Research clearly indicates that the whole is often worse than the sum of the parts—at least in the absence of strategic team leadership.


Why you should attend

  • Gain the knowledge and ability to lead teams—even if you don’t occupy a formal leadership position.

Program highlights

  • Discover skills to govern and guide a team’s processes.

  • Focus on forming teams, making team decisions, and motivating teams.


Courses are held in Room 201 at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Harbor East campus, located at 100 International Drive, Baltimore, MD 21202.

Check-in and breakfast for this course is from 8:30-9:00am each day. The seminar begins promptly at 9:00am and ends at 3:30pm. 

The registration deadline is one week prior to the first day of class. 



This seminar serves individuals at all career stages, as well as rising managers who want to improve their team leadership skills.

Since all teams require leadership, participants with all areas of expertise may benefit from this course.


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Brian Gunia

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Brian Gunia is an Associate Professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. He holds a PhD in management from Northwestern University. Brian’s research focuses on negotiation, ethical decision-making, and sleep. It has been published in several academic journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Annual Review of Psychology. Brian’s research has also been featured in popular media outlets like The Economist, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes. Brian has received several awards for his research and teaching, and he is the founder of the Carey School’s Business in Government Initiative, as well as the author of the blog “Life’s Negotiable.” Previously, Brian worked as a consultant at Deloitte.


$3200 for the 2-day seminar. This fee includes materials, gourmet breakfast and lunch and on-site garage parking.

JHU employees can submit for tuition remission for the entire cost of the course. JHHS employees receive a 20 percent discount on all seminars. 

The new JHU tuition remission form is available online here. Please return completed forms to


Program Dates: January 25-26, 2018. Register now.

To cancel or transfer your registration, please write to Registrants who do not cancel and do not attend the program will not receive a refund.

JHU employees should refer to the Non-credit Courses section of the Tuition Remission policies (available on the JHU Benefits page) regarding cancellation policies. Registrants not employed by JHU must notify the Office of Executive Education of cancellation at least two weeks prior to the program in order to receive a full refund.