Align Your Team
Teams and their leaders establish the conditions that enable sustainable high performance in their organizations. Whether they are aligned and accountable with clear direction, staying the course and consistently achieving expectations directly effects organisational viability and sustainability.
Alignment among teams and their leadership is foundational and essential to operations, execution and morale.
Our materials prepare leaders for the full range of effective leadership behaviours and prepare them to transform their team performance.
Build strong team relations utilising a Jung Type Indicator to help individuals understand their preferred working style, learn how best to work with others and determine how their personal goals and those of the organisation can be implemented. Participants develop a strong understanding of their own style preferences, gaining insight into the four key issues at the heart of team differences and effectiveness.
- The language and behaviour of stylistic differences
- How people prefer to gather and use information
- How people prefer to make decisions
- How people prefer to organize themselves and others
- Diverse perspectives and constructive use of individual differences
- Approach problems in different yet healthier ways and thus be more productive.
- Improve communication while increasing productivity
- Provide guidelines to deal with conflict
- Promote diversity and the appreciation of differences.
- Identify weak spots and help members anticipate them
- Show members how to value and capitalize on each others' strengths.
Achieve Objectives and Exceed Expectations
A team can be considered effective if their output meets or exceeds expectations of their stakeholders. Producing a quality output is insufficient to be considered effective. Secondly, the team dynamics and interactions should be seamless and synergistic so that their collective output is efficient. It should not be undermined by dissention, fear, blame, envy and competing agendas. Finally, the team will feel engaged and satisfied when their contribution is effective.
This program provides the team or leader completing this program a structured way in which to consider the elements that are working to ensure the team's effectiveness and strategies for determining and transforming team challenges and disconnects.
- Determine team capability and contributions and build on strengths
- Explore and elicit those challenges facing the team
- Critically examine the success factors for the team within their context
- Improve team effectiveness through building both awareness and action strategies to ensure constructive behaviour is encouraged and acheived.
- Leverage "teaming" as a vehicle for individual and team engagement and satisfaction.
Building a good team is possible the single most important thing a Project Manager will do to achieve a successful project. With the right capability and engagement, an aligned project team will overcome almost any difficulty to succeed in its goals. In most projects there will be times when only the determination of the team can overcome the challenges and carry the initiative through to success. Even when there is no pressure, the team's spirit and enthusiasm will be reflected in the quality of the solution and the extent to which other people buy-in to it. This program is for project managers looking to gain the right approach to selecting and sustaining a highly engaged and performing project team.
- Build, develop and manage a project team
- Understand the differences between managing part-time and full-time project team members
- Identify your preferred people management style
- Maximise the contribution, commitment and motivation of each individual in the project
- Set an energetic direction for team members which focuses on the needs of the project
- Communicate in a more persuasive manner with the different people involved in a project
- Explain complicated ideas in a manner which aids understanding and commitment
- Understand the role of the project leader in project meetings and how to get the best contribution from others attending the meetings
- Become a more active listener and develop flexibility in your questioning skills
The role of a mediator conciliator can be very difficult and demanding, but rewarding. You will need to remain neutral and unbiased, have a basic understanding of legislation and policy, sound communication skills, understand conflict and its causes and be able to apply models of conciliation effectively.
The program covers a large number of topics and although you will acquire many skills to assist you in your role as a conciliator. providing the basics is to be able to carry out your role.
- Foundations of the mediation process
- Basic interviewing and counseling skills
- Principles of conciliation process
- Universal principles of legislation and policy
- Inference and assumption
- Agreements and charters
- Following up and sustaining commitment