UKHC Team Building
Team building is the process of helping a group of people evolve into a cohesive unit enabling them to work together more effectively. This process is furthered through activities and events designed to increase or promote certain aspects of the team. There are a variety of team building activities available depending on your desired outcomes. Many of the team building activities can be conducted by the leader, a team member, or by using other resources such as Enterprise Learning.
Below are some Enterprise Learning facilitated sessions. For more information on activities facilitated by leader or team members or the activities below, please contact Enterprise Learning.
Team Interaction Agreements A powerful process for improving trust, resolving conflicts, and establishing rules of engagement with psychological safety and a clear method of accountability afterwards. Uses include new team creation, partnership breakdowns, conflict, dysfunctional teams, group polarization, etc.
Visual Explorer Exercise of using a set of images and methods for supporting collaborative, creative conversations. Helps people build shared direction, alignment and commitment amid multiple perspectives.
Assessment Based Team Building Workshop Workshop that utilizes the results of the CliftonStrengths, Extended DISC, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, or Emotional Quotient Inventory so individuals can gain insight into their own personality types for better understanding of their preferences and behavioral tendencies. Also through activities, understanding the types and behavioral tendencies of the people on the team and how to use this understanding in order to improve performance. Prices for assessments vary.
New Leader Assimilation This is an exercise to use when a new manager comes into a team or work group for the first time. It gives the group an opportunity to explore the manager’s role as perceived by all and fosters open communication. It also provides a safe, anonymous way for team members to ask questions of their new leader.
Liberating Structures Enhances relational coordination and trust. Activities that quickly foster lively participation in groups of any size, making it possible to truly include and unleash everyone. Useful in times of idea generation and brainstorming giving everyone a voice in the path forward and allowing to build consensus.
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Full day (or two half days) program designed to grab participants’ attention and focus on the key issues where the team needs work. Utilizes the DISC assessment and The Five Behaviors model to assess the team’s ability to build trust, master conflict, achieve commitment, embrace accountability, and focus on the collective results.