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Essential Skills for Team Leadership

Course ID EFSFTPASQ
Format Web-based

This course is intended for technical professionals in charge of creating, developing and leading teams and meetings.


Companies have long recognized that technical and analytical skills alone are not enough to meet business needs or provide lasting competitive advantage. They expect technically oriented professionals to take on more business-oriented tasks, such as leading teams and helping to manage change. This requires that staff and managers with technical know-how, including quality professionals, be able to communicate with non-technical employees while also managing teams and providing business inputs. It has become apparent that quality professionals with more diverse organizational skill sets have better job security and career prospects. Why? Because they are uniquely positioned to meet the expectations of today's marketplace. ASQ has responded to this need with the new web-based course Essential Skills for Team Leadership. The career value of this interactive and self-paced course is immeasurable. This engaging self-paced course provides introductory team and meeting facilitation skills training for technical professionals. The course uses a scenario-based approach that takes you through a simulated work situation. You'll lead a team that encounters various challenges that you need to address.

Course Data

  • CEU Hours: 0.2
  • Length: 2 Hours
  • ASQ RU: 0.2
  • Audience: New to Quality
  • Provider: ASQ - Online
Course Overview

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand team types, their characteristics, and value. (Understand)
  • Choose and construct a team from the various types as appropriate. (Apply)
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of various team members. (Understand)
  • Employ tactics to overcome barriers that affect team productivity. (Apply)
  • Understand and apply various decision
  • making models. (Apply)
  • Understand and apply productive approaches to designing and leading meetings. (Apply)
Details

Who Should Attend

Technical professionals in charge of creating, developing and leading teams and meetings.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand team types, their characteristics, and value. (Understand)
  • Choose and construct a team from the various types as appropriate. (Apply)
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of various team members. (Understand)
  • Employ tactics to overcome barriers that affect team productivity. (Apply)
  • Understand and apply various decision-making models. (Apply)
  • Understand and apply productive approaches to designing and leading meetings. (Apply)

Related ASQ Bodies of Knowledge

Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence, Certified Quality Improvement Associate

System Requirements
Here is what you need to participate in an ASQ web-based, self-paced, or instructor-led virtual WebEx course.

Registration Email

After course registration, you will receive an email with access instructions. If you do not, please check your email junk, spam, or clutter folders. If the email is not there, please contact ASQ. For virtual WebEx courses, you will receive another email 24 hours prior to the start of class containing additional access information.

Technical Requirements

  • Computer – PC or Macintosh
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later
  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • For instructor-led virtual WebEx courses, a speakerphone or telephone headset in a designated room or space with no distractions (preferred)

NOTE: Refer to product description for any additional system requirements.

WebEx – Virtual Course: Advance Preparation and Student Information

Join a Test Session

We strongly suggest that you join a WebEx test session in advance of your scheduled virtual training, using your preferred web browser. This can help prevent problems launching content the day your training begins.

If you do not have administrative privileges on the SAME computer you will be using the day of your training (i.e., your workstation within your organization) you may need the assistance of your local IT/IS help desk staff for the platform to engage correctly.

To join a test session (meeting), click here and enter your name and email address to join. If successful, you will see a screen that says "Congratulations! Your system is now set up properly ..."

Deactivate Pop-up Blockers

You should deactivate any pop-up blockers, spam filters, and company firewalls that could prevent the WebEx client platform or web-based course from working properly. Third-party toolbars such as Bing, Yahoo, and Google should also be disabled due to their own pop-up blocking capabilities.

Cancellation Policy
ASQ reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule courses and to change instructors. Please be advised that in the event of a course cancellation, ASQ is not responsible for airfare penalties or other travel related expenses you may incur.
  • If you need to cancel, we will refund your paid registration fee as noted below.
    • Requests for cancellations/transfers received at least 5 business days before the start of the course receive a full refund/transfer.
    • Requests received within 5 business days of the course starting incur a $150 processing fee.
    • After the course starts, there are no refunds or transfers.
    • Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.
    • If you cannot find a substitute, we can transfer your course fees to another ASQ course of your choice.
  • You must successfully complete the entire course or program before IACET CEUs and a Certificate of Completion can be awarded.

Enrollment Details

Format: Classroom
Format: Web-based

Internet-based, self-paced training modules, which may involve combinations of text, visuals, audio, interactive simulations and quizzes (see specific courses for features and tools).  These web-based courses require a computer and Internet access.

EFSFTPASQ Self-Paced English 365 Days List: $69 Member: $59

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ASQ’s customized on-site training programs are the cost-effective way for you to train employees on your schedule. Training on-site minimizes the cost-per-student, reduces travel expenses, and ensures that the content is specific to your exact needs.

5 Benefits of On-Site Training

  1. Expertise to your location: Saves time and travel expenses
  2. Convenient scheduling: Train groups of five or more
  3. Customizable courses: Training tailored to your groups’ needs
  4. Immediate results: Employees complete courses ready to apply what they’ve learned
  5. Value-add support: Instructors available to answer questions after session