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Course Overview

Developing high performing teams that handle challenges and assume responsibilities is a very important element for any organization’s success and stability. Team leaders and members need to work together in a synchronized and agile manner to overcome the daily challenges across the board and adapt to different team situations.

In this interactive workshop we cover the different elements of winning in diverse teams through appreciating differences, discussions, examples and teambuilding activities. 

Course Methdology

This course is designed to engage all the participants in different team activities and personal assessments to emphasize the importance of communication, alignment and cohesiveness with ready to implement tools back with their teams.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Comprehend and appreciate the value of a diversified teams and workforce.
  • Distinguish between teams and work groups.
  • Handle different reactions during the team development stages.
  • Align their teams towards the organization’s vision and values.
  • Address major team dysfunctions that stop good teams of getting great. 

Target Audience

All professionals including managers and team members who need to get the most out of their work with their teams.

Target Competencies

  • Communication.
  • Building Effective Teams.
  • Drive for Results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy.
  • Managing Diversity.
  • Understanding others.

Course Outline

Introduction

  • The nature of effective organizations 
  • Mckinsey’s 7S and moving towards an aligned vision
  • Importance and definition of Diversity in today’s workforce 
  • Cultural differences affecting performance and collaboration 
  • Common misconceptions between teams and groups
  • Characteristics of high performing teams 

Core Team Attributes

  • Team development stages 
  • Forming – Storming – Norming – Performing – Adjourning 
  • Shifting from I to We
  • Optimal number of an effective team
  • 12 points assessment for successful teams
  • Prioritizing and action planning 
  • Balancing the team goals and roles 
  • Collaborative communication 

Managing the Team

  • Team performance cycle 
  • Differentiating the tourists from the tour guides 
  • Identifying causes of low performance 
  • Following on team performance 
  • How to manage a physical vs. virtual team 
  • Belbin team roles and dimensions 
  • Making the most of Individual differences

Overcoming Main Dysfunctions

  • Detecting artificial harmony and encourage positive feedback 
  • Getting too comfortable with temporary success 
  • How to Influence results with minimal authority 
  • Spotting and adjusting fake work 
  • Developing trust among members and the organization  
  • Influencing accountability for continuous results 

Transitioning to Effectiveness

  • Communicating at times of crises and change
  • Managing the change impact
  • Educating your team on change integration 
  • Application of team motivation theories 
  • Team motivation misconceptions 
  • Engaging your team 
  • Sizing up your people through development 
  • Delegating authority and responsibility 
Location & Dates
Call us at +971 4 430 8394