Unlocking Team Potential in a Blended World- (4 Modules)

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Unlocking Team Potential in a Blended World- (4 Modules)

Unlocking Team Potential in a Blended World - October 4th, 11th, 18th and November 8th

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About this event

For TCD Intact Teams

To secure a place Managers should apply on behalf of their team. Please contact lpower@tcd.ie with initial queries for guidance on how to get the best out of this programme and for additional information on the time commitment.

Key aspects of programme:

  • Delivered over 4 x 1hr 45min sessions (1 per week)
  • Designed as a toolkit for building high performing teams in a blended environment
  • To avail of this iteration of the programme your team must be available on the following dates October 4th, 11th, 18th and November 8th


  1. As part of the second module participants will be invited to complete individual Belbin questionnaires, and receive an individualized report (to their email) to support their personal learning. A pre- paid fee of €35 to cover the cost for your Belbin report will be charged back to the unit home cost center.
  2. It is also recommended that team members completed the Psychological Safety for Teams course in advance of this event.

Programme Overview:

The program content is layered week on week to build learning to facilitate the following learning outcomes.

Module 1 – Defining and Understanding High Performance

  • Understand the barriers and building blocks for achieving high performance
  • Measure team performance against criteria
  • Develop team Charters
  • Identify team behaviours that help and hinder

Module 2 – Team Role Theory

  • Identify and understand the nine Belbin Roles
  • Understand the inter-dynamics between the different roles
  • Identify their own strengths and development challenges around the roles
  • Understand the allowable and non-allowable behaviours for each role

Module 3 – Team Dynamics and Communications

  • Understand and apply Tuckman model of team development
  • Diagnose own teams’ position and development needs to progress
  • Examine the communication channels in use within the team
  • Provide effective team communications

Module 4 – The Behaviours of a Cohesive Team

  • Understand the five behaviours of a cohesive team
  • Diagnose own teams’ strengths and weaknesses in relation to these behaviours
  • Explore potential solutions to overcome team dysfunctions
  • Design a cohesive team development roadmap for own team

Delivered by: Derek Fox, DFLeap Consulting


Approval for Attendance: Please note that your manager needs to be aware of any planned absence from your area, please discuss with your manager/head of school in advance of booking.

Data Protection legislation, specifically the EU General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Acts 1988-2018, safeguards the privacy rights of individuals in relation to the processing of personal data. The data collected in this instance will be processed for the stated purposes only and deleted when no longer required. For further information on data protection compliance at Trinity College please see https://www.tcd.ie/info_compliance/data-protection/.

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