Leading High Performance Teams

MPLT|Managing People and Leading Teams

Be an effective leader. Know how to generate group cohesiveness, mutual respect and support, and company loyalty.

Objective

Managers in today’s business world must become creative leaders who can inspire productivity and motivate employees to achieve organizational goals and objectives. Managers are faced with ever-increasing demands, and they are being asked to perform functions once in the realm of human resources and other departments. This class provides you with a comprehensive toolkit of the major functions effective leaders perform: hiring, communicating, motivating, negotiating, teaming, evaluating, rewarding and creating a high performance culture. You will examine and learn the critical skills effective managers use to motivate and lead others, and how to foster group-cohesiveness.

Topics
  • The impact of high performance work principles
  • Advantages and disadvantages to teams
  • Team processes
  • Building cohesion
  • Overcoming groupthink
  • Influencing when you’re the minority
Benefits
  • Develop new insights on what it takes to lead others successfully
  • Recruit the right people for the right job
  • Handle tough leadership issues, such as giving criticism, making meetings efficient, using teams,
  • and delegating in ways that enhance productivity
  • Enhance the ability to set effective performance goals
  • Use the performance appraisal process effectively
  • Motivate the workforce of today and tomorrow
  • Retain the best people
Faculty

Ethan Burris, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Management
John Daly, Ph.D., Professor, College of Communication and McCombs School of Business

Course Details

Price: $2,950.00

Leading High Performance Teams

Date
Duration
Location
Instructor

09/10/15 - 09/11/15

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Houstonian Hotel 111 North Post Oak Lane Houston, TX 77024

Ethan Burris
John Daly

11/17/15 - 11/18/15

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center 1900 University Avenue Austin, TX 78705

Ethan Burris
John Daly