Leading a team of technologists may be challenging and quite demanding. Learn how lead your team and help the team become more productive and successful.

Creating a successful balanced team dynamic can be challenging to achieve. In this course, Launching Successful Teams, you'll learn best practices in putting together new teams, and techniques to overcome management and leadership obstacles facing your new teams. First, you'll discover how to build your team by selecting and interviewing the best candidates. Next, you'll explore best practices in managing and leading fully remote or virtual teams. Then, you'll dive into the different ways you can connect with your new employees to foster a positive working environment. After that, you'll learn how Intel and Google use objectives and key results (OKRs) to measure progress. Finally, you'll explore the four phases of developing your team (forming, storming, norming, and performing), along with how to attract and retain top talent. By the end of this course, you'll know how to recruit successfully to achieve a balanced group dynamic to produce the highest quality products and services for your organization.

The success of a team links directly back to the team’s understanding of company, team, and individual goals, and how they achieve their goals. In this course, Establishing Goals, Roles, and Guidelines for a Team, you'll learn how to set strategic goals that are essential for any team. First, you'll learn how to set clear roles and responsibilities for team members. Next, you'll explore how to effectively support team goals. Finally, you'll discover how to align roles to ensure all team members work within allowable guidelines. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to effectively lead a successful team.

It’s possible for teams to function without trust, it happens all the time, but efficient teams need trust to execute at a high level. In this course, Building Trust and Commitment on Your Team you'll learn the good things that can happen if you can build trust on a team, both trust in management and trust among team members. First, you'll learn how costs and risks drop. Then, you'll learn how turnover drops and commitment increases. Finally, you'll learn how trust grows excellence, achievement, and commitment in teams. By the end of this course you'll have practical approaches to building trust on your team.

This course is for any manager who is interested in building a communication plan and leading a self-managing team. In this course, Fostering Effective Team Collaboration and Communication, you will learn scenarios and techniques to overcome communication barriers within your team. First, you will learn a communication strategy for your team and best practices to avoid miscommunication. Next, you will discover the importance of reviewing the effectiveness of meetings to ensure that all participants are engaged for maximum collaboration. Finally, you will explore best practices in establishing trust and leading a self-managing team. When you're finished with this course, you will be able to establish a communication plan and provide your team with the tools for successful collaboration.

Teams that can’t find purpose or focus can fail over and over - no matter the management style. In this course, Motivating and Optimizing Team Performance, you will discover how to pull a team together and keep them motivated. First, you will explore how to bring people together regardless of their unique backgrounds. Then, you will define the type of workers they are to better apply motivational and optimizing factors. Finally, you will learn to recognize what drives individual team members and what keeps them motivated. After finishing this course, you will be able to optimize your team in a quantifiable way by bringing unity to a diverse group.

Knowing how to effectively manage remote teams has become an essential management skill if you want access to the best talent available worldwide and to keep up with a more and more competitive work environment. This course, Managing Remote Teams, comes as a solution to that problem, tackling it from multiple perspectives. First, you'll discover the core components of remote team management: recruiting, communication, performance, and culture. Next, you'll explore the principles of management and types of management systems. Finally, you'll learn the fundamentals of implementation and some tools to help you along the way. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a solid understanding of the theory of remote team management, as well as practical experience from completing all the quick exercises found throughout the course.

You’ve reached a point in your career where you’ve been called on to lead or manage a team. Your prior experience working on a team and with a manager or leader offers some insight into what is required, but you may need more information on how to succeed as a leader. In this course, Developing a Team and Its Culture, you will learn the value of diversity and how to leverage it. You will also learn how to establish a culture in your team and why it’s important. Finally we will discuss how to leverage team and individual successes to further strengthen the team. When you’re finished with the course, you’ll have the strategies you need to form a cohesive team that will succeed in their projects.