Project Leadership: Building High Performance Teams Training

Course #:TP2525

Project Leadership: Building High Performance Teams Training

Project teams are becoming more commonplace in organizations as businesses work to stretch and align resources. In this course students will learn how to set the foundation for a High Performance Team. They will learn how to analyze projects at a high level and consider performance constraints. Students will learn the integral pieces to developing a high performing team and techniques to keep it working at a high level. They will discuss why some teams fail and explore ways that their teams can maintain a competitive edge.

What you will Learn

  • Ability to analyze current state and future goals of the team
  • Ability to create team mission and vision
  • Aligning team work with corporate goals
  • Importance the 3 must have team roles
  • Learn about maintaining team performance


1 Day

Outline of Project Leadership: Building High Performance Teams Training

1. Perform initial team analysis

  • Evaluate current performance
  • Catalog individual strengths
  • Create professional development plans
  • Create value proposition
  • Develop mission statement

2. Creating the team identity

  • Agree on team purpose and overall deliverables
  • Develop team values
  • Develop team communication strategy
  • Balancing team member autonomy with responsibility
  • Creating shared leadership
  • Define the team's benefit to the organization
  • Define the team’s strategy for cooperation.
  • Ways to foster team trust

3. Interfacing with Projects

  • Implement Project/Initiative follow up activities
  • Clearly align work with project goals
  • Implement project performance feedback loops
  • Implement project work vs. other work intervention strategy

4. Goals Management

  • Create team stretch goals
  • Create technician level goals
  • Establish a collaborative environment
  • Implement a team and individual goals update meeting
  • Communicate team goals globally

5. Defining team Roles

  • Team Lead
  • Communication Lead
  • Team Member

6. Remaining competitive

  • Strategies to use 360 feedback tools
  • Adherence to Professional Development Plans
  • Implement Cross training programs
  • Seek out special projects
  • Create "Innovation Release Time"
  • Set stretch team level stretch goals
  • Develop team on-boarding program
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.