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Greater Good/Kellogg 2020 Leading High Impact Teams Wednesday, September 23

Greater Good/Kellogg 2020 Leading High Impact Teams Part of the Greater Good Kellogg

Participants in the workshop will explore the dynamics of an effective team within their organization.  They will examine both elements of intra-team behaviors such as leadership, communication and conflict resolution and also inter-team dynamics such as competition.  Participants will leave with concrete ideas on how to lead a team, encourage creativity, ensure coordination within a team and how to deal with difficult team members, improving the team’s decision-making and performance.

Gail Berger is an Assistant Professor of Instruction at Northwestern University in the Kellogg School of Management, the McCormick School of Engineering, and the School of Communication.  She is also an experienced executive coach and leadership development expert who is passionate about helping leaders and teams achieve their goals and improve their performance and effectiveness.   She brings professional and academic experience in the areas of talent development and assessment, conflict resolution, and team dynamics.  She works with clients across a variety of industries, including consumer services, education, engineering, financial services, hospitality, and the non-profit sector. Gail received her Ph.D. in Management and Organization from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. She also holds a M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision from Loyola University and a B.A./B.S. in Psychology and Elementary Education from Boston University.


This workshop is taught by Senior and Clinical Kellogg School faculty as well as relevant seasoned practitioners.  This format allows rigor and enhanced learning in the program.  Participants learn best practices and how to apply these in their unique organizations.  The sessions are modeled on the Kellogg School’s MBA program including lectures, case discussions, problem solving and role-playing.

8:30am-continental breakfast, 9:00am-2:00pm-workshop with lunch included

This program is generously funded by The Grainger Foundation. The Greater Good was created to support the growth and professional development of the Lake County Nonprofit ecosystem. The intention is to nurture and expand these organizations through relevant speakers series, workshops,
and individual professional coaching and networking events.



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