IESE Business School

Building and Leading High-Performance Teams

Available dates

Feb 25—27, 2020
3 days
Barcelona, Spain
EUR 4700 ≈USD 5200
EUR 1566 per day


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About the course

Shape and Lead Best Teams Ever

Master the key challenges and unique opportunities inherent in designing and managing teams. Acquire proven strategies to foster team cohesion and sustain motivation, enthusiasm and creativity over time.


  • Enhance your ability to create and lead stellar teams
  • Discover processes and techniques that promote a climate of trust and commitment
  • Learn how to harness the unique characteristics of virtual teams and to manage complex teams
  • Execute a team diagnostic and implement a plan to address areas for improvement


During the “Building and Leading High-Performance Teams” program, we will tackle the following topics:

The Essentials High-Performance Team (HPT)

Evaluate the common traits of HPT members, as well as the requisite stages and processes to successfully develop a high-performance team. This includes discussion of the dynamics of virtual and culturally diverse teams.

Developing Your Management Team

Discover highly practical methodologies to address the specific challenges associated with virtual teams.

Building Trust

Learn how to employ mechanisms to enhance team dynamics and create an optimal environment of trust and collaboration.

Effective Communication

Explore strategies to create effective communication across geographic, time, cultural and linguistic barriers, and learn how to address needs at both individual and team levels.

Leading Teams

Analyze the essentials of managing teams: enhanced communication, coordination and alignment.


Using a highly dynamic and practical approach, the “Building and Leading High-Performance Teams” program combines a range of interactive learning methods, including case studies, team-based simulations, one-on-one coaching sessions, peer to peer coaching and role play. Before the program, participants will complete a personality test that will serve as the basis of further exploration in individual coaching sessions.

Who should attend

The “Building and Leading High-Performance Teams” program is aimed at senior managers responsible for leading teams. Advisory committee members, managing directors, division heads and functional managers will find it particularly beneficial.

Trust the experts

Anneloes Raes

Areas of Interest Top management teams Relationships between top and middle managers Teamwork Temporal dynamics of teamwork Anneloes Raes is an associate professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations at IESE. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Maastricht Universit...


Miguel Angel Ariño

Areas of Interest Decision Making in Organizations Macroeconomic Uncertainty Miguel A. Ariño is professor in the Department of Managerial Decision Sciences. His current research looks at decision making and organizational governance. He holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Universitat de Bar...


Yih Teen Lee

Areas of Interest Cross-cultural management & cultural identities and competences Person-environment fit Leadership in multicultural teams Human resource management: selection and training issues Yih-teen Lee is Full Professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations. He spec...


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