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How to build “Power Teams” in your organisation

CategoryCPD Event
Date 29 01 2014 08:30

Gauteng: PRISA Randburg
ProComm House, 108 Bram Fischer Drive, Ferndale, Randburg
Date: 29 January 2014 (8:30 – 16:00 on both days)
Registration: 08:30 to start promptly at 09:00
CPD Points: 7.5

An efficient and results based team approach within organisations takes place by design and not by accident. Highly functional teams result in highly functional organisations – and teams can ONLY become highly functional when members understand the overriding organisational vision; work effectively towards the accomplishment of that vision; know how to communicate their views with emotional intelligence; manage conflicts efficiently and have well developed strategic thinking skills.

This “Building the Power Team” training programme is an opportunity to equip the employees within your organisation with these skills in order to ensure that they work seamlessly and efficiently as high-power teams. Participants of this training program will acquire strategies and tools that can be quickly integrated into their daily work activities that will result in results-oriented and high performing teams.

Creating the Successful Team

  • Characteristics of a successful team
  • 10 Reasons why team-oriented organisations achieve better results
  • How to create the T.E.A.M effect within organisations
  • The 5 stages of the team development cycle
  • Understanding personality styles within teams and how to leverage off them.
  • Identifying interpersonal relationship dynamics within teams and how to leverage them to manage conflict and leverage collaboration
  • Creating the mind-set of collective leadership within teams in organisations

1.2 Creating a Vision for Team Success

  • How to create a compelling vision for the team success in the context of the overriding organisational vision
  • How to link the team vision to each team members value system
  • How to identify, isolate the “WHY” factor - the driver of team motivation and “results-driven” behaviour
  • How to “chunk down” the team vision into workable and achievable milestones
  • How to create and establish collective ownership and responsibility for the team vision.
  • Strategies for translating vision into concrete action

1.3 Heightening the Communication Dynamic within Teams

  • The direct correlation between high-performing teams and effective communication
  • Communication gaps that can adversely impact team efficiency
  • Active listening as the first step to effective communication
  • Strategies for developing active listening skills
  • Identifying and adequately responding to non-verbal cues in order to better improve team communication
  • How to provide constructive feedback with emotional intelligence

1.4 Successful Conflict Management within Teams

  • Understanding the nature of conflict - its disadvantages and benefits
  • How to use “conflict-markers” to identify potential conflicts within teams
  • Primary causes astute way of responding to conflict
  • The successful conflict management framework
  • The 5 barriers to successful conflict resolution
  • Identifying and using “stabilising factors” within teams to reduce conflict situations and maintain a result-focused behaviour by team members.

1.5 Strategic Thinking and Problem Solving for Teams

  • How to identify and engage the “right” problem
  • Strategic thinking frameworks that teams can use to engage challenges
  • Decision-making frameworks and how to apply them effectively
  • Identifying and mitigating the barriers to innovation and strategic thinking within organisations
  • Learning the “breakthrough” method for generating creative ideas and innovative solutions
  • How individual problem solving styles impact the overall team and how to leverage off individual creativity
  • How to create and implement an effective team based decision making approach.

About the facilitator

FemiFemi Adebanji's reputation as an authority in the fields of leadership and personal development, has led to him becoming a sought-after business motivational speaker and trainer.

His career as a speaker has been featured in interviews with leading publications such as the Business Day and mainstream radio stations such as KAYA Fm. His regular television appearances on "Good Morning Africa's" Business Leadership series on DSTV have been flighted in over 20 countries on the continent.

His ability to hold audiences spellbound has earned him the privilege of working with blue-chip clients such as Standard Bank, Old Mutual and being invited to address thousands of delegates at events like Ms India Gauteng, the 9th Annual HR Africa Conference, the Hospitality Technology Conference, the Loyalty and Rewards Conference,the ANOVA Health Institute Annual Medical conference, the Organizational Development Conference, and many more.

His motivational business articles have been featured in the Business Day, and he's also features as an expert columnist for the Entrepreneur Magazine South Africa on topics of high-performance culture, motivation and performance enhancement. He has also made editorial contributions to leading magazines such as Destiny Man and the Sowetan.

He also featured as the motivational expert on the “Motivationally Speaking” radio show which aired weekly on 93.8 Mix Fm.

Your investment:

  • PRISA registered practitioner early bird*
  • PRISA registered practitioner
  • Non-registered practitioner early bird*
  • Non-registered practitioner
  • PRISA registered student*
  • Early bird: book and pay before 5 January 2014
  • Student and member fee rate/s only applicable if PRISA membership fees are paid in full at time of booking

Download the attached booking form and return to Leonie Rousseau at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or fax to (011) 326-1259.


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  • 29 01 2014 08:30

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