Essentials of Productive Teams - Kingston, ON
When: Friday, March 14, 2014
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm (Registration begins at 8:15am)
Where: Queen's University, Robert Sutherland Hall
Cost: This workshop, as with all Mitacs Step workshops, is free for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. However, the preauthorization of a valid credit card is required as part of the registration process. A $50 penalty will be applied to all late cancellations (cancellations that are not made 5 days or more before the workshop date), no shows, or incomplete attendance. These penalties are only charged after the completion of a workshop and no charges are ever made to students who participate in full. For answers to some frequently asked questions, please visit our help page: http://step.mitacs.ca/faq
Are you currently working in a team and looking for ways to produce results? Have you ever been a leader of a team and wondered how to motivate your members? Ever wondered how successful companies and businesses retain their workforce?
This workshop is an insightful and interactive session designed to introduce you to the idea of a successful team and dispel the myths surrounding effective team management. Participants are introduced to concepts and theories early in the day which is then put into practice through high-energy activities.
- Establishing expectations and understanding within a newly formed team
- Barriers to maintaining effective teams
- Introduction to difficult conversations and dealing with crises
- Communication strategies within and between teams/departments
- Leadership styles and motivating others