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Managing Relationship-Based Teams


This course is will provide individuals with a framework for creating an environment where teams are able to meet or exceed the requirements of the organizations.  In a radically new global economy, it is imperative that everyone participate actively to create teams where relationships are created, managed and sustained regardless of where the team is located.  Co-locating team members isn’t always possible but creating a relationship-based team is not only possible but necessary.


Value to the Organization

  • establish a common approach to developing and managing team participation
  • develop a strategy for creating and sustaining work relationships with a focus on the organizational goal
  • develop a coaching and mentoring approach that will best fit individual team members

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Benefits and Learning Outcomes

    The participants will be able to understand the difference between managing and sustaining team relationships,assess an individual’s learning styles and create a customized conflict strategy, create individual talent development plans for building skills and knowledge, create an adaptable coaching and mentoring approach, develop management strategies to manage progress and conflict, adapt their relationship style to deal with business and personal situations, build a strong mentorship group to support the team and themselves, and applying critical thinking and problem-solving techniques to leadership and team situations.

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Course Outline/Topics

Course highlights include:

     Why relationships are important to sustaining work relationships?

     What are the building blocks for building relationships?

     Why creating a framework for equipping team members for success is critical?

     What is required to train / equip individuals when the money is tight?

     What goes into developing a custom talent development plan?

     Why attitude directly affects the team outcomes?

     What strategies can be used to hold crucial conversations when the team is in crisis?

     Why leading without authority is important to sustaining team relationships?

     What do you think is the most important characteristic of a leader?

     How would you rate yourself as an active participant in the success of the team?

     Why mentoring and coaching is important?

     What are your mentoring and coaching strengths?

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This program can be applied toward the:

Thu.-Fri., Oct. 29-30
Location: UWM School of Continuing Education (Click link for directions)
Instructor: Sandra Hoskins, ISP, ITCP, PMP
$845: Register by Thu., Oct. 15
$895: Register on or after Fri., Oct. 16 Discount Available
Enrollment Limit: 30
Program No. 5050-8207
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For more information, contact:
Jan Allen, Director, Business & Management,, 414-227-3219, 888-947-9947