Managing Teams

Our managing teams course develops team management skills by exploring how managers asses their teams performance and needs, whilst understanding what actions can be taken and what practical tools can be used to help the team perform better. In addition, managers will understand characteristics of low and high performing teams, whilst understanding their role within the team.

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Course Overview


  • Introductory Course
  • 1 Study Hour
  • Online Study
  • Self-Printed Certificate


  • 1 CPD Hour
  • CPD Certified

Course description

Effectively managing a team has a positive effect on team morale, motivation and productivity. Yet it isn’t a skill that is often developed.

Our 60-minute online course, designed for new or experienced managers in any sector, provides the insights they need to confidently and effectively manage their team and covers this wide range of topics: 

  • The John Adair action-centred leadership model, and how it can help a manager think about their team’s performance
  • Characteristics of low and high performing teams and the role of their manager
  • How to assess the needs of a team and take the actions required to move the team members forward
  • Practical tools to help a team perform better

Our course will help you grow expert managers in your organisation. As with all our courses, it is cost-effective, high-quality and, due to our human-centred design, it has the learner at the heart. We know that learners want flexible options, so it can be completed at a time and pace to suit them, and our varied media content – videos, challenges, activities and downloadable resources – are certain to give them a meaningful and engaging learner experience. 

This course is also available as part of our ILM Assured Leadership and Management Training Package, designed to help develop the managers and leaders of the future.

Other courses available in this package are:

You will learn

  • Help you to think about how your team is performing using the John Adair action-centred leadership model
  • Look at the characteristics of low- and high-performing teams and your role as their manager
  • Assess the needs of your team and take the actions required to move the team member forward
  • Practical tools to help your team perform better

Who is it for?

Roles including:

  • Senior or middle management
  • New or aspiring managers
  • Experienced managers
  • Project Managers

How the online courses work

  • Find a course

    To begin searching for your online training you can click on the course category section on our website and browse through all of our training categories.

    Alternatively if you already know the title of the training you’re looking for you can use the search bar located in the centre of the homepage and go directly to the course you want.

  • Buy the course

    When buying one of our courses, you will need to enter a valid email address which will be used to create your account with our Learning Management System – Enable – where you will take the training. We will also send your purchase receipt to this email address, and any additional courses purchased in future using the same email address will be added to your system account.

    Once you have purchased a course, you will be able to send this course to other people using your system account with Enable by entering the new learner’s email address so that they may access the training and set up their own system account with our Learning Management System.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.

  • Take the course

    This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.

    The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.

  • Your Certificate

    Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.

    If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out at the beginning of the following working week.