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Essential Leadership Skills

For new and established leaders - learn the foundations of sound leadership and how to apply this in practical terms to your own role.


We’ve all seen examples of great leadership and the significant positive impact they can have – discover the foundations of sound leadership and how to apply this in practical terms to your own role.

Our Essential Leadership Skills Programme will provide you with a strong foundation in leadership, enabling you to reflect upon your leadership style and learn how to further develop your leadership capabilities. The programme offers seven modules in total to allow you to develop your skills in manageable chunks Please note we can also deliver this as an in-house option.

This programme is comprised of seven half day workshops and has been designed to help you develop and refine a set of essential skills to enable you to thrive in your role and drive your business forward in an effective, engaging and motivational manner. 


Workshop 1: Focusing on the leadership role   
Workshop 2: Engaging teams and individuals 
Workshop 3: Leading teams through change 
Workshop 4: Excellence in communication 
Workshop 5: Handling conflict in the workplace 
Workshop 6: Managing performance 
Workshop 7: Programme review 


  • Identify and work on your own leadership style and capabilities - Lead your team to consistently high levels of performance
  • Maintain a balance between achieving your own tasks and leading others
  • Use the right leadership style for the right situation
  • Harness the ideas of your team to achieve results
  • Build a structured plan to focus on the future
  • Achieve successful outcomes through different levels of change
  • Understand your workforce and focus on their individual needs
  • Keep people engaged and on board with workplace changes
  • Influence others with a controlled and professional communication style
  • Embed a positive and constructive workplace culture to deal with conflict
  • Know when to ignore, manage and escalate conflict situations
  • Identify your own strengths and areas to develop in conflict styles
  • Manage situations within employment law requirements and best practice
  • Gain a clear perspective on performance issues
  • Raise the level of awareness in individuals and plan a way forward
  • Identify how to tackle ongoing challenges and coach others into becoming solutions focused.

Who Should Attend

  • Existing leaders who want to refresh their skills and explore current best practice
  • Those thinking of moving into a leadership role and wish to explore the roles and responsibilities further

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