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Management and Leadership Training

Excellent managers and leaders are critical to the effective operation and ultimate success of any business.

In today’s business environment, managers at all levels must possess the ability not only to achieve results and meet targets by directing the work and effort of their teams; but also to lead by example and inspire people towards engaging in the corporate vision and driving the organisation’s goals.

Managers and leaders 
need to build a toolkit

To be truly effective, managers and leaders, therefore, need to build a toolkit of knowledge, skills and behaviours that will set them, their teams and their organisations up for success

There is a broad combination of fundamental skills that managers need to acquire and develop; setting objectives, motivating, delegating, coaching and giving feedback to name a few. Good management starts with the self, so at the same time managers must develop an awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, their preferred style and approach, and their emotional triggers; and learn how to manage, mitigate and maximise these for the benefit of their teams.

Essential management knowledge starts with finance, strategy, planning and team dynamics, but it doesn’t end there. The best managers expand their thinking beyond what’s visible and obvious and can also capitalize on the hidden drivers of organisational success: inclusion, agility, flexibility, and employee wellbeing and engagement.

Managers and leaders are role models, and the example they set has a huge impact on the organisational culture. So it’s critical that they first appreciate and then demonstrate the appropriate behaviours that build trust and promote a positive working environment – and do so authentically and consistently.

Underpinning all of this is excellence in communication: influencing, persuading, negotiating, collaborating, networking; and engaging and inspiring people to bring their best selves to work every day.

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Did you know?

According to the CMI over 85% of managers agreed their management and leadership qualification improved their performance

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Management &

Leadership

Qualifications

Obtaining a qualification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) or ILM will help you develop your core management skills and boost team performance. You will increase your credibility and enhance your career prospects.

We have a range of accredited training programmes from the CMI and ILM including:

  • ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management
  • ILM Level 5 Award in Leadership and Management
  • CMI Level 3 Award in Principles of Management and Leadership

 

Are you looking for a training course for yourself or someone in your team?
Take a look at our blended virtual training programmes; virtual expert-led delivery, 1:1 virtual coaching, plus on-demand digital learning.
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Leadership in the

Digital Age

The traits required to lead today are different from those needed five, 10, or 15 years ago – creating a need for leaders to upskill, challenge behaviours and change ways of thinking. Constant and continual change has changed our tolerance for risk, meaning leaders are expected to embrace change through a series of quick decisions, resolving any problems as and when they arise.

 

Leadership Traits - Podcast
Todd Turner (CEO) and Valerie Nichols (Executive Consultant) discuss six pairs of traits that will ensure leaders are well-equipped to lead, and how it's important to have a balance between each trait.
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Our range

of topics

We provide training programmes for a range of other core people development topics including team development, personal effectiveness, wellness and life skills as well as other business skills too.

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Tell us more about your training and development requirements. We’ll be delighted to discuss your needs and deliver a programme for you.