Leadership Fundamentals

Course Aims:

This course is designed to act as both an introduction to leadership for newly appointed managers as well as a refresher for more experienced managers.

Delegates are encouraged to collect feedback about their leadership style prior to the event.

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Have a greater understanding of their own leadership style and use practical tools to improve the leadership of their teams.
  • Motivate their staff better.
  • Delegate more confidently and effectively.


  • 2 days/In house

    Leadership styles

    • What makes a good leader?
    • Identifying and adapting your leadership style
    • Task, team and individual

    Improving your own leadership style

    • Situational Leadership
    • Directing and Supporting
    • Leadership checklist tool

    Leadership in action

    • Leadership feedback
    • What do you do well?
    • What should you do differently?

    Understanding motivation

    • Personal experiences
    • What motivates you?
    • What motivates your team?
    • Motivation checklist tool

    Motivating your team better

    • Understanding individual needs
    • Setting motivational objectives
    • Reviewing performance
    • Recognition – practical tips
    • What is it?
    • What are the benefits of delegation?
    • What are the practical steps?
    • What should I delegate and who should I delegate to?
    Action planning
    • Transferring learning back to the workplace