Developing High Performance Teams DVD


Effective teams don’t happen by accident. It takes skill and effort to create teams that thrive.

In this classroom presentation, Brian Ward imparts his team building knowledge. He walks the viewer through the challenges to team building and gives us many real life examples. Ward walks us through developing the standard, measuring results, achieving a standard of excellence, and discusses principle based leadership.


Brian Ward has developed teams within the largest metropolitan to the one station volunteer department and now in the private sector as the Global Emergency Preparedness and Response Leader for Georgia Pacific. Brian’s Developing High Performance Teams is a combination of these vastly different environments and experiences over the span of his progressive career. Brian has authored numerous articles for Fire Engineering and teaches across North America at various state and national events. He is a classroom and workshop instructor for multiple years with Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC). Brian is certified Georgia Smoke Diver #741 and author of the Training Officer’s Desk Reference.

Brian’s honors include the National Seal of Excellence for Leadership and Safety from the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, Presidential Award from the International Society of Fire Service Instructors and multiple distinguished service departmental recognitions. He has served as a member of the AFG Criteria Development Committee and Chairman of the Metro Atlanta Trainings Officer’s Association. Brian obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from University of Cincinnati in Fire and Safety Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University.

DVD 2019/ 1 hour, 43 minutes


Item #: 1593704711

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