Navigating an Error Culture in the Team—Fostering a Positive Approach to Mistakes


Everyone makes mistakes. It's inevitable and often necessary for learning and growth. Utilize the potential of mistakes in your team! However, ensure that the negative effects of mistakes are addressed quickly and effectively, and subsequent errors are prevented. This can be achieved by establishing a positive error culture within your team. In this e⁠-⁠training course, you will learn how negative and positive error cultures differ and the values and norms underlying a positive error culture. Additionally, you will be equipped with various methods to empower your team members to handle mistakes confidently.

What is a macrolearning?

Comprehensive soft skills training for in-depth personal development. Macrolearning is a classic elearning course with a completion time of approximately 50 minutes. As a particularly intensive formof digital development, macrolearning promotes soft skills and sharpens personal profiles. For aholistic learning journey, PINKTUM Macrolearnings can also be combined with suitable compactMicrolearnings.


Target group

  • For aspiring and experienced managers aiming to establish a positive error culture in their teams

Learning objectives

  • Understanding the characteristics, types and potential benefits of mistakes

  • Differentiating between the concepts of blame culture and just culture and comprehending the effects of a positive error culture

  • Learning what the components of a positive error culture is, and how it encompasses various error strategies tailored to the organization's context

  • Getting a handle on methods for error prevention and error management

  • Growing as a team by learning from mistakes


Allowing for errors
Building trust
Learning from mistakes
Continuously optimizing
Managing teams
Setting an example

Authoring tool



Moderated video lectures
Animated illustrative videos
Enacted scenes
Transfer tasks
Interactive elements
Key messages
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