Assess the importance of people, teams and networks for business success.
Identify the eight types of team roles.
Explore the five stages of team development.
Discuss the entrepreneur’s business challenge: Which option should Nick select to build a high performing team?
Identify people and networks in a business plan.
Identify what skills are required.
Explore how you will develop your networks.
A successful business relies heavily on people and networking. A good team and wider network are essential to success and growth. Whether you have an idea for a future venture or you already have a side-line business whilst studying, this course will help you to recognise the people who can help you take your business forward in both formal and informal business networks.
This course is the second in a series of six about ‘starting a business’.
The importance of people, teams and networks within business
Roles within a team
Methods to develop a team
Formal and informal business networks
How to build and expand a professional network
The business plan: identifying people, teams and networks
This course is part of the Going to University collection which has been specifically designed for students at schools and colleges. They provide a taster of undergraduate study at the University of Leeds and help students to decide which subject to study at university.
Completion of the courses will also enhance students’ university applications.
The courses can also be used as a teachers’ classroom enrichment resource.
Courses in this collection are also great for people that want an introduction in the specific subjects discussed in each course.