The Power of Team Culture

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Coursera's online classes are designed to help students achieve mastery over course material. Some of the best professors in the world - like neurobiology professor and author Peggy Mason from the University of Chicago, and computer science professor and Folding@Home director Vijay Pande - will supplement your knowledge through video lectures. They will also provide challenging assessments, interactive exercises during each lesson, and the opportunity to use a mobile app to keep up with your coursework. Coursera also partners with the US State Department to create “learning hubs” around the world. Students can get internet access, take courses, and participate in weekly in-person study groups to make learning even more collaborative. Begin your journey into the mysteries of the human brain by taking courses in neuroscience. Learn how to navigate the data infrastructures that multinational corporations use when you discover the world of data analysis. Follow one of Coursera’s “Skill Tracks”. Or try any one of its more than 560 available courses to help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

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Behind the success and failure of teams lies team culture. But what exactly is culture? How and why does it contribute to success and failure? In this course, you learn how to recognize aspects of team culture of which most people are typically unaware. It is often these seemingly unimportant aspects that have the greatest effect on the outcomes of group tasks. Your recognition of them enables you to form, join and lead teams more effectively. You also come to appreciate the role of ritual and symbols in the daily operation of teams, as well as in situations of change and crisis. Knowledge of the ideas and information in this class enables you to be a better team player and a more effective team leader.
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Initially I started the other course, Building High-Performing Teams, because realizing the The Power of Team Culture is actually the first course in Culture-Driven Team Building specialization by Penn. I figured I gotta take them in the right order :) The Power of Team Culture proved to be an excellent course about what teams and culture are and what forces are affecting culture in different ways. Greg Urban's style is very entertaining and he uses a lot of practical examples to illustrate the theory, so it's easy to stay focused and grasp the material. This is the first Coursera course that I've taken with a monthly subscription model, which is very similar to Udacity's nanodegrees. I intend to keep my costs low, so I'll try to complete Culture-Driven Team Building specialization in a month or less :)
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