Team Building & Effective Leadership

Empower yourself with essential leadership skills in this comprehensive 6-hour Team Building and Effective Leadership workshop. Discover strategies to lead, organize, motivate, and optimize team performance effectively.

  • Audience

    For those looking for the essential skills to lead, organize and motivate in order to obtain the best performance from a team. You will discover how to your team can achieve their objective by gaining maximum effort, commitment and co-operation from team members.

    Pe-requisites

    No pre-requisites required

    Duration

    6 hours

    Delivery Method

    Face to face or Virtual
  • Course Objectives

    By the end of this workshop the delegate will have learned the following:-
    • Identify the skills and characteristics of successful team leaders
    • Understand the different leadership styles and strategies for team development
    • Understand how to develop your teams’ strengths
    • Manage different personalities and encourage mutual respect for harmonious team
    working
    • Manage team meetings and briefings and delegate duties effectively
    • Resolve conflict and deal with difficult circumstances positively and confidently
    • Maintain on-going continuous development of the team.

    Course Content

    • Interactive activity to identify the characteristics of an effective team, and
      the characteristics of an effective team leader
    • The leadership continuum:
      When should the leader retain authority?
      When should the leader involve the team in decision making?
      When should the leader pass authority to the team?
    • Activity in 3 teams, each with a leader briefed to adopt a different leadership style.
      Review of the impact of these leadership styles.
    • Developing the team:
    • Tuckman’s stages of team development – forming, storming, norming
      and performing
    • Helping the team through these stages by answering the following questions:
      Why does the team exist – its purpose?
      What does the team need to do to achieve its purpose – team objectives?
      How should we work together as a team – team agreement?
      Who should do what – team roles?
    • Discussion of Belbin’s team roles model – making the most of the team’s strengths,
      and addressing the team’s weaknesses.
    • Identification of causes of conflict within a team
    • Exploration of 4 conflict handling styles:
      Controlling
      Persuasive
      Steadying
      Diligent
    • Activity and discussion to identify appropriate styles to adopt to different personalities and situations.
    • Team meetings:
      Why have them?
      How often?
      What to do before, during and after to ensure that they are effective
    • Maintaining continuous development in the team:
      Support and challenge – striking the right balance
      Making work meaningful
      Enhancing autonomy for team members
      Building competence within the team
      Creating a feedback culture
    • Activity – applying effective team working in practice
    • Action planning – how can I apply my learning in the workplace?