How to Build a Great Team - We're Better Together


Efficient teams accomplish outstanding results through developing relationships and trust. This course provides a deep understanding and application of the dynamics and essential elements of collaborative teams (face to face or working virtually). Obtain vital skills to lead and work collaboratively within teams, leveraging individual styles and strengths to accomplish individual and team goals. Solid leadership skills define the success of organisations, using technical skills, but most importantly, people skills.

There is a direct link between a leader’s people skills, to employee engagement levels, increased customer service, and the ultimate impact on the organisation’s results. This course encompasses practical techniques that will enable you to develop and maintain a high-performing, motivated and supportive teams.

Topics Covered

  • Evaluating the performance of your team – strengths/improvements
  • Characteristics of influential leaders and teams
  • Life cycle/team development of collaborative teams
  • Leadership/influencing styles
  • Leverage team diversity – individual styles and strengths
  • Building trust, psychological safety and vulnerability for successful teams
  • Team strategy, purpose, goals and roles
  • A shared understanding of individual and team responsibility/accountability
  • Strategies to build trust, enhance communication and engage team members (through regular individual and team two-way communication)

Suitable for?

  • Managers  & Team leaders
  • Department or divisional leaders
  • CEOs and senior executives
  • HR / People & culture managers
  • Team members working as part of teams and projects
  • Individuals wishing to know how to build a great team of any size


  • Effective team methodology and principles
  • Develop & maintain a positive, engaging, high-performance team culture
  • Respected and influential team leadership
  • Build inclusive team culture through influencing positively, as team member or leader
  • Recognise and apply the characteristics of effective teams

In-house Courses

If you prefer, we can conduct any of courses specifically for your staff at your premises. This may prove to be cost-effective and, of course, we can tailor our programs to meet the specific requirements of your organisation and participants. You can read more here


Presenter - Peter Holsworth
Peter Holdsworth

Peter Holdsworth is widely acknowledged as one of Australia’s top leadership and management facilitators. With a career leading organisations in the not-for-profit, private, and public sectors, he knows what the challenges are at every level of management and how to meet them.

Underpinning his experience he has post-graduate qualifications in leadership and management, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is a Churchill fellow.

His training courses are entertaining and full of ideas, tips and techniques that participants can use immediately.



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Building Teams Course - Pathways Human Resources
54 %
of attendees rated their course experience 5/5


“Very informative, presented excellently. The information was practical and examples were very helpful.”
Jade, Karakan


“Enjoyed it very much. Vital for professional development. Enthusiast facilitator, very motivational.”
Annette Cakanorgh, Anglicare

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