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Workshop duration

2 day

Overview

The Elliott “Leading Through Others” Programme is designed to help you make the transition from managing yourself to leading and delivering through others. You will be encouraged to explore your own leadership style and consider the range of styles available and their impact on team performance. There will be opportunities to develop key leadership skills such as influencing others, networking, managing team dynamics and understanding what makes your people tick. Through highly interactive and practical sessions you’ll learn what it takes to be a leader in today’s challenging commercial world.

Who will the course benefit?

The course will benefit managers who need to impact on business performance by getting the best out of others. Delegates will be experienced in day to day management practices ready to take that next step and looking to understand what works and why in leadership

keen to develop a wider range of techniques easily applicable in the real world of business.

Course objectives

By the end of this workshop delegates will be able to:

  • Describe a range of leadership styles and their benefits/drawbacks for team performance
  • Describe how personality preferences affect leadership style and their own preferred style of leadership
  • Assess what makes a person influential and apply a number of techniques to increase their own levels of influence
  • Assess an individual’s skills and preferences using a variety of readily accessible tools
  • Describe and apply current thinking on human motivation, objective setting and ongoing performance management
  • Effectively communicate with and delegate to a variety of personality types

Skills gained

This course will enable delegates to:

  • Choose consciously how to lead in any given situation to get the best outcome, rather than repeat old habits regardless of results
  • Refine their interpersonal skills and increase their personal impact
  • Get the best from their teams for their organisations

Course outline

  • Current preferred leadership styles and practices
  • The difference between leadership and management and how different styles impact on a team’s performance
  • Developing and influencing others
  • Managing team dynamics to ensure that the team is working at peak performance
  • Identifying team member strengths and their role preferences
  • Recognising behaviour traits in self and others
  • Understanding differing personalities and what motivates them
  • Allocation of tasks; when and how to delegate to reduce overload and burnout
  • Build supportive and effective teams and networks
  • Leading groups to deliver objectives and outcomes