Team Building – Developing High Performance Teams

Leaders’ and managers’ success in today’s complex global environment is heavily influenced by how well their team perform and the results they achieve. It is important as a leader to be able to develop a positive team dynamics, boost skills and embed favourable behaviours as habits – ultimately creating a high performance culture.

This 2 day workshop is designed for participants who want to develop their team leadership skills and unleash the talent of individual team members. This interactive workshop will help managers and team leaders develop the knowledge and skills to create and maintain a high performance team.


  • Build teamwork by recognising and tapping into the characteristics of an effective team
  • Understand how to promote trust and rapport by exploring your team player style and how it impacts group dynamics
  • Understand what makes teams successful
  • Understand team leadership
  • Recognise the key elements that move a team from involvement to empowerment and how to give these elements to your team
  • Understand how action planning and analysis tools can help your team perform better
  • Clarify team member roles and responsibilities and ensure greater accountability


  • Be able to develop strategies for dealing with team conflict and common problems
  • Be able to use ongoing evaluation and feedback tools to monitor team progress
  • Be able to apply facilitative leadership skills to promote team communication, collaboration,and performance
  • Be able to use language to build trust, encourage forward thinking and create energy within the team

Programme Content

  • Types of teams
  • Team norms
  • TORI team building model
  • Tuckman’s stages of group development
  • Characteristics of great teams
  • Disagreements and consensus
  • Drexler & Sibbet Team Performance Model
  • Belbin team roles
  • Decision making in a group
  • The Trust/Relationship Model
  • Team Shaping Factors
  • Working as a team
  • Communication
  • Building team trust
  • Common team problems
  • Resolving conflict
  • Team meeting
  • Developing team action plans

Who should attend?

  • Managers
  • Project Leaders
  • Heads of Department
  • Supervisors
  • Team Leaders
  • Individuals who wish to lead teams to high performance