Disclaimer: This course is exclusively provided to CMU DBA students at no additional fee.

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Silicon Valley Executive Center, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, California.

About Silicon Valley Executive Center, Leavey School of Business

Since 1957, the Silicon Valley Executive Center at Santa Clara University has leveraged its location and strong connections in the heart of Silicon Valley to deliver customized learning solutions on topics ranging from innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership, to high-performing teams, managing a global footprint, and the use of social networking in management.

About Santa Clara University, California

Established in 1851, Santa Clara University is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California.

Santa Clara University is accredited by The WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), one of six regional accrediting agencies in the United States. It enrolls about 5,400 undergraduate students and about 3,300 postgraduate students.

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Learning outcomes

This course will help you achieve long-term, sustainable success, and
improved efficiency within your work and organization.

About the course

Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team

This self-paced online course covers topics from Discipline 1 of Patrick Lencioni’s Organizational Health Model: Building a Cohesive Leadership Team. The “Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team” course will allow your leadership team to:

  • Make optimal decisions
  • Accomplish more in less time
  • Put critical topics on the table
  • Utilize all team members’ skills and experiences
  • Overcome lack of buy-in
  • Align the team around common objectives
  • Retain star employees

Upon completion, you will receive a digital certificate from Santa Clara University, California.

You can display this certification on your favorite professional and social media sites and
will have access to the course, videos, tools, and resources for one year after the day you start the course.


Foundations of Organizational Health - Identify the Benefits of Organizational Health

Organizational Health
Context for Organizational Health
Four Disciplines Model
Foundations Bonus Material

Build a Cohesive Leadership Team: Discipline 1

Overview of Discipline 1
Virtual Teams
Team Baseline

Deep Dive into the Five Behaviors Underlying the Cohesive Team Approach

Build Trust
Master Conflict
Achieve Commitment
Embrace Accountability
Focus on Results