Leading in Challenging Times
Leading in Challenging Times Workshop is a unique, intensive, and highly interactive experience that has catalyzed profound leadership transformations in organizations of all sizes and all industries.
Immensely practical and hands-on, Leading in Challenging Times Workshop is designed to inspire, engage, and help organizational leaders develop the skills needed to meet whatever leadership challenges lie ahead.
The Leadership Challenge model has been adopted and widely embraced by companies of all shapes and sizes, with results that have been validated the time and again over the past two decades.
Hundreds of start-ups, major corporations, hospitals, government organizations, schools, and universities have used The Leadership Challenge to make a difference to their organizations.
The Leadership Challenge Continues® Workshop is an innovative and flexible program that encourages leaders to remain focused on what they learned during their exposure to The Five Practices Model.
Participants will be asked to reflect upon the small wins they experienced since their leadership journey began, practice specific skills and behaviors that will prepare them for the next steps in their mission, and move beyond self-development by identifying ways for using the Five Practices to develop their team members and achieve broader spheres of influence within their organizations.
Emotional Intelligence (EI), team building, and creativity will be discussed as being critical elements for living the Five Practices.
More than ever before, organizations need to reinvent themselves to meet the demands of evolving business environments and to capitalize on unprecedented market trends.
This course is designed to provide participants with an insight into challenges organizations are facing today, and into how to embrace agility and resilience as key strategic competencies in this rapidly evolving ecosystem.
Are you up to the challenge?
This is official CMI Course.
You might be interested in other Leadership and Management programs as a next step.
- COURSE TYPE Practitioner
- COURSE NUMBER
- DURATION 5 Days
- COURSE ACCREDITED BY CMI UK
YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO
Organizational success depends heavily on the leadership in place.
Leadership has a say in everything that goes on in the organization. Organizational attitude and behavior, work environment, conflict management, organizational structure, power and politics, culture and many other regulatory aspects are all affected by the actions of leadership.
This course looks at leadership from that perspective and provides participants with the opportunity to acquire an understanding of how leadership shapes and affects organizational outcomes.
Workshop elaborates on what it takes to become a great manager by focusing on two distinct managerial requirements: first developing business and economic acumen without which no manager can make value-adding decisions, and second by bringing out the best in people.
IMPORTANT COURSE INFORMATION
Participants on this interactive course will have the opportunity to strengthen their practice of adaptive leadership no matter what role they play in their organizations. Also, this course presents tools and tactics to help participants lead and mobilize people and tackle tough problems while reaching high.
This course includes the use of ExperienceChange™ simulation software which is an expert-guided program designed to help participants execute ideas while teaching the essentials of successful change.
ExperienceChange™ simulates a year-in-the-life of a team-leading innovation and transformation in an organization that is facing increasing competition and changing product landscapes.
CMI qualifications provide a progressive framework that enables you to develop and broaden your management skills.
CMI offers qualifications from Level 2, ideal for aspiring managers, to Level 8, suited to C-level senior managers.
Levels 2 / 3
Designed for aspiring, supervisory or first line managers, Levels 2 and 3 offer a broad range of knowledge ranging from team leading to project and resource management.
Levels 4 / 5
For mid-managers, Levels 4 and 5 are more appropriate as they focus on developing core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management.
Levels 6 / 7
Levels 6 and 7 are developed for Directors and Senior Managers who have the responsibility to translate organizational strategy into effective performance.
CMI is the only organization that offers Level 8 which is suited to C-level senior managers.
Strategic Axis as an official CMI Provider eligable to conduct assessment exams to achieve CMI qualifications.
Module 1: Innovation and organizational transformation
- The journey to impact
- Creating a great solution
- Realizing the full potential of the solution
- The solution focus
- The organization focus
- Co-creating the future
- Involving relevant stakeholders
- Problem-solving methods
- Creating something new
- Design thinking
- Optimizing what exists today
- Optimizing using Lean
- Tuning using Six Sigma
Module 2: Leading organizational transformation
- The definition of organizational transformation
- Organizational transformation as a discipline
- Corporate transformation lessons
- Assessing the situation
- Interviewing stakeholders
- Driving forces
- Restraining forces
- Force Field
- The journey from challenge to impact
- Feeling the dip
- Moderating the dip
- Realizing great solutions through a transformation
- The organizational transformation process
Module 3: Understanding agility and resilience
Defining organizational agility and resilience
The new norms: pace, disruptions, and turbulence
Corporate comparison: agility and resiliency versus rigidity and fragility
The Adaptive Capacity Framework
The concept of resilience engineering
Critical competencies to lead in a disruptive business environment
The implications of readiness and resilience for leadership
Anticipating disruptions before the damage occurs
Establishing the leadership team
Putting the right communication system in place
Aligning people, processes, and technology
Employee engagement and team empowerment
Developing performance measures
Module 4: Leadership and organizational motivation
Organizational motivation – from theory to practice
Leading towards a motivated work environment
Motivation through job design
Motivation through goal setting
Motivation through performance appraisals
Motivation through performance incentives
Motivation success measures
Module 5: Leadership and organizational teams
The individual contributor versus the team player
High performing organizational teams
Characteristics of high-performance teams
Leading teams within an organization
Behavioral approaches to team leadership
The role of the context
Contemporary approaches to team leadership
Power within a team
Politics within a team
Performance success measures
The influence of organizational culture
Module 6: The Five Dysfunctions of a Team®
Identifying the Five Dysfunctions of a Team®:
Dysfunction #1: absence of trust
Dysfunction #2: fear of conflict
Dysfunction #3: lack of conflict
Dysfunction #4: avoidance of accountability
Dysfunction #5: inattention to results
Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions
Module 7: Leading in stress and crisis
Stress and its effects on the body, mind, and spirit
Holistic response to stress
Personality styles and response to stress
Managing conflicts during times of stress
Resolving disputes constructively during times of pressure
Leading others to sudden changes
Motivating yourself and others under pressure
Creative leadership effectiveness
Stress handling techniques for you and your employees
Implementing creative problem-solving skills for your team when facing a crisis
In The Classroom
Private Team Training
Indiviual Private Session
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