Office of Executive Development

Knowledge for the Real World


Leading High-Performance Teams

Dates: October 25, 2022 | Location/Format: In-person or Virtual (Zoom) | Cost: $1,420

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Course provides participants with key concepts and knowledge that will help them not only to understand the nature of high-performance teams but also to develop and sustain them in practice. Course material integrates research and best practice from human resources management, organizational behavior, organizational psychology, leadership science, social psychology, personality psychology, sociology, and history. The course is designed to apply: (a) knowledge of the characteristics of high performance teams (differentiating them from other types of teams and work groups) and (b) assessment methodologies to prepare the participants to position their teams to achieve and sustain high performance status in both leader and non-leader roles.


Work experience is highly meaningful but not necessary.

By the end of the course, participants are likely to:


Dr. Alan Witt | Bio
Phone number: (713) 743-3253

TimeDiscussion TopicsAssignment

9 - 9:30 a.m.

Introductions, course objectives and takeaways

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Defining and differentiating high-performance teams

10:30 - 10:50 a.m.

Break and email catch-up

10:50 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Psychology of team dynamics and phases of team development

12 - 1 p.m.


1 - 2:30 p.m.

Understanding individual differences in personality that affect team functioning

2:30 - 2:50 p.m.

Break and email catch-up

Self-Assessment I

2:50 - 5 p.m.

Developing your Team Emotional Quotient (TEQ)

Self-Assessment II and preliminary action plan


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