Course Description

Successful organizations rely on teamwork. Teamwork is a key component of employee engagement. Everyone has an agenda when participating in groups, but success starts with identifying each person's strengths and what they bring to the table. Whether you're a leader or a follower, both make valuable contributions to the overall success of the team and the organization. Topics include:

  • Working in Teams
  • Communicating in Groups
  • Do You Lead or Follow?

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the roles they prefer to take on in groups.
  • Chose an appropriate decision-making method as a team.
  • Differentiate between individualistic and collectivistic cultures.
  • Choose the approriate leadership style for various scenarios.
  • Practice effective leadership roles.



To register for the entire series, look for BUS3078 - Communication Skills for Success

If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in ‘Ilima 107, ph.734-9552, or email kapdss@hawaii.edu for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center at ph. 734-9210 (V), 447-1379 (videophone), or email kapdeaf1@hawaii.edu.

Please note: you will need to contact Kapi’olani CC’s DSSO or Deaf Center to request accommodations in a Kapi’olani CC course even if you’ve already registered or are receiving services at another UH campus’s disability support program.


Kapi‘olani Community College Refund/Drop Policy:

100% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 10 business days or more prior to start date of course.

50% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made 5-9 business days prior to start date of course.

0% refund: Notification to Non-Credit Registration made less than 5 business days prior to start date of course.


It is highly recommended to take Communicating with Customers (BUS3081) before this course.
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