Creative Leadership Development

This laboratory-style seminar employs instrumented feedback to determine preferences in behavior and leadership styles. Case studies will be used to demonstrate the principles of situational leadership. Interactive exercises will provide participants with opportunities to practice using styles not normally employed. Immediate feedback will be used to critique participant leadership effectiveness.

Course Benefits:

Program participants will gain:

  • Improved understanding of situational and contingency leadership
  • Enhanced awareness of leadership styles.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Define qualities of leadership
  • Describe various leadership styles
  • Determine the follower readiness of others
  • Describe situational leadership attributes and their effect on others
  • Identify transitional steps between follower and leader

Course Content:

  • How personal preference behavior affects leadership
  • The origins of situational and contingency leadership
  • Personal profile administration
  • Four leadership styles: directing, coaching, supporting and delegating
  • The influence of leadership style on follower performance
  • Personal assessment instruments and their implications
  • Leadership style effectiveness case study
  • Directive and supportive actions
  • Follower development and motivational work settings
  • Follower commitment and follower competence
  • Adapting leadership styles

Who Should Attend:

  • Frontline managers, sales and marketing staff, middle managers