“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” - John F. Kennedy
Leadership is like air. Necessary for life but impossible to see or touch. – Japanese Proverb
Duration: TWO (2) DAYS
Investment: GROUP RATE APPLIES: (minimum group size 6, maximum 14 - larger
group sizes and/or multiple program delivery to be negotiated)
Organisations are a collection of various systems – and leadership should be considered as one. Organisational Leadership is about developing, maintaining and managing a workplace culture that values and promotes the exercise of leadership. Participants will contrast the traditional view of leadership with organisational leadership and understand how different personality types require and respond to different styles of leadership.
This course provides the formal training and support to complement the technical skills required for management and to facilitate this often difficult transition into leadership roles. A greater appreciation of - and the ability to direct and lead others - will be revealed in this workshop.
Topics covered include:
- Traditional Leadership versus Organisational Leadership
- Explore what is Leadership...and who ‘owns’ it
- Review McGregor’s Theory X and theory Y: and it’s connection with the 'Pygmalion Effect'!
- Examine and capitalise on the relationship between Managing versus Leading
- Analyse, reflect on, and utilise the Continuum of Leadership Styles
- Examine Organisation Culture and how this impacts business activities
- Recognise different personality types and how this affects their leadership style
- Choose a leadership style appropriate to the situation
- The importance of Emotional Intelligence in effective Leaders
- Improve skills in directing, leading and motivating individuals and teams
- Improve personal communication skills and confidence and the ability to give clear feedback
- Develop the ability to delegate more effectively
Who should attend:
This two-day workshop is suitable for managers who would like to gain confidence in their roles and improve their potential to be selected for further promotion. It gives participants an opportunity to challenge their current management and leadership practices and learn new approaches to people management issues. Generally supervisors, team leaders and middle managers form the bulk of participants, however employees moving into such positions will also benefit greatly from this program.
Format / Program structure:
Highly interactive workshop that includes group discussions, practical activities, self reflection and discovery, and skills practice sessions.