A high performing team is a group of people who share common visions, goals and metrics. And who collaborate, challenge and hold each other accountable to achieve outstanding results.

On this highly interactive and virtual Developing High-Performing Teams training course, that was created with the public sector in mind, acquire the necessary skills to create a more productive organisation. Learn how to enhance the performance of your staff and improve processes to ensure your organisation achieves its outcomes.

Through the use of virtual breakout rooms that facilitate smaller working groups, delegates will gain a much better understanding of how to best manage and encourage your teams performance.

Key learning resources and information to support you on your day’s training will be distributed online across the course of the day.

There will be plenty of opportune moments for you to network, share resources and experiences with other delegates. Gain valuable contacts with other like-minded peers to help create an invaluable support network to develop more high-performing teams.

Facilitated by Hayley Lewis, an expert in high-performing teams, this energising and practical course will empower you with a range of techniques, ideas and a personalised action plan.

Unlocking the Power of Virtual

Our virtual courses have been designed with you in mind. From group exercises in breakout rooms to live chat, whiteboards and interactive polls, we use a range of tools and techniques to ensure that you can connect with your trainer; network and share best practice with your peers and leave the day with the skills you need.

Our courses provide you with an interactive and engaging learning environment that can be accessed from any location, helping you to continue to connect, learn and grow. Click here to discover more!

Please note this course will be using Zoom to deliver the day. 

About the Chair: Hayley Lewis
Hayley is an award-winning psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the field of organisational and business psychology.

Prior to setting up her own business, Hayley spent 11 years leading various local government services, such as organisational development; ICT strategy; customer services; communications and digital transformation. During this time, she won national recognition for her work on leadership development, culture change and digital transformation. Before this, Hayley spent eight years at the BBC where she was an organisational psychologist working on culture change and leadership development.

Hayley is a respected lecturer on MSc Organisational and Business Psychology programmes at City University and Coventry University. Her specialist topics are leading change, organisational culture and building high-performance teams. She also leads the weekend school, for part-time MSc students at Kingston Business School, delivering lectures on leadership development, creativity and innovation, consultancy skills and leading organisational change.


09:25 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Ice Breaker and Clarification of Learning Objectives

  • A quick video tutorial will be shown on using the key features of Zoom
  • Breakout rooms will be used for delegates to introduce each other
10:00 - 10:20

Evaluate Your Current Team Structures

  • Understand the difference between groups and teams
  • Identify the different types of teams and the challenges these bring
  • The stages of team formation and your role as the leader
10:20 - 11:00

The High Performing Team Model

  • Get to grips with the eight key factors that make a high performing team (HPT)
  • Identify which factors your team does well and which it can improve upon
  • Discuss the main characteristics of the model and why it works
11:00 - 11:15

Morning Break

11:15 - 11:45

Drive Success through Effective Team Objectives

  • The psychological theory of goal-setting
  • Develop clarity of your team’s purpose
  • Have an agreed set of annual objectives
11:45 - 12:15

Create an Effective Structure for Professional Development

  • Appreciate the importance of a skills audit
  • Understand different learning styles and speeds
  • Developing a learning and development programme for your team
12:15 - 12:45

Create a Collaborative Environment for High Performing Teams

  • The ingredients of team culture and climate
  • The importance of (and difference between) coaching and mentoring
  • Mapping your own relationships with your peers
12:45 - 13:15

Develop Effective Incentives to Enhance Performance

  • The importance of looking outside your organisation
  • Benchmarking against other teams
  • Thinking strategically and tactically about awards
13:15 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:15

Reflection Session

  • Trainer will review the day’s learning and the next stages of the course
  • Delegates will have time to ask questions and share views with one another
14:15 - 14:45

Create a Results-Orientated Team Culture

  • Gain confidence in tackling poor performance
  • The importance of managing performance
  • The performance-attitude mix
  • How to give difficult feedback
14:45 - 15:10

Enhance Productivity through Effective Engagement

  • Learn how to communicate and engage compellingly to build commitment
  • Analyse different ways to communicate and engage
  • Discuss the importance of knowing each team member and their preferences
15:10 - 15:35

Establish Standards of Excellence for Your Team

  • Clarify standards of service and ways to reward excellence
  • Know your customers and the standards they expect
  • Define what ‘excellence’ looks like for your team
  • Methods to reward and recognise your team members
15:35 - 15:45

Afternoon Break

15:45 - 16:15

Principled Leadership in Action

  • Work on practical exercises to develop your leadership style
  • It starts and ends with you: the importance of leading by example
  • Building your own leadership development plan
  • Your commitment to what happens next
16:15 - 16:30

Round Up and Key Takeaways

Hayley Lewis

Organisational Expert

Hayley is an award-winning psychologist with 20 years’ experience in the field of organisational and business psychology. Prior to setting…

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Q: Can I book without a purchase order number?

A: Yes. Simply email enquiries@moderngov.com after you have booked the course, with your Purchase Order Number. Please quote your order number and the course you are booked onto.

Q: Is lunch included?

A: Yes, a two-course hot buffet is served at lunch. Tea and coffee are served throughout the day.

Q: What is your cancellation policy?

A: Cancellations must be received in writing 30 working days before the date of the event and will be subject to a £195+VAT administration fee. Cancellations received after this time will be subject to the full delegate fee.

Q: Will there be WI-FI?

A: Yes, all our venues have the latest technology, offer full audio visual support and WI-FI.

Q: Can I make a provisional booking?

A: Unfortunately, we do not accept provisional bookings. Registrations are subject to our terms and conditions. View terms and conditions here