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MGT 150 | Understanding People, Building Teams

Managing successfully in an organization centers not only on the efficiency of a team, but also on a manager’s ability to inspire the team and focus on people issues. In this course participants will get an overview core leadership and cultural competencies, as well as team building skills. Participants will not only gain insight into themselves, but they will gain insight into what it takes to motivate others.


At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Define strategies that will help the team perform at a higher level
  • Develop trust among team members
  • Manage challenging and dynamic issues that weaken team effectiveness
  • Utilize modern learning methods that will optimize cultural differences


What Kind of Leader Are You?

  • Leadership characteristics
  • Leadership styles

Managing a Diverse Workforce

  • Diversity in today’s workforce: what’s required, what’s desirable
  • How to deal with different motivations for different people
  • Diversity is not just different cultures
  • Going beyond diversity to an inclusion focus
  • Move from conflict to optimizing cultural differences

Building Your Team

  • The basics of teamwork
  • Reaching out to others in your organization to ensure alignment with your team

Program Stats


  • December 1, 2017
  • March 29, 2018


9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Georgia Center for Nonprofits
100 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 1500
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Registration Details


Member: $150
Nonmember: $175

December 1, 2017


March 29, 2018