University of Wisconsin–Madison

Understanding and Influencing Team Dynamics for Peak Performance

Course Description

This module provides an overview of the team development process, and interactive discussions around the importance of leadership in developing successful teams. Leadership is not limited to supervisors; everyone can exhibit leadership to influence positive change in their team. Using Tuckman’s five stages of team development, this session focuses on the specific actions that can be taken throughout the evolution of a team.

Why should you attend?

  • Define the stages of team development
  • Reflect on the roles and dynamics of your own team
  • Determine steps for influencing your own team to become high performing
  • Apply strategies for creating team climate and building team unity


UW–Madison Faculty and Staff




Theresa Kim, Learning and Talent Development, Office of Human Resources


This course is part of the Fully Prepared to Lead program.

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