If you want some practical tips on how to effectively lead, manage and motivate a team then this practical course is perfect. You'll learn how to make your team more productive, deal effectively with its dynamics, juggle different personalities, control difficult members, manage work-loads, make decisions, solve problems and generally encourage top performance.


Through group work, case study, discussion, presentation, debate and individual endeavour, the following objectives will be covered:

  • Identify your current preferred leadership styles and practices and what qualities, traits and style good leaders possess.
  • Learn how to choose an appropriate leadership style based on the situation at hand.
  • Recognise behaviour traits in yourself and others.
  • Recognise the difference between leadership and management and how different styles can impact on performance.
  • Gain a better understanding of differing personalities and what motivates them, leading to better communications and teamwork.
  • Learn how to motivate individuals to willingly expend effort on a task.
  • Develop a toolbox of motivational skills.
  • Understand how to develop and influence others.
  • Manage team dynamics to ensure that the team is working at peak performance.
  • Identify team member strengths and their role preferences.
  • Understand how teams develop over time and the stages they progress through.
  • Build supportive and effective teams and networks.
  • Recognise and understand different team roles and their importance in developing effective teamwork.
  • Learn how to lead groups to deliver objectives and outcomes.
  • Develop decision-making skills and chose appropriate decision-making styles increasing chances of successful implementation.
  • Allocate tasks and learn when and how to delegate to reduce overload and burnout.
  • Recognise and learn how to manage stress within the team.


Sandy Keating leads this workshop. Her specialist area is the impact of personality type on group dynamics - something she's studied in the workplace whether that's the office, factory floor or sports field. Just don't get her started about cricket!


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This workshop is available for in-house delivery which is cost effective if you've got more than a few people who need training with the added advantage that course content can be tailored to your specific organisational needs. Contact the trainer to discuss your requirements.


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"An excellent course that was very well presented by a trainer who was clearly experienced in his field and put his message across in a relaxed and good humoured manner. Thank you."
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