Cornell University

Executive Education

193 Ives Faculty Building, 607-255-5324

Creating and Sustaining High Performing Teams

This program currently has no scheduled dates.

Please contact ILR Executive Education for more information. Send email to or call Christine Cotton, 607-255-5324.

Successful organizations create better teams, manage team life cycles more effectively, continuously evaluate team performance and understand the importance of team process in driving outcomes. In today’s knowledge driven, boundary-less, real-time work environment, being better at creating and sustaining high performance teams translates to competitive advantage.

Learning Objectives

This all new, intensive two-day program focuses on identifying what the best companies are doing differently with teams. It will address the following questions, and more:

What interventions are likely to transform an average team into a high performing team?

  • How do we measure and evaluate teams, real or virtual?
  • What does contemporary research tell us about teams, processes and outcomes?

Limited to just 18 participants, this course will balance theoretical models based on new empirical studies with practical suggestions for how your organization can create and sustain high performing teams.

Course Curriculum

  • Models of team processes, performance and viability
  • What differentiates successful and unsuccessful teams
  • How team processes evolve over time
  • Levers of team effectiveness
  • Team performance measurement and metrics
  • Emerging trends

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for experienced HR generalists and OD specialists who are (or will be) responsible for building teams, and especially for those who see increasing needs for teaming in the near future.

Your Faculty Presenter

Brad Bell, is a tenured member of the Cornell University faculty and an emerging leader in team scholarship.


ILR Conference Center
16 East 34th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Christine Cotton,
Program Manager
Ph 607-255-5324