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MBAexpress: Teamwork and High Performance Teams (2)MBAexpress: Teamwork and High Performance Teams (2)

Did you know that the core principles of improvisation are the same core principles in efficient, effective, and productive teams? The skills needed in effective improvisation are the same skills and principles that are used in building successful teams. Improvisation is based on the principles of: trust, respect, support, adaptation, listening, and communication.     

Credits: 1
Estimated Length: 1 hour(s)


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Online Lesson1. MBAexpress: Teamwork and High Performance Teams -


Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the term improvisation

  • Identify the core principles of improvisation as it relates to teams

  • Recognize ways to keep your team productive 

Major Topics:  

  • Illustrate the principles of improvisation and how they relate to building a high performance teams

  • Demonstrate the positive effects of replacing Yes But with Yes And

  • Experiment with the improvisation concept of "listening to understand (listen)" and "being present (focus)" 

Field of Study:  Personal Development 

Recommended CPE Credit Hours:  1.0 

Course Level: Basic 

Prerequisites:  None 

Designed For: CPAs, corporate finance teams, business leaders and other financial professionals 

Instructor:  Peter Margaritis, CPA. CGMA, MAc 

Publication Year:  2016

Expiration Date:  Course content is reviewed annually and revised with neccessary changes or else the course is removed.


Pete's Biography:

Peter A. Margaritis, CPA, CGMA is an author, blogger, speaker, educator, humorist, improviser, and podcaster. Partnering with the Business Learning Institute, his firm “The Accidental Accountant” teaches CPAs and other business leaders how to apply the seven principles of improvisation to build respect, trust and support with their colleagues and clients. He is the author of Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life.

Peter earned is his Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky, a Master’s Degree in Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University and he is a licensed, non-practicing, CPA in Ohio. He has worked for companies such as Price Waterhouse, Victoria Secret Catalogue (not as a model), two large banking institutions and has managed restaurants in his day. Don’t be surprised – he is Greek. He was also an assistant professor of accounting and taught in the MBA program at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, OH.

Peter is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Georgia Society of CPAs, Maryland Association of CPAs, Ohio Society of CPAs, and the National Speakers Association. He is also the past chairman of the Ohio Society of CPAs executive board and a former delegate to the AICPA governing council.

Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, MAc
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