Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

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Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

​Bring effective team management and innovation to your company with actionable strategies, experiential team-based simulations, and design thinking.

Managing Teams for Innovation and Success takes a strategic, global approach to every aspect of teams: creating, managing, and leading them. Great teams can stimulate creativity and innovation, make an organization more adaptive to market forces, and drive breakthrough results.

Building and developing successful teams is a complex process. Managing Teams for Innovation and Success provides strategies, skills, and hands-on simulations to challenge your assumptions and transform your teams.

In six highly intensive and experiential days, you will work with Stanford GSB faculty to explore evidence-based research and discover the counterintuitive findings of team building. You will learn how to leverage diversity, stimulate engagement, influence others without authority, harness collective intelligence, and implement change. You will use design thinking principles to foster team innovation.

Key Benefits

Develop strategies for building high-performance teams, eliminate obstacles to effective teamwork, and foster team innovation with design thinking.
  • Learn to create, motivate, and lead local, global, and virtual teams.
  • Accelerate team innovation using design thinking principles.
  • Define and communicate manager and team member roles.
  • Learn methodologies to manage the complexities of group dynamics, including decision-making, power, and conflict.

Who Should Attend

  • Executives and senior managers who are responsible for the performance of teams, task forces, or autonomous work groups
  • Team leaders or small teams of three or more participants from the same company

18 Jun 2017 – 23 Jun 2017


In-person|Stanford GSB


05 May 2017

Program Fee

US $12,000

The program fee includes tuition, private accommodations, all meals, and course materials.


Certificate of completion


Christine Parcells
Associate Director, Programs
Executive Education
Video Introduction
byStanford Graduate School of Business
Meet faculty director Margaret Neale, and learn about this program.

Learn More About the Program


Explore our carefully designed curriculum, and go deeper with select course descriptions or a sample schedule.

Application Requirements

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Participant Profile

Learn more about our past participants, and find out if the program is right for you.

Faculty Leadership

Margaret Ann Neale
The Adams Distinguished Professor of Management
  • Co-Director, Executive Program for Women Leaders
  • Director, Influence and Negotiation Strategies Program
  • Director, Managing Teams for Innovation and Success

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