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Managing Self and Leading Others



This program is intended for managers, supervisors, and employees at all organizational levels who want to develop their leadership skills, discover more about themselves and use their influencing ability to manage and lead others. The course guides the participants on a journey of self-reflection and self-discovery while teaching them techniques and abilities that will help them excel in both their professional and personal life.

Course Objectives

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

  • Recognize strengths and blind spots in themselves and others
  • Increase their self-awareness for better self-management
  • Plan and set goals and directions based on values and aspirations
  • Earn trust and get results with leadership coaching
  • Influence others from a position of authority, even without formal authority
  • Lead for long-term results

Targeted Audience

  • middle- and senior-level corporate employees who want to develop their self-awareness in order to become better leaders. This course will also be useful for any other employees whose jobs involve leading, delegating, and managing change.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Self-awareness: a point of departure

  • Assessing your self-awareness
  • Why increase your self-awareness
  • How to increase your self-awareness
  • Self-awareness questionnaires
    • Emotional intelligence questionnaire
    • Interpersonal needs questionnaire (FIRO-B)
    • Assertiveness questionnaire
    • The ‘big five locators’ questionnaire
    • Cognitive style questionnaire
  • Summarizing your self-awareness profile

Unit 2: Self-management: clarifying values, setting goals, and planning

  • What is meant by self-management
  • Self-management, personal and social skills
  • Self-management skills and lifelong learning
  • How well do you plan and set goals
  • What are your values
  • Personal goal setting
  • Personal mission statements
  • Strategies for effective goal setting

Unit 3: Leading others with active coaching

  • Characteristics of an ideal coach
  • How a good coach is described
  • 7 masterful coaching personality traits
  • Myths and realities
  • Seven communication principles for coaching
  • Gather good information with EARS
  • Good habits of effective listeners
  • Leadership coaching styles: What kind of a coach are you?

Unit 4: Persuading others with tact and diplomacy

  • Definition of ‘Persuasion’
  • Persuasion strategies: Credibility
  • Persuasion strategies: Logical Reasoning
  • Persuasion strategies: Emotional appeal
  • Improving your persuasive skills
  • Persuasive skills in formal presentations
  • Persuasion versus negotiation
  • The art of persuasion: thirty proven tips and techniques

Unit 5: Transforming others with influence and inspiration

  • Transformational leadership defined
  • Transformational leadership and charisma
  • A model of transformational leadership
  • Transformational leadership factors
  • Transactional leadership factors
  • Other transformational perspectives
  • How does the transformational approach to leadership work

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