Building High-Performance Teams - Develop a Team Poised for Success

Building High-Performance Teams - Develop a Team Poised for Success

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12:00On-Demand LearningUSD $850.00
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Good understanding of project management 

Course Level



This course pulls together the most current and popular theories and writings on this complex topic and presents this amalgamated view in a highly interactive workshop and activity-based approach. Students will understand and have the skills required to build and participate in high-performance project teams and will possess the insight to proactively affect change within their respective organizations by guiding the existing culture to one that promotes high performance.

Who Should Attend

This two-day workshop is designed for:

  • Department heads
  • Program managers
  • Project managers
  • Team leaders
Performance Focus
What You Will Learn

You will learn how to: 

  • Define a team and describe the optimum team size for effective performance
  • Describe characteristics and guiding behaviors of high-performance teams
  • Describe the major elements of each development stage in two distinct models
  • Recognize cultural barriers in achieving high performance
  • List the attributes a high-performing corporate culture
  • Assess your own corporate culture
  • Discuss corporate leadership as a factor in building high-performance project teams
  • Describe the three A’s of selecting team members
  • State three leadership responsibilities 
  • Describe leadership responsibilities, styles, and roles
  • List and describe the eight components of the team charter model for building high-performance teams
Course Overview

Getting Started

  • Introductions
  • Course Delivery Strategy
  • Discussion: Participant Expectations
  • Team Activity – Building a Bridge

Foundational Team Concepts

  • The Nature of Teams
    • The Definition of a Team
    • Types of Teams
    • Does the Size of the Team Matter?
  • Characteristics of High-Performance Teams
  • Guiding Behaviors of High-Performance Teams 
  • Team Activity – Characteristics of High-Performance Teams
    • Purpose and Values
    • Empowerment
    • Relationship and Communication
    • Flexibility
    • Optimal Performance
    • Recognition and Appreciation
    • Morale

Understanding Team Development

  • Stages of Team Development – Model 1
  • Stages of Team Development – Model 2
  • Team Activity

Designing a High-Performance Culture

  • Corporate Cultures
    • Cultural Characteristics
    • The cost of culture
    • Designing High-Performance Cultures
    • Assessing Your Culture 
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Leadership tips

Establishing the Attributes of High Performance

  • Choosing the Right People
  • Team Effectiveness 
  • Team Leadership
    • Leadership Responsibilities
    • Leadership Styles
  • The Team Charter Model
    • Team Vision, Purpose, and Values 
    • Team Norms
    • Team Member Roles
    • Key Responsibility Areas and Goals
    • Communication Strategies
    • Decision Making, Authority, and Accountability 
    • Resources
  • Team Activity

Recap & Closing

Project Management Institute (PMI)® Professional Development Units (PDUs)

Technical Leadership Strategic Total
Project Management Professional (PMP)® 2.50 7.50 2.00 12.00
PMI Program Management Professional (PgMP)® 2.50 7.50 2.00 12.00
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® 0 7.50 2.00 9.50
PMI Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® 0 7.50 2.00 9.50
PMI Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® 0.25 7.50 2.00 9.75
PMI Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)® 0 7.50 2.00 9.50
PMI Professional in Business Analysis (PMI-PBA)® 0 7.50 2.00 9.50

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