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Managing Teams for Innovation and Success



This training program is a strategic initiative designed to equip leaders with the skills and knowledge to effectively lead and nurture innovative teams. Through a combination of practical strategies, team dynamics analysis, and leadership development, participants learn to cultivate a culture of innovation and drive success within their teams and organizations.

Program Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Increase team innovation by utilizing the principles of design thinking.

  • Determine and convey the roles of the manager and team members effectively.

  • Study management techniques for addressing challenges posed by group dynamics, such as power struggles and conflict.

  • Manage disagreements and leverage interpersonal techniques for achieving successful outcomes.

  • Develop a personal leadership development plan by synthesizing ideas for future growth.

Targeted Audience:

  • Employees identified as ‘high potential’ or ‘fast track’ management candidates.

  • Managers concerned with competitive advantage and sustainability.

  • Employees responsible for developing and implementing innovation, initiating and managing change, improving operational performance, creating and leading high performance teams and demonstrating empowering leadership.

  • Professionals at all levels seeking to improve their team management skills.

  • Professionals wishing to enhance their creativity and innovation techniques.

Program outline:

Unit 1:

Learn Creative Thinking Tools:

  • Creative problem-solving.

  • Brainstorming.

  • Mind-mapping.

  • Bisociation, Metaphorical thinking & Rule Reversal.

  • Gaining the Full Benefits of Continuous Improvement.

  • Six Thinking Hats.

Unit 2:

Adding Value through Relationship Awareness:

  • Micro political conflict in organizations.

  • Personality traits, behaviors and conflict management.

  • Relationship Awareness Theory.

  • Managing without confrontation.

  • Preparing for effective negotiating.

  • Generating Productive Outcomes.

Unit 3:

What is Creativity and Innovation and Why are they Important? 

  • How our thinking works in respect of creativity and innovation.

  • Difference between vertical and lateral approaches.

  • Apply the more fluid style to the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

  • Recognize and cope with obstacles to creativity in the mind.

  • Understand the limitations and applications of conventional problem solving.

  • Ensure that creativity becomes a useful tool for day to day problem solving.

Unit 4:

Leading with Initiative: Being Proactive:

  • Being proactive and capitalizing on opportunity.

  • Leading from where you are in the organization.

  • Emotional Intelligence and outcomes.

  • Leadership styles and organizational climate.

  • Building Trust.

Unit 5:

Harnessing Diversity and Creativity in the Team:

  • Valuing diversity: working with global, culturally diverse teams.

  • The value proposition afforded by High Performing Teams.

  • Avoiding dysfunctional performance.

  • Grounded theory: needs analysis evaluation of current performance.

  • Harnessing diversity for productive outcomes.

  • Aligning purpose, productivity and profitability.

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