Managing Teams for Innovation
and Success

Shaping Powerful Interpersonal Relationship Skills

28 Mar - 01 Apr 2022
$ 5,950
$ 2,350
07 - 11 Nov 2022
$ 5,950
$ 2,350



5 Days


Classroom Online


Do you need effective team management and innovation in your company with actionable strategies, experiential team-based simulations, and design thinking? The Managing Teams for Innovation and Success training course takes a holistic approach to every phase of teams: creating, managing, and leading them. Excellent teams can stimulate creativity and innovation, make an organization more adaptive to market forces, and drive breakthrough results.

In this training course, participants will explore evidence-based research and discover the fundamentals of team building. They will learn how to leverage diversity, stimulate engagement, influence others without authority, harness collective intelligence, and implement change. They will use design thinking principles to foster team innovation.

This training course will highlight:

  • Creating an agenda of creativity and innovation to meet new challenges
  • Creating value to the organisation through competitive productivity
  • Managing conflict constructively and fostering a collaborative culture
  • Building a management blueprint to enhance your professional reputation
  • Being proactive to lead and initiative action


By the end of this training seminar, you will be able to:

  • Accelerate team innovation using design thinking principles
  • Identify and communicate manager and team member roles
  • Learn methodologies to manage the complexities of group dynamics, including decision-making, power, and conflict.
  • Manage conflicts & apply interpersonal strategies that will generate productive outcomes
  • Synthesize proposals to construct an agenda for future personal leadership development

 Training Methodology

 This training course will be delivered by a recognised world-class professional and will include a range of lively and interactive training methods, including exercises, role plays, case studies, practice sessions and group discussions. The learning experience will be grounded on instructor-led presentations that highlight key issues to focus on and supported by a reference manual containing examples of best practice.

Participants will make presentations and receive personal feedback on their performance. Discussions will enable participants to share their own experiences with the rest of the group. Using the most up to date world-class materials, the instructor will take delegates through a journey of learning new skills and give them the confidence to use these skills on their return to their duties.

Organisational Impact

  •  Increased competitiveness by increasing the value of your product or service.
  • Greater customer loyalty through building trust and developing your reputation.
  • Smoother operations through improved business processes.
  • More effective employees through involving them with innovation and empowering them to make a difference in your organization.
  • Ensuring that creativity becomes a useful tool in all areas of the organisation
  • Employee engagement, retention and future sustainability

 Personal Impact 

  • Develop skills to overcome barriers to thinking creatively
  • Improve problem solving and analytical skills
  • Enhanced performance and results through creative thinking
  • Break down conventional barriers to analysis and idea generation
  • Businesses and employees that don't change risk being left behind.
  • Engagement by putting the power of innovation to work.

 Who Should Attend? 

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals at all levels seeking to improve their team management skills
  • Professionals wishing to enhance their creativity and innovation techniques
  • Employees identified as ‘high potential’ or ‘fast track’ management candidates
  • Those interested in improving innovation for future success
  • Managers concerned with competitive advantage and sustainability
  • Those responsible for developing and implementing innovation, initiating and managing change, improving operational performance, creating and leading high performance teams and demonstrating empowering leadership

Course Outline

DAY 1 

What is Creativity and Innovation and Why are they Important? 

  • How our thinking works in respect of creativity and innovation
  • Difference between vertical and lateral approaches
  • Apply the more fluid style to the left and right hemispheres of the brain
  • Recognise and cope with obstacles to creativity in the mind
  • Understand the limitations and applications of conventional problem solving
  • Ensure that creativity becomes a useful tool for day to day problem solving.


Learn Creative Thinking Tools:

  • Creative problem-solving
  • Brainstorming
  • Mind-mapping
  • Bisociation, Metaphorical thinking & Rule Reversal.
  • Gaining the Full Benefits of Continuous Improvement
  • Six Thinking Hats


Adding Value through Relationship Awareness

  • Micro political conflict in organisations
  • Personality traits, behaviours and conflict management
  • Relationship Awareness Theory
  • Managing without confrontation
  • Preparing for effective negotiating
  • Generating Productive Outcomes


Harnessing Diversity and Creativity in the Team

  • Valuing diversity: working with global, culturally diverse teams
  • The value proposition afforded by High Performing Teams
  • Avoiding dysfunctional performance
  • Grounded theory: needs analysis evaluation of current performance
  • Harnessing diversity for productive outcomes
  • Aligning purpose, productivity and profitability


Leading with Initiative: Being Proactive

  • Being proactive and capitalizing on opportunity
  • Leading from where you are in the organisation
  • Emotional Intelligence and outcomes
  • Leadership styles and organisational climate
  • Building Trust
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