Essential Leadership & Management Skills for Parliamentary Employees

Building Accountability, Action and Agility Into Your Team Culture

This training course has been designed for parliamentary staff to enhance their leadership and people management skills.

26 - May 2022
$ 1,250
$ 895
24 - Jun 2022
$ 1,250
$ 895



1 Day


Classroom Online

Whether you are new to management or a seasoned senior manager, this KC Academy short course will help to both hone your skills and inspire new ones.

An effective manager requires ongoing professional development. This KC Academy course will provide you with the latest thinking and strategies in management and focus on the elements of leadership that you most need for the specifics of your Parliamentary team, such as time management, communication skills and priority management.

This KC Academy training course will explore:

  • How to be more effective, increase personal impact, make better use of time, and delegate appropriately
  • The benefits of clear communication, influence through building rapport, how to recognize and manage conflict
  • Key factors and steps in team building, people management and how to motivate
  • Mastering people management & team leadership through dynamic coaching, mentoring and development
  • Understanding and defining the key aspects and potential of your role


This training course will help Parliamentary employees understand the fundamental principles of how to effectively manage people and lead teams, and share how to share this knowledge through active coaching and mentoring.

At the end of this training course, you will learn to:

  • Understand your role as manager and leader
  • Establish clear objectives and standards of performance for your teams
  • Manage your workload using effective prioritisation and delegation techniques
  • Maximise your influencing skills through skilled communication
  • Build an effective team and exceed expectations

Organisational Impact

This programme will help develop influencing and delegation skills and increase the focus and effectiveness of your whole team. They assist new managers in learning to lead and empower your Parliamentary team to reach their full potential.

Participants who have shared and practised different ways of performing the key leadership functions offer:

  • Increased self-awareness, flexibility and confidence.
  • Motivated to deal with operational tasks
  • Better able to stand back from the everyday detail
  • Capable of focusing on the longer-term organisational needs
  • Secure in the knowledge that their team are truly capable, or able to identify why not

Personal Impact

Participants will be exposed to and gain:

  • Increasing career flexibility: managers with these skills are in short supply
  • A range of different approaches to leadership and management practice
  • The ability to select leadership and management approaches most suitable for their situation and personal style
  • Confidence through the opportunity to experiment with key techniques before applying them in the workplace
  • The self-assurance to move beyond traditional assumptions about the ‘right’ way to manage

Who Should Attend?

This KC Academy course is suitable for any individual with managerial or leadership capacities within Parliament. It is also suitable for Parliamentary staff who are looking to enhance and prepare for the next step in their professional journey and are actively looking how to be a better leaders in the future.

This training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Office Managers
  • Chiefs of Staff
  • Senior Caseworkers
  • Constituency staff
  • Senior Parliamentary Assistants
  • Individuals who are looking to manage their teams more effectively


Course Outline

  • Understanding Your Role
  • Different approaches to leadership
  • Personal Effectiveness, Time Management and Delegation
  • Setting Personal and Team Objectives
  • A Model for Effective Delegation
  • Channels of Communication
  • Effective Listening Skills
  • Persuasion and Negotiation: The Keys to Personal Influence
  • Managing Conflict Assertively
  • Coaching for Personal and Team Growth
  • Feedback Skills
  • Development Planning
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