Leadership - Taking Your Team from Good to Great
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COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day

COURSE COST: $295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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COURSE OVERVIEW

This 1-day course combines lecture, interactive participation, and short experiential exercises to increase awareness of team leadership skills and best practices.

AUDIENCE AND PREREQUISITES

Individuals in a Leadership role or Individuals wishing to move into a management role.

  

Course Cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. If you have any questions, please contact us: learn@vtec.org or 207.775.0244. Course running is subject to a minimum enrollment. Course may run as a virtual instructor led class if minimum enrollment is not met.

COURSE TOPICS:


Introduction: What is Leadership?
Characteristics of Effective Leaders
Responsibilities and Challenges
Understanding Styles and Methods
The Balancing Act

Creating a Vision
Assessing the Existing Situation
Envisioning the Future State
Development and Communication

Setting Goals
Recognizing Obstacles and Opportunities
Identifying Short and Long Term Goals
Prioritization and Expectations
Planning Early Wins
Coordinating Vision and Goals

Power and Influence
Knowing Your Power Sources
Common Influence Tactics
The Role of Influence in Team Leadership

Empowerment
Harnessing the Strengths of Your Team
Enhancing Your Power through Delegation
Providing Growth Assignments

Set the Example
Establishing Credibility
Modeling Behavior
Walking Your Talk

Build a Collaborative Environment
Encouraging Teamwork
Creating a Culture of 'We'
Integrating Goals and Expectations
Fostering Trust and Camaraderie

Performance Leadership
Coaching Them Where They Are
Being a Positive Pygmalion
Feedback and Reviews
Catch Them Doing Things Right
Adjusting Your Style to the Situation

Reward Achievement and Contributions
Recognize Goals Met and Contributions
Deliver Rewards Appropriately
Celebrate Team Achievements

Dealing with Change
Guiding People through Change
Maintaining Focus on the Big Picture
Taking an Active Role

Coping with Competing Agendas
The Leadership 'Sandwich'
Reconciling Agendas
External Pressures
Threading the Needle

Communication Skills
The Importance of Clarity
Transparency
Preferred Methods
Listening