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CMI Level 7 - Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams

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CMI Level 7 - Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams

This unique CMI Level 7 Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams programme links proven management and leadership expertise direct to your organisation using bespoke management data. Giving you real world insight of what can be done against the backdrop of what is taking place in your own workplace. The 3-day Programme equips you with the knowledge, techniques and baseline data to make an immediate impact on team performance.

The Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams Programme explores the seven key dynamics of high performing teams and equips you to release your potential as a leader whilst giving you a thorough understanding of how to maximise your teams’ performance. At the end of the Programme you will have identified what opportunities you have to lever the strength of your team and also how to close those gaps that have been highlighted.

Creating the foundation for high performance teams is becoming ever more important for organisations operating in competitive environments where collaboration is increasingly seen as the solution to higher operational output. It is crucial organisations foster an engaged, motivated and highly effective workforce.


Course Summary


CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Leadership & Management


3 Day


Virtual Central Manchester Central London

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About the Programme

This training Programme is designed for those leaders who want to take their team to a higher level of performance through developing personal and collective strengths and address the obstacles, long standing or recently surfaced, that keep getting in the way.

If you are leading a team, department or business, you will appreciate the complexity, challenge of building and leading high performance workforce.

  • Directors and C level executives
  • Heads of Department
  • Senior Leaders
  • Business owners

There are currently no dates available for this course.
However, we can tailor this course to your company via the virtual classroom or at a location of your choice.

Contact us and we'll get in touch to discuss your bespoke group training needs.

By the end of this Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams Programme, the participants will have:

  • Gained hands-on experience in building, and leading teams in diverse contexts
  • The ability to identify strategies to manage the different behavioural roles people take within a team and ways to improve team dynamics
  • The understanding and knowledge to effectively manage strong individuals within a team and get the best from everyone
  • Established personal strategies and actions that will help you create and maintain a high performing team.
  • Be able to develop a clear direction and vision – motivating and driving the team towards the achieving the vision
  • The ability to effectively evaluate the team’s performance and create a team development plan that better enables achievement of team targets
  • The ability to develop new approaches to inspire a team and create a winning mentality
  • The skills to analyse the constituents of a ‘high performing’ team and understand how to build a ‘business case’ for team growth
  • The ability to assess team effectiveness, identify and implement appropriate actions
  • The knowledge to use the Team DNAmix model to create the environment and framework for a high performing team

Session 1

Pre-course Preparation

Where possible, we recommend that you and your team members complete the Team DNAmix assessment. Ideally, this would be completed two weeks before you attend the programme. We can provide advice and guidance were needed.

You don’t need to expect any overnight homework during the programme, although we are sure we will stimulate your thinking. At the end of the programme, we encourage you to maintain the relationships you have with your co-participants as they’re a great natural resource and support framework.

Session 2

Course Content

The Programme is structured to cover the following key areas:

Capability – Assessing the current capability and identifying how you can develop a team's strengths based leadership approach to maximise the performance and output of your team.

Communications – Developing the quality of team interactions, considering the effectiveness of what you do and providing you with the tools to cut through the organisational noise to get your message understood

Expectations Understood – Removing the doubt and ambiguity of what is required and ensuring everyone appreciates their role in delivering a high performance environment 

- Manager Impact – Reviewing your style and impact as a team leader, appreciating how to leverage these to improve results.

Team Behaviours – What is working well within your team, where are the sticking points and how to effectively overcome them? The element of the Programme equips you to maximise the team members’ contributions and develop initiatives and solutions that will improve productivity and output

Trust – Through focused attention of how to develop team trust, this Programme will allow you to step back and become less embroiled in the operational detail and equip you with the skills and tools to develop your future strategy; safe in the knowledge that those around you have got the day to day covered.

Values – Knowing why we come to work isn’t a management activity to create nice posters on the walls. This element of the Programme will enable you to position and establish a purpose for your team that is compelling, motivating and engages everyone to make a stronger connection to why they come to work and how to do a better job.

Developing your plan – If you can’t use it, let’s not do it. Every aspect of our Creating and Leading High-Performance Teams Programme has practical applications including walking away with a considered and well-developed action plan that can be transported into your workplace.

Session 3

The Style of the Workshop

This is a role play free zone – All our workshop materials will be delivered in an interactive way, requiring participation, debate and putting into practice the concepts that have been highlighted. In addition to the sound management theories introduced by our facilitators, you will have your Team DNAmix reports as the basis of examining what areas are to be maximised and what areas need your attention.

The CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for Directors and Senior Managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. This qualification requires senior and aspiring senior leaders to build on their skills in strategic management and leadership and to focus on the requirements of inter-organisational strategy.

Delegates will be required to complete two 3000 - 4000 word assignments that require taught theory to be applied to the strategic organisational context. The first is focussed on professional development as a senior leader, the second requires the analysis and application or organisational strategy:

  • Personal development as a strategic manager
  • Reviewing organisational strategy plans and performance

You can find out more about our accreditations on our Qualifications page.

Steve Barry

Steve Barry

Executive Coach and Leadership Development Specialist

Steve’s twenty five year career has spanned a number of sectors including Utilities, IT, Business & Professional Services including ten years as HR Director within Financial Services.

Throughout this time, he has managed several large organisational and cultural change programmes, ensuring the businesses he works with are fit for purpose and have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. Steve’s pragmatic approach to People Leadership has delivered benchmark performance and successfully achieved the Investors in People, Gold Award and being asked to act as one of IIPs Champions. In addition to his roles within Human Resources, Steve has a successful track record as the Customer Operations Director for an insurance business where he successfully demonstrated his leadership through non-HR lenses.

Now working as a full time Executive Coach and Leadership Development specialist, Steve has established himself as a trusted advisor working with Executive teams to develop people strategies and build organisational talent and professional capabilities. His client portfolio comprises national and international businesses across multiple sectors including Manufacturing, Retail, Professional Services, Local Government, Education and Tech firms. Steve also writes for professional journals and is a speaker at events regarding leadership development, employee engagement and change.

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  • Gain hands-on experience in building and leading teams
  • Identify strategies to manage the different behavioural roles to improve team dynamics
  • Learn how to develop a clear direction on vision
  • Learn to inspire and create a winning mentality
  • Learn how to effectively evaluate the team’s performance and create development plans


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