Building High Performing Teams

Program Overview

In today’s competitive business landscape, where superior business performance is a key imperative, there  is  a  strong business case for effective  team work .

But teamwork doesn’t just happen. Teams have to be created, developed, and continuously nurtured. However, developing and leading effective  teams is a core deliverable that require knowledge and specific  skills to make happen.

This course is designed to provide participants  with perspectives and skills that will help them build and  manage high performing teams in their respective organizations.

Program will cover the following: Definition of team work and why it is important to organizations, Types of teams and how to manage them, team developmental  stages, characteristics of an effective team/ team leader, the role of team leader and the role of team members , resolving conflict effectively  and   how to manage dysfunctional team dynamics, Managing team performance, Managing Diversity and virtual teams.

Various team building activities, role play, case studies , group discussions and exercises will be deployed to reinforce learning.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, participants will

  • Have a better understanding  the “team concept” and why it is important  to organizations
  • Leverage knowledge and skills acquired from the program to build  more cohesive and productive teams
  • Resolve conflict in   teams   more amicably  and  harness  team diversity and inclusion  more effectively
  • Identify different types of teams and the  stages of team development  and its impact on team performance
  • Acquire  hands-on experience in building and leading teams in diverse contexts
  • Manage team performance more effectively through  aligning team goals  to organizational  objectives, recognizing  and rewarding  excellent performance
  • Have a better insight on  how to manage virtual teams
  • Create and maintain a climate of trust through open and honest communication
  • Deploy  appropriate strategies  to drive accountability across the team
  • Manage change more effectively within the team by ensuring buy-in and commitment of all team members using best-in-class change management strategies/models