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$300 per module, $1,250 for 5 modules: $1250

Modules available

  • Module One - The essential skills of a Strategic Leader
  • Module Two - Expectations of Strategic Leaders in 21st century organizations
  • Module Three- The vision-led organization – Preparing the foundations for future success
  • Module Four - High Impact Team Performance
  • Module Five - Leveraging Talent
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High Impact Strategic Leadership

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Start Date: 23/11/2020
Duration: 1 to 5 days
Price : $300 per module, $1,250 for 5 modules

Programme Overview

GTC Live Online (Pick and Choose) Training Course

CMI Certified and CPD Accredited

High Impact Strategic Leadership Program

Course Outline

In today’s rapidly changing landscape strategic leadership is needed to make a difference. Strategic leadership refers to a manager’s potential to express a strategic vision for the organisation, or a part of the organisation, and to motivate and persuade others to acquire that vision by aligning internal resources to achieve the ambitions, as well as aligning internal and external stakeholders.

The demands placed on today’s managers of teams are intense. No matter how impeccable your technical skills – whether in your own function or business in general – you are constantly asked to get more out of your teams. Even in the comparatively early stages of an executive career, there is pressure not just to manage but also to lead.

This GTC online instructor led course is designed to help you understand the challenges and opportunities that define the moment, what needs to be done, and how to mobilise people and resources with purpose and urgency. This learning will enhance your ability to obtain results through others by improving self-awareness, motivating your team and influencing your organization

Ten Key Learning Outcomes

 Delegates who attend this GTC course will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Utilise practical strategic planning to become an affective organisational leader
  • Improve strategic thinking and implementation
  • Determine your personal leadership strengths and limitations
  • Implement strategy and deal with ambiguity and multiple stakeholders
  • Ensure that your organisation is staying ahead of the competition in an evolving market
  • Engage and inspire others to accomplish your strategy
  • Implementing strategies to achieve operational efficiencies
  • Recognise the importance of employee engagement in delivering good performance
  • Understand the effects of making changes and managing performance
  • Fostering management excellence by example and leadership

Global Recognition

 GTC have received the seal of approval for our Leadership and Management training programmes are an Approved Centre of the Chartered Management Institute(CMI). The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. This specific course has been successfully mapped and recognised by the CMI against the latest Professional Standards. By attending this complete course, you will receive:

  • 12 months’ free Membership with CMI, including access to ManagementDirect and all membership benefits;
  • Recognition of investment in development, providing improved productivity, engagement and commitment to CPD; and
  • CMI Recognised certification upon completion of your programme

To receive the CMI Certificate and 12 months’ free membership, you must attend the complete course.

GTC have been awarded the Provider of Training Excellence by the Continuing Professional Development Standards Office(CPDSO).  For attending this course, you will be entitled to CPD Credits based on the number of hours of attendance.  Accordingly, you will be entitled to six CPD Credits for each day and you will also receive a CPD Recognised e-certificate upon completion of your programme. Your course completion certificate will reflect the number of CPD Credits based on how many days you choose.

Delivery Methods

 This is practical Instructor Led Virtual course where there is no fluff or unnecessary materials ‘just to fill the void’ with non-value add information. The Training Modules and daily topics have been fully researched so that the content, the activities, the outcomes and the learning objectives are in line with management best practice. Each daily module considers the competence and key behaviours and have been designed to make sure that the training is impactful. The materials are straight to the point with knowledge and strategies that you can use right away.

A variety of different learning methods are used, and these are:

  • Dynamic slide presentation that gives a brief relevant and appropriate statement (no more than 16 words) and each with powerful image to reflect the context and message of the statement.
  • Video clips covering: Transformational Leadership, Self- Awareness, Motivation and Team Building.
  • Relevant Case Studies that during each learning day will be discussed and debated by the Instructor and all course participants.
  • Relevant e books and whitepapers that each you will be required to Read, Review and Reflect each evening of the training course duration.
  • Discuss, Debate and Decide papers covering a range of leadership and management articles based on:
    • Interpersonal Excellence
    • Personal Effectiveness
    • Organizational Performance
  • Bespoke Team Assignmentwhereby at the end of the course, you will be tasked to make a presentation to the Instructor and other course participants. You will need to cover:
    • Leadership personalities and traits
    • Leadership strategy
    • Team motivation
    • Team Performance Management
    • Talent Management
    • Strategic and tactical decision making
    • Communication
    • Change Management

Pick and Choose

 At GTC, we recognise that you will have acquired many competencies and skills from your academic and actual work experiences.  We are offering you the opportunity to pick and choose to attend all, or even just one day of the course; depending on your knowledge and learning requirements.

            Day One -   The essential skills of a Strategic Leader

            Day Two -   Expectations of Strategic Leaders in 21st century organizations

            Day Three- The vision-led organization – Preparing the foundations for future                              success

            Day Four -   High Impact Team Performance

            Day Five -    Leveraging Talent

 Course Schedule

 Using the most advanced Learning Management System, this online training course is conducted online using Zoom and has three actual training sessions:

Setup and Administration       09:00 to 09:30

1st Session                               09:30 to 11:00 –  live instructor led

2nd Session                              11:00 to 12:30 –  offline reading and assignment activity

Break                                       60 minutes –        lunch/prayer

3rd Session                              13:30 to 14:45 –  live instructor led

Q&A                                        14:45 to 15:00 –   live instructor led

 Daily Topics

Day One–The essential skills of a Strategic Leader

 Competency Description

Leaders need to think strategically and navigate the unknown effectively. They must possess these six abilities: anticipate, challenge, interpret, decide, align, and learn. An adaptive strategic leader—someone who is both resolute and flexible, persistent in the face of setbacks but also able to react strategically to environmental shifts—has learned to apply all six at once.

 Topics to be covered

  • Becoming a true Strategic and Transformational Leader
  • The Evolution of Leadership
  • The transition to strategic leadership
  • The main characteristics of a Strategic Leader

 Personal Impact and Key Behaviours

  • Developing a greater capability for leadership
  • Dispelling the myths of Strategic Leadership
  • Build self-awareness
  • Create possibilities

Day Two - Expectations of Strategic Leaders in 21st century organizations

 Competency Description

In a world of disruptive digital business models, augmented workforces, flattened organizations, and an ongoing shift to team-based work practices, organizations are challenging their leaders to step up and show the way forward.It’s clear from current research that many people believe that organizations have new leadership needs.Today’s leaders are expected to do much more than supervise individuals. Today, leaders must have a positive influence on teams, business results, customers and even their industry.

 Topics to be covered

  • Roles and responsibilities of 21st Century strategic leadership
  • The changing role of the leader in a VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous).
  • Making effective business decisions
  • Leading continuous change

Personal Impact and Key Behaviours

  • Describe the challenges facing leaders today
  • Creating ‘values-led’ people
  • Establishing the “why,” - not just the “what” and “how”
  • Determine the pace of change in today’s business landscape

Day Three - The vision-led organization – Preparing the foundations for future success

 Competency Description

A strategic plan cannot succeed unless it is derived from a clear vision of what the organization will look like at a specific point in the future. This vision is encapsulated in a written description of the organization’s desired future state in terms of budget size, client base, staffing levels and program areas and other parameters. A successful strategic planning process will examine and make informed projections about environmental realities to help an organization anticipate and respond to change by clarifying its mission and goals;

Topics to be covered

  • How Leaders Have Vision, Values and Purpose
  • Future focused Strategic Leadership
  • Three levels of Strategic Leadership Agility
  • The future we want, the leadership we need

Personal Impact and Key Behaviours

  • Envisioning the future
  • Distinguish between change management and change leadership
  • Demonstrate leadership behaviours required to encourage and lead innovation
  • Implement and motivate for alignment

Day Four - High Impact Team Performance

 Competency Description

Creating high-impact teams is about finding the right balance between me and we.

It’s important to remember that whenever people come together, a culture is formed. It’s what humans do. Creating and maintaining that culture must be intentional and thoughtful.Leading high-impact teams involves how you organize the individual abilities of your team to set them up for success. While it seems like effective leadership is about your leadership skills, it really comes down to how you organize the team, then how you use those skills to guide the team through the process of achieving a common objective.

 Topics to be covered

  • Building a High Impact Team (HIT).
  • Exploring motivation and creating a motivational and high-performance climate
  • The critical importance of direct communications
  • Rooting out undesirable behaviour - team performance realities

 Personal Impact and Key Behaviours

  • Guiding your team to a desired future
  • Analyse the values, thinking, and practices that need to be developed to be a high impact leader
  • Practice and promote collaboration
  • Lead and advocate change

Day Five - Leveraging Talent

 Competency Description

Smart leaders better leverage talent because they are keenly aware that their success depends on the success of their team. No matter what business you are in, how you consistently attract, develop, engage and retain talent matters.Talent is the number one issue for all companies around the world. This is because we are living in a knowledge economy and there is a talent shortage.

 Topics to be covered

  • Talent Management - Identifying the best and brightest talent
  • Workforce and Succession planning
  • The future of talent management
  • Building a talent management strategy

Personal Impact and Key Behaviours

  • Create an effective approach to communications and stakeholder engagement to drive high impact change
  • Leverage diversity
  • Integrate workforce planning
  • Define the immediate and medium-term benefits of maximising the use of talent