Professional Learning Programs
Staff PD Sessions
Introduction to HPT: Why Teams Fail & The 10 Team Insights
In this workshop we introduce the High Performance Teams Framework and lead the group through interactive discussions on why teams fail and how to implement the 4 success KPIs. Participants are also led through the 10 Team Insights from the High Performance Schools project with an opportunity for participants to scorecard their own teams.
Level Up: Building The Highest Performance Teams
In this interactive workshop we introduce the 5 Levels of High Performance Teams in terms of the Value of the outputs they produce through achieving their targets and goals, the Confidence they create as a team to share information and provide feedback and the Challenge they face in order to Level Up, including the relevant Leadership approach that is needed to help the team advance to the next level. The workshop also uses a self-assessment tool and completion of a team Level Up development plan.
Managing Change: The Sustainable Change Fast-track
In this workshop, participants learn about why change management fails and the 4 success factors for fast-tracking sustainable culture change. Participants also develop effective change management strategies related to their own specific workplace challenges.
Vision: Setting A Purpose Driven Vision
In this workshop teams complete an exercise to determine the organisation’s Core Purpose, as well as their team specific Core Purpose. A vision casting exercise is then completed using a Y Chart to determine the team vision and priorities.
Strategy: Stretch Goals & Action Plans
In this workshop, teams complete a goal setting exercise based on their Core Purpose and Priorities using SMART goal techniques. Stretch Goals (10x Goals) are then developed with the team completing an interactive Action Plan using the 5 W’s and 1H (When, What, Where, Why, Who and How).
Collaboration Maps: Team Roles & Responsibilities
In this workshop, teams develop collaboration maps at two levels: Firstly, clarifying their team roles and responsibilities on their HPT Team Chart assessing gaps and overlaps. Secondly, mapping their roles in other professional teams and committees across the organisation to identify synergies and efficiencies.
HPT Meetings: An Hour of Power!
In this workshop we work with teams to progress best practice meeting principles in 4 areas: (1) Clarity of team roles & scope; (2) Meeting protocols and score-carding; (3) Effective team dynamics; and (4) Communication & engagement with internal & external stakeholders.
Preparing & Conducting Deep Dives
In this workshop we unpack the process of how to conduct Deep Dive strategic discussions in a disciplined, time efficient and easily understood manner using a structured approach to refine and sharpen the focus of the strategic inquiry to conquer seemingly impossible questions.
The Golden Thread:
Team Data Walls & Reporting Systems
In this workshop we fast-track the establishment of your team’s data wall to drive both achievement and engagement and identify the most critical data needed for your team’s success. We explore the concept of the Golden Thread to determine systems and processes that enable everyone in the organisation to be fully aligned to the overarching mission, strategy and goals by integrating meeting protocols, dashboards and data walls.
Team Profiling & Effective Communication
In this workshop participants identify their own workplace personality style and then a series of fun and interactive exercises to develop a whole of team profile to understand the strengths and areas of potential clashes among the team. We also develop strategies to leverage individual differences to maximise team performance.
Productive Tension: Below The Line & Calling Behaviour
In this workshop teams identify the differences between healthy and unhealthy conflict and identify their own team specific strengths and weaknesses building an ‘Above & Below The Line Chart’ unique to their team. With a clear understanding of team specific below the line behaviour, teams then discuss conflict resolution including developing a ‘Calling Behaviour Protocol’ which can be used when normal feedback breaks down.
High Performance Feedback Skills
In this workshop participants will build knowledge and understanding about effective feedback processes, power dynamics and unhealthy roles in conflict. They also develop their skills in delivering feedback, managing difficult conversations and develop skills to defuse conflict and promote win/win outcomes. Participants complete a series of interactive activities to identify their own leadership style and skill set as well as learn how to leverage their own personal power to further develop their supportive and strategic leadership skills.
Relationship Fitness: Trust Levels & Team Pulse Conversations
In this workshop teams learn about various levels of team trust and the importance of building relationship fitness through continuous team building – short, easy to implement team activities that fit inside meetings and routine workplace communication. They also learn about the psychology of ‘going first’ leading wellbeing conversations and using team pulse systems to proactively manage team wellbeing.
Resilience vs. Burnout: The 7 Things You Need to Know
In this workshop participants discover how to prevent burnout and maximise their resilience through 7 Life Lessons. Participants also work through a series of exercises on Mindsets, Coping Skills, Lifestyle and Purpose and complete their own wellbeing plan.
Life Strategy: The Work/Life Balance Myth & Living Your Dreams
In this workshop participants develop their own Life Strategy to live their dreams. Using the Life Strategy Framework we take you on a step-by-step journey to understand your legacy, dreams, goals and specific action plans for each of the four life quadrants (Work, Play, Relationship, and Family & Friends).
All workshops available in 1hr, 2hr, Half & Full Day formats & include relevant resources
The HPT 5 Star Guarantee covers all workshops & programs:
1. Evidence Based Content
2. Education Specific Context
3. Expert & Experienced Facilitators
4. Enquiry Based Learning Methods
5. Comprehensive Resource Kits
To get the HPT Schools Program underway in your school or region, complete the form below or contact;
Dr Danielle Stebbins, PhD on:
M: +61 409 725 862