Purpose and Usage
"This program will enable you to develop the skills and tools needed to maximize the potential of diverse teams in order to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness. The key to organizational success is dependent upon harnessing the power of teams."
– The program’s Faculty Director Bill Klepper, Professor of Management at Columbia Business School
Well-constructed and well-managed teams are a necessity in today's work environment, and organizational success relies upon the ability to both create and lead high-performance teams. This three-day program designed for executives in leadership positions or on the cusp of assuming leadership responsibility integrates and applies Columbia Business School’s thought leadership to prepare you to develop and guide your team to its highest potential.
In a highly interactive learning format, Developing and Leading High-Performance Teams will allow you to immediately apply techniques and tactics to hone your team's strategic objectives and improve your leadership abilities.
You will gain immediately applicable knowledge to better manage your team and its strategic challenges; you will also develop a team success strategy for high performance and a detailed team-meeting plan for desired results by the end of the program.
During this intensive program, participants will learn to:
Through an exercise-based curriculum, you will identify direct applications of the learning to your role. You’ll walk away from the program with an action plan for your team, ready to implement improved team leadership and work towards a higher team performance.
You will further benefit from:
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for team leaders – or soon-to-be team leaders – seeking the knowledge to create diverse, high-performing teams by leveraging frameworks for effective team decision making and putting the right people against the right tasks.
Program participants may include mid-level executives, managers, directors, and VPs from across industries and functions.
Live Online Format: Six live sessions from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays for two weeks.
Day 1, Monday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Day 2, Wednesday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Day 3, Friday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Day 4, Monday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Day 5, Wednesday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Day 6, Friday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
William Klepper, Faculty Director
Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School
Faculty Member, Executive Education
William Klepper has served as a consultant to numerous corporations including AT&T, Bausch & Lomb, Bell Canada, Chase Manhattan Bank, Deloitte Touche Tomatsu, DuPont, Ericsson, Finmecannica, General Electric, Hertz, Johnson & Johnson, Nabisco, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, SAP, Sony, and Sun Microsystems. He also has consulted for colleges and universities, school districts and government agencies and served as an advisor to the Wounded Warrior Project. He participates regularly in the New York Stock Exchange Chairman and CEO Forum or the Financial Times / Outstanding Directors Exchange.
Profoundly interested in executive learning, strategic leadership and corporate governance, Klepper is the creator of the Klepper Leadership Model, first published in Key Account Management and Planning (2002). It was then updated as the Integrated Leadership Model in his recent book, The CEO’s Boss: Tough Love in the Boardroom (2010).
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