Course Details

Building and Managing High Performance Teams

About this Course:

For most of us, teamwork is a part of everyday life. Whether it's at home, in the community, or at work, we are often expected to be a functional part of a performing team. Having a strong team will benefit any organization and will lead to more successes than not.

High Performance Teams are organizations, teams or groups working together that are focused on achieving the same goals. Working professionals today seek the right blend of purpose and meaning in their work along with challenge and autonomy. Hence, bringing team members together can sometimes be a challenging task. This workshop identifies these challenges and helps your participants push through to success.

With our Building and Managing High Performance workshop, your participants will begin to see how important it is to develop a core set of high performance skills while at the workplace. By knowing and managing the way people interact, you will be positioning your high performance teams to accomplish any task. The course also focuses on cultivating and developing human virtues to strengthen relationships, bringing out the best in people, and utilizing team chemistry.

Course Content:

  • Understanding teams
  • Team developmental model
  • Benefits of high performance teams
  • Challenges of high performance teams
  • Characteristics of high performance teams
  • How to build and lead high performance teams
  • Developing cohesion
  • Building relationships
  • Roles of an effective team leader
  • Leadership functions
  • Traits of leaders managing high achievers
  • Ideas for motivating high performance team
  • Retaining high performers
  • Augmenting team performance
  • Real-life scenarios and interactive revision
  • Meditation

You Will Learn:

  1. Definition of a team.
  2. Team developmental model of forming, norming, storming, and performing.
  3. Benefits of excelling teams – loyalty, productivity, collaboration, visibility, etc.
  4. To address challenges such as team competition, high turnover rate, fear of failure, diversity, and more.
  5. Trademarks of high performance such as common goals, quality results, trust, discipline, focus, and commitment to excellence.
  6. Tools to build and lead a high performance team – understanding, knowledge, effective interaction, assigning appropriate/relevant roles and responsibilities, etc.
  7. Developing team cohesion through activities and exclusivity.
  8. Building team relationships and comradery through communication, empathy, and respect.
  9. Role of an effective team leader and techniques of feedback, promoting problem-solving, handling mistakes, conflict management, encouragement, etc.
  10. Leadership functions such as providing charter of mission and goals, monitoring performance, etc.
  11. Traits of leaders of high performing teams – vision, patience, humility, humor, courage, tolerance, gratitude, and so forth.
  12. Insights on how to motivate high achievers and performers.
  13. How to retain high performers by promoting visibility, rewards, etc.
  14. Augmenting team performance through empowerment, practicing unanimity, and giving voice to team members.

This is your course if you are looking to:

  • Understand teams and formation.
  • Adopt the four stage process of team development.
  • Learn the importance and benefits of high performing teams in an organization.
  • Understand the challenges inherent in teams that excel and how to overcome them.
  • Discover the characteristics of “A” teams and how to implement them in your team(s).
  • Gain insights on how to build high performance teams.
  • Study team cohesiveness and activities to promote it.
  • Strengthen team relations and connections through positive human values.
  • Implement skills and qualities to become an effective and successful team leader of high achievers.
  • Learn and inculcate virtues/habits that will help in leading high performers.
  • Encourage, motivate, and inspire high performance team members.
  • Retain your team and enhance/improve their performance.