agile42 eLearning Course

Team Dynamics Foundations

This course is designed to help you understand the dynamics that emerge within agile teams, explore ways to foster team synergy, and discover approaches to face common challenges in teams.

The course is also available in the following languages/countries:

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This course was very easy to understand and was presented in a clever way.
- Sofia R
Scrum Master
  • Lessons: reading, video and quizzes
  • Duration: 2-3 hours
  • You will have access to the course content for 30 days from the date of purchase.
  • Discount: If you would like to purchase this course for a team, please contact us.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

    • Recognize the importance of team synergy
    • Define the difference between working groups and teams
    • Identify at least three ways to foster team synergy and development
    • List three internal team challenges and five external factors which impede teams
    • Explain two different team development models
More information

Each team is composed of diverse individuals: their interactions can generate frictions and conflicts or produce results which are greater than the sum of its parts.

This course will help you recognize the importance of synergy in a team and provide you with effective concrete tools you can put into practice straight away to nudge your team towards higher levels of collaboration and performance.


Target audience

The course is mainly designed for Scrum Masters, team leaders, team coaches who are not new to Agile and Scrum, but want to become more effective in supporting their teams and organization to become more collaborative and productive. The course is also intended for anyone who is approaching agility and Scrum and curious about team dynamics or is struggling with their team performance: engineers, business analysts, project managers, leaders.

Agile is now used across industries, so marketing specialists, data scientists, HR representatives, and other professionals looking for a better way to nurture high performing teams are encouraged to take the course.

Training topics
    • Synergy in Teams
    • Team synergy examples in Formula 1
    • Challenges in Teams
    • Team Development Models
    • Practice

Background on Team Dynamics Foundations

Teamwork is essential in today’s knowledge economy. The ability to perform as an individual and together with colleagues in effective teamwork is key to success. Effective teamwork is characterized by having synergy.

By completing this course, you will get introduced to the fundamental elements of a high performing team and how you can support your team's synergy and development. You will learn a few simple yet effective techniques to build transparency, help your team “jell” and build the foundation for effective collaboration.

The course is composed of a mix of instructional reading texts, resources, practice recommendations and interactive quizzes, which aim at stimulating different parts of our brain and thus help learning more and retaining the learning longer.