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Teams that play together stay together

Posted 11/12/2013

Participants of leadership training.

Teamwork training offered for southern Nevada

Teamwork (as defined by dictionary.com) noun: cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause.

If a teamwork-based challenge is in your organization’s 2014 professional development schedule, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension offers just the venue. Our Team Development Course™ encourages our clients to develop as individual professionals, grow as high functioning teams, improve customer service and excel as innovative organizations. Cooperative Extension’s Team Development Course program offers both an inside and outside hands-on, team experience.

“We offer educational, thought provoking and fun team development activities,” explained Eric Killian, Team Development Course director, “grounded in cutting edge team and organizational learning theory.”

The Team Development Course will provide a group challenge experience to hone team building skills such as listening, leadership, strategy and communication while embarking on an adventurous and challenging mission. Through fun activities participants acquire a deeper understanding of themselves and others, help them communicate more effectively with colleagues, help them to understand why they react to situations differently than others and helps them discover many valuable insights that have innumerable applications in work, family, and personal relationships.

Participants of leadership training.

The Team Development Course has two objectives: 1) Increase the decision making, problem solving and personal leadership skills of participants and 2) Increase the effectiveness of teamwork and how to work with others.

“The Team Development Course is designed to dovetail your current organizational issues and training topics into an outdoor course challenge,” added Killian.

“Goals you can accomplish with the Team Development Course,” explained Killian “include clear and effective communication; trust and relationship building; self-awareness; personal leadership, improved customer service and a powerful shared experience.”

For more information, email Killian or call 702-257-5542.

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