Leadership Development II

Concentrates on the people management side and includes topics such as: motivation, leadership and team building.

Part Two is structured as follows:

  1. Introduction and Objectives of Part 2
    This includes a review of the delegates’ progress with their interim tasks from Part One. Identifying the reasons for successful implementation and the causes of failure, which allows the program leader to provide practical help in specific areas.
  2. Motivating People
    The factors influencing motivation and relevance of attitude to behaviour and performance. How the attitudes of staff towards work can be analysed – the practical steps that can be taken to increase motivation and reduce the risk of de-motivation. Understanding and fulfilling the need to create a positive working environment for both the manager’s own staff and other departments. How to develop with the team, the tools to measure objectively the knowledge and skill levels of individual staff members.
  3. Leadership
    Ascertaining the most appropriate style of leadership for:
    (a) Developing people within a department.
    (b) The department as a whole.
    (c) Developing relationships with other departments.
    Analyzing the individual manager’s style and allowing for flexibility in their role as a manager. To show how styles can, and should be adapted for given circumstances. Understanding the most effective leadership style for each individual staff member.
  4. Building Teamwork
    Examining the components which are essential for effective team work. Demonstrating the practical benefits of team work. The application of these principles to the delegates’ own teams. The opportunities and risks associated with building a team. Individual self analysis of the delegates’ strengths and weaknesses as a member of a team.
  5. Interim Working Task
    The interim assignment is a specific task relating to the contents of this second part of the program and will be reviewed and evaluated by the Line Managers and the Training Consultant.
  6. Summary of the Program and Individual Plan of Action
    An Individual Plan of Action is prepared by each delegate to ensure that the knowledge and skills developed during the Program are applied in their work environment.