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    Understanding Team Roles to Create an Inclusive Leadership Environment (Dinner Meeting)

    Date: January 20, 2016, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Sponsor ~ iHire
    Hidden Creek Country Club
    1711 Clubhouse Road
    Reston, Virginia 20190
    $35.00 Member, $55.00 Non-Member, $25.00 Member in Transition
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting - Dinner
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    Understanding Team Roles to Create an Inclusive Leadership Environment

    Join us for this team-oriented development presentation -- increasing communication and effectiveness within your team so it achieves its objectives. Belbin Team Roles gives a framework and a common language from which to explore and increase understanding of collective strengths and how to use these for effective teams.

    Brief overview of Belbin Team Roles: theory, research and validity.

    • What are the Nine Team Roles;
    • What are your Preferred Roles;
    • How are you most (and least) useful to the team
    • Team Mapping Exercise – Each table will act as a “Team” and based on the team role makeup, analyze their team strengths and potential areas for concerns

    After the diagnosis, they will determine how to use their new understanding of Belbin to help navigate areas of concern and maximize individual and team strengths.

    Those who attend should expect to leave with the following:

    • Understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of each of the Belbin Team Roles and why that improves and strengthens business relationships
    • Gained insight and practical knowledge of how to use the Belbin Team Roles approach to bring about business improvements
    • Understanding of how to use Belbin to enhance individual as well as team performance

    About our Speaker:

    DeeDee Smartt Lynch, President of Smartt Strategies – Washington, D.C. metro area

    DeeDee received her Bachelor of Science in Organizational Communications from the University of Texas at Austin, is a Global Interaction Strategist, Executive Coach and Consultant. As a Certified Belbin Trainer for North America and UK, she contributes her deep expertise in Individual, Team & Organizational Performance using Belbin® Team Roles. After receiving her Belbin Certification from Belbin Associates while living and working in the UK, DeeDee continues her involvement and deep expertise in Belbin Team Roles.
    DeeDee’s Team Training and Executive Coaching includes the following organizations: Dr Pepper/ Snapple, Xerox, NovAtel, Cooper Industries, Trimble, E.J. Gallo, Securian, New York City Employees Retirement Systems (NYCERS), Champion Technologies (now NALCO), Marriott Headquarters, Naval Air Systems Command, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Capital Financial Group, Eli Lilly, World Bank, EADS (now Airbus) and more.
    Prior to being a consultant, DeeDee was Director of Economic Development in Andrews County, Texas, where she helped establish a regional energy initiative, attracting interest and investment from the nuclear, wind, and geo-thermal industries.
    She organized cross state collaborations with local and state entities (including Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Office of Economic Development) to establish and promote a regional nuclear zone.
    DeeDee owned a successful event management company in Austin, Texas specializing in corporate events and reunions, producing over 250 turnkey events. Prior to that, she worked at the Texas State Legislature for three state representatives.

    This program has been approved for 1.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

    Thank you to our sponsor!