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Building and Leading Successful Teams



Building and leading teams is essential to organisational success. Whether office based or virtual, efficient and effective team leadership is essential. For a team to achieve its goals, it requires skilled and committed individuals coming together to achieve common goals.

During the course delegates will gain an insight into effective leadership and will acquire the skills to build and develop a team to achieve their potential.  There will focus on the key elements of team performance and techniques for managing virtual teams and workers.

Who should attend

This insightful course is designed for Managers, Supervisors and Team Leaders who are responsible for providing clear direction and leadership to their teams in order to achieve maximum effort, commitment and achievement of the set goals.


Leadership styles and effective team leadership

  • Situational leadership
  • Understanding your own style and how it helps to develop high performing teams
  • EQ: Introspection to grow self-awareness and empathy
  • Creating a purpose and vision for the team’s success

Building a successful team

  • Defining success in a team environment
  • Developing a shared purpose aligned to the organisations vision
  • Setting effective goals and expectations
  • Roles and behaviours of a successful team

Team sustainability and performance

  • Developing a learning culture to overcome the dysfunctions of a team
  • Working to compliment and build on individuals’ strengths
  • Understanding the reasons for underperformance
  • Recognising achievement to motivate others

Leading virtual teams – But real people

  • Virtual Teams vs Static Teams
  • Challenges of leading a virtual team
  • Hiring (or developing) people suited to virtual teamwork
  • Elements of Successful virtual teamwork
  • Overcoming virtual distance by utilising technology to communicate and engage

Team leadership communication challenges

  • Develop communication strategies
  • Manage conflict assertively with individuals and the team
  • Influencing & persuading to promote healthy working habits
  • Managing internal politics with an optimistic mind-set

At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Create a successful team environment
  • Apply emotional intelligence when dealing with others
  • Demonstrate empathy in a wide range of situations
  • Inspire and influence others
  • Lead by example to motivate others
  • Fully empower team members
  • Lead a virtual team

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