Auckland Team Improvement Workshop Certification

October 16-17, 2 Days 8.30 am- 5.00 pm

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Maximising your team

The Team Improvement Workshop Certification will boost your team-building capabilities. It will teach you how to launch new teams and equip you with the skills needed to design and deliver powerful interventions to help struggling teams get back on track. 
The workshop is designed to be highly interactive.  Participants will have opportunities to practice team-building activities and share best practices.

Key takeaways:

  • Design and facilitate powerful team-building off-sites
  • Diagnose the eight underlying elements of team effectiveness
  • Interpret and give feedback on the Team Assessment Survey
  • Lead 17 proven team-building activities
  • Assess an organisation’s cultural readiness for teamwork
  • Avoid the common pitfalls of team-building interventions.

What does the workshop cover?

The primary purpose of the Team Improvement Workshop Certification is to provide participants with a set of practical tools to help teams gain alignment on the context in which they operate, set team goals, clarify team member roles, run more effective meetings, make better decisions, resolve team conflict, etc.

Participants will practice using 17 team improvement exercises and learn how to build powerful team interventions during the workshop.

Why attend this workshop?

Based on a team performance framework developed by world-renowned leadership experts Gordon Curphy and Robert Hogan, the Team Improvement Workshop Certification gives consultants a framework and the tools needed to build high-functioning and high-performing teams.

Who should attend?

  • Human resource, leadership development, and OD professionals who support teams.
  • External consultants who work with teams and team leaders.
  • Anyone who wants to help teams and team leaders achieve high levels of performance.


Gordy Curphy, PhD

Is a leading authority on leadership and teams, and spends most of his time helping C-suite and business unit leaders develop and execute business strategies; drive organisational alignment; manage talent; and build high performing teams.

Gordy has spent the past 35 years providing consulting advice on leadership and has written more than 20 books on leadership and teams. As a consultant, he has conducted more than 1,500 executive assessments, consulted with thousands of teams, and designed and delivered hundreds of executive coaching and leadership development programmes to global clients.

Brendan Lynch

Brendan has over 15 years experience as a leadership development expert, working with leadership teams and individual leaders.

He coaches a number of CEs and their ELTs, and is involved in the design, development and facilitation of leadership development programmes for NZDF, in particular NZDF senior leaders.

Brendan is a senior consultant at Winsborough and a highly skilled and experienced leadership facilitator. He brings a wealth of hands-on leadership and team development experience drawn from a range of public and private sector clients.


  • Day one

    Introductions and overview
    Organisations and Teamwork
    Group vs. Teams
    Team effectiveness Quotient (TQ) 


    The Rocket Model
    TAS Interpretation 


    TAS Interpretation and report outs 


    Team Development tools
    Teach Back #1
    Closing Remarks

  • Day two

    Overview and reflection
    Teach Back #2 


    TAS Analysts and off-site design 


    Incorporating individual assessment
    Team leadership development programmess
    TQ and Succession planning
    Organisation TQ

    Closing remarks