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Oxford Management Centre

The Middle Manager Development Programme – Creating Future Leaders

Available dates

Dec 8—12, 2019
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 4950
USD 990 per day
Mar 29—Apr 2, 2020
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 4950
USD 990 per day
Sep 6—10, 2020
5 days
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 4950
USD 990 per day


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About the course

There are many experienced managers who have considerable experience at handling day to day management issues and are now ready for a far greater challenge: becoming transformational leaders as well as full-range managers. This task involves fulfilling these two vital functions whilst at the same time displaying more leadership and sophisticated communication, influencing and political behaviours. This Oxford programme is about making this vital transition and exploring and mastering the knowledge and skills that will confidently take you to that next level of competence – from technical professional to inspiring leader.

It will provide you with a solid grasp of both Emotional Intelligence and Political Intelligence skills and real insights into your own and other’s personalities, behaviours and attitudes. It will also help you to understand your organisation’s culture, the developmental stages of your team and the corresponding team leadership style required from you. In addition, you will master the essential skills of motivation, coaching, providing up-building feedback and managing change and your own career advancement.

Seminar Objective

  • Ensuring that you have all the core skills of highly effective leadership as well as management
  • Understanding what drives individual behaviour and the culture of your organisation
  • Exploring team dynamics, situational leadership and how to get your staff to play to their strengths
  • Knowing how to implement strategic plans and motivate and reward excellence
  • Mastering coaching, feeding back and managing upwards
  • Having a framework for managing change and your career development

Seminar Outline

  • Differentiating Management from Leadership and displaying the Five Pairs of Transformational Leadership
  • Developing both your Emotional and Political Intelligence
  • Using Personality and Learning Preferences to tailor our Communication and Influence
  • Understanding and Creating a Supportive Organisational Culture
  • Diagnosing the Development Stage of your Team and using the appropriate Situational Leadership Style towards it
  • Motivating your Staff using a Comprehensive Model and providing them with Timely Feedback
  • The Principles of Effective Delegation, Goal Setting and Performance Appraisals
  • Mastering the Powerful Q-OPD ‘SOCORE’ Coaching Model and the Q-OPD ‘PRLCI’ Mentoring Model
  • Effectively Managing Change Initiatives using the Latest Insights from Neuro-Science
  • Proactively Managing your Own Career Progression and Developing and Implementing your Personal Action Plan

Who should attend

  • Experienced supervisors who are ready to take on a wider role
  • Individuals who want to make the transition from competent professional to inspirational leader
  • Managers who need a deeper understanding of what drives individual behaviour and group dynamics
  • Leaders who need to hone their influencing skills to get results that matter
  • Staff about to embark on leading a change programme within their organisation

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