|Leading High Performance Teams|
|I.D. #||C0410||Duration||2 Days|
Product development is organizationally a complex undertaking that requires effective coordination within a company and between companies. During product development, teams are confronted with a number of ongoing organizational challenges and there is a high potential for conflict between participants in the process.
This course addresses teamwork and other "soft-side" factors that largely determine whether product development programs are successfully completed on schedule. The content is relevant for both OEMs and suppliers.
| By attending this seminar, you will be able to:
|Who Should Attend|
| Engineers and business people involved in various product development team activities will find the subject matter practical and useful. The content is of particular value to professionals from engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, quality, marketing, and finance functions in ground vehicle OEMs and suppliers.
Joseph Doyle is the principal of Strategic Insights, Inc., a Michigan-based consulting firm, specializing in executive leadership. Mr. Doyle completed a 30-year career with General Motors Corporation, where he served in positions such as: Manager of the Corporate Executive Development Activity, Senior Research Manager with the Corporate Organization Research and Development Staff, Internal Business Consultant with General Motors University, and Lead Consultant with the Corporate Strategy and Decision Support Staff.
Prior to joining GM, Mr. Doyle held positions with the U.S. Public Health Service, Ford Motor Company and the Management and Organization Development Department of General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), where he administered Technical Staff Management Programs and taught problem solving and decision making.
During his time with General Motors, Mr. Doyle assisted divisions and staffs in the facilitation of complex decisions and development of business strategies. He established GM's Executive Development Curriculum and managed Global Task Teams in India, Indonesia, Thailand, England, and Australia. He also served as the Corporate Liaison on Leadership and Strategy to the U.S. Army War College and the National Defense University. His consulting firm (Strategic Insights, Inc.) has provided seminars and services to hundreds of senior executives in dozens of Fortune 500 firms, healthcare consortiums, and government agencies including the U.S. Military.
As an adjunct professor, Mr. Doyle taught Engineering Administration at the University of Detroit's School of Engineering, Organization Behavior at The University of Michigan Dearborn's School of Business, and Business Strategy at Oakland University's School of Business Administration. Mr. Doyle holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Physical Science from Eastern Michigan University, a Master's in Statistics and Research Methodology from Wayne State University, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the University of Michigan.
"Absolutely fantastic instructor and course! This is the most informative course I've ever taken, technical based or not. I highly recommend this course to anyone in a leadership position."
"This seminar provides simple, yet powerful leadership tools you can apply immediately to your programs."
"This course would be great for any line engineer that works hand-in-hand with associates in any production area."
"Great course; I can't wait to get back to work and start using the techniques I've learned. The instructor was able to provide real world examples that helped understand each area of this course. The instructor has a natural gift for teaching. Very good! I did not get bored and stayed very interested."
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
"Joseph Doyle is highly knowledgeable and delivered the information keeping my attention. This course gave me the foundation to build on to become a better leader."
"Fountain of crucial concepts amid essential leadership techniques."
Vice President Engineering
Workhorse Custom Chassis
"The course can greatly improve your perception of a "team" and overall professional communciation."
"This really set you up for a successful career in leadershipexcellent course."