Team Leadership for Impact

Enhancing the performance of your team

In today’s rapidly changing landscape organizational effectiveness is needed to make a difference. This is equally valid for profit as well as for non-profit and public sector organizations.

As organizations are more and more using teams as the basic working unit it is vital to focus on achieving team effectiveness. Many different kinds of teams exist, but they all share the need for proper leadership, even with self-directed teams.The general objective of this program is to equip managers/leaders with the know-how and skills to be an effective leader in order to enhance the general performance of the team(s) he or she is leading.

In this course you will learn about team leadership, your own personal leadership style and its effectiveness.

Because personal, team and organizational effectiveness is highly based on the internal values people hold, the concept of value based leadership is central to this course.

Course objectives

The main objective of this program is to provide you with conceptual and practical understanding of team leadership, and to have you improve the necessary skills for acquiring relevant impact in leading teams.

At the end of the program you will have acquired deeper insight in underlying concepts, mechanisms and dynamics, as well as in your own personal leadership style, and its effectiveness in typical situations.

You will have learned how leadership really works out in the practice of working in teams, how your own and the behaviors of the team members have impact, and how to use influence techniques in such a way that higher team performance can be realized.

Course topics

Topics included in the program are:

  • value based leadership
  • team processes and team development
  • personal team leadership style (assessment)
  • managing individual differences and conflicts
  • applying influencing techniques for impact
  • understanding team behaviors
  • team building for performance
  • applying advanced leadership skills

Teaching methods

This program uses a combination of different teaching/learning methodologies: lecture sessions, group theme discussions, exercises, videos, roleplays, strengths assessment, presentations.

Your profile

The program is designed for managers and leaders who want to improve personal team leadership skills and the performance of their team.

Certificate/Diploma

Each participant receives a certificate of attendance on the last day of the course. Only for those who will complete an additional assignment will receive a diploma. In case you would like to have more information you contact ep@msm.nl