Leadership Competencies
for Leading Others

Igniting High Performance for Leadership Success

Course topic:

Leadership and Business

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This KC Academy training course helps participants gain masterful skills for leading others, and it enables them to elicit the highest levels of performance from both teams and individual contributors. By participating in this training course, delegates will gain invaluable insights into what it takes to motivate, influence, coach and mentor employees, as well as learn techniques for managing performance, for dealing with conflict constructively and for developing direct reports to their full potential. As a result, those investing in this course will gain the opportunity to take their leadership skills to the next level.

Participants who attend this highly experiential and interactive training will understand that, by attaining higher levels of leadership self-awareness, they create a solid foundation from which they go on to build crucial managerial abilities, such as leading people through change, communicating at the highest levels of effectiveness and creating an extraordinary team climate. The training course represents a comprehensive leadership development journey, one that will benefit not only the participants, but also their teams and their organisations.  

This Leadership Competencies for Leading Others training course will highlight:

  • Approaches for exploring your personal leadership style
  • Techniques for building a high-performance team climate
  • Developing others to their full potential
  • Managing and leading people through change
  • Communicating for influence and success

Course details

At the end of this Competencies for Leading Others training course, you will have learned how to:

  • Understand your own leadership behaviours and preferences
  • Create a team culture from which extraordinary performance can flow
  • Coach and mentor your team members and individual contributors
  • Motivate, influence and inspire your team
  • Deal with conflict efficiently and constructively

This Leadership Competencies for Leading Others training course utilizes a blended learning approach, and it employs a variety of adult learning techniques such as action learning, group discussions, video case studies and self-reflection exercises. The resulting variety helps delegates to stay engaged throughout the course, feel challenged and draw quick wins for their own development. It also ensures delegates will receive opportunities to link their learning to the real-world challenges they face back in the workplace.

Organisations of those who attend this Leadership Competencies for Leading Others training course will benefit in a number of ways:

  • Grow leadership capabilities
  • Increase levels of motivation and engagement throughout the organisation
  • Raise your reputation as an employer of choice
  • Reduce disengagement and absenteeism caused by poor management behaviours
  • Increase your leadership bench strength
  • Build a workforce that thrives and that pulls the organisation forward

Attendees will benefit in a variety of ways:

  • Increase your impact as a manager and leader
  • Understand your leadership behaviours and the impact they have on others more clearly
  • Become a savvy communicator within your business
  • Accelerate your prospects for promotion and career success
  • Raise your leader profile and your levels of influence
  • Become a manager people will want to work for

This KC Academy training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Supervisors and Team Leaders
  • Newly appointed managers
  • Functional, Divisional and Regional Managers
  • High potentials and individuals earmarked for future leadership roles
  • Middle and senior managers wishing to brush up on their ability to lead others
  • Anyone who wishes to increase their leadership skills

Daily Agenda

DAY ONE:
Leadership Self Awareness – The Foundation of Success 
  • The pivotal impact of leaders and managers
  • The difference between leading and managing others
  • Exploring your Leadership Style Preference
  • Characteristics and competencies of effective leaders
  • The JOHARI Window
  • People Management Theories – from past to present
  • Leadership Skills for the 21st Century
DAY TWO:
Building and Shaping Successful Teams 
  • Creating a high-performance team climate
  • Team reflexivity and the self-coaching team
  • Understanding Team Roles
  • Creating an exciting vision for your team
  • Creativity, innovation and team success
  • The importance of empowering and enabling your team
DAY THREE:
Developing High Performance in Others 
  • From Performance Management to Performance Development
  • Coaching and Mentoring for high performance
  • Motivation Fundamentals
  • Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  • The subtle art of delegation
DAY FOUR:
Leading Others Through Change
  • Leading versus Managing Change
  • What drives change?
  • The Kubler-Ross change curve
  • Organisational Change Models for change leaders
  • Fostering resilience and a growth mindset
DAY FIVE:
Communicating Effectively 
  • The fundamentals of effective communication
  • Handling team conflict
  • Dealing with difficult individuals in conflict situations
  • Giving and Receiving Effective Feedback
  • Giving powerful presentations
  • Next steps

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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