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Leadership Skills for High Performing Directors



Most managers are evaluated as average by their peers and superiors even though they possess good job-specific skills and perform their job adequately. High performing managers are those who stand out because of the legacy they establish in their organizations. In this program, we will understand these processes, develop a methodology for choosing your legacy, and understand the process of implementation of a leadership plan. A unique program empowering you to play a leadership role in your organization, your department, or your section - to the benefit of your organization and your career advancement.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand your role as a leader
  • Identify and leverage talent within the team
  • Engage and motivate the team with shared vision and values
  • Establish clear objectives and standards of performance for their team
  • Measure and manage team performance
  • Manag and use conflict and challenge
  • Optimize team flexibility and commitment

Targeted Audience:

  • Experienced team leaders
  • Junior/middle managers
  • Supervisors

Course Outlines:

Unit 1: Teams and Their Leaders: 

  • Teams, leaders, and managers
  • Key leadership tasks
  • Influence, authority, and power
  • Leadership styles and style flexibility
  • Self-awareness
  • Emotional intelligence and rapport

Unit 2: Vision, Direction & Alignment:

  • Creating a shared vision
  • Aims, objectives, and goal alignment
  • Developing meaningful objectives and indicators
  • Divergent approaches to problem-solving
  • Communicating a compelling vision
  • Delivering challenging messages

Unit 3: Team Dynamics:

  • Team development
  • The sociology of the team
  • Characteristics of high-performing teams
  • Balancing team roles
  • Non-traditional team structures
  • Delegation and empowerment

Unit 4: Developing The Team:

  • Learning and competence
  • Building a coherent team
  • Self-managing teams and their challenges
  • Coaching, mentoring and self-directed learning
  • Feedback and appraisal
  • Leveraging team strengths for peak performance

Unit 5: Performance & Conflict Management: 

  • Defining performance
  • Approaches to measuring team and individual performance
  • Performance through the eyes of the customer
  • Performance management: science or art?
  • Conflict as a catalyst for team development
  • Dealing with challenging interpersonal relations

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