Principles of Leadership CANCELLED

Feb 09, 2018 08:00am -
Apr 20, 2018 04:30pm
(GMT-6)
St. Louis

 

Event Description

Principles of Leadership

Making the jump from individual contributor to supervisor is one of the toughest career challenges an employee can face; it requires a new mindset and new skills. New supervisors no longer focus only on their personal workload – they need to know how to lead their teams to maximum productivity.

The Principles of Leadership course provides a comprehensive approach to teaching the skills an employee needs to be an effective supervisor. Our goal is to help new supervisors master the required skills and avoid trial and error, mistakes, missed opportunities and possible career derailment.

The course covers the following skill areas –
Day 1 - Your Organizational & Leadership Role:
 • Leadership expectations of you as a supervisor
 • Your team's expectations
 • Role & responsibilities
 • Establishing & aligning goals and objectives
 • Your biggest transitional challenges
 • Styles of leadership
 • Opportunities for short & long-range team improvement
 • Post Work - goal alignment meeting with your supervisor
 • Pre-Work for Day 2 - Completing Insight Inventory assessment

Day 2 - Communication and Your Personal Style:
 • Communication models and assumptions
 • Your communication style
 • Recognizing the styles of others
 • Listening skills
 • The power of non-verbal communication
 • Communicating with your manager
 • The importance of communication flexibility
 • Pre-Work for Day 3 - Coaching worksheet & project identification

Day 3 - Coaching and Managing Performance:
 • The definition of coaching
 • Identifying coaching 'targets'
 • The Coaching 'continuum'
 
Day 3 - Coaching and Managing Performance (cont.):
 • Assessing coaching needs
 • Conducting coaching conversations
 • Progressive discipline & documentation
 • Formal coaching strategies
 • Post-Work - Develop a coaching plan
 • Per-work for Day 4 - Reading on performance appraisals

Day 4 (a.m.) - Coaching and Managing Performance-Part II:
 • Discussion of coaching plans
 • Performance appraisals as formal coaching tools
 • Tips & techniques for preparing, writing & conducting appraisals
 • Setting better performance goals

Day 4 (p.m.) - Dealing with Trouble:
 • Defusing negative behavior
 • Recognizing the sources of conflict and the Conflict Cycle
 • The 'Management of Differences' Inventory
 • The Process for Resolving Conflicts
 • Post-work - Identify possible problem performance to discuss on Day 5

Day 5 - Team Communications and Change:
 • Select appropriate methods to use for communications
 • Utilize the single source concept to streamline team communications
 • Create a reader-based communication plan
 • Communicating change initiatives
 • Creating commitment to change

Day 6 - Behavioral Interviewing & Personal Productivity:
 • The Behavioral Interviewing process
 • Writing effective interview questions
 • Conducting a professional and productive interview
 • Personal productivity principles
 • Identifying time challenges
 • Effectively utilizing delegation
 • Managing inboxes - real and electronic
 • Organizing your actions and your workspace

*** This is a series course ***
The course beginning on January 12th includes the following session dates:
2.9.18 / 2.23.18 / 3.9.18 / 3.23.18 4.6.18 / 4.20.18

The course beginning on March 29th includes the following session dates:
3.29.18 / 4.12.18 / 4.26.18 / 5.10.18 / 5.24.18 / 6.7.18

The course beginning on April 1st includes the following session dates:
4.1.18 / 4.17.18 / 5.1.18 / 5.15.18 / 5.29.18 / 6.12.18

The course beginning on July 17th includes the following session dates:
7.19.18 / 8.2.18 / 8.16.18 / 8.30.18 / 9.13.18 / 9.27.18

The course beginning on October 5th includes the following session dates:
10.5.18 / 10.19.18 / 11.2.18 / 11.16.18 / 11.30.18 / 12.14.18
 
Prerequisites: The course consists of six (6) days of classroom training, and pre-and post-class assignments.

Advanced Preparation: There is no advanced preparation for this course.

Fields of Study: Interpersonal Communications, Decision Making, Business Acumen, Organization, Priority Setting, Problem Solving, Performance and Team Management, Developing Others, Conflict Management, Motivating Others, Coaching, Diversity Awareness

Delivery Method: Group-Live | Course Level: Basic | Duration: Six (6) full days – 8:00am - 4:30pm

Continuing Education/Recertification Credits: CPE Credits, HRCI Recertification Credits and SHRM Professional Development Credits may be available for this course.


Event Type:Public Training
Category:Leadership Development
Early registration ends on Nov 15, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Nov 16, 2017 and ends on Feb 08, 2018.
Late registration starts on Feb 09, 2018.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)

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