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Developing Your Leadership Styles (ILM)
This course is part of the Preparing for Senior Management Programme (ILM Level 4 Certificate) and Experienced Middle Manager Programme (ILM Level 4 Award).
Who is it for?
All staff who have had at least 3 years experience of managing others and (usually) who have some influence on operational direction including budgets.
Typically, the target audience will have undertaken some management development in the past.
What is it about?
This is one of a cluster of workshops that comprise the Experienced Middle Manager?s Programme.
The programme is designed to give you further insight into the middle management role and to provide a foundation for those who are considering career progression as a manager.
This particular workshop explores how you can develop your leadership styles.
What will I get out of it?
You will understand the outcomes of effective leadership along with an understanding of your own leadership styles and the impact this has on yourself and others.
You will also know how to articulate your leadership behaviour in terms of the three global factors and areas for your development.
Specifically, at the end of the workshop you will be able to: - Review the six specific scales for leadership.
- Assess the effectiveness of your own leadership style in terms of the six scales.
- Using the self-assessment of your own leadership styles, evaluate the implications for yourself and the University.
- Evaluate the impact of changes in the situation on the effectiveness of the adopted style.
- Evaluate the three global factors which impact on leadership effectiveness.
- Assess own leadership behaviour in terms of the three global factors.
- Produce an action plan for developing your own leadership styles and effectiveness.
- Explain the benefits of implementing the action plan.
- Explain how you will monitor and evaluate the action plan.
- Introduction to the nature and purpose of organisations and the role that mission and value statements play in articulating this to stakeholders.
- Interactive exploration of the University of Exeter Mission and Values and comparison to other HFE institutions and other non HFE organisations.
- Identification of stakeholders and the range of stakeholders the University has.
- Consideration of the impact these stakeholders have on the Mission and Values of the University and the objectives that flow from these.
- Comparison of faculty/department organisation charts and the type of structure prevalent at the University and consideration of the informal organisational relationships that can override the formal structures.
- Consideration of the benefits of the different organisation chart structures.
- Exploration of the levels of management within the University and the roles and responsibilities at each level.
- Consideration of the profile and job functions of middle managers within the University.
- Discussion with regard to the benefits of networking and the skills that are required to network.
- Interactive exercise to consider the difference between management and leadership.
- Discussion of John Adair?s Core Functions of Leadership model and analysis of the amount of time spent in each area.
- Input on the range of management styles including one systems approach and one contingency approach.
- Consideration of communication styles and the impact these may have on relationships.
- Input on the work of Albert Mehrabian?s research with regard to communication and discussion.
- Interactive exercise on the skills of questioning, active listening, non verbal communication and feedback.
- Consideration of the Equality Act and the communication challenges faced by those covered by the Act and for whom English is not their first language.
- Case studies to consider methods/procedures to overcome these difficulties.
- Reflective review of personal style and approach based on feedback sought.
Is there anything I need to do before attending?
You will complete the ILM 72 integrated leadership measure instrument.
You will then have a scheduled 1 hour tutorial session with the Course Tutor to talk through the results of this tool.
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We run a wide range of management development workshops and full programmes.
This one is part of the Essential Middle Manager?s programme which also features two other workshops: Understanding the management role to improve management performance; Developing your individual mental toughness.
Book any or both of these through Trent Self Service.
Do I get a qualification?
Yes, if you register for the ILM Level 4 Award (or Certificate) in Leadership and Management.
This is carried out as part of the ILM Award and features a written assignment.
Previous attendees said:
?The pyschometric assessment of my own leadership style and feedback on this was particularly useful.
This has enabled me to examine the areas I need to develop or issues that I need to be clearer about with my team?.
?It has given me the confidence to tackle head on an issue that was damaging the dynamic of my team?.
?Found new ways to think about how to approach problems?.
This course is delivered by Lisa Hegan and Sandra Keith from our preferred supplier HRD.
This course is administered by Staff Learning & Development, please contact email@example.com for any queries.
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