Unit Based Supports

Unit Based Supporst


Learning & Organizational Development offers unit-based workshops and training. The following short workshops are suitable for team-building days or retreats.
Minimum and maximum registrations apply.

Building High Performance Teams (2 hours)


  • Participants will examine the characteristics of high performance teams and explore the five dysfunctions of a team. Drawing upon the experiences of working together as an intact team, discussion will focus on analyzing current team collaborations and developing ways to move forward as a high performing team. Topics include Tuckman’s five stages of group development and several leadership styles. This session includes small and large group discussions, brainstorming activities, and solution-focussed problem solving.

Workload Balance & Stress (2 hours)

  • Participants will examine the characteristics of stress and stressors and the relationship between them in the workplace. Discussion will include topics related to building capacity to manage personal stress and how to build resiliency. Conversations focus on the advantages and disadvantages of stress, signs and symptoms of stress and ways to identify healthy stress. During the workshop, participants will explore ways to approach work and workload and ways to increase personal efficacy while managing daily workload. This session includes small and large group discussions, learning games and videos.

Building Your Team Charter (2 hours)

  • Participants will work together as a team to identify the characteristics that unify them as they shape their vision of how to move forward in developing and achieving common goals. During the workshop, participants will create a list of the values that guide and support their work. As a team, they will reach consensus to create a written charter that will inform their future actions. 

Social Intelligence & Teamwork (2 hours)

  • Participants will examine aspects of social intelligence and how they impact and influence relationships in the workplace. By identifying the social intelligence characteristics within ourselves and recognizing these characteristics in others, participants will develop approaches to working with others more effectively. The session contains self-identifying activities, large group activities and one-on-one role play.


For information, please contact
Sandra Woloschuk
Associate Director
Learning & Organizational Development