Leadership Skill Set



Each module is designed to be completed within 15 minutes of study time and they are well structured and designed, with fresh and engaging creative treatments, and utilising a variety of learner interaction and assessment methods.

Challenging the Status Quo: Challenging the Status Quo is a vital part of business development, as those that stand still are likely to fail. This module explores the importance of ancestral and adventurous thinking in the decision making process and uncovers some useful exercises to help you to think outside of the box and gain a fresh perspective. Finally we will explore the combination of logic, experience and intuition in making sound decisions.

Developing Leadership: The primary responsibility of a leader is to ensure their team achieves its task. This module will look at how to define the task and set objectives. We will explore the different leadership styles and the characteristics of each. The main functions of leadership include controlling the process of achieving the task, evaluating the outcome and keeping the team motivated, we will look at each of these in turn. Finally we will look at the importance of setting a good example.

Making The Change: One of the biggest obstacles a leader faces is leading change. This module looks at the seven characteristics of effective change agents and explores the decision making process. A force-field analysis will help you to uncover both the driving and restraining forces for change. We will look at the importance of effective communication and active listening.

Taking Action: Once a decision has been made, the next step is to take action and implement it. This module explores several approaches to help you ensure the implementation process is successful including the G.R.O.W (Goal, Reality, Options, Wrap-Up) and V-SAFE (Valuable, Suitable, Acceptable, Feasible and Enduring) models.

The Effective Leader: This module looks at the four types of leader: directive, consultative, delegative and participative and the characteristics of each. We will explore the three areas of need: task needs, individual needs and team needs and look at ways in which you can motivate your team.

The Need for Strategy: Different organisations have different cultures, a system of shared values and beliefs that establish an organisational way of life. Its important to analyse the organisational culture before implementing a change, you therefore need to analyse the organisation itself. This module explores the 7s framework which looks at strategy, structure, systems, shared values, skills, style and staff. We will also look at the political, economic, social and technical factors that could influence an organisations success and will explore organisational strategies.

5 CPTD Points

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Training Duration

2 Hours