Leadership Skills and Team Development for IT and Technical Professionals

Leadership Skills and Team Development for IT and Technical Professionals

Master the art of IT and technical leadership with these essential “people” skills.

Overview

Leaders of technical professionals face a substantial challenge: to achieve successful task completion through positive work relationships. In this highly interactive seminar, you will learn how to build and lead a team…evaluate your team’s performance…and develop an action plan for continued leadership success

  • Hands-on practice building and leading a team
  • Maintain team performance during times of change
  • Manage and resolve team conflict
  • Develop the skills to manage the day-to-day challenges of team leadership
  • Technical vs. nontechnical professionals: differences that impact the leader’s role
  • Various types of teams: functional, cross-functional, self-managed and self-directed—how to vary your leadership style to meet the needs of the team
  • Key steps to building high-performance teams
  • Evaluating individual and team performance
  • Using discipline, coaching, communication, problem-solving and authority to better manage your people

Learning Objectives

  • Lead Teams of Technical Professionals
  • Balance the Role of Leading, Managing, and Doing
  • Deploy the Appropriate Type of Team for Each Specific Situation Which Warrants a Team
  • Use the Team Meeting SuccessTool to Improve Team Performance
  • Train the Team Members in Effective Teamwork
  • Analyze Changes in Team Dynamics and Take Effective Action
  • IT and technical professionals, including team leaders, managers, directors and others who want to enhance their team-building and leadership skills.

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