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Center for Leadership Development
Schedule at a Glance

Team Development

Schedule

  • Apr 15-18, 2019 at EMDC Learning Center, 1900 E Street NW (George Washington University Metro Stop) Washington, DC 20415, Tuition: $3100  (#24156)   REGISTER
    THIS IS A NON-RESIDENTIAL SESSION

    Start Time First Day 8:30 am - End Time Last Day 5:00 pm.
  • Sep 9-12, 2019 at EMDC Learning Center, 1900 E Street NW (George Washington University Metro Stop) Washington, DC 20415, Tuition: $3100  (#24157)   REGISTER
    THIS IS A NON-RESIDENTIAL SESSION
    Start Time First Day 8:30 am - End Time Last Day 5:00 pm.

Overview

The federal government is more collaborative than ever. Promoting a Shared Leadership model that empowers decision-making at all levels, the workplace requires skills that enable a facilitative leadership style to build teams. This course is designed to help you develop fundamental skills to be an effective team leader and a team member. Participating in this learning will enable you to acquire a deeper understanding of teams—including a focus on team dynamics and effective team processes.


This four-day program provides an overview of stages of team development, effective team strategies, and tools for effective teamwork. Emphasis is placed on communication styles, facilitative behaviors, roles and responsibilities of team members and leaders. Participants learn about team dysfunctions as well as how to build trust, manage conflict, and build accountability.


The skills and knowledge acquired in this course are foundational not only to teamwork but to other levels of leadership in the federal government. During the course, you will:

  • Identify how your own styles, strengths and behaviors affect performance in a team.
  • Acquire a model and tools for effective team facilitation.
  • Apply learnng and get feedback in the online portion of the course.

How You Will Benefit

  • Learn how to coach for higher performance.
  • Reflect on how to lead from any place on the team.
  • Discover your conflict management styles and how they impact team success

Who Should Attend

  • Team members, team leaders and supervisors/managers who are supervising/managing teams
  • Individuals with little or no previous training or experience in team management or individuals with team management function

This course meets one of the requirements for the Project/Team Lead level of the Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Certificate program. For more information go to the LEAD certificate page.

Note

Unless the course is listed as RESIDENTIAL, lodging and meals are not included in the tuition.