For decades great athletic teams have
harbored one simple secret that only a few select business teams
have discovered, and it is this: To play and win together, you must
- Lewis Edwards.
Teamwork is the ability to work together
towards a common vision. The ability to direct individual
accomplishment toward organizational objectives; it is the fuel that
allows common people to attain uncommon results.
- Andrew Carnegie.
TEAM BUILDING &
Overview and Objectives of Team Building Programs
Team building workshops for
being an effective team member and
collectively emerging as a high performance team.
corporate training on team building focus on building high performance teams. The
emphasis spotlights on understanding the importance of
inter-dependence, increasing cohesiveness and achieving common goals
more effectively besides uncovering individual qualities and
harnessing team strengths.
The outdoor activities included in the team building training programs create an effective
learning platform and challenge for the individual and the team.
The teamwork workshops help in building strong motivation, interpersonal
relationships, trust and rapport across the team. It generates
mutual respect and support beyond that previously experienced by
colleagues in the corporate workplace.
Mavraac team building programs, training workshops, team building
interventions are suitable
Audience for Team Building Workshops
A new project team culled together from the talent pool of the
Organization and perhaps also comprising of new entrants.
Personnel working together in a group but unable to function
efficiently as a team to the desired levels.
Cross-functional teams in an Organization having dissonance
between departments or locations.
Virtual teams, off-shore teams, multi-location
Departmental heads who need to collaborate better for overall
health of the Organization.
A corporate group of varying demographics where cross culture dimensions
also need to be addressed and understood besides teambuilding, bonding and
Managers of various departments so that they understand the
importance of team dynamics with reference to their team members.
A new conglomerate of employees due to a company acquisition or
merger of two offices / plants.
Training on Team Building
Mavraac provides a variety of customization options
for tailoring the
corporate training programs and team-building workshops and services as per specific expectations of the client.
Normally, each program is formulated after
the team building trainers
conduct a TNA
(Training Need Analysis) and assessing the gaps between objectives
The works of many experts and psychologists have been studied and
practiced to formulate effective team-building programs. Some of the
names for reference are Tuckman, Lencioni, Katzenbach, Smith, Belbin,
Lundin, Ringlemann and Rothwell.
In addition, the client can choose his training delivery option and
workshop duration. The
team building programs can be conducted in-house at the client's facilities by our experienced facilitators
and corporate trainers
or they can be an outbound training program at one of our recommended
out-location campuses or a destination of the client's choice. Mavraac team building programs are
experiential and /or expeditionary in nature.
Programs on team building interventions on specific issues are also
Sample Modules and Topic for a Team Building Workshop
whole is greater than the sum of its parts.)
accountability to common goals.
Enhancing the teamís problem solving
and creativity techniques during complex situations.
Closing session for consolidation of learning and action
Concept session on teamwork
and team dynamics.
(Qualities of an effective team member, characteristics which
make a good team).
Being part of a high performing team.
(Unlocking the potential of team members, motivating them by
linking to their individual motivators, improving team bonding and
performance, building vision, values and team spirit).
Building trust and empathy.
(Management of conflict between team members ó which will result
in increased collaboration and decision making, innovative team
Importance of open communication
(Interactive transparent dialogue, effective listening skills,
developing team strategies for getting results, giving and receiving support and feedback amongst
Knowledge sharing and leveraging core
(Clarifying the road map of one's individual and team