Knowing how to lead an effective team is key for every leader. CCL’s Leading Teams for Impact program provides the insight and tools you need to build a better team.

Matrixed organizations, cross-functional teams, geographically dispersed teams — they’re all the norm in today’s world. And aligning people with different leadership styles, experiences, and knowledge around a common goal isn’t easy. Often, knowing how to effectively facilitate a team is the key to success.

Leading Teams for Impact gives leaders the skills they need to overcome group challenges, maximize team performance, and achieve the results that matter most for success.

What Do Participants Learn?

With a customized team leader training, participants will learn how to:

  • Boost team success by delivering results despite external pressures & limited resources.
  • Make trust & conflict management a shared responsibility of each team member.
  • Influence others within the organization so that the team can achieve greater results.
  • Meet the changing — and often complex — needs of a co-located, virtual, or dispersed team.

Who Is the Program Designed For?

  • Managers seeking to maximize team performance.
  • Leaders of cross-functional teams.
  • Leaders  responsible for creating team-based organizational systems.
  • Team members who can influence leadership & collaboration on teams.

What Challenges Are Addressed?

  • Aligning team members around a common goal & direction.
  • Bridging boundaries — geographic, cultural, & organizational.
  • Leading without formal authority.
  • Managing conflict & leveraging constructive conflict.
  • Getting commitment to team goals versus individual successes.

Why Choose Leading Teams for Impact?

  • Outdoor team leadership simulation engages participants, allowing them to try out new behaviors in a safe, feedback-rich environment.
  • In-depth assessments & 1:1 with a certified CCL coach provides understanding and helps participants shape their long-term development plans.
  • Research-based curriculum uses CCL’s Team Needs Effectiveness framework, exploring trust & conflict within the team.
  • Extensive networking opportunities with others.
  • Peer learning provides feedback, suggestions, & support.

What Participants Say About Leading Teams for Impact:

say this program was worth the time & effort

would recommend this program to a colleague

say they are better prepared for future responsibilities

CCL’s training experience enabled me to get a quick and interesting gauge of where my peers are at, in relation to our team playing abilities. It also helped me grasp a better understanding of how I can increase the value of my contributions to the organization, as a whole.

Mandy Govender
Deputy Director, Communicable Disease Education, Adult Health Division, Health Promotion Board (Singapore)


Resources on Leading Teams for Impact

Can Your Team Deepen Mutual Trust?

Can Your Team Deepen Mutual Trust?

There are 3 main elements of trust that will help your team improve relationships and work more competently and smoothly together.

Focus on 3 Needs to Improve Team Performance

Focus on 3 Needs to Improve Team Performance

Teams have different needs depending on whether they’re in planning or action mode.

Keep Your Team on Track With a Team Charter

Keep Your Team on Track With a Team Charter

Team members should agree on direction. Take some time up front to create a team charter.

How to Lead Virtual Teams

White Paper
How to Lead Virtual Teams

Learn 3 critical factors that you can’t ignore when it comes to helping virtual teams work more effectively.

Teamwork: How to Be an Activator, Not a Blocker

Teamwork: How to Be an Activator, Not a Blocker

With teamwork, every member either helps or hinders progress. Here’s how to play a role that advances team goals.

3 Tools for Teams

3 Tools for Teams

If your team gets stuck in an unproductive conversation, these 3 tools can help you get back on track, focus, and reach consensus.