The Influential Leader

Self-Understanding, Building Relationships and Leading Organisations

Format availability:

In-Person, Online streaming

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

This KC Academy training course will focus on the prime competencies of self-awareness and the ability to influence to form strong professional relationships to help drive sustainable business growth. Understanding and practising these key competencies will help develop your professional leadership and improve your standing as an influential leader who inspires others.

This KC Academy training seminar will highlight:

  • The Importance of Leadership and how this differs from traditional management techniques
  • The Knowledge and Techniques to improve your leadership self-awareness
  • The Importance of Networking and using essential interpersonal skills in building business relationships
  • The Key to setting vision and direction for people and the organisation
  • Strategic Leadership for the broader organisational growth

Course details

At the end of this KC Academy training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Describe the differences in leadership and management and be aware of your self-understanding
  • Understand your self-imposed limits, grow your self-understanding and learn how to overcome issues arising from this knowledge
  • Apply techniques to increase your self-understanding to improve your engagement with others
  • Utilise influencing techniques to build and form strong business relationships
  • Understand how to lead the organisation by providing strategic direction and vision

Participants to this training seminar will gain a thorough knowledge of the subjects covered by the training seminar outline with the instructor utilising a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training seminar methodology includes case studies relating to the core competencies. These exercises highlight the core areas of this training, specific videos relating to the topics being discussed and targeted self-assessment tools to ensure learning is fully embedded during the course. In addition, there will be structured, facilitated discussions to help reinforce the concepts and techniques used.

In attending this KC Academy training seminar, the organisation will significantly benefit through:

  • Self-aware Leaders
  • Greater Leadership Potential and Knowledge within the Organisation
  • Increased Commercial and Customer Focused Awareness
  • The Formation of Strong Internal and External relationships with Clients and Key People
  • Improved Understanding of Leading the Organisation to Achieve Sustainable Growth

By attending this KC Academy training seminar, you will gain:

  • A greater understanding of your leadership awareness
  • Increased Confidence in your leadership ability
  • Greater Understanding of influencing and favourable negotiation
  • Increased Confidence with networking and building professional relationships
  • Insight into the Importance of sustainable and strategic leadership

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

  • Senior Managers
  • Middle Managers
  • Identified Leadership Talent and High Potential Personnel

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Leadership: Self-Awareness to Growth
  • Defining Leadership
  • Competencies of Great Leaders
  • Leadership Styles, Attributes and Qualities
  • VUCA Leadership: The New Normal
  • Personal Power and Emotional Intelligence
  • Self-understanding to SWOT
  • Leadership Assessment
DAY 2:
Leading through Positive Interaction and Influence
  • Developing Positive Inspirational Leadership
  • Psychology of Personal Interaction and Motivation
  • Key Interpersonal and Engagement Techniques
  • Influencing Skills and Methods
  • Social Networking - How to work the room?
  • The Art of Social Negotiation
DAY 3:
Client Relationship Building
  • Defining Your Key Clients and Customers
  • 5 Key Fundamentals of Lasting Client Building
  • Networking and Business Influence
  • Social Media and Business Communication to Build Relationships
  • Developing Long-term Partnerships through Trust and Integrity
DAY 4:
Leadership for Sustainable Growth
  • Creating an Environment for Growth
  • Forming Vision and Values
  • Defining Organisational Aims, Goals, and Targets
  • Developing and Cascading Clear Business Objectives
  • Communicating the Message as a Leader
DAY 5:
Leading Organisational Success
  • Leading through Change
  • Strategic and Future Planning
  • Organisational Planning: Succession Planning for a sustainable future
  • Celebrating Organisational Success
  • Next Steps

Professional certificate & Accreditation

Any successful leaders understand their strengths and weaknesses, as well as are able to build strong, powerful relationships with clients and individuals to leverage business success. 

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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London
02-06 Oct 2023
Fee: $5,950
Lisbon
11-15 Dec 2023
Fee: $5,950
Online streaming
29 Jan-02 Feb 2024
Fee: $3,950
Dubai
29 Jan-02 Feb 2024
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
29 Apr-03 May 2024
Fee: $5,950
London
03-07 Jun 2024
Fee: $5,950
Dubai
26-30 Aug 2024
Fee: $5,950
London
30 Sep-04 Oct 2024
Fee: $5,950
Lisbon
09-13 Dec 2024
Fee: $5,950
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