In the business world, carefully-selected and well-managed teams can achieve outstanding results. Developing and Managing Teams describes when to use teams, why it is critical to staff a team with a mix of personality types, and how to develop a high-performing team. The course also notes the importance of emotional intelligence, conflict resolution, and consensus building. It addresses many additional team topics, including how to manage a team, self-directed teams, and the decision-making process within a team.
Introduction to Teams. Team Development. Team Management. Team Decision Making. Dispersed Teams.
CPAs, CFOs, controllers, leaders and managers.
Recognize the essential components of a team, the types of teams that can be formed, and their purposes. Identify the types of team players and the characteristics of each one. Specify the issues experienced by ineffective teams. Recognize the characteristics shared by the best team members. Specify the impact of team size on a team. Understand the value and concerns associated with each type of communication method. Specify the characteristics of an effective team. Recognize the different types of listening that a team member can employ. Identify the steps that can be taken to create a culture that favors teams, and more.
Steven Bragg, Western CPE
Steven M. Bragg, CPA, is a full-time book and course author who has written more than 70 business books. He provides Western CPE with self-study courses in the areas of accounting and finance, with an emphasis on the practical application of accounting standards and management techniques. A sampling of his courses include the The New Controller Guidebook, The GAAP Guidebook, Accountants’ Guidebook, and Closing the Books: An Accountant’s Guide. He also manages the Accounting Best Practices podcast.
Steven has been the CFO or controller of both public and private companies and has been a consulting manager with Ernst & Young and an auditor with Deloitte & Touche. He holds an MBA from Babson College, a Master of Finance from Bentley College, and a BA from the University of Maine (summa cum laude).
Non-Member Price $133.00
Member Price $116.00