Building Effective Teams

Course Description

This course is designed for leaders and teams who want to improve their team dynamics.

In this course, attendees will learn how to:

  • Leverage meeting management norms and tools to reduce conflict and increase engagement

  • Practice the five behaviors of a cohesive team (trust, productive conflict, commitment, accountability, and attention to results)

  • Practice crucial conversations and productive conflict

  • Use different team decision-making styles

Standard Course Length

  • Duration: 2-day, in person interactive training

  • Class size: 10+


Please contact us for pricing information.

FAcilitated by

Lauri Valenta spent 5 years working with and for King County Metro and she understands the complex challenges facing government agencies. Before that, she oversaw operations for a mid-sized manufacturing company. She has over 20 years’ experience leading and coaching organizational, team and individual transformation in the private, public, and non-profit sectors.

  • B.S., Non-profit Management, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA

  • Certified Change Management Professional, Acuity Institute, Denver CO

  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, MSI

  • Production & Inventory Management, APICS, Seattle WA