The Strategy and High Impact Leadership Programme

Strategic Approaches for The Leader of Tomorrow

Course topic:

Leadership and Business

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

10 Days

Introduction to the course

In a shrinking world, all organizations and their managers are constantly being buffeted by unexpected twists and turns that call on them to react quickly, effectively and strategically. This KC Academy training course on The Strategy and High Impact Leadership Programme will provide participants with the confidence, competence and tools to face and be proactive in making the changes necessary to add value to all stakeholders.  It will expose you to tried and trusted state-of-the-art strategies to meet the rising expectations of external stakeholders and the new generation of employees.

This training course explores the principles of strategic leadership ability to help you develop an approach at all levels of your organisation to build a new culture that embraces challenges and change.

This training course will also focus on the critical roles of team leader and middle manager in harnessing their team's potential, and introduces and practices techniques for moving the organisation and the teams from average to excellence.

This training course will highlight:

  • Your personal capacity for strategic leadership
  • Exercising leadership more effectively for high-impact interventions
  • Developing and motivating your team for peak performance
  • Using strategic thinking to deal with resistance to leadership and change
  • Getting ahead of the curve – being courageous and more proactive
  • Creating an agile work environment
  • Learning how to apply the best practices from some of the world’s most admired organizations
  • Leveraging the talent of the Millennial generation
  • Challenging assumptions
  • Using measurement to build accountability for continuous improvement

Course details

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

  • Apply better approaches to leadership and strategic management
  • Develop resilience and adaptability in responding to change and uncertainty
  • Recognise and respond more effectively to your leadership opportunities and challenges
  • Understand and apply leadership practices from some of the world’s most admired organizations
  • Transform your organisation to embrace opportunities and challenges
  • Develop your team to deliver value-added continuous improvement

This training course will provide participative and engaging experience of a range of proven leadership and strategy models, methods and tools. High impact group work, exercises, situational simulations, individual feedback and case studies supported by both facilitators’ international experience with world class organizations. There will be opportunities to apply the learning to the participant’s own circumstances.

This training course introduces a strategic management system - a complete framework to help you lead the strategy for your organisation. You also create your own personal action plan to help develop teams so the learning can be extended and shared beyond the course.

You will develop new approaches to leadership and strategic management to help build a more effective and successful organisation by:

  • Developing a greater capability for leadership
  • Contributing to the achievement of breakthrough organisational performance
  • Developing the ability of managers to make good judgment quickly
  • Increasing enthusiasm to tackle challenges
  • Measuring outcomes to ensure accountability and improve employee performance
  • Increase collaborative problem solving and innovation
  • Creating a values-based environment that rewards accountability and respect

You will develop a new appreciation of your capacity for leadership through:

  • Leading more effectively and resiliently
  • Guiding your team to a desired future
  • Understanding the strategic impact of your current role
  • Contributing to stakeholder benefits in meaningful and measurable ways
  • Applying practical, proven tools and techniques to real-world situations
  • Redesign your team structure to drive increased value

This training course will benefit manager’s thirst for a new ways to tackle traditional organizational ills. It is suitable to a wide range of experienced professionals and will be of particular benefit to:

  • General Managers and Heads of Department
  • Project, Programme, or Portfolio, Managers who need a more strategic view
  • Front-line Managers under pressure to do more with less
  • Senior Managers charged with transforming their department or division
  • Human Resource Professionals who need to be up to date on good leadership practice

Daily Agenda

MODULE I: Leading for Strategic Success:
DAY 1:
The Current Context of Leadership
  • Definitions of Leadership
  • Double Loop Learning
  • Rational and Non-rational Approaches
  • Leadership of Groups and Organisations
  • Transformational Change
DAY 2:
Alignment: Linking Strategy to Operations
  • Overview of a Strategic Management System
  • Measuring Results
  • Foundations for Success: Strategic Leadership
  • Business Process Management Concepts
  • Describing and Realizing improvements using Process Models
DAY 3:
Analysing and Solving Complex Problems
  • The Difference between Simple and Complex Problems
  • Understanding Complexity
  • Solving Complex Problems with Systems Thinking
  • Creative Thinking Techniques
  • Analysing, Preparing and Winning Arguments
DAY 4:
Planning for Success
  • The Difference between Good Strategy and Bad Strategy
  • Making a Business Case
  • Group Decision Making and Change
  • Evidence-based Management – what really works?
  • Case Study Briefing
DAY 5:
Overcoming Execution Problems – Useful Tools and Techniques
  • Managing Human Factors in Business Performance
  • Test your Leadership – practical case study
  • Overcoming Bias and Understanding Psychology to Get Results
  • Individual Plans and Presentations
  • Commitment to Action
MODULE II: Leading for Organisational Impact:
DAY 6:
Leaders of the Future
  • Not all Managers are Leaders
  • The Purpose of Leadership
  • A New View of Leadership: The Role of Coach and Mentor
  • Leadership Styles: The Importance of Context
  • The Impact of Leadership on Performance
  • Essential Ingredients of a High-performance Organization
DAY 7:
Hiring, On-boarding and Training Future Leaders
  • Attracting The Best Talent: Benchmark Practices
  • Understanding Future New-hires: Welcome to The Age of Millennials
  • Creating a Values-based rather than a Policies-based Environment
  • New Approaches to On-boarding
  • The Biochemical Basis of Productive Employees
  • Designing and Benefiting from an Engaged Workforce
  • Finding and Hiring The Best Talent
  • Spotting and Avoiding the Narcissist
DAY 8:
Leveraging Talent
  • Developing Trust: The Foundation of Engaging Employees in Setting Direction
  • Filling Employee’s Psychological Bucket
  • Driving Improved Performance by Applying The Pygmalion Principal
  • Improved Performance Management Practices
  • Boosting Performance through Raised Expectations
  • Coaching and Mentoring that Boosts Confidence, Relationships and Performance
  • Conducting Robust Discussions that Uncover The Root Cause and Solutions of Vexing Issues
DAY 9:
Powering Your Team to High Performance
  • New Approaches to Teamwork
  • Elements of Effective Teams
  • Decision-Making: Choosing the Best Strategy to Suit Your Circumstances
  • Achieving Alignment with The Corporate Vision and Mission
  • Changing Your Measurement System to Build Commitment and Enthusiasm
  • Identifying a “balanced” Set of Key Performance Indicators
  • Recognition and Rewards
DAY 10:
Leading the Charge!
  • Becoming an Agent of Change
  • Alternative Strategies to Deal with Conflict
  • Choosing The Best Approach for Your Situation
  • Building A Model for Influencing Change: Lessons from The Eagle
  • Understanding and Leveraging Your Power Base
  • The Power of Humility
  • Getting into The Head and Heart of those who are Intransigent
  • Producing Win-Win Outcomes

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 Feb-03 Mar 2023
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