||Setting goals for individuals and the team itself for the semester. Relates Warren Center pre-term orientation team building exercise ("What individual strengths do you bring to the team") to individual and team strengths, needs, objectives and processes (PDF)
||Create a "motto" for the team. Set individual and team goals for management communication and semester.
||Giving and receiving feedback: a primer on "how to". (PDF)
||Learn protocol for giving and receiving feedback. Set individual goals.
||Structuring an impromptu: provides a slow-motion practice on structure and development of an impromptu, including how to answer a question. (PDF)
||Rehearse for impromptus in class and learn basic structures for speaking.
||Storytelling about leadership: tell a story about an intense experience of leadership—either your own or someone else's leadership.(PDF)
||Relate experience of leadership to Distributed Leadership Model (DLM). Practice the non-verbal aspects of speaking to build on during rest of term. Understand the power and importance of stories. Learn more about your teammates.
||Culture and leadership exercise: identify leadership characteristics you most admire associated with your culture (PDF)
||Prepare for intercultural communication and deepen understanding of leadership.
||Conflict resolution: the basis for managing conflict. (PDF)
||Use tools of communication to manage and resolve conflict.
||Team feedback: feedback for each individual member on their strengths and weaknesses in contributing to the team (PDF)
||Help individuals learn about their ability to work in a team and their team leadership roles. Prepare team for coping to complete Organizational Processes (OP) project presentation. Shore up team's strengths and weaknesses. Compare with earlier team and individual goals.
||Informational interviewing. Responding to interviewing questions and practicing active listening. (PDF)
||Prepare for listening in interactive presentations and preparing for interviewing. Rehearse "inquiry" aspect of DLM.
||Communicating your vision of leadership. Delivering a "vision" to your organization. (PDF)
||Review DLM, focusing on visioning. Prepare a 2-3 minute vision of a better organization, using context of previous job. Practice concrete and vivid language.
||Organizational Processes (OP) team project presentation rehearsal (PDF)
||Help teams structure and improve team's project presentation. Reinforce importance of rehearsal.
||Team review of project presentation videotape. Review goals and objectives. Feedback on team presentation. (PDF)
||Reflect with team on presentation. Final feedback on coach and team and lab.