High Performance Leadership Programme


Introduction

The course has been designed with talented executives in mind who now find themselves in significant leadership roles and want to become exceptional leaders who are equally at ease with the ‘hard’ business issues and the ‘soft’ people skills. It is delivered by experienced instructors who have taught in world-class business schools and held leadership roles themselves in the commercial world.

Advanced Level

Duration

5 Days

Module 1: The Leadership Challenge

  • The Role of Feedback for Leadership Development
  • Leadership in a VUCA World
  • Your Leadership Style
    Questionnaire Analysis and in-depth discussions on your leadership profile completed on-line on three different profiles before the course. We will examine your results and identify how you can use them to become a powerful and authentic leader within your organization.
    • Which leadership behaviors come naturally to you?
    • Who do you need on your team?
    • How does your style affect your relationships?
    • How could your style create leadership problems for you?
  • Listening for Leaders
    • The secret ingredient for building loyalty and respect
    • Listening beyond the words
    • Group exercise
    • Live Issues from the Workplace
    • Sharing personal mini ‘case studies’ on issues of current concern

Module 2: The Leadership Context

  • Introduction to Strategy and the Organization
  • Managing the environment
    • Identifying stakeholders
    • Understanding and prioritizing stakeholders – and their needs
    • Stakeholder Mapping
  • Statements of vision and mission
    • Corporate values
    • Establishing objectives
    • We review your own organizational statements
    • The Power of Organizational Culture
  • What is culture?
    • Different Types of Organizational Culture
    • Benign and toxic cultures
    • The leader’s role in making and breaking organizational cultures
    • Culture Web Exercise: Analyze your existing culture and identify where change is needed to reach your desired culture.
  • Leading Employee Engagement
    • Creating a ‘great place to work’ to support and empower your people to get great results.

Module 3 : "Leaders Create Leaders"

  • Nurturing a pipeline of leaders
  • Developing a network of leaders at every level
  • Working collaboratively and cooperatively
  • Building High Performance Teams

A practical model that empowers and motivates team member to become self-managing

  • Developing & Destroying Trust & Reputation
    • Personal relationships
    • Employee - Organization relationships
    • Customer - organization relationships
    • Society - organization relationships
  • Strengthening Your Psychological Capital
    • Optimism
    • Hope
    • Resilience
    • Confidence
    • Mindfulness

Module 4: Leadership Communication

  • Influencing Skills
    • Strategies for influence
    • Managing your personal power
    • Handling organizational politics
    • Managing upward
    • The yin and yang of communication
    • Flexing your leadership style for effective, credible communication
  • Handling Difficult People and Difficult Situations
    • Follow the framework
  • Inspirational Speaking
    • Adopt the secrets of the speech-writers
    • Have ‘stage’ presence
    • Make the most of your voice
    • Use body language
    • Find your passion

Module 5: Leading into the Future

  • The Entrepreneurial Mindset
    • Innovation + Opportunity
    • Passion + Persuasion
    • Risk Taking + Ownership
  • Leading Transformational Change
    • Case Study: NYPD
    • The nature of change
    • Why people resist change
  • The 8 steps to successful organizational change
    • Making change stick
    • Maintaining commitment
    • Leaving a living legacy
  • Personal Presentations
  • Preparing to Return to the Workplace
  • Compile Your Personal Leadership Development Plans
    • Identify the critical areas of your leadership that you can strengthen and build upon
    • Consider how to build new behaviors into your work life
    • Recognize the supporters that you have as a leader and how you can develop those relationships
    • Commit to the single most inspiring and energizing insight that you have had this week that will take your leadership to a new level

 

Enroll for a Face-to-Face (In-Person) Class

Face-to-Face Registration By Location

We use the highest quality learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable as possible. Our face to face schedules allow you to choose any classroom course of your choice to be delivered at any venue of your choice - offering you the ultimate in convenience and value for money.

Virtual Trainer Led Schedules

We ensure your learning experience is top-notch by utilizing the finest learning facilities available. Our virtual classes offer you the flexibility to attend courses remotely from anywhere, providing unparalleled convenience and exceptional value for your investment. We understand that your comfort and convenience are paramount, which is why we bring the classroom experience directly to you, wherever you may be. With our virtual class schedules, you have the freedom to choose from a wide range of courses and attend them from the comfort of your own space.

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FAQs & Course Administration Details:


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location. For further inquiries, please contact us on Phone: +254 715 077 817 or Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org.
The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields. All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.
Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute (IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).
Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course. Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.
Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer. Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org Phone: +254 715 077 817.