Leadership Skills for Managers

This short course for Managers is great for perfecting the art of engaging, motivating and inspiring staff. Perfect for new and well seasoned leaders.

2 day course
4.83  (24 reviews)
What you will learn:
  • Evaluate your leadership and how it impacts your team.
  • Identify the connection between self-awareness and leadership.
  • Describe the impact of authenticity and vulnerability in building strong workplace relationships.
  • Practice holding meaningful conversations with your people that meet their needs and support their growth and outcomes.
  • Explore the impact of psychological safety in the workplace.
  • Develop a team charter that involves your team and underpins team success.
  • Determine strategies to lead your people in a changing environment.
  • Develop and utilise the six essential skills of strategic leadership.
What you'll get:
Includes 360˚ feedback assessment questionnaire and in‑class debrief
Embedded Learning Guide
Personal Development Plan
Student Series Emails
Lunch and refreshments
Hard copy workbook
Capped class sizes

There is a difference between being a leader and being a manager, but the best managers are also great leaders who motivate and engage others, connecting people with purpose and vision.

This 2-day course will commence with a focus on you the leader and then shift focus to those you lead posing a question “Would they follow you?” The program is centred on core concepts of trust and psychological safety which underpin leadership, team and organisation success and then moves to developing practical approaches to defining strategy and leading through change.

MySkillsProfile 360˚ Questionnaire

The 360˚ feedback assessment questionnaire used in this course will help you: Compare your perception of your strengths with what others think, Increase awareness of how your leadership style and skills impact your performance & identify areas you can work on to improve your performance and realise your potential. Learn more and download a sample report.

This course is ideal for:

Managers who already have some experience managing people and are wanting to further develop their core leadership competencies, with a focus on motivating and engaging others to work towards team and organisational goals.

It is recommended you are familiar with the topics covered in the Supervision and People Management course prior to attending.

Online Course Prerequisites:

A working computer with a microphone and speaker installed.  No software needs to be installed before the training session however, we require an up-to-date web browser. For the best experience, we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

Topics covered in this training course:

Consider your leadership style and skills in comparison to others’ perceptions.

Understand how a leader’s mood impacts results and monitor emotions as a way of guiding your actions and decisions

Prioritise catch ups that leave people feeling engaged, supported, on task and on track – even where difficult topics are discussed.

Core drivers of engagement and inclusion. Identify how they show up and when they are absent and how to be intentional about building trust and psychological safety in your team.

Developing a charter, creates direction and purpose to drive team success. Learn how to facilitate this integral process to maximise your outcomes and motivate your people.

Identify six essential skills of strategic leadership, assess how you use them and how to improve the skills in a practical way in your organisation.

Learn how people experience change, why they resist and what you can do to navigate change in a more positive and productive way.

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from 24 reviews
“Good Course for all levels of leadership”
Sue, Mar 2021
“Rachael was fantastic. ”
Mitchell, Mar 2021
“Class size was great.”
Kevin, Mar 2021
“Excellent course. I enjoyed it very much.”
Tom, Mar 2021