Introduction to the 6 Conditions of Team Effectiveness (Online)

A Free Introductory Course on the 6 Conditions of Team Effectiveness Framework

In this free introductory course, instructors Dr. Ruth Wageman and Dr. Krister Lowe provide learners with a fundamental grounding in the 6 Conditions of Team Effectiveness evidence-based framework. The course consists of 11 video-based lectures comprising 8 hours of content sourced from the 6 Conditions | The Science & Art of Great Teams podcast hosted by Ruth and Krister. The 11 lectures which range from approximately 20-40 minutes in length, provide a step-by-step and systematic introduction to essential determinants of team effectiveness. Some topics explored in the course include:

  • Teams as Complex Systems
  • 6 Structural Drivers of Team Effectiveness
  • Designing, Launching and Coaching Teams
  • 3 Criteria of Team Effectiveness
  • 3 Key Task Processes
  • The Team Diagnostic Survey
  • Launching & Relaunching Teams
  • Ongoing Team Coaching
  • Leadership & Authority Structures in Teams

Following completion of the FREE course, learners can advance to one of our professional certification programs.


Your Instructor


Wageman & Lowe
Wageman & Lowe
  • Dr. Ruth Wageman is a leading scholar-practitioner on teams, university lecturer at Harvard and Dartmouth and the author of Senior Leadership Teams: What It Takes to Make Them Great as well as one of the creators of the 6 Team Conditions Framework and Team Diagnostic Survey.
  • Dr. Krister Lowe is a social-organizational psychologist, podcaster, and team coach who has enabled leaders and teams in more than 30 countries around the globe including international organizations, corporations, non-profits, foundations, and in private equity and venture capital.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
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