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Maximise Your Leadership Potential

Today’s organisations increasingly expect performance, innovation, self-knowledge and entrepreneurial principles from their leaders. As a leader you are also expected to inspire vision, develop commitment, retain staff and lead your organisation to better productivity and profitability. Leadership is a skill that can be learned, not a magical quality you are born with – it is an essential skill in modern business.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

For those in a leadership role this course seeks to improve your performance through the implementation of key theories, techniques and practical application of leadership styles recognising that a large percentage of leadership is getting the best out of yourself and others. You will take away a range of leadership tools and frameworks and have a greater understanding of yourself and your colleagues.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those in a leadership role including senior level executives and directors who wish to improve their approach, impact as a leader and those who seek to improve their own performance and that of their team.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

What Organisations are Looking for in their Leaders
• What is the profile of the 21st century leader?
• Understanding your leadership potential
• How the ‘experts’ have changed their attitude to leadership
• What is the current thinking in the US and Europe?

Influencing and Shaping as a Leader
• Learning what effect the leader has on the day-to-day environment
• Differentiate between leadership and management
• Using your leadership style to influence others
• Presenting your ideas for success
• Generating your own influencing development plan

The Spectrum of Leadership Styles
• Understand and develop your own leadership style
• Developing your skills in directing, leading and motivating individuals and teams
• Improving performance throughout the organisation
• Demonstrating leadership qualities

Setting Direction
• Using vision to inspire staff into action
• Obtaining team buy-in
• Leading by example
• Growing and strengthening your team
• Learning to delegate authority and maintain responsibility

Responsibility and Accountability
• Promoting trust, integrity and loyalty
• Understanding the blame culture

Communication and Body Language
• How leaders communicate
• Presenting your case successfully
• Understanding the high impact elements of body language
• Building your charisma, presence and ultimate leadership style
• Creating trust

Learn from Success and Disappointment
• Identify those things you do really well now
• Employing simple systems to learn from setbacks

Setting Goals
• Why setting goals is important for improved leadership
• How to link goals to day-to-day tasks
• Setting meaningful goals
• Address the reasons why we avoid setting goals
• How to use strategic thinking

Change as a Key Part of Leadership
• Changing our ‘programming’ for more effective leadership
• Why and how leaders are change agents
• Change strategies for building confidence as a leader

Leadership Development and Your Career
• How leaders maintain a balanced life
• Adopting a balanced lifestyle to reduce stress
• The steps you need to take to become a great leader
• Returning to work with a personal leadership action plan

Benefits to you

• Understanding what organisations are looking for in modern leaders
• Exploring key leadership issues with peers
• Developing your own leadership style to get results
• Building your confidence and ability as a leader
• Understanding how relationships impact on leadership
• Generating a long-term strategy for self-development and pushing the barriers to change

Companies already benefiting include:

Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

This course is currently only available as an in-house option. For more information, and a quote, contact our team on +44 (0)20 3002 3321, or by email at

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"This course will allow my company to develop its existing strategies to a much greater and hopefully profitable level."

Managing Director, Tarmac