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Building and Leading Effective Teams

Executive Education | Open Enrollment

Course Date
In-Person Winston-Salem
$900 course fee
1-day program

June 6, 2024

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Effective teams play a pivotal role in driving success within organizations, serving as catalysts for innovation, promoting adaptability, and ensuring streamlined operational efficiency. The impact of a well-led team extends beyond mere functionality; it enhances cohesion, boosts employee engagement, and fuels a culture of creativity, ultimately leading to superior performance and heightened satisfaction among team members.

Recognizing the significance of effective team leadership, this comprehensive 1-day program is meticulously designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to not only build and lead teams but also to navigate the challenges inherent in various team structures, including standing, temporary, and virtual teams. This 1-day program will provide the participant with the knowledge and tools to build and lead effective teams through the use of a team charter. How to approach difficult conversations, manage conflict, build trust with others, and shape a culture of empowerment and shared leadership.


Registration Deadline: May 30, 2024

Certificate in Leadership

Building and Leading Effective Teams is one of seven open enrollment leadership programs. Programs are presented on a rotating basis throughout the year with completion of four programs resulting in a Certificate in Leadership from Wake Forest Executive Education and the School of Business’ Allegacy Center for Leadership and Character. Interested participants are able to register for this program individually or combine it with 3 other programs in the series to earn the certificate.

Key Learnings

Current and emerging leaders will receive practical, insightful guidance and actionable tools on how to, build a cohesive and aligned team, manage conflict in a constructive manner, engage in challenging conversations, accelerate the development of trust within your organization, shape a culture of empowerment within the team to encourage innovation, foster continuous learning to enhance performance, and lead standing, temporary, and virtual teams.

Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for both new and experienced leaders wishing to enhance their ability to build and lead effective teams.  Interested participants are encouraged to attend individually or in teams from their organizations.

Additional Information

  • Date, Location, Schedule

    Date: June 6, 2024


    Location: Wake Downtown, 455 Vine Street Winston-Salem, NC


    Sample Schedule: 8:00am- 4:15pm

    • 8:00 – 8:20 Arrival and Breakfast
    • 8:20-8:30 Introductions and program overview
    • 8:30– 10:00 Session 1 – Building cohesive and aligned teams: The charter process
    • 10:00 – 10:15 Break
    • 10:15 – 11:45 Session 2 – Leveraging conflict and challenging conversations to foster growth
    • 11:45 – 12:00 Morning recap & group review
    • 12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
    • 12:30 – 2:15 Session 3 – Amplifying your leader impact through empowerment and learning
    • 2:15 – 2:30 Break
    • 2:30 – 4:00 Session 4 – Leading teams (standing, temporary, remote, and/or virtual)
    • 4:00 – 4:15 Review and group discussion

  • Cost

    The cost of the June 2024 program is $900 includes materials, continental breakfast and lunch, and is due in full at time of registration.


    Wake Forest University alumni, faculty, and staff receive a 25% tuition discount. If multiple participants are interested in attending from your organization, please contact us for multi-attendee discount information. Please contact for more details.

  • Materials

    Course materials are included in the cost of tuition. Course materials will be distributed in paper format at the beginning of the workshop. Electronic materials can be provided upon request.

  • Refund and Cancellation Policies

    Program Cancellation

    This course is offered contingent upon sufficient enrollment. If a course must be cancelled, all registered participants will be notified at least five (5) calendar days before the course’s start date. All registered participants will receive a 100% tuition refund. No fees will be charged for cancelled courses.


    Individual Cancellation – Refund Policy

    Prospective participants who withdraw at least 10 days prior to the start of a course will receive a full refund of tuition paid.

  • Contact Us

    For more information, or to speak with a program adviser, please send an email to