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Leadership Training to Develop Strong Leaders (Leadership Development (PDL))

  • Length 2 days
  • Price  NZD 1500 exc GST
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Why study this course

For those who have identified team members with the potential to lead teams and projects in the future, enrolling them in leadership training courses helps develop their potential. You can also book and sit this course to invest in yourself and advance your career.

This Leadership Training in NZ is available in Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, or online. This practical short course provides participants with an impactful learning journey that develops insight and skills to develop as a leader and teaches functional management skills that are core competencies needed by people in leadership roles. It utilises a system of activities that have been scientifically proven to provide leaders with improved levels of agility, resilience, and improved communication skills.

In this dynamic, two-day professional Leadership and Management course, you'll learn how to become an effective leader who is self-aware, builds trust, and can inspire a high-performing team. You'll also learn management skills such as problem-solving, decision-making, giving feedback, and performance management.

During this course, you will complete the REACH Personality Profiling tool, which will provide insight into your preferred Leadership style, strengths, and areas for growth to influence better. This newly found awareness will empower you to connect better with others and provide you with an improved level of interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

This course is delivered in partnership with PD Training.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of a leader, their traits, how are they different to a manager

  • Look beyond the common leadership stereotypes

  • Learn how your personality traits interact with your leadership styles

  • Understand leading with Emotional Intelligence (EI) and how to choose the best approach

  • Understand and apply Situational Leadership

  • Build trust within your team

  • Increase the performance of your team through developing team spirit

  • Lead with passion and empower others to act by using rapport building techniques

  • Use creative problem-solving and decision-making methods

  • Improve your coaching and mentoring skills

  • Give feedback to inspire greater performance with engagement and buy-in

  • Identify and apply strategies to manage underperforming members of the team

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PD Training at Lumify Work

PD Training is Australia's leading provider of professional development training, cutting edge psychometric profiling and HR services. They help companies provide training and development to their staff that is on-target, fun, retained, and achieves their goals.
Lumify Work partners with PD Training to offer an extensive range of Professional Development training and short courses, through a network of over 400 specialist trainers.

Who is the course for?

This is a practical class that is suitable for all audiences, and provides participants with tools they can apply on-the-job (and in other contexts) the very next day.

Course subjects

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Leading, Managing, and Coaching

  • Defining Leadership and Influence

  • Characteristics of a Leader

  • Core Leadership Theories

Lesson 2: Your Personality Style and Leadership

  • REACH Profile Review

  • Personal Style Markers

  • Leading Dimensions

  • Profile Interactions

Lesson 3: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

  • Relationship Management and Influence

  • Emotional Honesty

Lesson 4: Leadership Flexibility

  • Situational Leadership

  • Matching Leadership Style to Development Level

Lesson 5: Trust

  • Building Trust

  • Trust in MY Team

Lesson 6: Encouraging Teamwork

  • Lessons from Geese

  • What the Leader Can Do

Lesson 7: Influencing Skills

  • The Art of Persuasion

  • The Principles of Influence

  • Influencing by Building Rapport

  • Bridging the Gap

  • Watching and Listening

Lesson 8: Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Define the Terms

  • Four-Step Problem Solving Process

  • Defining the Problem

Lesson 9: Coaching and Mentoring

  • Coaching

  • Mentoring

  • Introducing the G.R.O.W. Model

  • Benefits of Setting Goals

  • Setting SMART Goals

Lesson 10: Feedback

  • Four Key Areas

  • Types of Feedback

  • Feedback Delivery Tools

  • Feedback Using the SBI model

  • Seeking Feedback

Lesson 11: Managing Performance

  • Common Performance Issues

  • How to Manage Underperformance

  • Taking Initial Action

Lesson 12: Reflections

  • Recommended Reading List

  • Taking Formal Action

  • Underperformance Meeting Plan




Lumify Work offers training through our partnership with PD Training. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to PD Training for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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