The Executive Management & Leadership Development Programme

Expanding Your Communication, Emotional Intelligence and Strategic Planning Techniques

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

10 Days

Introduction to the course

A management position requires the holder to perform a number of roles simultaneously: strategist, team-builder, innovator, decision-maker, mentor and leader. Success at a management level involves integrating the requirements of these roles with confidence and assurance. This uniquely designed training course, The Management & Leadership Development Programme offers existing Supervisors, Team Leaders & professionals, and those being prepared for promotion to a senior level, the opportunity to develop the awareness, understanding, knowledge and skills which will enable them to maximise their performance and success in today’s fast-changing and demanding business environment.

It will help Supervisors, Team Leaders & professionals answer the following questions:

  • What are my leadership strengths and weaknesses?
  • What can I do to mitigate the weaknesses?
  • How can I improve my emotional intelligence?
  • What can I do to lead my people more effectively?
  • How can I develop a vision for my area of responsibility?
  • What is strategy, and how do I plan for the future?
  • Is there a proven process for planning and change?
  • How do I ensure that I can implement what gets planned? 

Course details

By the end of this training course, you will be able to:

  • Gain an honest and accurate awareness of Yourself
  • Monitor and adapt your own emotions and behaviours for your benefit and that of your Team & Department
  • Have a positive influence on the emotions and motivation of others
  • Create an atmosphere that fosters emotional intelligence
  • Adaptability in dealing with different personalities
  • Understand and apply the psychology of leadership
  • To study the design of visionary strategic plans
  • To consider how to translate strategic plans into action plans
  • To examine a model for organisational self-assessment
  • To provide insights into strategic planning problems to avoid
  • To highlight examples of strategic success and failure
  • To understand the nature of the organisational life cycle
  • To provide insights into productive contingency planning 

This training course on The Management & Leadership Development Programme will combine tutor-led presentations with interactive practical exercises, supported by video material and case studies. Delegates will be encouraged to participate actively in relating the principles of emotional intelligence and strategic planning to the particular needs of their workplace.

  • Improve teamwork and teambuilding skills through greater emotional intelligence
  • Enhance cooperation through better relationship building skills
  • Develop an emotionally intelligence work environment
  • More efficient allocation of resources
  • Greater flexibility in the organisation
  • Improved operating performance 

  • Learn how to cultivate emotional intelligence competencies
  • Effectively manage your own emotions & emotions of others
  • Personal growth as an emotionally intelligent leader
  • Understand the different personality styles
  • Sharper focus on the challenges and opportunities of the future
  • More creative and transforming strategic plans  

  • Supervisors and Management Professionals
  • Team Leaders & Professionals who want to create an emotionally healthy, productive workplace and organizational culture to enhance their effectiveness and their ability to form trusting relationships and manage their frustrations and those of others at work

This Management and Leadership Development Programme will keep you current on recent, cutting-edge developments in leadership theory and practice, and help you better collaborate and manage conflict. This training course will also help Supervisors, Team Leaders & Professionals in all industries who are involved with the strategic planning process for their unit or the whole organization including budgeting, contingency planning, strategy design, implementation, leadership and monitoring.

Daily Agenda

Module 1: Leading with Emotional Intelligence:
DAY 1:
Introduction to Emotional Intelligence
  • Historical roots of Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Importance of perception
  • Developing self-awareness through understanding out personality
  • Using the LPI for understanding others
  • Developing openness to new ideas effectiveness
DAY 2:
Psychology of Leadership
  • Holistic leadership
  • Understanding personality styles for teamwork
  • Optimizing our personality strengths
  • Managing our emotional stress
  • High EQ leadership
DAY 3:
Apply Psychology in Leading in an Emotionally Intelligent Way
  • Enhancing self-awareness
  • Empathy: Increase your level of social awareness
  • Delegating tasks and responsibilities
  • Managing self and leading others
  • Influencing and inspiring people
DAY 4:
Building an Emotionally Intelligent Team based on Psychological Principles
  • Importance of EQ to team effectiveness
  • Motivating a high-performance team
  • Building unified teams
  • Stages of human development
  • EQ For building trusting relationship
DAY 5:
Communication for Successful Leadership
  • Psychology of persuasion
  • Creating an inspiring vision
  • How to flow with different personality styles
  • Practicing leadership integrity
  • Developing an action plan
Module 2: Strategic Planning & Goal Setting:
DAY 6:
Strategy, Strategic Planning and Competitive Positioning
  • Introduction to the Seminar – Structure and Content
  • Strategy - Concept and Significance
  • Competitive Positioning” vs. “Blue Sky” Approaches
  • Achieving Competitive Advantage through Flexibility and Agility
  • The Interaction of Strategy, Structure and Business Processes
  • Gathering Information and Intelligence for the SWOT Analysis
DAY 7:
Strategic Intent, Strategic Choice and Balancing Scorecards
  • Vision and Mission Statements - Preparing for the Future
  • Business Analysis and Contingency Planning
  • Strategic Choice
  • Converting the SWOT Analysis into the “Strategy Matrix
  • Strategy Formulation – Programmes, Projects, Policies
  • Transforming the Organization - Strategy Implementation and Managing Change
DAY 8:
Assessing the Current State of the Organization
  • Leadership and Management in relation to Strategy
  • Customer and Market Focus
  • Human Resources and Knowledge Management
  • Building a Strategic Planning Team
  • Effective Process Management to Achieve Business Results
  • Monitoring and Measuring Business Performance
DAY 9:
Strategic Planning Best Practice Whilst Avoiding the Pitfalls
  • The Strategy Life-cycle and the Problem of Strategic Drift
  • Getting Innovative thinking into the Organization
  • The Potentially Negative Dimensions of Success
  • How to Avoid 'Paralysis by Analysis'?
  • Overcoming inability to evaluate fresh ideas, denying the truth and thinking inside the box
  • The Critical Importance of Good Planning Team Dynamics
DAY 10:
Personal Strategic Planning
  • Applying Strategic Tools and Techniques to the Individual
  • Personal Goal Setting, Creating a Personal Strategic Plan
  • Implementing Change - Achieving Progress as a Strategic Manager
  • The Mix of Competencies and Personal Skills required in 21st Century Business
  • Executing Strategy - How to break it down and get it done?
  • Developing Inspiration and Gathering Support
  • Overcoming Adversity by Leveraging your Skills and Building on Success
  • Conclusion - A Personal Role in the Strategic Planning and Goal Setting Processes

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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