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Programme: Researcher's workshops
Course: Managing & Leading - Preparing for leadership

*Please note that this a 2 day workshop



Whether you call yourself a manager or a leader, or both, the role is about getting the best out of the people that work with you. To do this you may have to communicate a compelling vision; position yourself as leader; take care of the group; promote team effectiveness; use authority fairly; inform people; and manage meetings.


Workshop approach

  • Focuses on personal development and action coaching therefore you will be asked to help your colleagues find their own solutions to the issues they are facing and encourage them to commit to action. The other participants will be asked to help you in return.
  • Experiential, coaching, and action learning focussed. Participants are guided by experienced facilitator(s), rather than taught.



Learning outcomes

  • Appreciate the critical situations that have led you to be successful to date¿
  • Consider what leadership might mean¿to you
  • Understand yourself and your preferences that will allow you to exercise leadership in a way that suits you
  • Clarify the tasks that are expected of you both now and in future roles¿
  • Identify the areas of competency that are required for the next steps into leadership positions
  • Create a vision and strategy to implement; decide what is important for you¿
  • Decide the culture you want to create¿
  • Decide how to get the best out of other people
  • Decide how to develop yourself to do all of these things more effectively
  • Appreciate what is important and essential in any future role¿
  • Develop a peer network




Pre work

This workshop requires you undertake some work before the course which should take approximately 4 hours.

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