Building Personal Leadership Skills: Creating Stronger Relationships for a Stronger Organization

Building Personal Leadership Skills: Creating Stronger Relationships for a Stronger Organization


Date: (05-09/Mar) (13–17/Aug) (12-16/Nov)

Location: Kuala Lumpur – Cairo – Sydney

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Course Overview


The 5-day executive programmer requires all delegates to complete an in-depth personal styles assessment alongside a 360-degree leadership skills assessment as pre-assignments to gain a real insight into their leadership strengths. The training then combines a mix of interactive lectures, exercises and discussions, to help them build a complete picture of their individual potential and understand how they can become the best leaders they can be.


Program Objectives:

  • The nature of leadership and the importance of understanding how individual differences influence personal leadership style
  • How to build behavioral styles and skillsets that complement your leadership preferences
  • How to make effective decisions, and how to avoid the common pitfalls that decision makers face
  • What it means to “look like” a leader, and why it is important
  • How an engaging leadership style can increase employee performance, innovation and commitment
  • Ways in which an organization’s culture shapes our behavior and attitudes, and its significance for leadership and leadership effectiveness.


Who Should Attend?

This course will mainly benefit to purchasing managers, senior buyers, project managers, civil engineers, construction managers, contractors, sub-contractors, site engineers, senior management, and government agencies, architects, construction professionals, and anyone responsible for purchasing at a senior level who seeks to enhance their skills further.


Program Outline:

Day 1 – Understanding today’s Executive Leadership Expectations

  • Examining your executive leadership challenges
  • Exploring the fundamental concepts of executive leadership
  • The four-factor model of effective executive leadership
  • Differentiating between leadership and management
  • Identifying the executive leadership requirements for the 21st century


Day 2 – Leadership with the Head: Exploring the Strategic Elements of Executive Leadership

  • Defining mission, vision and values
  • Focusing on the “big picture” when building the culture
  • The importance of planning and prioritizing in day-to-day activities
  • Taking the time to focus on envisioning the future
  • How a personal vision statement helps you achieve your organizational vision


Day 3 – Leadership with the Hands: Understanding and Appreciating Situational Leadership II, the Art of Influencing Others

  • How to develop people, value differences and encourage honest communication
  • Developing your leadership style to gain commitment from your employees
  • Matching your leadership style to your employees’ developmental needs


Day 4 – Leadership with the Feet: Personal Values and Ethics at Work

  • Understanding the challenges you face—and the various ways you can manage them
  • Creating a culture of trusting relationships
  • How individualized “passionate purpose” provides a context for consistency and credibility


Day 5 – Leadership with the Heart: Practicing Ways to Communicate

  • Executive leadership techniques for enhancing pride in the work and the organization
  • Motivating the workforce: three elements that ensure increased job satisfaction and productivity
  • Examining the role of “emotional intelligence” in successful executive leadership
  • Assessing your “emotional intelligence”: your strengths and areas that need development