As individuals move through their careers and take on the responsibly of leading others, the nature of their work changes. Their performance is measured by the health of their teams and their ability to build organizational capacity.
This series covers the essentials.
Course Series Description
In this offering, participants will increase self-awareness through learning about their unique leadership and communication style, build skills in leading high-performing teams, learn to identify and develop talent and align culture & communication practices to support organizational effectiveness. Offered as a 3-day program or stand-alone skill-building workshops.
During this course participants will:
Gain greater self-awareness and exposure to blind spots
Improve abilities to communicating with impact
Gain skills in team development
Improve skills in developing others, managing performance and improving morale
Improve skills in giving useful feedback, resolve conflict and coach for performance
Improve abilities to align organizational culture Improve cross-functional collaboration
Workshop 1 | Leading Self
Module 1: Self-Awareness & Emotional Intelligence (4 hours)
In this module participants engage in a competitive experiential team activity designed to highlight communication and working style differences. They receive their Myers-Briggs® Type Indicator report explaining their own unique preferences and how this might impact those around them.
Module 2: Impact and Influence (4 hours)
In this module participants discuss the difference between positional power and influence. Through a combination of instructor-led learning and role-play activities they have opportunities to practice effective communication techniques.
Workshop 2 | Leading Teams
Module 3: Leading High Performing Teams (4 hours)
In this module participants examine the characteristics of high-performing teams, stages of team development and importance of the leader’s role in sustained high-performance. Participants will have a specific list of characteristics to diagnose what stage of development their team is in and specific tools to support moving to high-performance.
Module 4: Developing Talent (4 hours)
In this module participants will learn how to identify and develop talent and build skills in providing effective feedback and coaching for performance.
Workshop 3 | Leading the Business
Module 5: Building Culture (8 hours)
In this module participants learn how to build positive working environments and high-performing cultures through identifying aspects of culture they have influence over, performing a mini-culture audit on their own organization and commit to actions that will support improved performance.
Preparation & Sustainment Steps
Personal Learning Goal-Setting & Progress Review
Alignment Conversation with Manager (if applicable)
Personal Development Action Planning & Execution
Peer Learning Support
Kathy is an accomplished leadership facilitator and organizational development consultant with close to 20 years of experience in both private and public sectors. Kathy works with individuals, teams and organizations, to align business strategy & culture, through the design and delivery of high-impact people programs.
3 x One Day Workshops
Total of 3 days if taking all workshops
11 Hours per workshop
8 hours training + 3 hours preparation & sustainment
$759 CAN + GST per person per workshop
$2,275 CAN + GST per person for all 3 workshops
25 students per worshop
The assessment of a participant’s progress will be a combination of preparation assignments, classroom participation, and review of concepts during in-class activities as well as follow-up meetings with managers and peers to discuss examples of successful use of the tools provided in this course.