Leading Teams for Growth and Change

Leading Teams for Growth and Change

In-Person Program

Leading Teams for Growth and Change

Cultivate a healthy, collaborative culture, even while undergoing change. Features rowing with Olympian Dan Lyons.

Overview

Build happier, more functional teams to achieve significant gains in productivity.

  • Develop teams who are more efficient, effective and flexible, to meet the demands of a changing world.
  • Learn techniques for coaching Olympic-level teams, designed to inspire commitment, loyalty and pride while striving toward a shared goal.
  • Practice skills in leadership and communication through peer workshops and daily rowing to prepare for challenges back at the office.

Intended For

Team Leader, Senior Management

Focus

Leadership

Available Dates

23-27 Sep 2019
8-12 Jun 2020

Location

Charlottesville, VA

Cost

$9,450.00

Length

5 days

Program Overview

Become a more sensitive and powerful leader through self-diagnosis, expert change management strategies, peer workshops and daily sweep rowing experiences led by Olympic rower Dan Lyons and his team of coaches.

  • Embrace listening as a key leadership skill, and practice offering constructive feedback.
  • Discuss real-life scenarios and specific personal challenges around such topics as: bridging differences within teams, driving change and growth with teamwork, learning to coach instead of direct.
  • Learn to visualize and communicate organizational goals to inspire buy-in.
  • Bring it all together when you compete a full racing shell with a group of your peers.

Outcomes & Impact

  • Design team structures that maximize output without overextending individuals.
  • Assess and applaud the talents of individuals, and determine which tasks will suit them best.
  • Discover which of your personal skills are most helpful in competitive and collaborative situations.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration and innovation. 

Certificates

This program counts as one credit toward a Darden Certificate in Leadership . Complete this program and earn three additional credits for a total of four credits to earn your certificate.

Participants

This program is designed for: 

  • Executives and leaders responsible for enhancing growth, innovation or organization-wide performance.
  • Mid-to-senior level project, unit or division managers.
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Faculty

Lynn A. Isabella

Lynn A. Isabella

Associate Professor of Business Administration

Daniel K. Lyons

World Gold Medalist and Olympian in Rowing , Founder and President of Team Concepts Inc. , Founder of Champions of Hope Inc.

Location

Darden School of Business   
100 Darden Blvd.   
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

Daily rowing practice will be held at the Rivanna Reservoir Boathouse on the Rivanna River. Transportation to and from the boathouse is provided.

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Darden Executive Education is provided by the University of Virginia
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