- Adapt your leadership style to get the most out of your team.
- Understand how different ‘leadership power bases’ impact teams.
- Proactively deal with situations that can demotivate teams.
- Recognise when your team is in trouble and what to do about it.
- Establish credibility and develop a culture of trust within your team.
- Identify stages of team development and how to move forward.
This course will help you learn how to apply the six different leadership styles depending on the situation, and how to successfully navigate your team through the different stages of team formation. In understanding the different facets of team leadership, you will learn to build a cohesive and high performing team which can work together to resolve challenges and conflicts.
Who should attend?
- This team leadership course will benefit team leaders, supervisors and managers wanting to influence and motivate a group of people to work cohesively toward shared goals, especially in times of development, trouble or dysfunction.
- People should first attend or be familiar with the content covered in the Supervision and Management of People course.
Team leaders who have the ability to use the six different styles in combination will have the best outcomes in most situations.
It is crucial for leaders to understand various types of power and the differences between the two main categories they come under – personal and positional.
Identify how your team is working now and uncover specific areas you, as a team leader, can address to improve their effectiveness.
Be aware of the five potential barriers to team cohesiveness leaders and organisations often fall prey to so you can proactively avoid or manage them.
Learn about the importance of building a culture of trust and eight practical ways you can demonstrate your credibility as a leader and build trust in your team.
Using the Tuckman model of forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning, identify the stage your team is operating and how to help them evolve and develop.
Learn how to avoid and overcome obstacles such as team frustration, disappointment, staff turnover and loss of faith in their concept of teamwork
Prevent and minimise conflict through a proactive and positive approach to dealing with differences within the team and develop your approach to facilitating positive outcomes.