TURN A GROUP INTO A TEAM | COURSE

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.
— Andrew Carnegie

Do you have employees? …or a team?

Every company has a group of employees, but not every company has a team. To successfully turn a group into a team it is required to establish effective cross-functional work groups, and build trust between these groups, so they develop synergy and work together. This course will provide the tools needed for your group to become a team.

OBSTACLES

  • Departmental silos that have been created through pre-existing cultural influences
  • A complete understanding of the interdependencies between departments and peers
  • Systemic issues like resource allocation and jealousies that block team formation
  • Individuals that refuse to buy in to new initiatives being developed

OUTCOMES

  • Develop the processes that allow groups to become functional teams
  • Learn to build trust faster, and deeper
  • Develop the skills to share information with others without eliciting confrontation
  • Discover how to mitigate conflict, encourage dialogue, and create synergistic resolutions

OBJECTIVES

  • Learn how cross-functional teams allow change to be implemented within the organization
  • Gain an understanding of the interdependencies we rely on for everyday business functions
  • Learn how effective meetings enhance change management and team formation
  • Understand how team formation enhances member’s enjoyment and productivity within the workplace

PROCESS

  • Small group format with 8-12 participants per course
  • 11 consecutive weeks; 90-minute sessions in your offices
  • Read, then summarize; outside exercise, then reflection
  • Peer-to-peer discussion; professional guidance

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