Leading High-Impact Teams

Kellogg School of Management

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Kellogg School of Management

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Who should attend

  • Leaders and members of formally structured organizational teams including Federal Government agencies
  • Members of an ad hoc workforce or a team with a new mission
  • Individuals seeking to improve the effectiveness of teams in their organizations

About the course

How to build and lead a powerful, successful team

This long running, always inspiring program focuses specifically on how you can optimize your personal performance as a team player and your effectiveness as a team leader. This immersive experience is comprised of thought leadership from the forefront of contemporary management practice.

In a highly collaborative, interactive atmosphere, you’ll explore the intricacies of internal and external team dynamics and how to manage them. Our top-tier faculty will guide you through how to structure teams to maximize effectiveness, resolve conflict, persuade others and unleash your team’s full potential. Through personal assessment, you’ll create a tailored plan to improve your leadership skills and leave better equipped to create a positive and supportive team culture within your organization.

Key Benefits

  • Structure team roles to maximize potential
  • Set clear and engaging goals
  • Resolve conflict effectively
  • Communicate passionately
  • Advocate for change persuasively
  • Unlock your team's creative potential
  • Create a positive and supportive team culture

Program Content

The Team Performance Equation

  • Evaluate leadership and communication styles
  • Conduct a team performance analysis
  • Explore four types of high-performing teams and the primary threats to team effectiveness
  • Optimize the performance of virtual teams and teams that work across distances

Power and Influence in Teams

  • Understand open-loop versus closed-loop networks
  • Build and mobilize organizational capital

Creativity and Innovation

  • Lead effective brainstorming
  • Sharpen convergent and divergent thinking skills
  • Successfully sell creative ideas in your organization

Leading Teams

  • Create an environment conducive for “good” conflict
  • Understand challenges in getting team members to learn from one another
  • Move beyond agendas and opinions to reveal the facts
  • Discover the real value of diversity in teams

Managing Multicultural Teams

  • Understand key cultural style differences
  • Leverage cultural differences into high-quality team decisions

Emotional Intelligence and Team Coaching

  • Assess your EQ versus your IQ
  • Develop a personal plan to increase your EQ
  • Create a community of active communication

Experts

Leigh Thompson

Leigh Thompson is the J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. An acclaimed researcher, author, and speaker, Thompson’s research focuses on negotiation, creativity, and teamwork. Thompson’s books...

Jeanne Brett

Jeanne Brett is the DeWitt W. Buchanan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations. Professor Brett's research is in the areas of cross cultural negotiations, the resolution of disputes, and the performance of multicultural teams.  Her current research investigates cultu...

Mark Rittenberg

Dr. Mark Rittenberg has helped organizations create communities of excellence among their people and empowered individuals to become true leaders with the ability to actualize a vision -- all through the power of communication. Dr. Rittenberg believes that important personal, social, and business...

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