Effective leadership is critical for business success. Leading an effective team does not happen by chance. Leaders need to develop a range of skills and behaviours that can be applied to ensure that their team is clear on what it is trying to achieve, and well organised and highly motivated to achieve it. Well led teams deliver consistent, high performance results.
Who Should Attend
Anyone who wishes to develop a more flexible approach to leading teams, and influencing the behaviours and actions of others, in order to achieve business goals.
After attending this leadership training course, participants will have the ability to:
- Understand the difference between management and leadership
- Identify their preferred style of leadership and its advantages and disadvantages
- Develop leadership and motivational strategies to improve the performance of others
- Understand how change needs a leader and a champion
- Develop higher levels of personal impact.
Manager Vs Leader
Agreeing what is good and poor management
Deciding what is good and poor leadership
What are the qualities of effective management?
What are the qualities of effective leadership?
Are leaders born or made?
Do Managers lead?
Handling The Difficult Factors
Ego of self and others
Managing, leading and doing
Controlling and organising
Deciding what motivates you may not motivate others
Seeing your team as individuals as well
Avoiding the universal use of standard approaches
Key leadership styles and when each is appropriate
Identify your preferred leadership style
Moving between styles
What is motivation
What motivates and why
What motivates each individual member of your team
How to motivate the team
Spotting the signs of demotivation – early
Using delegation as a “motivator”
Leading Through Change
Change is here to stay
The nature of change
Balancing the task needs and the people needs
Understanding reactions to change
Becoming a change agent
Leading the change process
Developing Personal Impact
Personal Development Plan
Developing an individual action plan for implementation back in the workplace