Course Description

Teams are critical to organizational success, yet not every team leader or team member has been trained how to do more than simply “manage” or “do their job”. Even the most skilled team members – acting independently – will not guarantee success. Team cohesion leverages the strongest aspects of every team member, while minimizing the impact of individual weaknesses. The high-performance team will demonstrate strong communication skills, maximize team talents, and engage in constructive conflict to produce amazing results. This course moves surpasses the “theoretical” and provides tangible – and immediately applicable – methods to creating a high-performance team. It’s designed for team leaders and team members alike and focuses on complete team development from all aspects. Participants will engage in highly-interactive exercises, DiSC™ profiling for team-assessment, and demonstrative role plays. Special attention will be given to working successfully with your manager and how to motivate a team. 

Course Outline

  • Identify different types of teams and their stage of development
  • Parker’s 12 Characteristics of effective teams
  • Building civilized disagreements and consensus within your team
  • Building team trust and encouraging open communication
  • Shared leadership, clear roles and appropriate expectations
  • DiSC™ Team Dimensions profile to leverage team talents
  • Leveraging conflict to improve team performance
  • Structuring creative team input for problem solving

Additional Information

Attending students will receive the NY Times Bestselling book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni.


There are no prerequisites for this course.


12 Hours | 2 Days or 4 Nights

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