What competencies does a team need? What levels of competence are required?

Management 3.0 Module: Learning and Competencies

The importance of team development: Teams cannot achieve their goals if team members aren’t capable enough. To combat this, managers must create an environment of continuous learning, thus contributing to the development of competence.

What makes a team competent?

If you as a leader want to focus on team development you should work on those five components:

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How to foster individual competence development

  1. Lead by example: Commit yourself to your own personal mastery. Lay the seed for a learning culture. Help create a learning organization.
  2. Encourage and enable self-study: Give time, resources and room.
  3. Training and certification: By itself a certificate doesn’t mean anything but it can catalyze all other competence measures.
  4. Coaching: Hire external coaches. Develop internal competence leaders.
  5. Learning from failure/experiments: It is important to celebrate learning in safe environments.

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Team competence structure

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What you can expect in this module

Learn more about team development: A preview of the Learning and Competencies module’s slides:

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