Leadership Bootcamp

Leadership Beyond Management

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

What is good leadership and how does someone get to be a leader?  These questions are the focus of this valuable and practical course.  A person can become an effective leader if the desire and willpower to do so is present, but leadership techniques must be learned and practiced in order to inspire others and the techniques do not come naturally.  A person develops good leadership through a never ending process of self-study, education, training and experience. 

Establishing and maintaining an environment of change, a drive for excellence, building trust in communications, creating positive interpersonal interactions and encouraging open work environments is a challenging everyday part of a leader’s life. The purpose of Leadership Bootcamp training course is to assist persons at all levels in developing or enhancing their ability to lead others and get extraordinary results through people.

This Leadership Bootcamp training course will highlight:

  • A focus on the development and use of productive leadership practices;
  • Practical skills to enhance the work in a job;
  • Developing insights needed to adapt techniques to a work environment;
  • An examination of practices that characterize exemplary leaders;
  • And practice on techniques that demonstrate successful leadership.

Course details

As a result of attending this Leadership Bootcamp training course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of leadership in one’s work;
  • Distinguish a personal role as an effective leader in an organization;
  • Practice skill in leadership principles of change, organizational excellence, communications, empowerment and interpersonal relationships;
  • Use strategies for creating a positive work environment that fosters leadership, a commitment to continuous improvement in others, communication and human interaction;
  • Support and evaluate the need and value of diversity among members of a work group.

This Leadership Bootcamp training course will develop and reinforce a delegate’s practical skills, knowledge, and abilities. The training course is presented in a highly inter-active style with individual and small and large group activities. This training course learning activities include case studies, videos, practice and discussion to reinforce learning. A major learning activity consists of delegates sharing ideas and anecdotes that the group can use to learn from real-life situations. Delegates will learn techniques and have opportunities to practice them in the course.

By sending delegates to attend this Leadership Bootcamp training course, the organization will:

  • Practice enhanced leadership techniques to lead others in all work areas;
  • Extend and improve productivity with others by using successful leadership techniques;
  • Operate a leadership oriented work environment with stakeholders;
  • Apply positive interpersonal relationship skills which enhance leadership;
  • Create and support a culture of leadership that enhances excellence.

As a result of attending this Leadership Bootcamp training course, delegates will benefit by being able to:

  • Describe leadership techniques they can use in their professional career;
  • Create a visionary and positive interpersonal environment for leadership of self and others;
  • Apply their personal leadership skills to maximize their potential;
  • Formulate a personal leadership plan to maintain positive relationships with all stakeholders;
  • Use life leadership skills to enhance their future professional life.

This Leadership Bootcamp training course is designed for persons who:

  • Desire to learn practical leadership skills to enhance development of productive work teams;
  • Want to enhance their professional leadership skills working with others;
  • Want to learn and practice leadership skills;
  • Desire to learn techniques to lead others in a productive work environment.

The training course is appropriate for those in current management positions who desire to enhance their skills, new management professionals and for anyone who has an interest in a management position in any type of organization or industry.

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Leadership – What Is It and What Are the Basics?
  • Challenges people face in changing organizations
  • Conditions in work that require leadership
  • The role of productive team leadership in dynamic organizations
  • Understanding the role of strategic change in leadership
    • Teamwork Exercise: Identification of leadership skills
  • How leadership skills change as roles change in an organization
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Identifying and modeling leadership characteristics
  • Strategic change as a leadership skill
DAY 2:
Leadership – How Is Excellence Developed?
  • The role of team leadership in development of leadership excellence
  • Developing a culture of organizational excellence
    • Teamwork Exercise: Leading stakeholders
  • What are successful leaders doing that make a difference
  • The role of versatility in pursuit of leadership excellence
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Determining versatility
  • The role of emotional intelligence in leadership
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Emotional intelligence indicator
  • Using emotional intelligence in work with others
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Raising our EQ
DAY 3:
Leadership – Communications is 90% of Your Job
  • Importance of leadership and communication methods
  • Interpersonal communication is vital for successful leadership
    • Group Discussion:  Becoming aware of communication “noise”
  • Understanding the difference in interpersonal communication preferences
  • Developing active listening for leadership
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Active listening skills demonstration
  • Communication of leadership empowerment to team members
  • Synergy in team communication
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Why working as a team allows for better decisions 
DAY 4:
Leadership – Demonstrating Productive Personal Interactions
  • Successful interpersonal interaction develops trust in teams
  • Identification of the personal leadership style
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Difference between how we respond styles
  • Individual strengths and challenges of leadership style
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Difference between decision making styles
  • Team strengths and challenges in interpersonal interactions
  • Understanding how teams work better using diverse interaction types
  • Developing a personal leadership plan to work with others
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Determining our leadership styles
DAY 5:
Leadership – Change and Dealing with Others in Making Change
  • Leading personal change in our teams
  • Understanding problems inherent with change in individuals and teams
    • Teamwork Exercise:  Identifying styles of our colleagues
  • Avoiding critical change mistakes
  • Identifying perceptions of change in a team
    • Group Discussion:  Process of change for ourselves and our organizations
  • Preparing project team and individuals for change

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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20-24 May 2024
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02-06 Sep 2024
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04-08 Nov 2024
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Stockholm
16-20 Dec 2024
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