Building + Leading Effective Teams
9

Thursday, 9 January

2 4 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$99 USD
Regular Ticket
$99 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Building + Leading Effective Teams | January 9

Eve MacKnight Photo


Founder, Little Owl

9

Thursday, 9 January

2 4 pm EST

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
$99 USD
Regular Ticket
$99 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Effective teamwork is a cornerstone of successful operations at any company. Using ideas from project management, Agile and sports management, we will cover best practices for building and leading your team.

This workshop will first address team set-up, thinking carefully about team design, structure and environment. We’ll then dive into team dynamics, exploring how to maintain a positive attitude within the team and how to address communication breakdowns. Finally we’ll wrap with an eye towards continuous process improvement. You’ll leave with a whole toolkit of strategies to get the most out of your team!

Takeaways

  • Strategies for team set-up and team member selection
  • Review of key leadership qualities
  • Tips for what can make a team thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Best practices for communicating with your team
  • Assessing and addressing communication breakdowns
  • How to improve overall team dynamics over time

Preparation

Please come to class with an example for a specific team that you are looking to manage. Laptop optional.

Regulatory Information:

General Assembly’s workshops are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the Bureau of Proprietary School Supervision.

About the Instructor

Eve MacKnight Photo

Founder, Little Owl

Eve MacKnight served as Director of Project Management at ScrollMotion, a mobile app start-up that has published thousands of apps to iTunes since 2008. At ScrollMotion, she oversaw a bi-coastal team of 18 project managers. Prior to ScrollMotion, Eve was a producer and production manager for feature films, music videos and commercial projects. She has worked with Sesame Street, National Geographic, Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony, and the NFL. Eve is the Founder of LITTLE OWL, a consulting and training company that advises on how to manage digital projects. In addition to General Assembly, Eve teaches at Brooklyn Brainery. Eve is a certified Scrum Master. Eve loves corny jokes.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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