Leading & Developing a Dynamic Team

Increase your knowledge and skill levels in team building and team working skills in this bespoke In-house training programme.

Overview

Increase your organisations knowledge and skill levels in team building and team working skills. Gain skills using methods, techniques and tools which will improve the delegates’ effectiveness as team leaders and team members. Presentations on key areas will be reinforced during this very interactive and ‘hands on’ workshop sessions to develop methods and techniques which can be directly applied to the individuals own work situation. Improve a leaders understanding of effective communication within a team environment.

Course Description

The 1 day course details the key skills required by anyone required to lead a team or those required to work within one. The main subject areas which will be addressed in detail are team working behaviors, team building, the individual’s roles within the team, communication and problem solving methods and techniques will also be demonstrated with regard to practical applications within a team structure. Providing the opportunity to develop these skills and practice techniques in ‘real’ terms.
A variety of training methods are used on the programme, including presentations, group discussions, with leadership activities designed to challenge and interactive learning experiences.

Who Should Attend

This programme is ideal for teams who already work together and want to understand each other better, improve their methods of working together and improve the team’s effectiveness. Also anyone who leads a team or is part of a team.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course delegates have a clear understanding of the methods and techniques used and a good insight how they can be applied in a work and team situation.

  • Understand the nature, purpose and structure of a working team and the individual requirements which contribute to its success.
  • Effective use of a range of tools and techniques to improve communications and relations within the team.
  • Understand the differences and effectiveness of different types of communication.
  • Use these techniques to build an effective structure and team process that can be used to deliver professional results for the team on a consistent basis.
  • How to grow the team
  • Increased understanding and awareness of how to solve problems as a team.

Sample Programme

Personal Development Plan

Each delegate will complete a Personal Development Plan, recording what they will commit to doing differently after they have undertaken the various modules of the programme; this document will form the basis to identify any further learning requirements.

Pre Course Work

Pre-course work – Delegates will invited to complete a behavioural style questionnaire. The individual behaviour style results will be discussed during session one of the programme.

DNA Leadership 360 Feedback Report (optional)

It is recommend that each delegate undertake a DNA Leadership 360 Feedback Report on completion of the programme, with 1 to 1 feedback being facilitated by the course facilitator. This will support further ongoing leadership development.

Programme Content

Session One
  • Introductions, personal expectations and objectives
  • Behavioural styles: how this impacts team dynamics
Session Two
  • Understanding your ‘Group Personality’
  • The dynamics of growing a strong team culture
Session Three
  • Results of the team effectiveness questionnaire
Session Four
  • Communication & Teamwork
  • Developing individual leadership development plans

Recommended Trainer

Andy Wadham is the Managing Director of DNA Leadership and is a John Adair Accredited Trainer and acts as DNA Leadership’s lead facilitator, coach and leadership trainer. Andy works closely with top management as a consultant and executive coach on team building and leadership issues.

Andy has over 20 years’ experience in the field of leadership and team development; both in a military and business environment. During his time serving in the Royal Navy, Andy learned the art of leadership and leadership development. Since leaving the Service as a leadership training officer, Andy has gone from strength to strength and has worked very successfully in various leadership consultancy positions and advisory roles, working with both individuals and organisations across many business sectors.

At the 2012 Adair Trainers Conference, Andy was presented with an Action Centred Leadership Award by John Adair in recognition for the leadership development work he is delivering in business. Well-known for his work in designing and delivering leadership workshops and seminars across many business sectors, he regularly contributes as a key-note speaker at networking events and conferences and has an ACL case study published in John Adair’s book, Effective Leadership Development. The case study also featured as lead article in a national business magazine, Business Communication.