Essential Leadership Skills Programme

Our Essential Leadership Skills Programme will provide you with a strong foundation in leadership, enabling you to reflect upon your leadership style and learn how to further develop your leadership capabilities.

Overview

Do you want to develop your leadership skills?

Do you know how to effectively engage your team and other individuals?

Do you want to learn how to confidently manage performance?

Our Essential Leadership Skills Programme will provide you with a strong foundation in leadership, enabling you to reflect upon your leadership style and learn how to further develop your leadership capabilities.

The programme offers seven modules in total to allow you to develop your skills in manageable chunks Please note we can also deliver this as an in-house option.

You’ll learn about:

Module 1: Focusing on the Leadership Role 

  • Leadership and management responsibilities
  • The differences between management and leadership
  • The 4 stages of team performance and your role at each stage
  • The need for task, team and individual focus


Module 2: Engaging Teams and Individuals 

  • Situational leadership styles
  • Building competence and commitment in team members
  • Different levels of team leadership
  • Your current strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  • How to identify, plan and achieve goals


Module 3: Leading Teams through Change 
 

  • Constructive and destructive change management behaviours
  • The 3 Levels of change
  • Why people resist change and the stages people go through
  • How to plan and communicate the change process
  • How to engage individuals in change


Module 4: Excellence in Communication 

  • Organisational communication patterns
  • Barriers to clear communication
  • How your visual and vocal behaviour can impact on situations
  • How to develop stronger listening skills
  • Giving clear, effective and motivational feedback to others

Module 5: Handling Conflict in the Workplace 

  • How to encourage constructive conflict behaviours in others
  • The 3 stages of conflict
  • Your own conflict resolution style and other styles you could adopt
  • Running conflict resolution meetings in one-to-one situation
  • Mediating in group conflict situations


Module 6: Managing Performance 

  • Factors that can affect motivation and ability to perform well in the workplace
  • Stages of development
  • Identify why a situation has arisen and identify the root causes
  • Which elements of performance need to be addressed first
  • How to provide clear feedback


Module 7: Programme Review 

Approximately 6 weeks after the completion of Module 6 our final module provides a forum in which to consolidate and review;

  • Key learning from the programme
  • The progress of Personal Action Plans
  • An introduction to personal coaching (using the GROW Model)
  • Tackling ongoing challenges
  • Goals for the next 12 months 

So you can:

  • Identify and work on your own leadership style and capabilities  
  • Lead your team to consistently high levels of performance
  • Maintain a balance between achieving your own tasks and leading others
  • Using the right leadership style for the right situation
  • Harnessing the ideas of your team to achieve results
  • Build a structured plan to focus on the future
  • Achieve successful outcomes through different levels of change
  • Understand your workforce and focus on their individual needs
  • Keep people engaged and on board with workplace changes
  • Use the correct methods of communication to achieve your desired outcome
  • Influence others with a controlled and professional communication style
  • Listen well to others and gain a broader perspective
  • Recognise positive performance and keep people motivated
  • Embed a positive and constructive workplace culture to deal with conflict
  • Know when to ignore, manage and escalate conflict situations
  • Identify your own strengths and areas to develop in conflict styles
  • Manage situations within employment law requirements and best practice
  • Gain a clear perspective on performance issues
  • Raise the level of awareness in individuals and plan a way forward
  • Identify how to tackle ongoing challenges and coach others into becoming solutions focused 

To achieve:

  • High performing teams
  • Workload balance
  • Team and individual input and engagement
  • Clear direction for yourself and the business
  • A resilient workforce  adaptable to change
  • Better organisational and inter personal communication
  • A culture of collaboration
  • Well developed teams and individuals 

Who is this course for?

  • Anyone in an existing management or leadership role who wishes to refresh their skills and explore current best practice.
  • Anyone who is thinking of moving into a management or leadership role and wishes to explore the role, and responsibilities further.

 

Comments from previous attendees

"Practical, easy to understand and relate back to your workplace"

"Victoria was a very clear communicator easy to understand and well presented"

' I enjoyed the atmosphere created within the group, clear concise open discussion and great advice given"

"I shall set goals, using the different tools provieded I will be able to break down those goals into sizeable & achievable chunks"

When
10/05/2018 9:30 AM - 25/07/2018 1:00 PM
Where
57 Kilmore Street CHRISTCHURCH NEW ZEALAND

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