High Quality Team Development Training Programs

  At Summit Team Building we have been known for 20 years for our high quality and applicable team development training programs. Our most commonly delivered training workshops focus on team development, leadership development, conflict management, change management, trust building, emotional intelligence, communication enhancement, SDI Strength Deployment Inventory, polarity management, and 360-degree feedback. What you might not know is that we can also deliver amazing team development workshops in active listening, appreciative inquiry, coaching and mentoring, creative thinking and innovation, delegation, feedback, goal setting, motivation, NLP, problem-solving, process improvement, public speaking, sales and customer service, strategic planning, stress management, mindfulness, and more. All our training program are custom designed to meet your learning and development goals. We have no ‘off the shelf’ programs. We take time to understand your team and your needs and we design a program just for you. We draw from our ‘menu’ of programs to combine all the critical elements to help your team meet your objectives. While we have been known for close to 20 years as team and leadership trainers, we are so much more. The next time you have a training and development need give us a call. You know you can trust us to provide an engaging learning environment and high quality and relevant...

Kingbridge Centre

  At Summit Team Building we are constantly growing and developing to meet your team building and training workshop needs. Since 1997 we have been honing our craft and we are now one of the largest team building companies in the country. We have established a great reputation and are sought out by companies from coast to coast. We have partnered with many leading meeting and conference venues to offer our team building and training programs to their guests. These high-quality venues know they can trust Summit Team Building to enhance their guest’s experience. Our high-quality programs, professional delivery and stellar reputation have led us to our new and exciting partnership with The Kingbridge Conference Centre. If you do not know the Kingbridge Conference Centre you should check them out www.kingbridgecentre.com. This beautiful and purpose-built meeting and conference facility are located at HWY400 and King Road just north of Canada’s Wonderland. For small groups and large, this facility has efficient meeting rooms, comfortable accommodation, fantastic dining, and acres of beautiful outdoor grounds with fields, trails and rivers providing great space for exercise and contemplation alike. One of the unique features of the Kingbridge Centre is their ropes course. Ropes courses are one of my favourite team building tools. Nothing compares to the bonding experience of the ropes course and the personal and team learning opportunities are endless. At Summit Team Building we have been running ropes course team building programs for 20 years and when Kingbridge needed someone to run their course they naturally turned to Summit. We have now developed an exciting new team development program at Kingbridge...

Team Building Training for Effective Meetings

Meetings are a huge part of today’s work environment. Organizations are complex with many employees, specialized departments and project teams. It is impossible to keep it all on track without meetings. However, many meetings are less effective than they could be if you took a team building training approach. Many of us plan, attend and facilitate meetings with little thought or planning. As Nike says you Just Do It. Chances are you are missing out on a lot of potential value at each meeting through lack of engagement and participation. There are many ways to look at this challenge and in this blog, for the purposes of team building training, I will examine the meeting challenge through a personality lens. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of many psychometric tools available today and MBTI happens to be the world’s most popular. One of the dichotomies that is examined through the MBTI is the pairing of Introversion and Extraversion. Using an understanding of these two preferences can help you plan and lead a more effective meeting. In a meeting you will usually hear from the extraverts even if you do not want to and you may never hear from the introverts. The key is to balance the energy of these two styles. Extraverts tend to think as they talk whereas introverts process internally before sharing. Extraverts are usually comfortable and confident speaking in front of a group and introverts may be less inclined and less comfortable doing so. A few strategies to bring out the best in both types… When having a discussion in your meeting break into small groups...