Leadership and Communication

 

Training Description

Leadership is about change and moving forward, and successful project managers are effective communicators that know when and how to be a leader. Each person and each project requires a slightly different style and approach. This workshop will teach project managers what leadership is, the role it can play in projects and organizations, and the techniques to foster leadership and communication skills. The organizational culture and communication needs of a project are examined and the impact they have. A variety of current leadership models and tools relevant to project managers will be learned.

This course explores communication variables involved when leaders attempt to influence members to achieve a goal.

Training Objectives

Each attendee who will complete this training will gain the following outcomes:-

  • Apply and gain a good working knowledge on leadership and communication.
  • Effectively handle challenges such delivering unpopular news and increasing team motivation.
  • Communicate confidently in any environment, from spontaneous “elevator pitches” to high stakes reports and proposals.
  • Deliver powerful messages that win hearts and minds and lead rapidly to action.
  • Implement best practices for influencing peers, managers, subordinates, customers and other stakeholders.
  • Apply breakthrough leadership and communication techniques to drive business value and become more powerful leaders.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for leaders who are interested in developing superior leadership and communication skills to achieve greater success at all levels of their organization.

Training Duration: 5 (Five) days (6 Hours/day)

Training Program

The following program are planned for this training. However, the instructor(s) may modify this program before or during the training for technical reasons with no prior notice to the delegates. Nevertheless, the training objectives will always be met:

DAY 1

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:30

Organizing Ideas through Mind Mapping

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Knowing Your Message’s Desired Outcomes

12:30 – 01:30

Tailoring a Message for Your Intended Audience

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

  • Picking the Right Channels for Communicating Your Message
  • The Power of the Senses

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day One

DAY 2

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day One

09:30 – 10:30

Identifying the Characteristics of a Credible Leader

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Demonstrating Caring, Character and Competence in Challenging Situations

12:30 – 01:30

Establishing Your Credibility Firmly

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Persuading, Negotiating and Influencing Skills

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Two

DAY 3

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Two

09:30 – 10:30

Creating a Logical Train of Thought to Persuade

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Creating a Persuasive Message that Evokes the Right Emotions

12:30 – 01:30

Reframing a Message from Negative to Positive and from Subjective to Objective

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

Adjusting Your Message to Accommodate the Audience’s Needs, Wants and Style

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Three

DAY 4

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Three

09:30 – 10:30

Crafting Messages to Drive or Champion Change

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 12:30

Identifying Techniques for Building Consensus

12:30 – 01:30

Describing How to Secure Commitment and Cooperation through Change Initiatives

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 03:30

  • Managing and Handling Resistance
  • Effective Conflict Resolution Styles for Handling Resistance

03:30 – 03:45

Break

03:45 – 04:00

Training Wrap-Up

04:00

End of the Day Four

DAY 5

09:00 – 09:30

Training Recapitulation for Day Three

09:30 – 10:30

The Importance of Emotional Control when Facing Resistance

10:30 – 10:45

Break

10:45 – 01:30

From Social Media to Relationship Management

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 02:45

Optimizing Social Networks such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook for Higher Visibility

02:45 – 03:00

Break

03:00 – 03:30

Effective Communication and Networking on the Web

03:30 – 03:45

Training Summary

03:45 – 04:00

Giving of Training Certificate Completion

04:00

End of the Course

Spaces available on the following dates:

Material given during the training:  [DVD’s and Case Studies will be used during this course to illustrate examples of good and bad change implementation processes].

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate

 

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