Belbin Get-Set for Students
Get-Set provides the Team Role language to an audience with less work experience.
Belbin Get-Set prepares teenagers and young adults for the next stage of their education or career, by helping them to learn about themselves and their behaviours. It shows them where their strengths lie and what they have to offer now and in the future, building their confidence and promoting self-understanding.
Whether applying for an apprenticeship or composing a personal statement for university application forms, Belbin Get-Set offers students a way to describe the unique qualities they have to offer – a language to use about themselves which will resonate with professionals and enhance their career prospects.
If you are a lecturer, teacher, or have an interest in apprenticeships, career advice, or just want to help young people reach their potential, then contact us to explore possibility for cooperation.
It was only after the initial research had been completed that the ninth Team Role, Specialist emerged. In the real world, the value of an individual with in-depth knowledge of a key area came to be recognised as yet another essential team contribution.
Teamworkers helped the team to gel, using their versatility to identify the work required and complete it on behalf of the team.
Challenging individuals, known as Shapers, provided the necessary drive to ensure that the team kept moving and did not lose focus or momentum.
– Completer Finishers were most effectively used at the end of a task, to “polish” and scrutinise the work for errors, subjecting it to the highest standards of quality control.
When the team was at risk of becoming isolated and inwardly-focused, Resource Investigators provided inside knowledge on the opposition and made sure that the team’s idea would carry to the world outside the team.
The first Team Role to be identified was the Plant. The role was so-called because one such individual was “planted” in each team. They tended to be highly creative and good at solving problems in unconventional ways.
One by one, the other Team Roles began to emerge. The Monitor Evaluator was needed to provide a logical eye, make impartial judgments where required and to weigh up the team’s options in a dispassionate way.
Implementers were needed to plan a practical, workable strategy and carry it out as efficiently as possible.