Supervising Today's Students (STS)
The Building Blocks of a Strong Student Employee Team
Course # 551
Creating a sense of team is vital to a successful working and learning environment. This session will provide information on the natural stages within team development, and tips for managing group dynamics within each of the phases. In addition, participants will learn tips for developing your team, effective meeting strategies, and receive team-building resources.
Objectives: (At the end of this course participants will be able to)
- Explain the characteristics of a strong team, and the benefits of building a strong team.
- Describe the stages of group development, and methods for managing group dynamics.
- Describe ways to create a shared vision and goals within your student team.
- Delineate strategies to effectively lead group meetings with student employees.
Participants: (audience course is designed for)
This is a core course for the Supervising Today's Students (STS) certificate program. It is intended for UI faculty and staff who supervise undergraduate student employees. All STS courses are open to all regardless of participation in the certificate program.