Managing a Matrix Team

Due to the impact of Coronavirus, our 'Managing a Matrix Team' training course, can also be delivered to groups via live webinar, or delivered as an eLearning module.Contact the Training South West team to discuss further.

Aims of the course

This one-day course is a solid introduction and overview of the skills, strategies, tools and mindset needed to be successful in matrix team management.

Who will benefit from attending?

  • HR professionals
  • Team managers
  • Managers or staff working within a matrix structure, organisation or team
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Participants will learn to:

  • Gain a better understanding of matrix structures: advantages vs. disadvantages
  • Understand the skills critical to performing well in a matrix environment
  • Apply best practices to overcome the challenges associated with working in a matrix team
  • Develop management skills that will allow leaders to successfully run a matrix structure
  • Apply effective virtual communication styles and techniques
  • Develop strategies to support effective working within a matrix management structure

Key topics covered:

  • Defining your own matrix - gaining better personal perception
  • Defining matrix teams, identifying advantages to be gained and challenges to overcome
  • Adjusting structure, systems and skills to the requirements of matrix working environment
  • Identifying the 5 dysfunctions of a matrix team
  • Motivating and empowering agile teams
  • Communication in matrix structures
  • Understanding network and levels of influence
  • Strategies and best practice to enable effective management of a matrix team
  • Action planning

What's included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house. Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people. This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.

Our South West training teams cover Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Wiltshire. Whether you're in Exeter, Bath, Bristol, Taunton or Salisbury, we have experts trainers at the ready to deliver high impact training to your staff. 

Contact us to discuss further. 

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