Workshops - Team Building

Building Smart Teams

How to assist intact teams to accelerate their productivity, improve their team work and get better results in real time. Use this solution to develop a common team language, skill set and repeatable team problem solving processes to use everyday.

The Smart Teams workshop develops a positive team culture. It will increase mutual respect and understanding of individual and group strengths and develop a common team language for working better together. Resolve a minimum of two key team issues during the workshop.

Participants learn:

    - The four dimensions of high performance
    - The 21 strategies needed for everyday success
    - Their unique strengths profile, using the 4D-i profile report
    - How to tap into the different strengths of all members
    - How to align team member thinking in planning and problem solving
    - Simple techniques to plan and run their team meetings effectively

Participants get results:
    - Resolve interpersonal conflicts and build a collaborative culture
    - Solve two pressing business issues real time in the workshop
    - Develop a personal and team commitment plan to sustain changes

The best application of this one or two day workshop is when a new leader takes over and wants to install new ways of working together; the leader wants the team to go to the next level of performance; an intact team is stalled and is looking for something to unblock them; after a merger or re-organization and the emphasis is to get productive faster with measurable results.

Smart Start: Accelerating Performance for Project Management Teams
The workshop will show you how to get new project teams up, running and effective, faster than ever and how to give project teams practical tools that will accelerate their results and sustain high levels of performance.

Smart Start will get new project teams to accelerate their start up. To go from forming to performing quickly by learning and applying a common team language and mutual understanding of strengths. Ensure projects finish on time and on budget by giving team tools to manage the people dynamics.

Participants learn:

    - The four dimensions of high performance
    - The 21 strategies needed for everyday success
    - Their unique strengths profile, using the 4D-i profile report
    - A common language and system for improving project management and people management
    - How to tap into the different strengths of all members
    - How to think through any challenge issue effectively
    - Eight practical problem solving processes
    - How to resolve conflicts and build a collaborative culture
    - How to align team thinking process with project tasks
    - Simple techniques to plan and run their project team meetings effectively

The best application for Smart Start, two day workshop is to use it as a fast start-up for new project teams. Bolt this program onto the front end of all Six Sigma teams, ISO and quality initiative teams. Use it as an intervention for project teams that have stalled or embroiled in conflict. Smart Start can be used enterprise wide, as a corporate solution for all project teams.
 

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