About the course
Enable you and your team to work better together, be more effective and reach your goals. Get the modern tool belt for culture, collaboration and leadership in times of change and complexity.
Accelerate collaboration to seize your team's potential
The structure and function of work has changed more in the last 250 years than in the previous 250,000. Digital technologies, and the ways they influence our personal and work lives, are radically changing the world. No matter what industry you work in, you have, over the past decade, experienced some form of disruption, driven by technology and its influence on human behavior.
This course enables you to strengthen you and your team’s capacity to be highly effective, even in this environment of constant change and uncertainty. Learn how to create a strong culture, deal with conflict and harness the diversity of individuals to build an adaptive and responsive team able to navigate the modern working world.
Seven areas of study in the leading teams course
The Digital Age, Leadership and Teams How to approach the massive structural changes happening in society and the implications they have for organizations.
Creating Effective Teams The modern fundamentals of team development and the tools and techniques you can apply to foster the conditions for success on a daily basis.
Team Culture For Handling Change How teams can foster mindsets, cultures and practices that are optimized for a context of change and uncertainty.
Prototyping New Ways Of Working Methods and tools to deploy to make the teamwork we do focused, energized, creative and geared for the best possible output.
Handling Conflict Conflict is a normal and predictable part of collaboration, but when handled well it can be the fuel that accelerates the team to its next level of effectiveness.
Harnessing Team Diversity How to better understand differences among members of a team, increase awareness of them, and construct the conditions for diverse teams to create magic from their differences.
Continuous Team Development Building an effective team that is both highly deliberate in applying structure and rules, while continuously learning and revising ways of working.
What you will learn in the leading teams course
By the time you finish this course you should have acquired knowledge and skills that you’ll be able to use right away in your work or add to your resume.
- Evolve the way you work and lead in both online, face-to-face, and blended settings.
- Have the ability to develop teams and lead teams through various themes like defining team purpose & culture, creating structure, handling conflict, cultivating diversity and inclusion, giving and receiving effective feedback, and harness team learning and perspectives
- Explain and apply models and theories for effective teamwork in the modern workplace.
- Apply principles and approaches for understanding team dynamics and creating psychological safety to support leading in uncertainty and change.
- Design and lead exceptional meetings and workshops
How you will learn
The Hyper Island approach is different from a traditional online course. We combine hands-on learning in your workplace with a fast-paced online environment to create a powerful experience that truly pays off.
Learning kit Every Saturday, the weekly module is introduced. You will receive a Learning Kit consisting of original content and insights to maximize your knowledge. The course content is available for you to go through at any time you choose during the week.
Live sessions The one-hour online webinar session is scheduled weekly and held by experts and course facilitators. They will dig deeper into the weekly module content and discussing questions and challenges. You can join it live or watch the recording in your own time.
Weekly challenges Every week, there will be hands-on tasks and challenges to solve. They are designed to integrate with your work to build your competence. The deadline for sharing your results from your challenges and reflection on the process will be on Sundays.
Peer learning and perspective We find that much of the learning comes through interactions and discussion from your peers on the course. As part of your journey, you will read other participant ́s work and share your perspective to create an interactive participatory experience.
Time commitment This course is designed to be flexible to your schedule. The time commitment is individual, however you are expected to spend approximately 5-7 hours per week on your learning.
Liene is an experienced UGL (Understanding Groups and Leadership) facilitator, process designer and leadership consultant. Through process design and facilitation, she helps to unlock the hidden potential of individuals, supporting groups to become teams, and organisations to improve their workin...
For over 10 years my passion has centered around purpose and the potential of people & teams - working with leaders and teams around the globe to increase their leadership effectiveness, competence & confidence, supporting them to achieve their goals, and to create healthy working culture...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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