The Art and Science of Leadership in Complex Environments
(LEADERIT, Live Instructor-Led Training, 2 days)


Description

Modern IT projects are some of the most far reaching and complex endeavors that an organization undertakes. Consequently, the professional teams that undertake these projects are sophisticated, highly skilled and diverse. What does it take to lead such a team towards a successful implementation? How can a leader stimulate creativity while keeping the project on track and in compliance with identified requirements and guidelines? This is not a trivial task. This SETC certified course equips the business professional with leading edge skills and techniques to build, motivate and develop teams in today’s complex and technology driven workplace. This workshop will inspire and motivate all those who participate. Whether you are a business executive or a business professional, the SETC certified leadership course will enable you to develop the leader in you.

Dates and Pricing


2 People for Delivery $1,150/person

Outline

Leadership: Can it be Defined?
What is a Manager?
What Distinguishes a Leader?
The Qualities of a Leader
The Leader and the People
Leadership and Information Technology
The Visionary
The Road Ahead – The Vision
To Change or Not to Change
The Art of Communication and the Sharing of Knowledge
The Art of the Follow Through
The Poison of Complacency
Work It! The Power to Energize
Setting Benchmarks and Ethical Standards
The Vision versus Reality
The Ability to Build
Understanding the Big Picture
Working with what you have: Personality Types:
Working with what you have: Skills and Knowledge
Rewards and Consequences
Conducting Meetings
The Keys to a Successful Team
The Ability to Manage
The Management Balance
Don’t Break: Managing Stress
You’re on the Clock: Managing Time
To Emote or not to Emote
The Energy Balance
Managing Real Life People
Managing Yourself: Achieving Balance
The Ability to Communicate
Speaking for Effect
Motivating for Effect
About Thinking on your Feet
The Power of Persuasion
The Art of Writing
The Power and the Danger of Email
The Ability to Enforce
With Great Power comes Great Responsibility
The Use of Power
Power and Knowledge
Power, Politics and Hierarchy
Power Struggles
Power and Leadership
The Power to Partner
Identifying the Need for a Partnership
Creating Strategic Alliances
The Six Cs of Partnering
Listening and Trust
The Need for Planning
About Planning
The Long Road: Long Term Planning
The Road Ahead: Medium Term Planning
The Nose in Front of you Face: Short Term Planning
Planning Tools and Techniques
A Final Case Study – The Leader as a Whole