Leadership Development Program

At the end of this course, you will be able to
  • Define what leadership is and how it is applied at all levels of organizational management
  • Understand the basics of leadership and motivation
  • Determine what is necessary to lead teams and organizations, and how to integrate this with business management
  • Develop skills in communicating, influencing and negotiating with peers, subordinates and senior managers
  • Become adept at assessing leadership traits and qualities in ourselves and others
  • Learn how to develop leadership in ourselves and others
  • Appreciate the importance of organization culture and the leader’s role in establishing it
  • Understand key success factors for successful rollout of Management of Change in dynamic organizations
  • Positive Thinking
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self Motivation
  • Verbal and Nonverbal Communication Skills
  • Time Management Techniques
  • Team Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Etiquettes
  • Interpersonal Relationships Skills
  • Presentation skills
The Evolution of Leadership
  • Defining Leadership
  • A brief History of Leadership
  • The Theory of the Great One
  • The Trait Theory
Types of Leadership
  • Definition and the Leadership Grid
  • Participative Leadership
  • Situational Leadership
  • Contingency-Based Leadership
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Collaborative leadership
  • Visionary leadership
A Personal Inventory
  • An Introduction to Kouzes and Posner
  • A Personal Inventory
  • Creating an Action Plan
Modeling The Way
  • Determine your Way
  • Being an Inspirational Role Model
  • Influencing Others' Perspectives
Why to Inspiring a Shared Vision
  • Choosing your Vision
  • Communicating your Vision
  • Identifying the Benefit for Others
Challenging the Process
  • Developing your Inner Innovator
  • Seeing Room for Improvement
  • Lobbying for Change
Enabling Others to Act
  • Encouraging Growth in Others
  • Celebrating Accomplishments
  • Making Celebration Part of your Culture
Encouraging the Heart
  • Sharing Rewards
  • Celebrating Accomplishments
  • Making Celebration Part of your Culture
Influencing Skills
  • The Art of Persuasion
  • The Principles of Influence
  • Creating an Impact
Leadership and Problem-Solving
  • Problem solving steps
  • Identifying the problem
  • Techniques for developing alternatives
  • Getting consensus
  • The leader as a problem solver
Leadership and Management
  • Authority Vs. Responsibility
  • Delegation and Acceptance
  • Roles and relationships
  • The manager as a leader
  • Being a leader: Bridging the gap
Leadership and Coaching
  • The coaching cycle
  • Pre-requisites for coaching & mentoring
  • Coaching for performance
  • The Leader’s role in coaching
  • Managing people issues
Leadership and Team Building
  • Team building process
  • Essential building blocks for teams
  • The POPCI fundamentals for effective teams - Purpose, Organization, Process, Culture & Influence
  • Dealing with internal and external politics
  • The Team Leader as a facilitator, mediator & negotiator
Leadership and Decision-making
  • Common Pitfalls in Decision-making
  • Thinking and Decision-making processes
  • Decision-making matrix – Focus & Impact
  • The 3D Model – Debate, Discussion & Dialogue
Leadership and Ethics
  • Character and integrity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Building excellence
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Influencing team/organizational culture

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