Team Training Modules

Putting Research into Practice”

Interested in a Team Science Training? Below is a list of possible modules that be combined to create a training for your organization. All of our trainings are customized to meet your specific needs. Please contact us at to discuss the best options for your organization.

  1. Team Science 101: How to get started with team science
    a. Science of Team Science
    b. Why teams
    c. Team formation
    d. Building momentum for team science
    e. Managing academic teams

  2. Increasing “team-awareness:” Tools for Effective Teams
    a. Ground Rules
    b. Turn-taking
    c. Social Sensitivity
    d. Team Contracts
    e. Analogies
  3. Finding your seat at the table: Diversity as a Process
    a. Gender composition and inclusion
    b. Graduate Students
    c. Discipline
  4. Redefining Leadership for Teams
    a. Structures
    b. Distributed Leadership and Effective Followership
    c. Identifying Characteristics to Advance Team Goals
  5. Climbing the Mountain: Developing a team vision
    a. Roles and Responsibilities
    b. Divergent and Convergent thinking
    c. Branding and Marketing
  6. Teaming Through Conflict
    a. Setting expectations and guidelines for accountability (team norms)
    b. Anticipating where conflicts might arise
    c. Creating safe spaces for conversation
    d. Mediation
    e. Creating a conflict plan
  7. Herding Cats 101: Project management
    a. Setting realistic milestones and accountability within the team
    b. Role clarity
  8. Acknowledgement ™ and Credit ©
    a. Authorship and collaborative writing
    b. Understanding the intersection of personal needs and team needs
    c. Career planning – using the individual development plan to the team’s advantage
    d. Team activities on your CV/bio-sketch T&P
  9. The Theory of TEAM Evolution
    a. Managing shifts in team goals
    b. Planning for membership changes
  10. What did he say?! Communication and Active Listening
    a. Listening without interrupting
    b. Active listening techniques
    c. Developing a shared language
    d. Team science toolbox
    e. Web-based platforms
  11. Two Truths and a Lie: Building Team Trust
    a. Psychological safety
    b. Types of Trust
    c. Trust building interactions
    d. Trust as it relates to knowledge building
  12. Knowledge Creation
    a. Tools for team learning
    b. Divergent and Convergent thinking
    c. Facilitation 101
    d. The role of graduate students in knowledge creation
  13. We are in this together: Community partners
    a. Community Based Research Model
    b. Leveraging your Networks
    c. Recruitment
  14. “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” — Oprah Winfrey
    a. Finding a mentor
    b. Peer-to-peer
    c. Unexpected mentors
    d. Thinking about hierarchy

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