Leadership & Management Skills For The 21st Century

Leadership & Management Skills For The 21st  Century
This course will provide a leading edge forum for you to significantly enhance your leadership skills. You will gain a comprehensive range of very practical and highly effective leadership tools and approaches that can be immediately implemented upon your return to work. The sessions will focus on inspiring and empowering the individual to handle a wide range of leadership situations. You will return home confident in your abilities to handle the toughest leadership challenges and lead your people to sustained high performance. The use of leading edge accelerated learning techniques ensures each conference session will be stimulating, challenging, highly effective and fun.

The Course opens by exploring and reviewing the qualities and approaches of great leaders from the past. Using this initial analysis, the program explores the power of vision to inspire enthusiasm and commitment. Participants then learn the same graphical planning tools that enabled the completion of the Apollo moon landing in eight short years when even the experts said it couldn’t be done.
 We explore a range of tools to unleash Emotional Intelligence and achieve Corporate Transformation. Leadership participants are then provided with a comprehensive range of approaches to focus, inspire, motivate and enable their followers and staff to perform as outstanding individuals. After this, the Conference focuses on empowering the individual participants with a range of very powerful personal leadership and facilitation tools. There is no doubt that this advanced leadership program is unique and all attendees will return to their organizations immeasurably strengthened in their leadership capabilities.

This Course is specifically designed to:

Enhance the leadership skills of any individual in business, government, education, social aid and the military. Anyone who is asked to lead and manage an organization, division, department or team will return to work prepared and skilled to tackle the toughest leadership assignments. The Conference will particularly benefit anyone responsible for: developing and implementing strategies, initiating and managing change, improving operational performance, creating and leading high performance teams and demonstrating empowering leadership.
The course objectives are

  • Achieve measurable performance in Leadership Performance
  • Develop a personal action plan to improve leadership effectiveness
  • Re-engineering your department or organization
  • Recognizing and breaking your leadership paradigms
  • Generating ownership and responsibility for change
  • Measuring and observing performance of others
  • Leading difficult staff and colleagues through feedback processes

 
Course Duration: 10 days
Course location: Cairo


Course contents:

DAY 1: THE LEADER'S PERSONALITY PROFILE
·  Essential people skills for Effective Leadership
·  Intrapersonal & Interpersonal skills for the Innovative Leader
·  Personality profiling with the LEONARD Personality Inventory (LPI)
· Your preferred behavioral style
·Let's Explore your Openness, Neutral, Analytical, Relational &
Decisive behavioral tendencies
·  Understanding the LEONARD Model for Innovative Leadership
·  Removing emotional blind spots
·  Appropriate self-disclosure
Day 2: LEADING OTHERS EFFECTIVELY
·  Understanding the 22 Leonard Personality styles
·  The Introverted Neutral & Analytical Perfectionist
·  The Extraverted Relational & Decisive Exhorter
·  People-Oriented Helper
·  Task-oriented Implementer
·  Optimizing the leader's natural strengths
·  Individual transformation for self-development
·  Corporate transformation through innovative leadership
Day 3: ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES FOR THE INNOVATIVE LEADER

·  Effective skills for understanding others
·  Developing competencies for effective leadership
·  Resilience for sacrificial leadership
·  Intentionality for self-motivation
·  Creativity for Innovative Leadership
·  Interpersonal Connections for persuasive leadership
·  Constructive Discontent
· Integrity & Compassion for Accountable Leadership
Day 4: ENHANCING CREATIVE THINKING SKILLS FOR THE INNOVATIVE LEADER
·  Developing openness to innovative ideas
·  Creativity & Perception
·  Removing blocks to creativity
·  Understanding the creative process
·  Preparation, Incubation, Illumination & Verification
·  Divergent Thinking Skills for Innovative Leadership
·  Metaphors and analogies for innovative thinking
Day 5: IMPLEMENTING INNOVATIVE LEADERSHIP FOR MANAGING PERFORMANCE IN THE WORKPLACE
·  Applying teamwork for innovation in the workplace
·  Creative Problem Solving techniques
·  Problem Finding for innovative leaders
·  Cultivating a creative workplace
·  Harnessing creativity in subordinates through aligned leadership
·  Establishing criteria for implementing innovative ideas
·  Advocacy skills to implement innovative ideas in the workplace
· Leadership for Performance Management
Day 6:Strategic Thinking and The Power of Visionary Leadership

  • Management vs. Leadership
  • Critical Leadership Competencies for 21st Century Managers
  • Strategic vs. Operational Thinking
  • Purpose, Mission and Vision
  • The Power of Strategic Vision
  • Painting a Picture of the Future - The Power of Graphical Vision
  • Stabilizing Vision
  • Communicating Vision to the Vision Community

Day 7: DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP POWER – EXPLORING PERSONAL PURPOSE AND PASSION

  • Developing the Leader’s Personal Life Map
  • Exploring the journey to Life to Reclaim Personal Power
  • Keys to Personal Leadership Enthusiasm
  • Understanding the Dynamics of Balance as a key to Resilient Leadership
  • The Power of Personal Goals and Vision
  • The Leadership Zone of Empowerment
  • Eliciting and Clarifying Personal Values
  • Optimal Time Management – A Crucial Leadership Skill

Day 8: Combining Management Skills And Leadership Competencies

  • The History of Management and Leadership
  • Leadership and Management in the Industrial Age – Production and thus the Manager were King
  • The Paradox of Leadership and Management in the Information Age – The Customer and thus the Staff are King
  • Delivering Customer Value – The Management Focus
  • Staff Contribution Contracts
  • Staff Empowerment
  • The Power of Systems
  • Ensuring Staff Capability

Day 9: MOTIVATING, REWARDING AND LEADING TEAMS

  • Why Do People Behave as They Do?
  • Powerful Keys to Motivation
  • Understanding Passion
  • Rapport Mastery
  • Deep Needs & Fears
  • The Dynamics of Balance
  • Inspiring Enthusiasm
  • Managing & Leading – Style Flexibility

Day 10: LEADERSHIP IN ACTION - MAXIMISING INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • The Power of Communication
  • The Five Keys to Effective Leadership Communication
  • Effective Meetings and Presentations – Every Time
  • Managing Change and Resolving Workplace Conflicts
  • How to Optimize the Leadership Environment
  • Taking Command as a Leader
  • How to Present Data and Information
  • Removing the Blocks to Communicating with your Staff