Leadership & Management CourseCourse Description / Length / PrerequisitesLeadership is a critical skill that every professional should possess to be successful in today’s work environment. Developing your leadership skills goes beyond traditional assessments of your qualities and application of those results. New leadership concepts build on those insights help you uncover your mind-set, develop the passion you possess toward leadership and consequently become more productive and successful. This course will teach the practical skills you can apply to enhance your leadership skills. Recognizing who you are as a person is only the first step to developing into a powerful and effective leader.Resources RequiredLeadership Theory – Thompson South-WesternLearning Objectives / OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: The ability to sharpen your leadership mind set and apply itLearn methods to increase your risk taking abilityAssess your leadership passion qualities and practice methods to enhance themAbility to productively observe model outstanding leadersMaster leadership motivation techniques and learn to apply themAbility to inspire and empower others as a leader.Course DetailsTHE FOUNDATION OF LEADERSHIP AND TEAMSConsider the value of working in teams, and what a team needs in order to function successfully.Gain an understanding of ‘Employee Empowerment’, and the Leader’s role in inspiring people to perform at their greatest potential. PRINCIPLES FOR EFFECTIVE GOAL SETTINGFollow guidelines for the goal setting process to generate team members’ commitment for achievement and success.Adopt an approach which helps keep people focused on their goals DEVELOPING AND EMPOWERING PEOPLE Discover the meaning of ‘Situational Leadership’, and how to employ various styles of Leadership for developing and supporting your people.Consider the leader’s role in skill transference, induction and training.Discuss what ‘coaching’ means, and techniques for successful coaching.Discuss the principles of effective delegation. REWARDING AND CORRECTING PEOPLE’S BEHAVIOURBecome aware of the power of reward, recognition and positive reinforcement.Develop an approach to correcting people’s mistakes which leads to improved performance and confidence.Follow a plan for ‘progressive discipline’ to address poor performance or misconduct. TIME MANAGEMENT AND SURVIVAL TIPSDiscuss lifestyle issues which impact on your success as a Leader.Adopt a mindset which enhances your results, as well as increasing your enjoyment of the Leadership role.