Leadership

A general introduction to the concept of leadership and an opportunity for you to start thinking about its relevance to your work and life.

 

Exploring your Leadership

  • Leadership traits
  • Your leadership strengths
  • Setting leadership goals
  • Leadership styles

For people who currently have, or are soon to move into leadership roles with line-management responsibilities. 

It specifically benefits newer or aspiring managers who would like to increase their confidence to step up as a leader in their organisation.

 

Leading and Understanding MyselfLeading and Understanding OthersLeading in Your Organisation
  • Personal visioning
  • Personal preferences and strengths
  • Listening and emotional intelligence
  • Personal leadership goals
  • Leadership styles and approaches
  • Motivating and empowering others
  • Delegation
  • Adopting a coaching approach and developing questioning skills
  • Team dynamics and diversity
  • Communication skills and courageous conversations
  • Managing change and transitions
  • Reflection & action planning

For people who have been in a leadership role for some time and have or are soon to move into a more senior role.

It specifically benefits managers who need to balance their day-to-day operational responsibilities with prioritising their strategic and external role as a leader.

 

Leading & Understanding Myself

Leading & Understanding Others 

Leading in Your Organisation

  • Personal visioning
  • Effective leadership - assumptions and mindsets
  • Leadership transitions
  • Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
  • The power of questions and communication
  • Action Learning Sets
  • Personal strengths, and learning and personality preferences
  • Personal leadership goals
  • Creating healthy and engaging workplaces
  • Different leadership styles and approaches
  • Motivating and empowering others
  • Peer support through Action Learning
  • Non-directive approaches and coaching cultures
  • Delegation skills
  • Team dynamics and building teams
  • Creating a culture of feedback
  • Exploring courageous conversations
  • Being strategic and outward-facing
  • Stakeholder mapping and collaboration
  • Collaboration and partnership working
  • Influencing skills
  • Ethical decision making
  • Managing transition and change
  • Future-proofing your organisation
  • Reviewing your leadership journey and what next for your learning

This introductory programme aims to support leaders to become more deliberately enterprising to enable organisations to become more self-sustaining and self-reliant.

It helps to develop growth mindsets and draws on entrepreneurial theory and approaches to start participants thinking about what it means to be enterprising.

 

Exploring Mindsets

Exploring Ideas

  • What do we mean by becoming more enterprising
  • The context and reasons why an enterprising mindset is beneficial
  • Assumptions and mindsets of an enterprising leader
  • Identify personal leadership goals
  • An enterprising model for value-based organisations
  • Balancing income generation and social impact
  • Exploring growth tools

This online programme has been designed for people in a leadership position of socially focussed organisations in a time of change.

 

Introduction

Module 1Module 2
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Context setting
  • Technical check and familiarisation
  • Responses to change
  • Qualities of change leaders
  • Bridges Transition Model of change
  • Developing resilience through change
  • Bring people with you
  • Action planning

This longer programme provides an opportunity to build your enterprising approach to leadership and create a more enterprising mind-set and culture in your organisation through developing and testing ideas

 

What is Enterprising Leadership?How can we be more enterprising as leaders?Taking people with you
  • What do we mean by becoming more enterprising?
  • The context and reasons why an enterprising mindset is beneficial
  • Challenges and opportunities when building an enterprising culture
  • Assumptions and mindsets
  • Identify personal leadership goals
  • An enterprising model for value-based organisations
  • Balancing income generation and social impact
  • Exploring growth tools
  • Enterprising organisational cultures
  • Co-coaching and action planning
  • Developing diverse teams
  • Supporting people through change and transition
  • Working with stakeholders and communities
  • Staying connected and resilient
  • Enterprising partnerships and collaborations
  • Review learning journey
  • Next steps and action planning

This online programme has been designed for leaders in organisations whose teams are geographically dispersed.  

 

Introduction

Module 1Module 2
  • Welcome and introductions
  • Context setting
  • Technical check and familiarisation
  • Critical success factors for virtual teams
  • Leadership styles
  • Effective communication
  • Building Trust
  • Motivation
  • Supporting and developing others
  • Delegation
  • Digital tools for collaboration and project management
  • Action planning