Leading Teams in a Matrix
Team leaders are leaders and professionals who lead cross-functional governance or work teams. These leaders are accountable for facilitating the team to plan and deliver the team outcomes. This includes collaborating with the team to identify achievable outcomes and negotiating the team’s outcomes with the leadership team and/or internal customer.
Average Course Rating: 6/6
Duration: 1 ½ Days
Who Should Attend
Project Leaders, Cross-functional Team Leaders and any professional who needs to lead without authority.
In this program, participants build their ability to lead collaboratively. Through highly experiential activities and discussion, participants learn what makes an effective team leader, define the roles in a team and witness what true collaboration means. Participants leave the program with new tools in their collaborative leadership toolbox that they apply immediately upon returning to work.
Participants who complete the course will know how to:
- Identify the unique challenges experienced when leading a team in a matrix and develop a new methodology for leading matrix teams
- Demonstrate the characteristics of an effective matrix leader
- Apply true collaboration and understand its importance in leading effective matrix teams
- Incorporate varied learning and work styles of team members to improve communication and understanding
- Approach team meetings and activities more collaboratively to improve team effectiveness and commitment to outcomes
- Course Introduction
- Principles of collaborative leadership
- What is true collaboration?
- Collaborative facilitation
- Brainstorming tools and techniques
- Collaborative decision-making tool: DCID
- Collaborative adoptability assessment tool
- Closing our Workshop: Lessons Learned
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