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Working in teams

Suitable for: APS-EL

Duration: 1-day workshop
Venue: APS Learning Centre, Canberra
Price: $675.00 (excl. GST)
Registration: Visit APS Learn for scheduled dates and to enrol for this program
Contact: CoreSkillsDevelopment [at] apsc.gov.au
*This program is also delivered 'in agency'. For more information regarding terms and conditions, please contact CoreSkillsDevelopment [at] apsc.gov.au

Program rating from recent participants:

  • 96% said the program was valuable in developing their capability.
  • 86% said it was worth their investment of time and effort.

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NOTE: Working in teams is a pre-requisite for the APS Building and leading high performing teams program.

Program overview

Team development and the value of teams in the workplace are explored in-depth. Examine how specific team roles add to team effectiveness and examine your team role preferences. Build an understanding of different working and communicating styles. Walk away with a personalised development plan you can use when participating in teams.

Participant benefits

On completion of this program you will be able to:

  • Recognise your own strengths, capabilities and attributes and how these can contribute to effective team interactions.
  • Foster and enhance a positive and inclusive team environment.
  • Apply principles of team dynamics.
  • Position yourself to contribute to a high-performing APS by being an effective team member.


  • Phase 1 - Pre–workshop materials for self-directed learning.
  • Phase 2 - One-day workshop.
  • Phase 3 - Personal learning action plan to continue learning in the workplace.
Last reviewed: 
3 January 2019