Essentials of Leadership

Thu 23 Sep 2021, 09:00-17:00


Thu 23 Sep 2021, 09:00-17:00


Bill Richardson Transport World, 491 Tay St, Invercargill

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This Essentials of Leadership course is designed to teach delegates new to leadership (0-3 years’ experience) the skills they need to effectively lead their teams. The course focuses on how to apply theoretical concepts to practical situations at work in line with the 70:20:10 model.

To learn, identify and apply the skills required to succeed with confidence in a leadership role through the lenses of self, results, relational and thought leadership.

Day One
Understanding your behavioural style using DiSC Leadership Profiles
How to leverage your leadership strengths and understand your weaknesses
How to listen to understand and developing better listening skills
How to run an effective and purposeful meeting
Effective use of time – urgent vs important
How to better understand my role as a leader in the organisation

Day Two
Empowering others – building a high-performance team
Giving effective feedback as an improvement tool
Prioritisation of 1-on-1 conversations
Understanding motivation – encouraging the best out of others
Coaching using the GROW model
Managing performance of team members
How to have tough / difficult conversations

Two days, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Mark Greaney teaches leadership tools for practical people. A highly regarded corporate trainer and facilitator, Mark is fixated on making learning positive, safe and lasting. He is expert at creating environments where learning sticks.

Mark works with organisations that are committed to developing their people. Over more than a decade as an independent trainer, Mark, and his team of facilitators, has worked at all levels across corporate and government departments.

Providing tailored training solutions to meet a wide range of needs and environments, his clients currently include: NZ Police; Fletcher Building; Fonterra; Sanford and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare.

Individual DiSC Leadership profiles and online access to profiles and comparision reports
Two virtual group follow up sessions at two weeks and six weeks post the in person workshop
Small coaching groups set up to continue as ongoing support over the programme duration
A copy of Mark’s new book, ‘Leading People; A Practical Toolbox for Managers’

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