Achieve leadership success – expand your boundaries
The workplace is continuously evolving. In order to respond adequately to the multiple changes, leaders of today must be well prepared for all kinds of new challenging situations unheard of in the past. You are an experienced manager or new in the position? You wish to bring your leadership skills up-to-date, or you feel the need to better integrate your new role? This course is part of our program for managers. It will help you understand what is expected of leaders today, to self-evaluate your leadership skills and to target self-improvement areas. You will understand better what your role implies, as much on the aspects of individual and team management as on the related aspects of effective communication activities. The role of the leader is essential to the businesses’ success; as a result of this training, you will handle your role as a leader like a pro!


OBJECTIVES
> To understand the foundation of supervision today
> To develop your leadership abilities in tune with your temperament
> To improve working relationships with your team
> For healthy and effective communication patterns with your team

WHO IS THIS TRAINING COURSE FOR
Any manager wishing to polish-up their current leadership style or new team managers wishing
to develop leadership skills.



Recognized by the Faculty of Continuing
Education at the University of Montreal
The educational quality of this syllabus has been approved by the Chair of Continuing Education of the Faculty of Continuing Education at the University of Montreal 0.7 UFC

OBJECTIVES
  • Understanding the basis of supervision in the context of today’s evolving work environment
  • Developing your leadership skills according to your aptitudes
  • Developing or improving working relationships with efficient communications
  • Gaining a clear understanding of your leadership role and responsibilities to integrate them better
  • Knowing yourself better through the identification of your leadership style
  • Producing your personalised development plan
  • Understanding the ethical basis of the leadership role
  • Knowing how to elaborate your strategic plan
  • Motivate your team members by involving them in the success of the business
  • Knowing your personal communication style and how to adapt it to different situations
  • Understanding the distinctions between individual and group communications and preparing accordingly
  • Clarifying individual roles within the teams in order to improve working relationships


DETAILED TRAINING COURSE CONTENTS
The leader of 2015
  • The new expectations for leaders today
  • Knowing yourself as a leader
  • New challenges leaders have to face
The importance of describing precisely your expectations and expressing them well
Communicating your expectations to the individual employees and to the team
  • The expectations of your immediate superior concerning your role
  • The expectations of your employees concerning your role
The implications of ethics of the leader and adopting appropriate behaviours
Communication at the service of collaboration
  • Active listening
  • Risks associated to standardised messages
  • Obstacles to communication and how to avoid them
Four communication styles
  • Which are your favorite communications styles?
  • What are the preferences of your team members?
  • How to adapt to them
  • Various styles of communication to use in verbal and written communications
Your own/personalized development plan
  • From the results of the self-evaluation tests, in which areas should I improve?
  • Which are the tangible actions that will lead to the desired results?

PEDAGOGICAL APPROACH
  • Interactive talks
  • Self-evaluation tools
  • Case studies
  • Practical exercises
  • Conversations on real life situations experienced by participants
  • Personal development action plan

TRAINING COURSE MATERIAL
  • Personal leadership style self-evaluation questionnaire to find out individual strengths and areas to improve
  • Communication style self-evaluation questionnaire
  • Detailed reference manual
  • Reference tool and practical summary of effective communication techniques


Training

Date

City

Location

Leadership en action
17 october 2018
Français
Montréal
Directions
Leadership en action
25 october 2018
Français
Québec
Directions
Achieve leadership success – expand your boundaries
20 november 2018
Montréal
Directions
Leadership en action
2 april 2019
Français
Montréal
Directions
Leadership en action
15 april 2019
Français
Montréal
Directions
Leadership en action
2 may 2019
Français
Québec
Directions
Achieve leadership success – expand your boundaries
12 june 2019
Montréal
Directions
TRAINERS


Isabelle Gagné

Sophie F. Marcil

Nathalie Blain

Louise Geoffrion




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