Building High-Performance Teams for a Sustainable Competitive Advantage

Welcome to one of the best courses for 2021. “Building high-performance teams for a sustainable competitive advantage” is a thorough new course in the key area of business education. The competitive advantage of this course is that it provides students with both a ground theoretical knowledge in fundamental concepts of firms’ management, as well as the practical tools to become successful team leaders/managers/members and contribute to the achievement of a sustainable competitive advantage. Built on a solid foundation of the most up-to-date research and theory, the modules are packed with discussion questions and a number of articles and videos focusing on critical topics. This course is for:

  • Directors seeking ways to achieve a competitive advantage and differentiate their business’s products and/or services in dynamic markets.
  • Managers/executives/members who want to enhance their performance through developing soft skills.
  • Managers/executives who want to enhance the overall organizational performance through creating and leading effective teams.
  • Individuals/students who wish to expand their knowledge and acquire the right tools before entering the buiness world.

Taking into consideration that gaining knowledge should not be a stressful process, the course is designed in a way that gives students the opportunity to learn at their own pace by approaching one 30-minute module at a time.

Enjoy! Irene Zografou, MSc, MBA, PhD Candidate

Module 1: Introduction to Teams

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1.1 What we define as a “team”?
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1.2 Groups vs Teams
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1.3 Characteristics of High-Performance teams
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1.4 Food for thought
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 2: Leading Teams

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2.1 Critical Insights
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2.2 The key role of a team leader
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2.3 The challenges of a team leader
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2.4 Food for thought
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 3: The Five Critical Dysfunctions

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3.1 Common problems in teams today
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3.2 Key practical takeaways – the five dysfunctions presentation
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3.3 Food for thought
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 4: Key Theories

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4.1 How Management theories interpret performance
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4.1.1 The AMO theory
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4.1.2 The RBV theory
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4.2 Food for thought
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 5: Key ingredients of Success

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5.1 Four fundamental elements for effective and successful teams
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5.2 Food for thought – exercise for your team
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 6: Organizing with the Right Tools

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6.1 Useful tools in project management: team scope and objectives
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6.1.1 The team charter
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6.1.2 The Gantt chart
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6.2 Food for thought
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 7: The Significance of Competitive Advantage

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7.1 Basic types of competitive advantage
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7.2 Mediating effects of the RBV theory
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7.3 Recommendations for leaders
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Qui(ck) Qui(z)
3 questions

Module 8: Recap and Evaluation

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A bonus coursebook
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Test your knowledge
20 questions
Time to test your knowledge! Let me give you a hint before you start your quiz. There are 20 questions derived from the 7 sections of this course. In each question a specific image is assigned. As there are specific related images in each section of the slideshow, the chosen image in each question corresponds to the chapter where you can find your answer. The presentation of slideshow/workbook will help you pass the test with distinction. Good Luck!

Thank you

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The end of this course

The calculation of the 30-minute duration of each module is subjective and dependable on the speed an individual feels comfortable reading. 

The first ten students starting the course, will have the opportunity to enjoy a special discount of 50$! Take the chance and be one of them!

 

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Duration: Seven 30-minute modules
Lectures: 26
Video: 7 minutes
Level: Beginner
Building High-Performance Teams for a Sustainable Competitive Advantage
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