Leadership Skills Course

This Leadership Skills course is for anyone interested in developing, leading, and managing high-performance teams. Over 3 days, we delve into diverse leadership skills, focusing on strategy, motivational techniques, and how to implement leadership models that will help you deliver results through others.

We offer Leadership Skills exclusively as an in-company programme. If you would like to attend a public course, we recommend our QQI Managing People Course, which covers similiar skills.

  • Aims & Objectives
  • Course Content
  • Delivery Style
  • What Are The Benefits?

What will you gain from this course?

By the end of this course, participants will:

  • Understand what makes a good leader.
  • Gain an insight into their own leadership style.
  • Be able to set direction and prioritise goals to deliver results through others.
  • Know how to inspire and motivate a team using leadership skills.
  • Learn how to, and when to adapt your leadership style to the situation.
  • Understand the purpose and importance of emotional intelligence.
  • Know how to develop a strong communication style.
  • Apply the core principles of action-centred leadership to your work environment.
  • Understand how to promote employee development and mentor employee progress.

What is covered on this Leadership Training Course?

We've listed some of the course highlights below, but you can read a full, detailed course content breakdown by downloading our brochure.

  • Module 1: What is Leadership?


    Leadership v management
    Examining the role and attributes of a strong leader
    Reviewing different levels of leadership

  • Module 2: Your Leadership Style


    Leadership styles
    Discover your leadership style
    Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of your style

  • Module 3: Setting the Direction


    Setting strategic goals
    Managing your time
    Performance metrics

  • Module 4: Communication Skills


    Words, tone, body language
    Active listening
    Powerful questioning skills
    Core principles of running effective meetings

  • Module 5: Emotional Intelligence & Influencing Skills


    Definition and benefits of emotional intelligence
    Emotional intelligence in the workplace
    Influencing skills and persuading others

  • Module 6: Action Centred Leadership Model


    6.1 - Delivering results through others

    - Defining strategy, creating a plan
    - Deliverables, performance indicators, timescales

    6.2 - Leading the Team

    - Team-working, cooperation, morale and team spirit
    - Anticipate and resolve group conflict
    - Team roles within a group

    6.3 - Leading & Managing the Individual

    - Performance objectives and responsibilities
    - Identify & develop individual capabilities and strengths
    - Manage performance

Training and Learning Methodology

Participants will practise and solidify their leadership development and team building skills directly by taking part in an experiential exercise where they are required to choose a leader, work as a team, make decisions, delegate tasks, and assign roles and responsibilities. They will also assess their own and others' ability to lead successfully.

This practical workshop approach includes:

  • Discussions and exercises
  • Practical application of learning to your own challenges
  • Roleplay
  • Comprehensive course material
  • Delivery by a highly-experienced leadership training professional
  • Action plans

What are the benefits of this Leadership Skills Course?

  • Insight and understanding of your own leadership style.
  • Practical application of our Action Centred Leadership model.
  • Enhanced communication skills.
  • Emotional intelligence skills.
  • Techniques to motivate and inspire your team.
  • Time management tips.
  • Techniques for successful meetings.
  • Feedback and advice from experienced leadership trainers.
  • Confidence in your own abilities through practical learning and application.

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