Team Building Training For Managers by Dr. Rick Goodman
How to Develop the Team Building Skills Necessary to Success
Team Building Excellence Seminar
This seminar covers the essentials of team building for the executive team to be a success. Learn how to develop the skills necessary to become both a successful team member and an interactive team leader—and discover innovative ways to make your executive team more productive!
This practical and useful course is designed for participants to learn the knowledge and skills required to build productive teams. There is special emphasis placed on the differences between the executive teams and teams at other levels in the organization.
The team building model used in this seminar focuses on successful team components and the skills necessary to function effectively as a team. Participants will learn the concrete steps to implement teams in their organization. Participants will actually go through the experience of building and functioning in their own teams during this seminar. By the conclusion of the seminar, the participants will complete a plan to implement teams in their organization.
How You Will Benefit
Identify the benefits and characteristics of an effective executive team
Assess the strengths and weaknesses of your current team
Develop group communication and problem-solving skills that will boost team productivity
Analyze your own effectiveness as a team member
Gain proven methods for achieving better working relationships among team members
At the conclusion of this seminar, each participant will be able to:
Identify the key issues that affect executive teams
Resolve non-team behaviours that occur in executive teams
Understand the team life cycle
Differentiate between group process, task, and maintenance functions
Define group roles as executives
Set productive goals for your executive team
Apply problem-solving and decision-making techniques
Resolve conflict in a team environment
Identify the success factors for executive teams
Use a systematic approach to create executive team effectiveness
Create a team name and logo
Write a team mission statement
Establish team ground rules with 100% team buy-in
Analyze team performance and measure team effectiveness
The program will cover the stages of team development from identifying the need for a team through the often neglected guidelines for disbanding a team when it is no longer effective.
Topics covered in the program will include:
Executive team issues and how to resolve them
The Team Life Cycle
Group process – both task and maintenance functions
Goal setting, problem solving, and decision-making techniques
Team conflict resolution
Basics of team building
1. Getting Started on Team Building – What is it?
Define a team
Define team building
Adopt a model for team building
Defining what makes executive teams different from other teams
Identify the obstacles to executive team building
Recognize team player styles
Creating solutions to effectively deal with executive team issues
2. Team Life Cycles and Communication Patterns – When?
Define the difference between process and task in teams
Recognize the stages of team development as they occur within the team
Perform an analysis of team communication patterns
Critique team communication patterns
3. Team Player Styles – Who?
Team Player Styles
What is my style?
How can I make the most of other styles?
4. Team Creation – How?
Identify the success factors for effective executive teams
Complete and analyze a team building assessment instrument
Create a team name, logo, and mission statement
Discuss and write out ground rules for the team
Create performance measures and objectives for the executive team
Identify and list the characteristics of an effective team
5. Action Plans – Back Home Application
Create a personal plan to improve your level of empowerment