Creating and Leading Accountable Teams

Humans’ ability to connect to a group is a requirement for survival. Behavior in a group setting is driven by our fear of separation. Understand the six conditions that must exist for a highly functional team to succeed.

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Advanced Leadership Certificate
Team Effectiveness Certificate

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Examine your experience – high functioning teams versus dysfunctional teams
  • Learn six conditions that must exist for a highly functional team
  • Chart a road map for dealing with real issues

Course Outline/Topics

  1. Creating and Leading Accountable Teams
    A)     Group dynamics preliminary survey
    B)     Group and Team Structures
    C)     Key points to organization
    D)     Six characteristics of highly functional and accountable teams
  2. Bion’s Theory of Herd
    A)     Five ways a team can address real issues
    B)     Group vs. one-on-one confrontations
    C)     Real issues
    D)     BAMS
    E)      Understanding accountability
  3. Setting the team up to be accountable
    A)     Steps
    B)     What you need to do as team leader
    C)     The Magic Formula
    D)     Obstacles
    E)      Summary and Action!
    F)      Abilene Paradox Video Summary
    G)     Tennis Ball Exercise
    H)     Team surveys

Thu., Mar. 3, 2016


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Eric Coryell


$345 if you register by Thu., Feb. 18, 2016.
$395 if you register after Thu., Feb. 18, 2016.

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Thu., Feb. 18, 2016 and receive $50 off.

Register two or more people and receive $50 off of the current price per registration. Use discount code GROUP.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.


Discounts Available

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 30

Program Number: 5050-8667

Registration Deadline: Thu., Mar. 3, 2016

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