This course will help to empower participants as leaders by showing them how to create and work with a strong team. This course will use group activities to help explain what a high involvement team is and how to lead that team. This class will also look into how to implement effective participative decision making with a team. Interpersonal communication is key to any effective team, so this course will also discuss ways to improve interpersonal communication in a team. Finally, this course will look at lessons that can be learned from excellence in the public sector.