Managing Effective Teams

Managing Effective Teams

This Managing Effective Teams training will give you the skills and confidence to develop yourself as a team leader. You will be helped to do this though identifying practical actions to create and sustain high performing teams.

What will I learn?

  • To identify key focus areas for developing a high-performance team.
  • To raise awareness of personal style and leaders’ impact on the team.
  • To identify strengths and development areas for own teams.
  • To develop a strategy for working and achieving together.
  • To develop confidence through practical exercises and simulations.

Who should take this course?

This Managing Effective Teams training is aimed at anyone interesting in improving their team management skills. No previous training is required.

Course Content

  • Toxic Waste – fun, interactive experience
  • Defining teams
  • Levels of teamwork
  • Five stages (Tuckman)
  • Purpose and identify
  • Communication
  • Decision-making
  • Climate and culture
  • Radar Chart (Tuckman/Douglas matrix)
  • Feedback and discussion
  • Leader’s role
  • Different styles of leadership (EI)
  • Self-assessment
  • Implication
  • Flexing leader’s impact to team’s level of development
  • Team’s purpose
  • Vision for the future
  • SMART objectives
  • Communicating the vision
  • Working together / achieving as a team
  • Assessment of team member’s styles
  • Open/effective communication
  • Johari’s Window
  • Team’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Role clarity
  • Levels of structure
  • Matching roles to vision/objectives
  • Diverse roles (Belbin)
  • Awareness of climate and cohesion
  • Building effective relationships
  • Transactional Analysis (TA)
  • Levels of decision making
  • Risks of indecision
  • Tools for decision making
  • Understanding performance management
  • Coaching techniques – GROW
  • Influencing through constructive feedback
  • Impact of change
  • Creating the climate for change
  • DREC
  • Challenges of remote teamwork