Managing a Team to Achieve Results

With Total People
One day (7 guided learning hours)


This short course will introduce learners to a range of management practices, theories and activities that will support the organisation of a team to achieve results in the workplace.

The ability to manage teams, to communicate effectively and overcome barriers to achievement is a critical skill for any manager. High performing cohesive teams flourish in an environment where there is a collective understanding of values, goals and objectives.

This course will support existing and aspiring managers in understanding the nature of teams in the workplace and how best teams to plan, operationalise and monitor team performance to achieve results.

Course details

This course covers the following themes:

  • Understanding the role and purpose of teams
  • Recognising the characteristics of a high performing team
  • Knowing how to lead, communicate with and motivate a high performing team
  • Knowing how to respond to challenges when managing a team proactively
  • Knowing how to manage the performance of a team.

Course format

This is an online course studied via distance learning. To complete this course, learners will need access to a computer and a basic level of IT knowledge.

Studying via distance learning means learners can choose when and where they study. A dedicated Learner Support Advisor provides support to learners throughout the course.

Who is suitable?

This course is ideal for anyone aged 19+ looking to develop team leadership skills. It would be particularly suitable for anyone with management or operational responsibilities, or those looking to secure their first team leader role.

Full or partial funding for this course is dependent upon age, employment status and level of income. Learners must meet one or more eligibility criteria that includes:

  • Working in a small to medium sized business (less than 250 employees)
  • Living in either Greater Manchester or Lancashire
  • On a part-time or temporary contract
  • In receipt of in-work Universal Credit
  • At risk of redundancy or have recently been made redundant
  • Aged 19+

Register interest

This course is supported by funding from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and the European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the Devolved Adult Education Budget project.