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Leading for Managers



This programme has been designed to assist more senior managers to develop and improve their business leadership skills.

Price: €900 per person


  • Dates available on request, please call for details – 2 Days


Senior managers who wish to develop and improve their leadership skills.



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  • Increase knowledge of the nature of management work and the strategic activities of leaders
  • Develop skills of leadership and team working in order to achieve organisational goals
  • Develop change leadership skills for organisational change
  • Develop understanding of key aspects of approach to influencing techniques
  • Gain knowledge of own interactive style profile
Course Outline
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Introduction, Objectives, Content and Expectations

Strategic Management Process
Taking the bigger picture perspective as a leader
Setting and clarifying Mission, Vision and organisational/departmental goals
Developing organisational strategy for areas of operation
SWOT analysis – Organisational assessment
Strategic planning – Setting objectives and building action plan
Setting targets and performance measurement criteria

Primary Functions of Management
Management and operational work
Management work activities
Setting objectives and goals for area of responsibility
Establishing measurement criteria for managing performance

Team Building and Teamwork
Formation of groups and development into teams
Stages in team formation and development of team structures
Intact teams, cross functional teams and self-directed work team operation
Measuring team performance

Team Leadership Skills
Developing of task and people focused approach to leadership
Effective motivation techniques
Leadership styles and profiling
Action centred leadership approach using a series of structured exercises practising leadership techniques with analysis and feedback
Role of manager as facilitator and coach in the modern working environment

Leadership of Change and Influencing Skills
Management of change through dialogue and consultation
Leading change implementation
Introduction to interactive and influencing skills purpose and objectives
Completion of questionnaire on interactive style and analysis
Use of moving skills for influencing others
Handling different behaviours and reactions

Development of Individual and Team Action Plans, Programme Review and Evaluation
Use will be made of open group discussion, exercises and role-plays with analysis and feedback.

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