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Team Building


Inspires and fosters team trust, commitment, and unity. Promotes and facilitates cooperation and communication to motivate team members to accomplish group and organizational goals. Models and endorses collaboration.

Proficiency Levels

(Use these to find learning content on this page that is best suited for you. See the ECA and WFD Continuum for more.)

You are able to direct work, explaining what to do and why. You treat all individuals with respect regardless of individual differences in race, gender, age, ethnicity, physical capabilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, or chosen profession.

You foster a working atmosphere conducive to collaborative efforts and mutually beneficial working relationships, regardless of individual differences. You collect input from your team.

You listen to constructive feedback and incorporate suggestions to achieve team objectives. You modify communication and behavior based on an understanding of individual differences.

You empower teams to work independently as a unit. You recognize and communicate the value of diverse perspectives. You help others increase their awareness and appreciation of individual differences.

You build a high-performance culture centered around collaboration. You foster an environment of inclusion, where diverse thoughts are freely shared, respected, and integrated.

Learning Content

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These short informational videos include whiteboard animations and other tutorials on topic related to this competency.



Awareness / Basic


Advanced / Expert

Building Effective Teams (registration required)


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