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Overview

On this interactive and virtual Developing High-Performing Teams training course, acquire the necessary skills to create a more productive organisation.

Learn how to enhance the performance of your staff and improve processes to ensure your organisation achieves its outcomes.

Facilitated by Hayley Lewis, an expert in high-performing teams, this energising and practical course empowers you with a range of techniques and ideas to enhance your team’s performance.

Attend this course to evaluate your team’s structure and gain a firmer understanding of the High Performing Team (HPT) model to create better structures that encourage professional development. Learn how to develop a more results-orientated team culture, use incentives to enhance team performance, and better understand what principled leadership is like in action.

There will be plenty of opportune moments for you to network, share resources and experiences with other education professionals. Gain valuable contacts with other like-minded peers to help create an invaluable support network to develop high-performing teams.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note this course will be delivered via Zoom.

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Hayley Lewis
People Development Consultant

Hayley is an award-winning psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the field of organisational and business psychology.

Prior to setting up her own business, Hayley spent 11 years leading various local government services, such as organisational development; ICT strategy; customer services; communications and digital transformation. During this time, she won national recognition for her work on leadership development, culture change and digital transformation. Before this, Hayley spent eight years at the BBC where she was an organisational psychologist working on culture change and leadership development.

Hayley is a respected lecturer on MSc Organisational and Business Psychology programmes ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Acquire the tools, techniques and skills required to develop a high performing team (HPT)
  • Evaluate your current team structures to maximise efficiency
  • Improve your organisation’s productivity by engendering a culture of high performance
  • Drive success through effective team objectives
  • Develop a personalised action plan to implement across your organisation
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Agenda

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09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

10:00 - 10:20

Evaluate Your Current Team Structures

  • Understand the difference between groups and teams
  • Identify the different types of teams and the challenges these bring
  • The stages of team formation and your role as the leader
10:20 - 11:00

The High Performing Team Model

  • Get to grips with the eight key factors that make a high performing team (HPT)
  • Identify which factors your team does well and which it can improve upon
  • Discuss the main characteristics of the model and why it works
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 11:45

Drive Success through Effective Team Objectives

  • The psychological theory of goal-setting
  • Develop clarity of your team’s purpose
  • Have an agreed set of annual objectives
11:45 - 12:15

Create an Effective Structure for Professional Development

  • Appreciate the importance of a skills audit
  • Understand different learning styles and speeds
  • Developing a learning and development programme for your team
12:15 - 12:45

Create a Collaborative Environment for High Performing Teams

  • The ingredients of team culture and climate
  • The importance of (and difference between) coaching and mentoring
  • Mapping your own relationships with your peers
12:45 - 13:15

Develop Effective Incentives to Enhance Performance

  • The importance of looking outside your organisation
  • Benchmarking against other teams
  • Thinking strategically and tactically about awards
13:15 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:15

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:15 - 14:45

Create a Results-Orientated Team Culture

  • Gain confidence in tackling poor performance
  • The importance of managing performance
  • The performance-attitude mix
  • How to give difficult feedback
14:45 - 15:10

Enhance Productivity through Effective Engagement

  • Learn how to communicate and engage compellingly to build commitment
  • Analyse different ways to communicate and engage
  • Discuss the importance of knowing each team member and their preferences
15:10 - 15:35

Establish Standards of Excellence for Your Team

  • Clarify standards of service and ways to reward excellence
  • Know your customers and the standards they expect
  • Define what ‘excellence’ looks like for your team
  • Methods to reward and recognise your team members
15:35 - 15:45

Afternoon Break

15:45 - 16:15

Principled Leadership in Action

  • Work on practical exercises to develop your leadership style
  • It starts and ends with you: the importance of leading by example
  • Building your own leadership development plan
  • Your commitment to what happens next
16:15 - 16:30

Round Up and Key Takeaways