This course is for any leader or project manager who is leading a dispersed global team. At the end of the course you will have techniques you can immediately implement to become an effective global leader and build a high performance team.
First, we discuss the five changes you can make to your meetings right now to create a more inclusive and productive structure. Next, we discuss some of the common errors made in decision making that hinder the team’s productivity and speed. Once these foundations are discussed, we move on to one of the key challenges of leading global teams: getting everyone to actively participate.
We also discuss how you get even the politely silent members to engage in discussions and share their brilliance with the team.Then we tackle the second key challenge of leading global teams: getting members to not only say “yes” to tasks but also follow up with results. Lastly, for those ready to move their team from ordinary to incredible, we talk about the steps needed to create a high-performing global team.
Review Questions: Leading Global Teams-Without Leaving People Out
Final Exam: Leading Global Teams-Without Leaving People Out
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Carlann Fergusson has been a coach, consultant and trainer to executives across the globe for over two decades. Her expertise is in building strong strategic skills and creating lasting behavioral change. She has guided high potentials to their next levels, turned around leaders who “leave dead bodies in their wake,” guided analytic CEOs who were struggling to create a compelling vision, and has helped hundreds of executives improve their interactions and business outcomes. Her astounding results can be credited to a blend of behavioral coaching, strategic mentoring and years of experience in corporate executive leadership.
Carlann has over a quarter of a century in leadership with companies such as Intel, Visteon, Press Ganey and Meijer. Over the course of her career she oversaw global talent and organizational development, conducted corporate strategic planning, led major organizational change initiatives, and oversaw a 700-person manufacturing operation. Carlann’s teams were awarded the highest company awards including two Intel Quality Awards, Press Ganey’s Innovation Award and Visteon’s Summit Award Finalist.
Known as “the high-potential expert,” Carlann has facilitated the selection and development of hundreds of promotional and succession candidates. She regularly speaks at major conferences and company events on the topics of executive and leadership success and is currently working on a book entitled Next in Line: Insider Secrets to Getting Promoted in Leadership. She has been cited in CBS MoneyWatch, International Business Times, Newsday, and The Boston Globe.
She is proud to serve as an adjunct faculty for Northwestern University’s Leadership Certificate Program, and as a consultnat with Florida Institue of Technology assisting organizations with large scale global change. Her formal education includes a Masters in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology.