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Develop Your Team Leader’s with Targeted Skills Training

Experiential programs and short courses for developing collaborative leaders, building inclusive teams, and boosting the collaborative intelligence of all employees

Become Better Leaders

Successful leaders transform organizations, engage their team, and enhance value creation. With proper leadership skills training, your team leaders can do all these and move your business in the right direction.

Our skills training supports the development of new, potential, or experienced team leads and supervisors.

Training Programs

Flagship Programs

Most popular blended learning journeys that build essential skills for leaders, group facilitators and team members.

Action Accelerators

Instructor-led, live virtual learning experiences with self-paced application, focused on one key skill. 

Special Topic Programs

Blended and single mode learning experiences addressing common challenges facing leaders and teams.

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Flagship Programs

Essential Facilitation

Learn a proven method for guiding groups to their desired outcomes in high-stakes meetings, and with people who have diverse backgrounds and points of view.

Live In-Person , Public Workshops , Custom Blend

Collaboration, Meetings

Flagship Programs

Facilitative Leadership

Learn seven practices for engaging and empowering people to share responsibility, bring out the best in their teammates, and achieve mission-critical goals

Live In-Person , Public Workshops , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration, Meetings, Change

Special Topics

Strategic Thinking

Learn six strategic thinking skills for understanding the present, imagining a desired future, and thinking clearly with others about the best way to get there

Live In-Person , Live Online

Leadership, Collaboration

Special Topics

Facilitating Change

Strategies and tools for making a compelling case for change, building stakeholder alignment, and leveraging assets from around the organization to make positive change happen

Live In-Person , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration, Change

Special Topics

Leader As Coach

Learn a breakthrough, fast-cycle approach for sharing responsibility and getting the most out of coaching conversations with direct reports and colleagues

Live In-Person , Live Online , Custom Blend

Leadership

Special Topics

Leading from a Distance

Learn high-impact routines for engaging, focusing, building trust, and bringing out the best in people and groups who work in different locations

Live Online , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Flagship Programs

Managing with Impact

Learn a science-based approach for conducting routine managerial conversations that help improve accountability, trust, and performance

Live In-Person , Public Workshops , Live Online , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration

Special Topics

Mastering Meetings

For leaders and attendees, learn tools and techniques for setting up, conducting and following through on meetings where you want to everyone to contribute

Live In-Person , Live Online , Custom Blend

Collaboration, Meetings

Special Topics

Strategic Leadership Skills

Guided by a state-of-the-art simulation, work in teams to solve a business problem, imagine alternative scenarios, and decide how to pursue an emergent opportunity

Live In-Person , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration, Change

Special Topics

Successful Teams in Action

Learn to operate as an effective team leader or team member – solve problems together, build consensus, reconcile differences, take concerted action, and exchange feedback

Live In-Person , Live Online , Custom Blend

Leadership, Collaboration

Special Topics

Women in Leadership

Build the skills and confidence to overcome barriers, create opportunities for advancement, and assume roles with greater influence, responsibility, and authority

Live In-Person , Custom Blend

Leadership

Special Topics

Unstuck Minds

Learn the 4-Step Unstuck Minds Method for framing questions -- by yourself and with others -- that avoid thinking traps and guide you to better solutions

Live In-Person

Leadership, Collaboration, Change

Action Accelerator

Influence Key Stakeholders

Learn techniques for influencing the thinking and behavior of people whose support you want, but over whom you have little authority or may never meet in person.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Tame the Online Meeting Monster

Learn techniques for planning the meeting, getting people focused and engaged, building agreements, and completing the meeting with clear and practical action plans.

Live Online , Short Course

Meetings, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Really Listen & Understand People

Learn how to listen as an ally: hear and understand people more accurately, appreciate alternative points of view, and encourage honest, back-and-forth communication.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Set Up Distributed Teams

Whether launching a new team or helping an existing team reach its potential, learn best practices for setting direction, maintaining focus and sharing responsibility for success.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Build Trust & Rapport

Learn the essential ingredients for building trust and staying connected with co-workers and teammates who work from home and/or in different locations.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Engage Everyone in Online Meetings

Learn practical techniques for including everyone in online meetings, focusing their attention, generating ideas, tracking the discussion, and agreeing on action items.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Meetings, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Lead with Purpose & Empathy

Learn how successful leaders communicate and connect with employees to build authentic, mission-driven relationships that lead to greater accountability and performance.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Raise & Address Difficult Subjects

Learn how to initiate difficult conversations, help colleagues say what’s on their minds, and help your team and company develop norms for addressing hard topics.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Ask Better Questions to Get Better Solutions

Learn how to spot limiting and biased questions in a group, and to fashion powerful questions and problem statements that will guide the group to better solutions.

Live Online , Short Course

Collaboration, Change, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Present Online with Confidence

Learn how to engage and command the attention of an audience in online meetings using compelling messages, attractive visuals, vocal variety, and being yourself.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Reconcile Differences

Learn how to handle conflict and disagreement in online meetings quickly and with integrity so you can get back to collaborating versus competing and withholding support.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Give Feedback from a Distance

Learn how to observe others’ actions and behaviors from a distance in order to (a) provide constructive feedback, and (b) support virtual colleagues in responding to a request for a change in their behavior.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

Action Accelerator

Reach Agreement with Virtual Co-Workers

Learn to observe others’ actions from a distance, provide constructive feedback online or by phone, and help your virtual colleagues change a non-productive behavior.

Live Online , Short Course

Leadership, Collaboration, Virtual Working

The Value of Team Leadership Training

Team leaders are made, not born. The skills needed to effectively lead teams do not come naturally as they are often not taught within our formal education system. As an organizational leader, we understand it is your responsibility to clarify the key skills within your organization and then implement a plan to build those necessary skills to transform a disparate group of individuals into a high-performance dream team.

Interaction Associates’ hands-on development programs teach leaders how to collaborate and work better together to enhance individual, team, and organizational performance. Throughout IA programs, participants explore and practice leadership methods needed to gain understanding, vision, and commitment towards action.

Build Essential Team Leader Skills

Interaction Associates’ management and leadership training equips team leaders with new skills while honing their current skills. We teach leaders how to:

  • Be a team leader, managing the process in which the team accomplishes its goals
  • Be a change agent, encouraging learning and continuous improvement of organizational systems
  • Be a coach, guiding individuals to higher levels of performance and satisfaction

Today’s challenges and opportunities call for an expanded model of leadership. Beyond coping with change, leaders must design and manage change by tapping the power of participation. Our cross-functional leadership training for better collaboration can improve your leaders and their team by helping them take ownership. By empowering people to work together to achieve a common goal, these leaders helps others take on more responsibilities, more ownership, greater commitment, and ultimately teach others how to do the same.

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