Developing Excellence in People Leadership

Start Date: 11 Mar 2018
End Date: 15 Mar 2018
Duration: 5
Country: Morocco


This comprehensive seminar incorporates a number of the most difficult leadership skills, - the ones that deal with other people - into a two-week intensive program of people leadership with a focus on communication, interpersonal skills, motivation and organisational culture.


This seminar will focus on:

         Self-awareness, self-development and self-mastery

         Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

         Empowering delegation skills

         Giving constructive feedback

         Presentation skills

         Understanding employees' personal needs and wants

         Apply individual differences to motivate others

         Increase motivation by removing self limiting beliefs

         Develop people and teams to self perpetuate continual motivation

         Motivate innovative and creative thinking into their employees

The seminar is split into two modules:


MODULE I - Leadership, Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Leadership through Self-Mastery

MODULE II - Managing & Motivating Towards Excellence: Skills, Competencies, Traits & Techniques


Each module is structured and can be taken as a stand-alone course; however, delegates will maximise their benefits by taking Module 1 and 2 back-to-back as a two-week seminar.


Course Objectives

         Study effective management of our thoughts, beliefs, focus and action

         Consider how to build confidence, enthusiasm and courage

         Explore methods of improving communication

         Analyze the public face of the leader

         Gain insights into their own strengths and weaknesses and leadership styles

         Be able to understand the emotional makeup of their teams, colleagues and customers

         Be able to harness their employees emotional intelligence to release creativity in the workplace

         Understand and practice key people skills to motivate towards excellence


Training Methodology

Highly interactive blend of informal lecture, group work discussion, exercises, case studies and videos. Any theory discussed will be grounded immediately in practical day to day work. Learning will be enhanced through active involvement in exercises followed by review. Opportunities for self assessment will be provided and feedback on individual and group performance will be encouraged.


Organisational Impact

         Improved communication throughout the organisation

         Develop a new organisational culture - 'Customer/ People Centric' Management style

         Have more results focused people continuously and constantly

         Highly motivate people at work

         Create an innovative workforce

         Become an organisation of leaders with an attitude for excellence achievement, commitment and passion


Personal Impact

         Learn how to improve personal strengths and manage areas requiring attention

         Improve communication and interpersonal and influencing skills

         Enhance personal performance, credibility with colleagues and career success

         Get motivated when and where you need

         Understand employees and enhance their ability to motivate others in any given situation

         Learn how to expand personal leadership and creativity skills to achieve full potential

         Understand people and learn how to influence team, staff, managers and self


Who Should Attend?

         All leaders and professionals who are motivated to be better prepared to lead their teams or workforce.

         Anyone interested in developing their skills in motivating and leading teams to achieve the organizational mission.

         Anyone who wants a better understanding of the psychology of workplace behaviour

         Managers who are making the transition to leadership

         Managers who want to expand their repertoire of knowledge and skills to get even more from their teams




Module I

Leadership, Communication & Interpersonal Skills:
Leadership through Self-Mastery


Who Do You Think You Are? Self-Mastery, Reality and Responsibility

         Taking charge of your brain

         Reaching success based upon your paradigm

         Understanding the emotional loop

         Gaining power and freedom by taking responsibility

         Analyzing the power of beliefs

         Utilizing emotion to drive action

         Directing your focus

         Understanding visual, auditory and kinesthetic sub modalities


Vision and Integrity

         Analyzing the impact of values on your vision

         Understanding how your values impact your purpose

         Designing your destiny with the power of vision

         Creating a powerful vision

         Operating with personal integrity

         Achieving positive self-renewal

         Building self confidence

         Harnessing the power of enthusiasm

         Strengthening your courage


Advanced Communication Skills

         Communicating with intention

         Breaking negative patterns

         Understanding the communication process

         Creating effective oral communication

         Understanding the relationship of verbal and nonverbal communication

         Utilizing active listening techniques

         Dealing with difficulties in communication

         Analyzing communication styles: aggressive, passive and assertive



         Understanding the importance of emotional intelligence

         Developing self-awareness, motivation, empathy and social skills

         Moving to a new model of empowerment

         Recognizing 21st century leadership skills

         Interpreting institutional and interactive leadership

         Comprehending the difference between leadership and management

         Utilizing effective situational leadership

         Learning the 4 Es of leadership at GE: energy, excite, edge and execute

         Evaluating the leadership secrets of Jack Welch

         Investigating theories of motivation


The Public Face of the Mature Leader

         Making successful presentations

         Influencing through appeal to achievement of a vision

         Influencing through the utilization of logic

         Influencing through a genuine people orientation

         Displaying personal power in communications

         Overcoming the failure mechanism

         Running productive meetings

         Reviewing the course


Module II

Managing & Motivating Towards Excellence:
Skills, Competencies, Traits & Techniques


Adopting the New Organisational Culture through Understanding People

         Importance of perception

         Perception in the workplace

         Maximising our perceptual ability

         Type & trait theories of human personality

         Understanding personality styles

         Optimising our personality strengths

         Removing emotional blind spots

         Appropriate self-disclosures


Motivating Employees

         Understanding motivation

         Motivating ourselves and others

         Applying theories of motivation in the workplace

         How leaders can motivate employees

         Removing blocks to motivation

         Motivation for excellent performance

         Motivating a high performance team

         The art of giving and receiving criticism


Motivating Innovative & Creative Thinking in the Workplace

         Psychological principles of creativity in the workplace

         Encouraging creativity for continuous improvement

         Convergent & divergent thinking

         Understanding and managing creative people

         Stages of the creative process: Preparation, Incubation, Illumination & Verification

         Transforming blocks to creativity

         Creativity for business breakthroughs

         Divergent Thinking Skills for Innovative Leadership


The New Leader

         Psychological principles of leadership

         Theories of leadership

         Leadership for managing performance

         Transactional leadership & transformational leadership

         Visionary & competent leadership

         Developing leadership integrity

         Innovative leadership for excellent performance

         Being prepared to lead


Managing for Excellence

         Development of vision, mission, key goals and key processes

         Optimisation of your natural strengths

         Integrity & compassion for accountable leadership

         Leadership for performance management

         Managing change and getting others involved

         Leading by example

         Inspirational leadership

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