Potent Teams: Creating Inspired Team Performance
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Potent Teams: Creating Inspired Team Performance

How to Empower and Engage your Teams and Team Members to achieve new levels of Sustainable Competitiveness
4.4 (7 ratings)
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434 students enrolled
Created by Dave Woods
Last updated 3/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 26 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Have a clear understanding of the Role and Power of Teams in Organisations
  • Identify what ingredients YOU will need to put in place to create a Potent Team
  • Address each ingredient with CONFIDENCE to meet the team needs
  • Ensure you avoid the classic pitfalls of teams to ensure outstanding results
  • Design your own CUSTOMISED Team Alignment workshop to develop your Potent Team!
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  • The only thing required by students will an interest in their team purpose, team members and team performance

This Course is for Leaders at all levels in organisations who need to lift their team(s) to new and inspired performance levels. Throughout the Course you will learn about, and apply, powerful tools and techniques which are highly practical and easy to apply. The Course is characterized by:

  • Informative lectures from an experienced exponent of implementing Potent Teams globally in many organisations and industries
  • Concepts which are all supported by respected, leading edge research
  • Practical resources designed to provide the learner with tools to use in their Teams
  • A step by step approach to creating and building a Potent Team for performance!
Who is the target audience?
  • This course is designed for a leader of any work or other team seeking to know what to do to lift team performance to new levels of performance
  • It is designed to be easy to understand and with practrical tools and ideas which can be implemented with ease
  • Both experienced and new leaders of teams will find the course to be rich in ideas and insights
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
Putting Potent Teams and their Capabilities in Context
3 Lectures 29:27

In this first lecture, we will review the course objectives and cover the overall Course Roadmap - the journey we will take on the road to creating a Potent Team. It will set the scene for the lectures to follow!

Preview 04:19

This is a short quiz to test understanding from the Introduction lecture

Review of Introduction Lecture
1 question

In this lecture we define what we really mean by a 'team' as opposed to a 'group'. We then go on to see how organisations have addressed the issue of teams in the work environment and what this has meant for changing focus and strategy - from a customer delivery perspective!

Preview 13:10

This short quiz tests your understanding of the changes that have occurred over time within organisations

Team based organisations
1 question

In this lecture, we will review the types of teams and psychology underpinning team formation to high performance. We will also look at the role of leaders as the team moves towards becoming a Potent Team.

What do we Already Know about Teams?

This quiz looks at the important ingredients of the team cycle

Team Cycle and Development
1 question
Key Ingredients to bake a Potent Team
4 Lectures 49:46
In this lecture we begin the discussion of the essential components (ingredients) to building a Potent Team. We will cover the important considerations in developing a powerful and engaging sense of purpose for, and with, all team members.
Ingredient 1 - Developing a Strong Sense of Purpose

This quiz tests your understanding of the importance of using SMART as a reference guide

S-M-A-R-T requirements
1 question

This critical lecture will cover the complex but often ignored aspect of truly effective communicate . We will consider the nature of communication, the process and its complexities - including an intriguing behaviour of the human mind when listening.

Ingredient 2 - Creating Open, Shared and Honest Communication for Trust

This quiz checks understanding about the communication process

Communication concepts
1 question

In this lecture, we will delve into the role of the Leader in creating a focus on 'positive deviance'. In addition, we will discuss some leading edge research on 'Positive Leadership' and the components necessary to bring it to life within a Potent Team environment. As with all the lectures, attending to the practical resources is an important part of applying the learning to YOUR team.

Ingredient 3 - Leadership which is Inspiring and Shared

This quiz checks understanding about some new aspects of leadership beyond the usual

Leadership in a team environment
1 question

In this lecture we take a close look at very detailed research on the 12 key questions all leaders must answer in the affirmative. This will assist with the learning required in order to scale the mountain to a Potent Team!

Ingredient 4 - Creating and Building a Strength Foundation

Using our talents effectively requires......

Engaging Strengths within the team
1 question
Avoiding the Pitfalls and Making it Happen
2 Lectures 19:35

Teams are living organisms. In this lecture we will close the loop on creating a Potent Team. The focus is on discussing the various people dynamics and some of the natural issues which can arise in teams - these need to be monitored in order to free team members to unleash their capability. Suggestions and ideas to do so are explored.

Obstacles and Pitfalls

This short quiz tests your understanding of some of the potential hurdles in developing a Potent Team

Avoiding the Obstacles and Pitfalls
1 question

In this final lecture, we will bring all the learning in this Course together as we plan, design and facilitate an inspiring Team Alignment Workshop. You will be able to use the resources to develop customised outcomes and objectives AND the agenda. Good luck!

Team Alignment Workshop - How to....!
About the Instructor
Dave Woods
4.7 Average rating
26 Reviews
1,923 Students
2 Courses
Business Manager

34 years business management experience of which ten have been in multinational corporate organisations and 24 consulting in home country and internationally to many companies in all industries. Focus area has been broad human resource management but across many disciplines from leadership development, change management, customer service, coaching and mentoring and implementing world class best practices.

In addition, I have lectured at various business schools on executive development programmes. This has included presenting on management development programmes in China and Thailand.