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Leveraging Team Diversity For Success

Optimising diversity to enhance your team’s success

It is well established that decisions and projects executed by diverse teams deliver better results.

This course will help leaders build and enhance their team’s capacity, as well as identify challenges and optimise team diversity to create an inclusive and effective team. You will learn about diversity of thought, team dynamics and leadership theories.

This course has a four-week teaching period requiring a total of approximately 40 hours of learning. All course learning materials are available on demand.

About the course
What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Synthesise specialist knowledge on team theory to generate an effective approach to a current problem.
What topics will you cover?
  • What is diversity?
  • Leadership theories
  • Team theories
  • Inclusive leadership

To be eligible for a digital badge for this course, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes:

  • An analysis of contexts, objectives and strategies to leverage diversity
  • The optional assessment is due at the beginning of week 7
21 Jan 2024
University level expertise
Bernadette Lynch is a management lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland. Her research interests are in the areas of business education, organisational culture and communities of practice. She was awarded an Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) citation in 2008 with an Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning Team Award.
Course Credit
Leading Teams to Success (MGT8037)arrow
This Microcredential represents 0.25 units towards the 1.0 full unit course Leading Teams to Success (MGT8037).

Leveraging Team Diversity to Success can be taken as a stand-alone course, or it can be completed as one of four Microcredentials that stack together for credit for the one unit course Leading Teams to Success (MGT8037).

The other three Microcredentials in this stack are:

  • UMG8011 Walking into a Toxic Team
  • UMG8013 Cultivating a Global Mindset for Team Success
  • UMG8014 Empowering Teams for Creativity

In order to be eligible to apply credit to a program you must first meet all program admission requirements and successfully complete four UniSQ UpSkill courses from the same course stack.

Leveraging Team Diversity For Success

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