Food Security and Agriculture

Training Course on Leadership and People Management

Course Overview

Leadership is a method of communicative power which enhances the efforts of individuals to achieve goals and essential skills for business professionals. Our course is specially designed to provide participants with skills required to lead any team in the organization successfully. The course will help in acquiring characteristics that are important for any outstanding leader. Our leadership skills experts have plentiful knowledge of the industry and know how to make the topics engaging in order to create memorable and valuable learning experience.

Course objectives:

By attending the leadership and people management training course you will be able to:

  • Understand the difference between leadership and management
  • Apply different range of leadership approaches in different situations
  • Be able to use the knowledge to monitor and improve the team
  • Examine ethical aspects of leadership and values that drive lasting results
  • Understand Important management skills such as communication skills and negotiation skills
  • Know how to motivate and handle difficult individuals

Who can attend the course?

  • Board members, senior executives and valuable leaders in organizations or teams undergoing change
  • Managers, supervisors and team leaders responsible for working through others to achieve company goals.
  • Those looking for business gains and benefits for managing teams effectively

Benefits to the organisation:

  • The organization will be capable of focusing on the long term organisational needs
  • Motivated to deal effectively with the operational tasks
  • Increase self-awareness, flexibility and confidence in their team
  • Secure in the knowledge that their team is truly capable of producing results

Personal benefits:

  • Have ability to select leadership and management approaches most suitable for their situation and personal style
  • Gain self-assurance to move beyond traditional assumptions about the ‘right’ way to manage
  • Get confidence through the opportunity to experiment with key techniques before applying them in the work place

Course Duration: 5 days

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to leadership and leadership styles

By the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Define and differentiate between leadership and management.
  • Analyze the characteristics of a leader
  • Understand what skills are required to be an effective leader
  • Explain the principles of leadership
  • Analyse different leadership styles as they have evolved over time
  • Contrast between past leaders and modern leaders
  • Analyse different types of leadership styles;

– Great man theory
– The trait theory
– Transformational leadership

Module 2: Emotional intelligence in business

By the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Define what is emotional intelligence
  • Understand the characteristics of emotional intelligence in leaders
  • Understand importance of emotional intelligence to leaders
  • Learn how to perceive emotions accurately
  • Use emotions in order to facilitate thinking of the team members
  • Learn how to manage personal and team emotions by understanding emotional meanings
  • Understand how to apply emotional intelligence in the work place
  • Deal with constructive disagreement

Module 3: Coaching and mentoring

By the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Know the difference between coaching and mentoring
  • Understand the benefits of coaching and mentoring at all levels of the organisation
  • Identify the right mentors and coach and ensure a valuable mentor-mentee and coach-coachee relationship
  • Competencies of an effective coach or mentor
  • Effective and powerful communication techniques to deliver results
  • Understand how to create the coaching culture and important concepts in coaching
  • Understand key components of mentoring and the various techniques and models used
  • Understand various mistakes/ pitfalls to avoid in coaching and mentoring
  • Measure and evaluate mentoring/ coaching program success

Module 4: Conflict management and resolution

By the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the sources and levels of conflict and difficult situations
  • Respond to conflict situations
  • Apply advanced interpersonal skills for conflict management
  • Determine the techniques and tactics for managing conflict
  • Master the art of persuasion, influence and negotiation
  • Apply strategies to handle challenging or difficult conversations
  • Manage organizational conflict and culture
  • Move difficult situations forward

Module 5 Motivation, inspiration and empowerment

By the end of the session the participant should be able to:

  • Understand the key concepts of motivation, inspiration and empowerment
  • Identify individual and organizational motivators
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the changing context for employee empowerment
  • Analyse problems caused by power imbalances in employment relations and recommend solutions
  • Influence others in their thinking about the effects of technological changes and globalisation on contemporary employment
  • Draw up a practical plan for motivating, inspiring and empowering the team in the work place
  • Create a perfect balance of delegating and know how successful delegation can lead to empowerment

Note: This outline provides a general structure for the training. The specific content, activities, and duration of each session may be adjusted based on the target audience, learning objectives, and available time.

Classroom Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 08, 2024 Jul 12, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Aug 12, 2024 Aug 16, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Sep 16, 2024 Sep 20, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Oct 21, 2024 Oct 25, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register
Nov 25, 2024 Nov 29, 2024 Nairobi $ 950 Register

Virtual Training Schedule

Start Date End Date Location Cost Apply
Jul 22, 2024 Jul 26, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Aug 26, 2024 Aug 30, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Sep 30, 2024 Oct 04, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Nov 04, 2024 Nov 08, 2024 Online $ 350 Register
Dec 09, 2024 Dec 13, 2024 Online $ 350 Register

Registration Process

Enrolling in our training programs is effortless! Upon submitting your details on the course registration link, a representative will get in touch with the relevant information.

Group Discounts

Boost your team's skills and maximize value with our attractive group discounts. Enroll 3 or more participants and enjoy significant discounts on any of our training programs.

Course Language

This Training course is offered in ENGLISH . Please indicate the language of choice during registration.

Training Approach

Our instructor-led trainings use well guided presentations, practical exercises, and group acivities. Participants are encouraged to bring any data relevant to their job responsibilities. Training manuals and additional reference materials are provided to the participants.

Certification

Upon completion of training, the participant will be issued with a certificate of Completion.

Post Training Support

Our commitment our clients success extends beyond the training program. We offer ongoing 3 months support through Q&A sessions, online forums, and access to our expert instructors.

Tailor-Made Course

We design customized training programs and inhouse workshops to meet specific training needs and organizational goals. Contact us to find out more: training@perk-gafrica.com