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About Team Player

Overview:

Success as a manager heavily depends on how well a team operates and what kind of results it achieves. Is your team able to solve problems? Can they resolve conflict? Are they enthusiastic and motivated to do their best? Do they work well together? This training course in building high performance teams provides managers help in developing their team leadership skills and unleash the talent of each individual team member

What are the Course Objectives?

  • Identify different types of teams 
  • Recognise and interpret the five stages of team development 
  • Establish team norms 
  • Inspire and motivate team members 
  • Build teamwork by applying the twelve characteristics of an effective team 
  • Promote trust and rapport by exploring your team player style, and find how it impacts group dynamics 
  • Recognise the key elements that move a team from involvement to empowerment, and give these elements to your team 
  • Develop strategies for dealing with team conflict and common problems 
  • Build teams using TORI 
  • Develop a good team player
  • Communicate effectively
  • Engage in active listening 
  • Build consensus through understanding

Who should do this course?

This workshop on Building and Leading High Performing Teams is designed for professionals who seek to develop their skills in the areas of leadership and communication, in order to build better performing teams, particularly in cases where effective team-work is a fundamental pre-requisite for success.

Building High Performance Teams 

Course Overview 

  • Welcome & Introduction 
  • Workshop Objectives 
  • Types of Teams 

Building High Performance Teams 

Tuckman's Five Stages of Team Development 

  • Forming 
  • Storming 
  • Norming 
  • Performing 
  • Adjourning 

Building High Performance Teams

Characteristics of Great Teams (I) 

  • Clear Purpose 
  • Informality 
  • Participation 
  • Listening 

Building High Performance Teams

Characteristics of Great Teams (II) 

  • Civilised Disagreements 
  • Consensus Decisions 
  • Open Communication 
  • Clear Roles & Work Assignments 

Building High Performance Teams 

Characteristics of Great Teams (III) 

  • Shared Leadership 
  • External Relations 
  • Style Diversity 
  • Self-Assessment 

Building High Performance Teams 

Team Player Types 

  • Inquiring Rationals 
  • Authentic Idealists 
  • Organised Guardians 
  • Resourceful Artisans 
  • The Trust/Relationship Model 

Building High Performance Teams 

Creative Thinking 

  • Brainstorming 
  • Brain writing 
  • Mind mapping 
  • Six Thinking Hats 

Building High Performance Teams 

Solving Problems 

  • Problem Identification 
  • Decision Making 
  • Planning & Organizing 

Building High Performance Teams 

Team Planning Tools 

  • SWOT Analysis 
  • Planning Tools 
  • Improvement Plans 

Building High Performance Teams 

Workshop Wrap Up 

  • Workshop Review 
  • Team Action Plans