Neeley School of Business

Leading the Teams of Tomorrow

Leading teams in today’s evolving organizational landscape requires leaders to update their framework and skillset for maximizing workgroup and team relationships. There is a complexity dynamic in today’s environment which will continue to change as we consider the future of work and its impact on teams. In this two-day program, you’ll discover what has changed regarding teams, what is coming in the future and approaches to optimize team success.

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
March 29-30, 2022

Cost: $1,695* and includes all class materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments.
Certificates will be awarded based on successful completion of the 2-day training.

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* A 20 percent discount will be given to companies that enroll two or more employees.
* A 30 percent discount will be given to TCU Alumni and TCU Faculty/Staff.
* A 10 percent discount will be given to U.S. veterans and employees of non-profit organizations.

Who Should Attend?

Leaders, managers and team influencers accountable for leading workgroups, units or project teams.

What You Will Learn

Participants will update their framework of how to successfully lead and strengthen teams considering the evolving dynamics of team structures, roles and the types of teams operating in today’s organizations.

How You Will Benefit

  • Gain insight on how to strengthen team cohesion and build inclusion
  • Learn what has changed with teams and where the future of work is heading
  • Improve your team building strategy with tactics to empower and leverage team capacity
  • Discover key team success factors and how to foster relationships

Topics

  • Current state of teams
  • Effective team leadership
  • Practical tactics for leading today's teams
  • Upskilling and building team capability
  • Contemporary types of teams and the future of work
  • Leading teams without direct authority
  • Team agility
  • Building cohesion and creating psychological safety
  • Fostering relationships and building inclusion
  • Innovation and critical thinking

Faculty Leaders

Photo: Brad Harris

Brad Harris

Associate Professor
Academic Director, BNSF Neeley Leadership Program
Management and Leadership Department

Brad Harris is an Associate Professor of Management and Leadership in the Neeley School of Business at TCU. He is an award-winning teacher and researcher with focal interests in leadership, groups/teams, and individuals’ organizational transitions (e.g., newcomer, socialization, turnover, boomerang employees). Brad is currently an associate editor at two respected journals and serves on several other leading journal editorial boards. His work has been featured in leading scholarly and popular press outlets, including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and Fast Company. He has also co-authored a book (with Brad Kirkman), titled 3D Team Leadership: A New Approach for Complex Teams (Stanford University Press). He earned his Ph.D. in Management from Texas A&M University and was previously a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Photo: Tracey Rockett

Tracey Rockett

Professor of Management Practice
Management and Leadership Department

Tracey Rockett is a Professor of Management Practice at Texas Christian University where she teaches classes and leads workshops on a wide variety of topics including leadership, power & politics, team dynamics, negotiations, culture, and innovation. Her additional areas of specialization include team effectiveness, influence, conflict management, and design thinking.

A dynamic and impactful speaker and facilitator, she has earned multiple awards for her outstanding teaching and is frequently invited to present, conduct workshops, and help leaders think differently about their roles and impact.  She has delivered speeches and workshops across a number of industries and organizations including Ben E. Keith, JPS Hospital, DaVita, Energy Future Holdings, BDO, and DFW Airport.

Her current research focuses on relationship building, familiarity in groups, and the effects of conflict on team processes and performance.  She previously served as an E-trainer for TCU, Neeley Honors Faculty Associate Director, and the TCU Koehler Center Distance Education Fellow. She earned a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Ph.D. in International Management Studies from UT Dallas.

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Jim Roach

Executive Director
Executive Education

Mr. Roach has 25 years of experience in corporate human resources leading learning and development programs to build leadership capabilities, enhance organizational effectiveness and deliver improved business results. He spent more than 20 years at Verizon leading the organization effectiveness initiative and developing custom leadership and functional development programs. He also spent 15 years leading executive education leadership certificate programs at SMU and five years leading programs for L-3 Link Simulation & Training. He has been honored with several teaching excellence awards and has designed and delivered courses on subjects such as executive presence and communication, authenticity, presentation style, leading in today’s business environment, learning agility, creativity and leadership, retaining top talent, and building and managing the employment relationship. He holds a BA and MS in economics from the University of Illinois.

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