The four modules that make up this course examine the 5 Dimensions of Leadership identified by the Institute for Leadership and Management - Authenticity, Vision, Achievement, Ownership and Collaboration.
The course is designed for all those working in governmental and other public sector environments, taking account of the challenges that can present for leaders and managers.
Through a blend of presentational material, discussions and workshops the programme provides an opportunity to improve their understanding of leadership and management, identify strengths and areas for development and build new insights and skills.
The four modules will enable you to:
Explore established as well as new thinking on leadership and management best practice;
Explore the Institute of Leadership and Management`s five dimensions and other models to gain insights into your strengths and areas for development;
Examine tools and techniques to build the leadership and management skills across the five dimensions, supported by practical exercises and discussion.
Day 1: Organisational Context (Strategy, Change and Culture)
What is strategy?
The role of leaders and managers in developing strategy and creating strategic alignment
The role of leaders and managers in change
Understanding human reactions to change
Components of culture
Making culture change stick
Day 2: Being the leader or manager you can be - how to be authentic, true to yourself and take ownership
What is authenticity and what sort of behaviours demonstrate it?
Why does it matter and how can we do it? What are the key behaviours?
Creating a personal brand
Day 3: Creating high performing organisations, developing talent and building resilience
Creating an outcome focussed organisation
Coaching and mentoring
Day 4: Working with people/stakeholders
Creating High Performing Teams
Stages of team formation