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Walking Into A Toxic Team

Influencing team culture to create a positive environment

Dysfunctional teams greatly affect the quality of output.

This course will help leaders understand the nature and characteristics of toxic teams, and how to identify existing and future problems. You will also learn how leadership styles and behaviours can facilitate productive team behaviours.

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:

  • Apply advanced knowledge of team leadership to develop a personal leadership framework.
  • Apply skills – including adaptability and judgement – to achieve a high-performing team.
What topics will you cover?
  • Identifying potential group faultlines
  • Creating a positive team culture
  • Difficult conversations
  • Leadership theories

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

  • A leadership theory for your workplace/professional context
  • An action plan
  • The optional assessment is due at the beginning of week 7
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
Unspecified Creditarrow
This Microcredential represents 0.25 units towards 1.0 unit of credit.

The Microcredential can be taken as a stand-alone course. Additionally, it can be combined with other Microcredentials offered by UniSQ to achieve a total of 1.0 unit of credit. Partial credit cannot be awarded. To be eligible for credit you must successfully complete a stack of UniSQ Microcredentials that, when combined, equal 1.0 unit of credit.  

The combined stack of Microcredentials can be used to apply for unspecified credit towards a program, provided the program rules allow it. To apply credit, you must first meet all of the program admission requirements and there must be elective space within the program and approval from the Program Director

Walking Into A Toxic Team

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A $920
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