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Leadership Excellence for Senior Management

Course Overview

Senior managers have unique demands placed upon them. They need to be able to lead the leaders – offering guidance, critiquing performance, and mentoring their team – while also identifying and developing new managers. To maximize performance and foster a healthy environment, senior managers must also motivate others, nurturing and utilizing the distinctive skills of each team member. Download the Course Outline and Information on Post-Class Content.

Who Should Attend

Mid- and upper-level managers looking to hone their senior management skills

Course Objectives

• Use wisdom and understanding to lead others • Deliver constructive critiques to your staff • More effectively coach and mentor your staff • Develop new managers • Better motivate your staff • Navigate organizational politics

Course Outline

1 - Leading Others

  • Comparing Vertical and Lateral Hierarchies: Leading in Different Structures of Command and Control
  • Leveraging Your Organization’s Structure
  • Knowing Your Employees – Developing Empathy
  • Beginning with the End in Mind and Back-Casting to the Desired Future State
  • Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals
  • Earning Your Team’s Trust with Honesty, Reliability, Availability, and Openness

2 - Strategies for Course Correction

  • Lighting a Fire: Motivating, Guiding, and Inspiring
  • Resolving Conflict: Forcing, Accommodating, Avoiding, Compromising, and Collaborating
  • Changing the Script: Trusting Your Team, Empowering Delegation, Celebrating Success, and Building & Reinforcing Your Team
  • Defining Team Roles and Creating a Balanced Team

3 - Effective Coaching and Mentoring

  • Providing Clear and Timely Feedback
  • Creating a Supportive Environment
  • Building a Mentorship Plan - Mentoring for Success

4 - Training New Managers

  • Preparing, Developing, and Supporting New Managers
  • Defining and Building Competencies
  • Documenting Best Practices while Rewarding and Emulating Effective Managers
  • Encouraging a Peer Network

5 - Motivation

  • Understanding the 8 Level Hierarchy of Needs
  • Managing Across Generations
  • Applying the CARE Model

6 - Organizational Politics

  • Being Politically Savvy, Ethical, and Effective
  • Building Political Intelligence
  • Understanding the Landscape

7 - The Big Picture

  • Thinking Through the Elements of Management

Enroll Today

This is a 3-day class

Price: $2,250.00
Payment Options

ILT Instructor‑Led Training

OLL Online LIVE

GTR  Guaranteed to Run

Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

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Cart When Time   Where How
12/17/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL
04/08/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL
08/07/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL
11/27/2019 9:00AM - 5:00PM Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training