Leadership and management

Leading High Performing Teams

High performing teams are those elite group of individuals who leverage their collective skills, diverse perspectives, specialised expertise, and complementary skills to accomplish challenging goals.

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Leading High Performing Teams
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£1,350.00 £1,215.00 Plus vat


High performing teams are those elite group of individuals who leverage their collective skills, diverse perspectives, specialised expertise, and complementary skills to accomplish challenging goals.

The high-performance teams course is designed to help managers and team leaders develop the knowledge and skills to create and maintain a high performing team. Participants will techniques that will engage and inspire their teams to achieve a higher level of team performance and synergy.    

By the end of the high-performance team training, the participants will have: 

  • Identified strategies to manage the different behavioural roles people take within a team and ways to improve team dynamics. 
  • Establish personal strategies and actions that will build and maintain a high performing team. 
  • Communicated their own team vision in an engaging way to encourage team member engagement.  

Who should attend?

This course will be highly effective for you if you’re a manager or leader seeking to build efficient yet innovative teams under rapidly changing market conditions. 

How will I benefit?

After this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of effective performance conversations. 
  • Identify and focus on behaviours as well as targets. 
  • Understand and overcome the barriers to managing performance. 
  • Have difficult conversations with more confidence and effectiveness. 
  • Provide effective and motivating feedback. 
  • Diagnose the causes of underperformance and address these. 
  • Learn and apply a simple coaching model. 
  • Set effective goals. 
  • Give evidence based effective feedback. 
  • Prepare well for performance based conversations. 
  • Develop fluency in having difficult conversations.
  • Understand behaviours and motivation and what I can do to affect these. 
  • Be familiar with the 6 conditions for success. 
Contributes 14 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Keys to successful performance conversations. 
  • Effective feedback. 
  • The importance of behaviours. 
  • Powerful conversations. 
  • Diagnosing underperformance – the 6 “C”s. 
  • Coaching. 
  • Goal setting. 
  • Dealing with tricky characters!
  • Encourage team building.
  • Reward success. 

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: B, D and E

  1. Design and development of processes, systems, services and products - For Chartered Engineers: ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to the analysis and solution of mechanical engineering problems’ For Incorporated Engineers ‘Apply appropriate theoretical and practical methods to design, develop, manufacture, construct commission, operate, maintain, decommission and re-cycle mechanical engineering processes, systems, services and products’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’
  3. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Leading High Performing Teams .

  • John Hattam

    John Hattam

    John has built a successful consulting business in both the private and public sectors, specialising in sales and marketing, product and customer development, and business planning.

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At a glance

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  • UK-Spec:
    B, D, E

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3-4 Dec 2024

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