As you advance in career, your skills and experience as individual contributor seem to be insufficient in a managerial position. Your success is now depending on other people and their optimum management! Managers and leaders. A distinction that started to sound louder and louder lately. Some people are at the same time managers and leaders through their talents and skills. Some others need to learn what it takes to manage effectively and lead with heart.
Leading and Managing People Course Body of knowledge
Introduction – Course Importance <ul><li>The ability of leaders to motivate organizations and people and to implement change is key to developing growth companies. Today's leaders must effectively deal with complexity and ambiguity and be capable of setting direction as well as coaching, supporting and inspiring their team. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Leadership is not a place, it’s not a position, and it’s not a secret code that can’t be deciphered by ordinary people. Leadership is an observable set of skills and abilities. Of course some people are better at it than others." </li></ul><ul><li>Kouzes , 2002 </li></ul>
Introduction – Course Goals <ul><li>After this course, students will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how to effectively leverage their own (and others’) leadership style, strengths and weaknesses to help maximize team effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Understand communication as the most powerful instrument of a leader </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the interconnectedness of personal goals, leadership, and teamwork </li></ul><ul><li>Build and explore relationships between personal values and group goals and norms </li></ul><ul><li>Manage and pre-empt conflicts </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate and motivate team, etc </li></ul>
Introduction <ul><li>What you need to know to be the best leader of your team? </li></ul><ul><li>Manager, leader or both? </li></ul>Leadership cannot be taught, but it can be learned ….
Course Structure XIII. The perfect leader defined by employees XIV. Applications <ul><ul><li>Leadership </li></ul></ul>II. Roles and Expectations III. Setting Agendas and Building Networks I. Myths about Managers V. Managing teams IV. Taking a broader view VI. Promoting Diversity and Understanding Group’s culture VIII. Coping with New Emotions VII. Building Self- Awareness IX. Reaping the rewards XI. Leading Intelligent People X. Managing Oneself XII. The 21st century leader. The authentic leader.