An Introduction to Team Psychological Safety as a Requirement for High Performance Teams

Co-sponsored by the College of Business, East Carolina University


Gain an introductory knowledge and understanding of team psychological safety and its importance in developing high performance teams. Google’s Project Aristotle says that team psychological safety is by far the most important attribute of high performance teams.

Session attendees will assess a team of their choice, such as their own work team, with an assessment instrument. Using their assessments, attendees will learn how to score and interpret the instrument’s results. Small group discussions and large group discussions will explore how to create and foster team psychological safety.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of the most accepted definition of team psychological safety.
  • An introductory understanding of and appreciation for the power of team psychological safety.
  • How to measure and interpret measurements of team psychological safety.
  • How to create and foster team psychological safety.

Speaker Biography









David J. Gentry, SA, CSM, CSPO, PMP, is president of Lean-Agile Advisers, LLC. He is a Master of Ceremonies for the North Carolina Chapter of the Project Management Institute (NC PMI) and Director of Programs Operations. He is Corporate Alliances and Partnerships Director of the Research Triangle Park’s Network of Women in Tech International (RTP-WITI). He is a speaker and session facilitator for the Agile Leadership Network of Raleigh-Durham. David speaks on product development topics for the above organizations as well as on behalf of his own management consulting company.


6:00 - 6:30, Networking and Light Refreshments
6:30 - 6:35, Dr. April Reed, Certification Programs of ECU's College of Business
6:35 - 8:00, Workshop

Location: Harvey Hall in Murphy Center, 9999 Pirates Walk, East Carolina University, East 5th Street, Greenville, NC 27858

Event Details

Event Date 02-19-2019 6:00 pm
Event End Date 02-19-2019 8:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-11-2019
Registered 32
Available place 68
Cut off date 02-15-2019 11:55 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker David J. Gentry, SA, CSM, CSPO, PMP
Number Hours 1.50
Strategy PDU Hours 1.0
Leadership PDU Hours 0.5
Location Harvey Hall in Murphy Center
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