High Performing Teams
Learn how to better collaborate with others in their day-to-day work. This course is offered as part of the UC Systemwide People Management Certificate program.
This course provides an approach to respond to conflict in a constructive way. Participants will understand the nature of conflict, learn techniques to become more self-aware and learn a process to address workplace conflict in a manner that moves both parties forward. Part of the UC People Management series.
When organizations are recruiting, one of the top skills they look for in a candidate is their ability to collaborate. Today’s hiring managers know that collaboration leads to improved problem solving and increased productivity and promotes interconnected team members who share expertise and learn from one another. Being a good team member requires practicing honesty, accountability, respect, and open communication. It requires a commitment to being helpful whenever the team needs you.
Building a solid team is enough of a challenge when everyone is in the same location. Virtual teams require even more commitment. Successfully leading virtual team meetings requires ensuring that the right technology is available and preparing a complete, detailed agenda. It also requires establishing communication protocols, ensuring attendees understand what is expected of them, and providing opportunities to strengthen team relationships.
It's undeniable that we're entering a new era of remote work. While many leaders seek to run business as usual, why settle for the usual when remote teams allow us to work even better? The research shows that employees are more productive and engaged when they have the freedom to work from anywhere. Which means leaders need the skills to lead from anywhere. In this meticulously researched, refreshingly practical talk, top business thought leader David Burkus provides managers with a complete guide to leading remotely, packed with everyday examples and illuminating insights. Burkus tackles the key inflection points and challenges that remote managers face from taking the team remote and adding new members, to communicating effectively and quickly, managing performance, keeping the team engaged, and even helping them strike the right balance between work and life. This talk provides everything you'll need to survive and thrive as the leader of a remote team-which is something all leaders will need to consider themselves from now on.