Building High Performing Teams



This course is designed to help individuals understand the dynamics and principles of high-performing teams, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to build and lead successful teams in various settings. Through a combination of theory, case studies, and practical exercises, participants will gain insights into the key factors that contribute to team success. By the end of this course, students will be well-prepared to create, manage, and participate in high-performing teams in their personal and professional lives.


This course is suitable for individuals at all career stages.

Throughout this course you will:

Understand the characteristics and benefits of high-performing teams.

  • Identify the distinguishing features of high-performing teams.
  • Recognise the advantages of high-performing teams in various contexts.

Demonstrate effective team leadership and management skills.

  • Develop the ability to lead and inspire a team towards achieving common goals.
  • Learn how to manage team dynamics, resolve conflicts, and foster a positive team culture.

Apply strategies for building and maintaining high-performing teams.

  • Implement best practices for team formation, including recruitment and selection.
  • Create action plans for ongoing team development and performance improvement.


This course is a 8-week program, consisting of 6 two-hour sessions. It is designed to be delivered as a series of live sessions with interactive activities and discussions. Additionally, participants are encouraged to work on team projects outside of class hours to apply the concepts learned.

Throughout the course, you will engage in discussions, group activities, and self-assessments to reinforce your understanding of high-performing teams and your role within them. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and skills needed to create, lead, and participate in high-performing teams, driving success in their personal and professional lives.


The expert leading this course is Marian Evans


Module One

Introduction to High-Performing Teams

  • What Makes a High-Performing Team?
  • Team Development Stages

Module TWO

Leadership and Team Dynamics

  • Team Leadership
  • Managing Team Dynamics

Module THREE

Building and Sustaining High-Performing Teams

  • Team Formation and Recruitment
  • Continuous Improvement

Module FOUR

Case Studies and Best Practices

  • Real-World Examples of High-Performing teams
  • Best Practices for Building and Leading High-Performing Teams

Module Five

Team Projects and Application

  • Team Projects and Application

Module SIX

Final Presentations and Feedback

  • Final Presentations and Feedback


  • Attendance Policy: Regular attendance is expected
  • Respectful Participation: Create a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants

SUPPORTING Texts and Materials

  • Access to course materials and online resources 

Support and Resources

  • Online Discussion Forum for Q&A 
  • Additional Reading and Research Materials 


  • Course content and schedule are subject to change at the instructor’s discretion


To secure a spot in the upcoming sessions of this course, please enquire below.

All sessions will be delivered online via our exclusive platform with your instructor or can be adapted to on location. Please enquire below.

As an accomplished business woman and experienced Non-Exec Director Marian continues to set a blazing trail making her an ideal Ambassador and Workshop Presenter for Women on Boards UK. Her passion and dedication to supporting ambitious individuals at Elevate BC is echoed in her efforts on our team 

Fiona Hathorn 
CEO of WOB UK and Portfolio NED. Governance, Diversity & Investment Oversight Committees (She/Her)

Working with Marian is always an absolute pleasure. She exudes the perfect combination of professionalism and fun, whilst being one of the leading lights in her field of expertise. I look forward to a time when working with Marian will be a far more regular thing, I have no doubt that there are more exciting times ahead. 

Huw Bates 
Co founder & MD for Haka