UCLA Extension

Maximizing Your Team’s Performance

Course No. A4, Period 1

This course covers a wide range of topics designed to make you and your team members feel more engaged and successful at work.

Through highly interactive and practical exercises you gain insight into key elements of high performing teams. You learn how to effectively manage team dynamics and productivity, explore tools that capitalize on the diversity and strength within your team, create a team that is cohesive and collaborative, and provide meaningful rewards that motivate members to consistently deliver results.

You also gain increased knowledge and competency in assessing and leveraging the true power of your team. The discussions and tools can be directly applied to your workplace to minimize conflicts and maximize results.

This course can enable you to become more successful, not despite your team, but because of them. In addition, you will be able to create an environment where team members realize their potential and take pride in their work experiences and outcomes.

wolfe_deniseDenise Wolfe, PhD

President, Legacy In Action, Inc.

Denise Wolfe is a highly sought after Executive Coach and Organization Transformation Consultant with 25 years of experience.  She has held management positions in different a industries and consults to Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations.

Dr. Wolfe focuses on capacity-building and inspiring leadership at all levels.  Some of her areas of specialization include: executive presence, strategic planning, innovation, navigating change, influence and persuasion, high-performing teams, leveraging diversity, organizational politics, and legacy building.

A partial list of her clients are: Starbucks, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, The Walt Disney Co., Deloitte, Comcast NBCUniversal, Neutrogena, AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles Times, Southern California Edison, Sempra Energy, ARCO, Nissan, Discovery Channel, Glaxo SmithKline, Novartis, Eli Lilly and Co., Marsh & McLennan, Allianz Global Investors, Cedars-Sinai, City of Hope, Taco Bell, Federal Aviation Administration, United States Postal Service, and over 20 departments within the Los Angeles County system.

Denise is awesome in the way she teaches the concept. She makes it practical through the team exercises and achieves maximum retention through active student engagement.”
Dipti Bajaj, SQA Specialist, Symantec