Leadership Skills

Developing Leadership, Team Building & Coaching Skills


Overview

This exciting and practical in-house workshop will provide you a broad understanding of Agile and Scrum. During the workshop we learn how to manage and execute Scrum processes within real-world project environments. We will walk you through a hands-on simulation of a complete scrum project, from start to finish. It is designed for all personnel who will be involved in the Scrum process, including Project Managers, Product Owners, Program Managers, PMO Directors, Software developers, executives and QA. 

Who Should Attend

This workshop will provide tips and techniques to develop your leadership, team building and coaching skills.  It will assist you in ensuring your team are reaching their goals and objectives. This workshop will benefit those already working in a leader and/or managerial role, team leader, and people who would like to develop into the next phase of their career. 

Outline

  • The nature of ‘leadership’ in the workplace
  • Differences between leadership, management and command
  • What type of ‘leadership’ is appropriate in our organization – an assessment of leadership styles
  • What do leaders do?  A robust assessment of the beliefs, values and behaviours necessary for effective leadership
  • An introduction to the relationship between leadership and emotional intelligence
  • Self-awareness, self-management, understanding others and relationship building
  • Self motivation and how others are motivated and inspired
  • Social intelligence and competency in understanding and leading others
  • Exploring and understanding personal vision, mission, goals, values and behaviours.  Understanding ‘authentic leadership’ and the importance of leadership role models
  • Becoming a ‘leader’
  • Building a winning team – the nature of teams
  • Build trust and manage conflict
  • The skills of delegation – moving towards the development of a mature team.  How managers manage to mis-delegate, and delegation as a time management strategy
  • Developing talent and increasing competencies in the team and in the organization
  • Empowering others – strategies and actions for empowerment
  • Supporting and challenging – identifying and employing the skills of coaching and mentoring for developing talent and improving performance
  • Applying coaching techniques learnt to address real-life work issues