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The Advanced Team Leaders Course

Four Days

 

Case study
To evaluate and fine tune the transfer of learning from Stage One and/or previous management workshops. The case study is extensive in assessing  and applying the understanding of the management jargon by putting the words into an action which will achieve the desired outcomes. It focuses on Best Management Practices

The Team Leader’s responsibility 

Update on current legislation
• Open forum on questions
• Includes recommended guidelines for disciplinary procedures with templates

Guidelines for recruitment
• Including the need for a person description
• Interviewing skills
• Interview questioning
• Suggested Templates
• How to induct effectively

Effective staff training
• How adults learn
• The learning process
• How to develop a Training Needs Analysis (TNA)
• How to train effectively
• Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and how to write them
• Reinstructing an experienced worker

Leadership
• Strategies for different situations
• How and when we should utilise the four leadership styles
• Theory X vs Theory Y Management
• An analysis of your own management style
• When should we lead and when should we manage?

Goal Setting
• How to set goals effectively in both performance and behaviour
• Authority vs Accountability vs Responsibility

Communication
• Communication including exercises distinguishing between facts vs inference, listening skills
• Giving feedback effectively with exercises covering this topic

Preventing and Managing Conflict
• Counselling
• Maintaining Disciplines
• An understanding of Transactional Analysis to recognise the “Games People Play”
• What can affect an individual on a day to day basis and how that alters their behaviour
• Individual behaviour and how to manage this including setting standards in behaviour
• Small group behaviour and handling effective meetings

Planning
• Proactive vs reactive
• Long term and short term

Motivation
• What works & what doesn’t

Problem Solving
• The data collection tools  and how to use these to present your findings
• The steps to effective problem solving
• Analysing data
• Analysing people’s opinions
• Coming to a decision

Relationships
• Individual, team, inter-departmental
• A better appreciation of development and implementation of individual and team development concepts

Note

The Advanced Team Leaders and The Final Step courses outlined on pages 14,15 & 16, have been designed to run consecutively for those managers wishing to further enhance their skills and knowledge after the completion of The Course for Team Leaders.