The main purpose of this course is to explore the changing role of team and organizational leadership and identify the skills leaders need in order to make a real contribution to the direction and culture of their organizations. This training course is distributed in two modules each with 8 hours duration.
Who is it for?
The seminar is suitable for experienced managers and team leaders who dare to be inspirational and mindful leaders.
Module 1: 18 February 2020, 9:00 – 17:00
In this first module we will begin by exploring just what is meant by leadership, why it is useful and the relationship leaders have with followers.
Leadership role – Why leadership… Why now? A look at the role that leadership plays in our professional lives, as well as the environmental context that makes it increasingly necessary.
The successful leader – From Mandela to Trump – What do we look for in leaders? What does the latest research tell us about the characteristics of successful leaders? Why do we follow them?
Traits, Skills and Behaviours – What can we apply to our own professional lives? How will leadership change things? How will we know?
Leadership strategy and execution – What effective leaders do. Setting realistic goals, creating a leadership strategy and abandoning old behaviours.
Module 2: 31 March 2020, 9:00 – 17:00
Leaders as Agents of Change
This module will be much more fluid and responsive to the issues identified on Day One. The aim is to explore new techniques, suggestions and practice around being more influential. We will explore and practice the following skills:
The ‘art’ of influencing
Building personal resilience
Creating powerful networks.
Leadership and change – What is the role that leaders play in engaging people in change? How do we make change ‘viral’?
Continuous improvement and resilience – Lessons learnt for leadership. What have we learned about how leadership works? What could we be doing differently? Resilience – How do we keep ourselves fit, ocused and fulfilled?
Influencing others – The science of persuasion. Why leaders need to be good influencers? The power of reciprocity and trust in the organization?
Power of networking – Networks of the curious and the co-operative. The power of reciprocity and infectious enthusiasm.
Take leadership forward – Next steps on our leadership journey. Creating peer coaching partnerships.
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