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Leadership and Management in International Development

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Duration: 5 days

Venue
Date
Application Deadline
Fee
Bangkok
12-16 Nov 18
12 Oct 18
£2350
Brighton
01-05 Jul 19
01 May 19
£2350
Bangkok
11-15 Nov 19
11 Oct 19
£2350

This Leadership and Management in International Development training course is dedicated to helping you to become an efficient and successful manager so that you can more efficiently influence and coordinate action with others. During the five days you put into practice all the theories that are covered, making it an incredibly practical course. If you can attend this training and later attend our M&E for Results 10 day course (within a 12 month period) you will receive our Certificate in International Development Management.

Why choose this course

Whether you are new or experienced manager, this course is for you if you either manage or lead a team, projects, programme, functional area or relate to varied stakeholders. We cover globally recognised management and leadership theories, tools and techniques and adapt them to your needs, putting each one into practice. You get to network and learn with others in the development sector, exercise new knowledge and skills on topics including influence, motivation and power analysis. Finally, you leave this leadership and management training course with a clear plan of how to apply what you have learnt, directly to your work.

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What you will learn

Through a mix of interactive facilitation, experiential activity and coaching you learn how to:

  • leverage your natural ability to lead and prioritise demands
  • understand your learning and leadership preferences and how to adapt them to others' needs
  • analyse your network and prepare for those new conversations that will make a difference
  • give and receive feedback
  • reflect on your own leadership style and presence.

Daily Course Objectives

Day 1

Setting yourself up for success

  • the differences between leading and managing
  • identify and prioritise demands - what is realistic?
  • identify leadership styles

Day 2

Understanding the power of your relationships and the nature of your motivation

  • stakeholder and network mapping
  • examine motivation
  • understand what motivates you and your network

Day 3

Developing individual and team performance

  • linking motivation to skill
  • holding conversations that matter
  • the art of feedback

Day 4

What makes teams effective

  • understanding the nature of teams
  • characteristics of effective teams and team leaders

Day 5

Leading into the future

  • examining power relations
  • exploring leadership presence
  • action planning.
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