Leading Teams for Impact
Being an effective leader means that you have the ability to lead a team toward a common goal.
When it's done right, the team wins and the organization moves forward. But it's not simple. The process of figuring out how to find the combination of leadership and structure to lead a successful team is among the biggest challenges in business today.
That's where the Center for Creative Leadership's Leading Teams for Impact program can help.
Our experience has taught us that teams traditionally come together, from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, to find solutions to complex business challenges. To work effectively, teams must have three things in place: collaboration, trust and accountability.
These factors can be hard to achieve, especially when team members are pulled in different directions, have different job functions or work in different time zones or even on different continents. Leading Teams for Impact teaches leaders and team members research-proven ways to overcome challenges and achieve successful outcomes.
Who Should Attend
For any leader in charge of maximizing team performance, including cross-functional and virtual teams, or leaders who are responsible for creating team-based organizational systems. Also geared for team members that can influence leadership and collaboration on their teams.
As a result of applying the lessons from this program, you will lead your team to achieve the following outcomes:
- Demonstrate commitment to team success by delivering results despite external pressures and work responsibilities.
- Share responsibility for effective group dynamics, trust building and conflict resolution.
- Meet the changing - and often complex - needs of a co-located, virtual, or dispersed team.
- Influence others within the organization, so that the team can achieve greater results.
Additionally, you will:
- Develop strategies to apply lessons learned within your own team.
- Understand how your own behavior contributes to team performance.
- Learn how to make trust and open dialogue a shared responsibility of each team member - and quickly bring to the surface and resolve conflicts and differences among team members.
- Review skills that enhance your ability to more effectively lead virtual or dispersed teams.
- Learn to employ a research-based framework to assess the needs, characteristics and dynamics of a team.
- Learn a variety of tools to better leverage your team.