Understand the essential knowledge and skills to drive performance while maintaining an effective work culture. Develop a strong sense of requirements and best practices for effectively leading individuals and teams, and learn to exert influence as a leader in an organization.
October 28–30 / 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. / $3,000
Every business faces competitive pressure to get things done faster and more efficiently—which is why a high-performance work environment is so critical in today’s marketplace.
The Creating a High-Performance Organization program helps managers develop the methods and skills needed to drive performance while maintaining a highly effective work culture. It will help you increase performance across the organization and support the achievement of business objectives, while building the leadership capabilities to meet future business needs.
This program provides you with a systemic view of the organization, best practices for creating a productive climate, and the tools and leadership practices to implement these ideas. Creating a High-Performance Organization features seasoned faculty who have vast real-world experience. You'll be prepared to assess the needs of your work environment on several dimensions: capabilities, competencies, teamwork, empowerment, systems thinking, and leadership.
Carlson School of Management
University of Minnesota
321 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0438
The faculty will facilitate practical, action-oriented discussions on best practices, with a lively transfer of knowledge among participants. Learning will happen in many ways, including group discussions, simulations, and self-assessment to determine competencies. This program also offers you an opportunity to create a customized individual development plan and work with a peer coach to help anchor new knowledge and skills.
A discount of 15% will apply to registrations of 3 or more people from the same company registering as a group for the same specific program. Please note that this offer is contingent upon all registrants enrolling in the same program having the same start date. Program cancellations and program transfers affecting the minimum number of people enrolled in the program for which the discount applied will void the discount.
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Learn about the program from program faculty.
"This program was particularly valuable as a perspective building, self-awareness developing experience—a critical step for emerging and aspiring leaders. It was a nicely balanced blend of theory and practical application of fundamental principles, skills of leaders, and leadership."
– Alex Stiber
Sr. Director, Executive & Leadership Development
The Schwan Food Company
"I found all of the topics and learning events to be extremely thought provoking and challenging. I would recommend this course for anyone in a leadership position regardless of tenure, experience, and level of responsibility."
– Scott Cozad
District Sales Manager
UCB Pharma Inc.
"Definitely worth it. There were so many things that I intend to use in my department. I will recommend to anyone in a management/leadership role. Very useful."
– Penny Gall
Ryan Companies US, Inc.
Business Development Manager