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Leading High Performance Teams for Growth & Change


Program Duration: 3 Days (February 20th-22nd) | Fees: AED 15,000 per participant | Dubai, UAE

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The Lead Faculty of the program is Professor Michael J. Hostetler (Senior Lecturer of Management and Organizations)

For enquiries & registration, please contact;UAE: +971 525401670, +971 559885178, +971 559885265, KSA: +966 509680036, +966 555882073


Three-Day Leading High Performance Teams for Growth & Change Course is approved by Technical & Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC)-KSA Approval Number 159266516 and Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) – Permit No. 627780

Organizations require diverse set of skills to enhance productivity and performance of their employees. Building and managing high performance teams are key challenges for executives as well as corporations. This three-day course has been designed to learn how to create, manage, and lead high performance teams with diverse backgrounds and cultures. It will also show executives the dynamics of high performance teams and how to create a culture that fosters teamwork. It will further explore techniques that can be used for persuasion, influence, consensus building, and change management. Managing change can be immensely challenging especially in a multi-culture environment. This hands-on course will show real life examples of how corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector entities have built high performance teams, managed change initiatives, and achieved remarkable business growth.

Benefits and Expected Outcomes

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Acquire a clear understanding of how to build, manage, and lead high performance teams
  • Transition from individual contributor to team players
  • Understand the leadership skills that are required to build high performance teams
  • Create a conducive environment for collaboration, teamwork, and collegiality
  • Learn how to build consensus to create highly productive teams
  • Get a clear understanding of how to manage change in a turbulent environment and diverse culture
  • Hone their ability to coach and influence others, improving individual performance and company bottom line
  • Understand how to resolve team conflicts and deal with difficult colleagues
  • Acquire knowledge of how to manage and motivate high IQ team members
  • Overview and foundation of creating high performance teams
  • Managing team conflicts and difficult people
  • What does a leader have to do to build a high performance team?
  • Persuasion, influence, and consensus building techniques to build high performance teams for growth and productivity
  • Managing change in a turbulent environment and diverse culture
  • Leveraging social networks to implement change initiatives successfully
  • Harvard Business School simulation on team building and change management
  • Executives & Entrepreneurs with a minimum of 8 years experience.
  • Directors, General Managers, and Vice Presidents.
  • Business Owners
  • Functional Heads
  • Business Unit Leaders

Michael J. Hostetler


Senior Lecturer of Management and Organizations



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Dr Rizwan Amin Sheikh - Blue Background(2)Dr. Rizwan Amin Sheikh, MBA, PMP, PhD
Dean and Professor, GBS
Adjunct Faculty, JBS-Executive Education, University of Cambridge, UK
Ph.D., Skema Business School, France
MBA, Cleveland State University, USA
B.Sc., The Ohio State University, USA
Certified PMP, PMI (USA)

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