Making Teamwork Work

Most people have to work in teams on a regular basis. While there are advantages to working in teams, it is often experienced as a difficult, sometimes painful, process. This workshop is designed to help people become better team members or leaders through the development of their awareness and teamwork skills.

Location: McGill downtown campus
Fee: $ 595 CAD plus applicable taxes
Alumni fee: $ 506 CAD plus applicable taxes

Fall 2016: November 14, 2016
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Click here to register: Registration | McGill Students and Alumni | OIQ members

Winter 2017: March 9, 2017
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
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PMI® Professional Development Units (PDUs): 7 (0.00 Technical, 7.00 Leadership, 0.00 Strategic)


Participants acquire skills to work better in teams, to leverage team strengths and avoid or resolve obstacles to effective teamwork. Topics include: team development, building trust, decision-making in teams, and resolving team conflicts.

Who Should Attend

Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Project Managers and other professionals who work as part of a team.


At the end of this workshop the participants will be able to:

  • Be more effective in teams
  • Contribute to trust and cohesion-building in teams
  • Use and propose effective and practical decision-making techniques to their teams, in order to increase productivity and morale.
  • Use and propose effective and practical conflict resolution techniques to their teams, in order to increase productivity and morale.

Topics Covered

  • Dimensions of teamwork – keeping a balance
  • Stages of team life
  • Trust and trustworthiness
  • Team cohesiveness
  • Decision-making in teams
  • Resolving team conflicts.


Sonia Di Maulo, M.A., CRP (Certified ROI Professional)


Sonia Di Maulo is an award-winning performance improvement professional, author, and founder of Harvest Performance. She is passionate about helping leaders find the right approaches and processes to grow their teams’ potential through trust and collaboration.
Her Master’s degree in Educational Technology and a Bachelor’s degree received with distinction in Communication Studies are the foundations for her passion. In 2003 and 2011 Sonia received Awards of Excellence from the International Society of Performance Improvement for Outstanding Instructional Interventions.
She works with local, national, and global companies in diverse sectors with an important focus on delivering needs-based solutions that are meaningful, sustainable, and improve the way we work and connect. Using proven performance improvement practices and principles, Sonia helps organizations improve their work environment and team engagement. It’s all about relationships.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellation & substitution requests must be made in writing to pd [dot] conted [at] mcgill [dot] ca.
Receive a full refund if your cancellation request is received up to 14 days prior to the start date of the workshop.
Receive a refund minus $100 cancellation fee if your cancellation request is received up to 7 days prior to the start date of the workshop.
No Refunds are issued if your cancellation request is received within 7 days of the start date of the workshop, however suitable participation substitution will be permitted.
Please note that if no notice is given prior to the start of the event(s) and you fail to attend, you will be liable for the full course fee.
McGill SCS reserves the right to cancel an event up to 5 days prior to its start.

Contact Information

Telephone: 514-398-5454
E-mail: pd [dot] conted [at] mcgill [dot] ca