certification included
Downloadable certificate upon completion.

Who should be on our team?

"What are the Common Roles in a Team" identifies the nine common roles on teams as well as the benefits and limitations of each.  Different team members bring something different to the table. You need members to serve different roles to create a balanced team. Learn what to look for in current and potential employees using Belbin team roles.
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Skills you'll learn in this course

Inclusive Leadership

Team Building and Teamwork

Building Diverse Teams

Kim Merritt

Kim Merritt, The URL dr, has been teaching and training the business community for over thirty years. Her company's line of business soft skill micro courses are a quick and effective way to master a new competency in fifteen minutes or less. 
Patrick Jones - Course author