Leading Yourself: Agile Leadership Competencies

Master the Agile Leadership Mindset

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

This Leadership Competencies for Leading Yourself training course is designed to provide participants with the skills that enable them to practice effective self-leadership and apply these skills both in a professional and personal context. This training course represents a treasure trove of valuable tools, principles and insights which help each delegate to grow as an individual and develop their full potential. As a result, participants can expect results that will see them truly thrive - not only in their careers, but in their lives in general.

As intense as it is rewarding, this 5-day training course will enable delegates to break out of their comfort zones and eliminate patterns of procrastination and self-doubt. It further helps them understand the psychological forces that motivate them - and learn how to leverage these forces to achieve both professional and personal growth. As a result, participants of this training course stand to gain a range of benefits, including increased levels of emotional intelligence, improved personal confidence as well as finely tuned interpersonal and relationship building skills.

This Leadership Competencies for Leading Yourself training course will highlight:

  • Embracing Agility for effective self-leadership
  • The foundation for personal leadership: self-awareness
  • Self-Coaching as a driver for outstanding professional success
  • Emotional Intelligence – how to build it and how to leverage it
  • Skills for building relationships that serve you and your career

Course details

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

  • Set compelling goals and overcome obstacles
  • Apply powerful motivational techniques to propel you forward in life
  • Foster an agile ‘growth mindset’
  • Develop into a confident and charismatic individual
  • Leverage the psychology of personal success

This 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 Yourself training course will benefit in a number of ways:

  • Benefit from proactive employees who lead by example
  • Cultivate an environment in which people thrive and contribute
  • Gain co-workers who take the initiative and go the extra mile
  • Build a reputation for enabling your employees to develop their leadership potential
  • Increase your company’s leadership bench strength
  • Foster the kind of employees who help drive the organisation forward

Attendees will benefit in a variety of ways:

  • Increase your career prospects and chances of promotion
  • Be better equipped to climb the corporate ladder
  • Gain a reputation as a future leader and a ‘high potential’
  • Benefit from increased focus, energy and psychological well-being
  • Become a master of the art of personal effectiveness
  • Witness how your newfound skills positively impact your personal life

This Leadership Competencies for Leading Yourself training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Employees eager to progress in their careers
  • Supervisors, Team Leaders and Managers
  • Subject Matter Experts and other Individual Contributors
  • High potentials and individuals earmarked for future leadership roles
  • Anyone who wishes to increase their personal leadership skills

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
 Building a Solid Foundation of Self Awareness
  • Self-Awareness: who am I?
  • Creating your personal vision and mission statement
  • Personality psychology and psychometric tools
  • Learning agility
  • The art of seeking and obtaining feedback
  • Leveraging the power of the SWOT analysis
DAY 2:
The Power of Self-Leadership
  • Understanding the psychology of self-leadership
  • The psychological traits of successful individuals
  • The seven habits of effective people
  • Goal setting and motivation
  • Understanding personal development
  • Developing powerful self-coaching skills
DAY 3:
Leveraging Emotional Intelligence 
  • Emotional intelligence – a brief history
  • The difference between IQ and EQ
  • Applied emotional intelligence in the workplace
  • The connection between agility and emotional intelligence
  • The art of self-mastery
  • Emotional intelligence and change
DAY 4:
Building Personal Effectiveness
  • Confidence, self-belief - and how to attain it
  • Fostering an agile ‘growth mindset’
  • Mental toughness and life success
  • Beating fear of failure - breaking out of your comfort zone
  • Applying time management principles
DAY 5:
Relationship Management
  • ‘No man is an island’ – the power of networking
  • Enrolling and winning over others
  • Communication Skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Transactional analysis
  • 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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