Manage Team Performance

566 enrolled on this course

Learn how constructive people management can help to boost individual, team, and organisational performance.



4 weeks

Weekly study

1 hours



This course has been certified by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional development principles.

Take your people management skills to the next level

No organisation can thrive unless its individuals are thriving too. On this four-week course from the University of Adelaide, you’ll learn how to draw connections between individual, team, and organisational performance, and unlock tangible strategies for optimising all three.

From SMART goals and coaching techniques to methods for measuring success, you’ll gain the tools you need to create a culture of high performance.

Explore the role of goal setting as a performance management strategy

Setting goals and expectations is a crucial part of people management. But only goals that are clearly defined and achievable will be conducive to team performance.

You’ll learn how to apply the SMART framework to devise, set, and evaluate goals for your team.

Boost your soft skills by learning how to provide constructive feedback and coaching

Providing constructive feedback and coaching helps to ensure goals are met.

You’ll master effective techniques for rewarding achievement and sensitively addressing issues in your team’s performance.

Discover evidence-based methods for monitoring and improving performance

In the final week of the course, you’ll reflect on how team performance can be measured, monitored, and uplifted. Focusing on evidence-based evaluation methods, you’ll learn how to identify areas for improvement, while celebrating your employees’ successes.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills and strategies you need to lead a confident, motivated, and high-performing team.


Who is this accredited by?

The CPD Certification Service: 

The CPD Certification Service was established in 1996 and is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the CPD policies of professional and academic bodies.

Manage Team Performance

566 enrolled on this course

4 weeks

1 hours per week

Digital certificate when eligible

Introductory level

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Learning on this course

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for new and emerging managers or team leaders working in any industry. It may also interest more experienced managers looking to upskill or update their approach to management.

Please note, Chris is not able to join the discussions or respond to individual comments, however, the course encourages a strong learning community. The learning is focused around debate and discussion – supporting other learners, sharing your own experience and knowledge, and listening to new perspectives. We hope that you will enjoy interacting with and learning from each other in this way. Don’t forget to comment, reply to other learners and ‘like’ comments.

Who will you learn with?

Chris Hope

I am passionate about creating engaging experiences for learners. I currently teach in a Master of Business Administration program. In 2019 I did a TEDx talk and founded a mental health non-profit.

Who developed the course?

The University of Adelaide is a world-class teaching and research institution. They are committed to developing quality students and lifelong learners who are recognised for their skills, creativity, global outlook and ability to succeed.

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Top 110
Source: QS World University Rankings 2023

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