Goals of a Typical Leadership Development Project:
The purpose of a Leadership Development training series is to establish a basic standard level of knowledge of and skills for supervisors and leaders across the whole organization.
Participants at the end of the program will be able to:
view their position as being basically responsible for managing a part of the company’s total investment within their operational unit; have a clear supervisory/leader identity
understand the factors influencing individual and team performance
motivate their employees effectively, by facts and data
identify development tools and coaching methods for maximizing performance within their unit
analyze and anticipate change and use a proactive approach when communicating about change
attract and maintain the right talent for their teams
understand the importance of conscious leadership behavior in assigning and managing tasks
use the appropriate leadership behavior when assigning and managing tasks
select and use the most effective leadership behaviors, based on the readiness levels and working styles of employees, in order to supervise, develop and motivate them.
use effective communication tools to facilitate collaboration among the various units of the organization
The program is highly interactive, organized in a workshop format. During the program we build on the participants’ experience and knowledge, using a practical approach, analyzing real-life situations and everyday management issues.
Benefits for the participating supervisors/leaders:
A better understanding of their position; a structured and systematic approach to their own responsibilities and tasks
More confidence in making decisions and recommendations on employee motivation
More conscious and confident critical thinking when choosing the proper leadership behavior
A better usage of their working time by using the appropriate behavior/style
Less stress due to having a supervisory “toolkit” for everyday situation
More job satisfaction from developing and leading more successful teams/employees
Benefits for the organization:
Supervisors/leaders focus on the company’s interest in their decision-making and activities
Motivation and performance management is based more on facts and data instead of „gut-level feelings”
More motivated employees – a possibility for higher level of performance
A more cost-effective usage of supervisory working power
More effective internal communication by everyone „speaking the same language” at the supervisory level
More competent and successful supervisors/leaders; promoting a great company image
Some of the Most Popular Leadership Development Modules
The Leadership Role
Managing or Leading?
The Supervisor’s/Leader’s Role: Day-to-Day Tasks and Responsibilities
Working with Other People: Thinking/Working/Problem Solving Styles
From investment to Results
Communication Skills for Managers
Communication Tools and Methods
Face-to-face Communication: Structure and Elements of a Conversation
Convincing Others: Open and Straightforward Communication
Handling Common Objections in Open and Straightforward Communication
Motivation – Theories in Practice
What is Motivation?
WHY is it My Job to Motivate?
WHEN and HOW: Some Well-Known Theories – What Are These Good For?
Motivation by Facts and Data
Managing Tasks – Using Leadership Behavior
Step-by-step task management
Accountability That Works
How do successful managers use leadership behavior?
Everyday situations as Development Opportunities
Recognizing and leveraging Thinking/Working/Problem Solving styles