Comprehensive course analysis
Who should attend
With an average of 3 years’ management experience, this programme is aimed at those in or about to take on their first leadership role.
- High-potential individuals in a, or about to take up their first, leadership role with some (usually less than five years) managerial experience.
- People with decision-making responsibilities, but with limited experience of managing people.
- Individuals who wish to adjust their leadership style.
About the course
Transform from a contributor to a high–performing leader, and make the best possible start to your leadership journey.
New responsibilities need new skills
As a leader, you need the tools, frameworks and mindset to inspire and achieve results through others.
Benefits for you
- Transition from individual contributor to inspirational leader.
- Develop a toolkit of practical skills to give feedback, negotiate, deal with conflict and plan projects.
- Get the best results from your teams; personal professional coaches show you how.
- Explore your leadership style and understand your strengths and weaknesses with psychometric profiling.
- Become part of a global network of emerging leaders from a broad range of industries who are on the same journey.
- Benefit from one-to-one coaching.
- Learn how to inspire and engage diverse groups of people to make an immediate impact back at your company.
Benefits for your organisation
- Watch your organisational performance and business results improve through stronger team leadership.
- Develop a pipeline of effective leaders.
- Witness teams function more effectively due to increased levels of engagement and better job satisfaction.
- Increase your business productivity through more efficient and coherent teamwork.
What you learn
Three key themes run through the programme, each developing a vital set of skills needed to lead teams successfully:
- Leadership: Undergo a personality assessment for unique insight into your leadership style and the effect your approach may have on others.
- Teams: Learn about the behaviours that build a collaborative and supportive team environment and develop your social awareness to successfully manage conflict.
- Delivering results: Build a skillset to get results through others; achieve this through project planning, negotiation, coaching, influencing and action planning.
How you learn
- Our globally-acclaimed faculty arm you with a toolkit for the real-world, giving you instantly applicable skills to face challenges now.
- Gain from our faculty’s industry experience and expertise to make your leadership transition as smooth and successful as possible.
- Hands-on learning beyond the classroom on our Pit Stop Challenge at Silverstone shows you how teams can work under pressure.
- Immerse yourself in team simulations to put your learning into immediate action for instant results.
Your learning experience
- Before you start, you complete the NEO PI-R personality assessment to help build your self-awareness.
- Develop your social awareness skills and self-knowledge throughout the programme.
- A combination of theory and practice embeds learning and makes it impactful.
- Exposure to unique UK businesses – like the home of British Motor Racing – where you apply team theory in a fast-paced learning environment.
- Learn from top management scholars, such as Niro Sivanathan who shares his award-winning research on psychology of the self and decision-making.
Hybrid learning is a new learning model that enables the simultaneous delivery of our programmes to participants either on campus or live virtually. We’ve carefully designed this approach to create a seamless learning experience, where virtual and face-to-face participants interact and learn together. Virtual participants will also have the opportunity to live the London experience by joining us on campus for an exclusive day of networking with like-minded professionals and with the latest thinking from our world-class faculty.
Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour BA (Queen’s), MSc (Queen’s), PhD (Northwestern) Dr Niro Sivanathan’s research and teaching have received international recognition. His research explores how the psychology of the self – specifically our motivation to maintain the integrity of the...
Dr Selin Kesebir’s research interests include cooperation, gender, morality and inequality. She teaches Negotiations in her role as Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour, of London Business School. Prior to joining the School she was a Post-doctoral Research Associate at UVa’s Darden Sc...
Dr Michael Parke’s research examines how organisations, teams and leaders can manage and use employee emotions and proactivity to improve creativity and overall effectiveness at work. His research, which has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Academy of Management Review,...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
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