Developing Excellence in People Leadership

Achieving Breakthrough Performance to Better Lead & Manage Teams

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10 Days

Introduction to the course

This KC ACADEMY Developing Excellence in People Leadership comprehensive training seminar incorporates a number of the most difficult leadership skills - the ones that deal with other people - into a two-week intensive program of people leadership with a focus on communication, interpersonal skills, motivation and organisational culture.


This training seminar is split into two modules:

MODULE I - Leadership, Communications & Interpersonal Skills

MODULE II - Managing & Motivating Towards Excellence

Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone training course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a 2-week training course.

This 10-day KC ACADEMY training seminar will focus on:

  • Self-awareness, Self-development and Self-mastery
  • Advanced Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Empowering Delegation Skills
  • Giving Constructive Feedback
  • Presentation Skills
  • Understanding Employees' Personal Needs and Wants
  • Apply Individual Differences to Motivate Others
  • Increase motivation by removing self limiting beliefs
  • Develop people and teams to self perpetuate continual motivation
  • Motivate innovative and creative thinking into their employees

Course details

  • Study effective management of our thoughts, beliefs, focus and action
  • Consider how to build confidence, enthusiasm and courage
  • Explore methods of improving communication
  • Analyze the public face of the leader
  • Gain insights into their own strengths and weaknesses and leadership styles
  • Be able to understand the emotional makeup of their teams, colleagues and customers
  • Be able to harness their employees’ emotional intelligence to release creativity in the workplace
  • Understand and practice key people skills to motivate towards excellence 

Highly interactive blend of informal lecture, group work discussion, exercises, case studies and videos. Any theory discussed will be grounded immediately in practical day to day work. Learning will be enhanced through active involvement in exercises followed by review. Opportunities for self assessment will be provided and feedback on individual and group performance will be encouraged.

  • Improved communication throughout the organisation
  • Develop a new organisational culture - 'Customer / People Centric' Management style
  • Have more results focused people continuously and constantly
  • Highly motivate people at work
  • Create an innovative workforce
  • Become an organisation of leaders with an attitude for excellence achievement, commitment and passion 

  • Learn how to improve personal strengths and manage areas requiring attention
  • Improve communication and interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Enhance personal performance, credibility with colleagues and career success
  • Get motivated when and where you need
  • Understand employees and enhance their ability to motivate others in any given situation
  • Learn how to expand personal leadership and creativity skills to achieve full potential
  • Understand people and learn how to influence team, staff, managers and self 

  • Managers, leaders and professionals who want to discover new ways to lead their teams
  • Those who want a better understanding of the psychology of leadership and workplace behaviour
  • Those interested in developing their skills in motivating and leading teams to achieve the organizational mission
  • Managers who are making the transition to leadership

Daily Agenda

MODULE I: Leadership, Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Leadership through Self-Mastery:
DAY 1:
Self-Mastery, Reality and Responsibility
  • Controlling your Thoughts and your Actions - Taking Charge of your Brain
  • Shifting Paradigms to Bring Success
  • Tapping the Power of the Emotional Loop - The Shadow of the Leader
  • Gaining Power and Freedom by Taking Responsibility
  • The Power of Beliefs – Developing the Quality of Persistence
  • The Power of Beliefs – Developing the Quality of Resilience
  • The Power of Beliefs - Developing the Quality of Courage
DAY 2:
Achieving Your Vision
  • Analysing the Impact of Values on Your Leadership
  • Understanding How Your Values Impact your Purpose
  • Designing Your Destiny with the Power of  a Personal Vision
  • Directing your Focus on Outcomes-focused Objectives
  • The Power of Beliefs - Developing the Quality of Self-confidence
  • The Power of Beliefs - Developing the Quality of Enthusiasm
  • Operating with Personal Integrity
DAY 3:
Advanced Communication Skills
  • Communicating with Intention - Understanding the Communication Process
  • How Communication Breaks Down and how to Avoid it Happening
  • Building Rapport by Using Active Listening Techniques
  • Planning Effective Oral Communication
  • Delivering Effective Oral Communication – Techniques and Tips to Get your Message Across
  • Synchronising  your Verbal and Nonverbal Communication – Building a Commanding Personal Style
  • Dealing with Different Communication Styles and Needs
DAY 4:
  • Understanding The Importance of Emotional Intelligence
  • Developing Self-awareness, Motivation, Empathy and Social Skills
  • Moving to A New Model of Empowerment
  • Recognizing 21st Century Leadership Skills
  • Interpreting Institutional and Interactive Leadership
  • Comprehending The Difference between Leadership and Management
  • Utilizing Effective Situational Leadership
  • Learning The 4 Es of Leadership at GE: Energy, Excite, Edge and Execute
  • Evaluating The Leadership Secrets of Jack Welch
  • Investigating Theories of Motivation
DAY 5:
The Public Face of the Mature Leader
  • Making Successful Presentations
  • Influencing through Appeal to Achievement of a Vision
  • Influencing through The Utilization of Logic
  • Influencing through A Genuine People Orientation
  • Displaying Personal Power in Communications
  • Overcoming The Failure Mechanism
  • Running Productive Meetings
  • Reviewing The Course
MODULE II: Managing & Motivating Towards Excellence: Skills, Competencies, Traits & Techniques:
DAY 6:
Adopting the New Organisational Culture through Understanding People
  • Importance of Perception
  • Perception in the Workplace
  • Maximizing our Perceptual Ability
  • Type & Trait Theories of Human Personality
  • Understanding Personality Styles
  • Optimizing our Personality Strengths
  • Removing Emotional Blind Spots
  • Appropriate Self-disclosures
DAY 7:
Motivating Employees
  • Understanding Motivation
  • Motivating Ourselves and Others
  • Applying Theories of Motivation in the Workplace
  • How leaders can motivate employees?
  • Removing Blocks to Motivation
  • Motivation for Excellent Performance
  • Motivating a High Performance Team
  • The Art of Giving and Receiving Criticism 
DAY 8:
Motivating Innovative & Creative Thinking in the Workplace
  • Psychological Principles of Creativity in the Workplace
  • Encouraging Creativity for Continuous Improvement
  • Convergent & Divergent Thinking
  • Understanding and Managing Creative People
  • Stages of the Creative Process: Preparation, Incubation, Illumination & Verification
  • Transforming Blocks to Creativity
  • Creativity for Business Breakthroughs
  • Divergent Thinking Skills for Innovative Leadership
DAY 9:
The New Leader
  • Psychological Principles of Leadership
  • Theories of Leadership
  • Leadership for Managing Performance
  • Transactional Leadership & Transformational Leadership
  • Visionary & Competent Leadership
  • Developing Leadership Integrity
  • Innovative Leadership for Excellent Performance
  • Being Prepared to Lead
DAY 10:
Managing for Excellence
  • Development of Vision, Mission , Key Goals and Key Processes
  • Optimizing the Leader's Natural Strengths
  • Integrity & Compassion for Accountable Leadership
  • Leadership for Performance Management
  • Managing Change and getting others involved
  • Leading by Example
  • Inspirational Leadership

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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