UGL in English
Teamout now offer the swedish leadership program UGL, Understanding Group and Leader in english.
UGL is a leadership program founded by the Swedish National Defence University. UGL is the most popular and renownded leadership program in Sweden today. It has during the last 40 years been offered to both civilian and military leaders.
Every part of the program has a scientific base, as such it is reliable and valid. The concept is continously updated according to the latest research in the field.
The course contains all the basics you need in order to fulfill a successfull leadership relative to the organisation and the group you lead as well as for your own inner leadership.
Course purpose The purpose of the course is to get increased self awareness about the role being a leader and participant.
Course objectives UGL provides training in how a group develops and matures over time, what happens in the group during the course of this development.
The course also brings knowledge around what kind of behaviour or actions promote or inhibit constructive development and group efficiency. Within UGL, this is referred to as group dynamics. The course also deals with the problems and possibilities of leadership related to the development of the group’s maturity.
Throughout the UGL course, learning is achieved by reflecting, communication and gaining different perspectives and understanding about your own role, how you are affected by and affect others.
During this course you will have the opportunity to:
- increase self knowledge
- learn to identify and to handle conflicts
- learn to communicate in a direct and clear way
- learn about developmential feedback
- learn about affection theory and values
- learn about different stages of a group’s development
- understand the need for different leadership styles related to group development
Who facilitates the course ?
Jarl Silfverberg, former head of the UGL concept at the Swedish National Defence University, 2002-2014 with the responsability to develop and implement the UGL concept.
Ann Falkén, owner at Teamout with several years of experience from facilitating UGL and other leadership as well as teambuilding activities.
Course format and venue
The course is held at Skeviks Gård in Stockholm, a conference facility. The course format is five days in a row with about 48 hour facilitator held time. The rest of the time contains reflecting and self learning.