Building and Leading Great Teams

Building and Leading Great Teams
Presented by: Jim Olson, UC Davis Graduate School of Management 2016 Teacher of the Year

To schedule an Open Enrollment Executive Education program, please contact Natalie Hull-Frazier.

Gain a thorough understanding of the dynamics of team-based work settings and your effect on group performance in a safe, learning-rich environment. 

about Building and Leading Great Teams

In this program, you will be introduced to the theory and practice of building, fixing, managing, and leading high-impact teams.  You will gain a thorough understanding of the dynamics of team-based work settings and your effect on group performance.  During the session, you will be assigned to teams (or can attend as a team) that will exist throughout the program and provide a context for experiencing and learning about the effects of group membership and leadership first hand.  You will learn important team concepts and skills from team exercises in a safe, learning-rich environment.  Lecture time is minimal.  Learning by doing is emphasized.

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals in management or individual contributor roles who want to significantly improve their individual performance on their team, the team’s performance, or their team leadership skills.
  • Individuals who lack confidence diagnosing or solving team problems or effectively leading high-impact teams.
  • Individuals who understand effective team basics but desire to improve team performance.

Learning Objectives & Program Benefits

  • Learn to diagnose group dynamics and determine strategic team options as a manager
  • Understand how technological change affects team processes
  • Learn practical interpersonal skills for implementing effective strategies for group situations
  • Gain valuable experience in team creation, problem diagnosis, and driving team effectiveness in a variety of contexts. You will leave the program with the confidence and skills to optimize your own team performance, and to build and lead highly effective teams.