Leading and Managing People Course Body of knowledge
Introduction – Course Importance
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.
“ 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."
Kouzes , 2002
Introduction – Course Goals
After this course, students will be able to:
Understand how to effectively leverage their own (and others’) leadership style, strengths and weaknesses to help maximize team effectiveness
Understand communication as the most powerful instrument of a leader
Explore the interconnectedness of personal goals, leadership, and teamwork
Build and explore relationships between personal values and group goals and norms
Manage and pre-empt conflicts
Evaluate and motivate team, etc
What you need to know to be the best leader of your team?
Manager, leader or both?
Leadership cannot be taught, but it can be learned ….
Course Structure XIII. The perfect leader defined by employees XIV. Applications
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.