Nation Builders Academy

... Even Dreams Believe.

Nation Builders Academic

We are a leading distance education provider of accredited distance learning / correspondence courses (home study), each providing you with a recognised award or qualification. Our passion is to assist those who lack the accessibility to quality and affordable education. Regardless of your nationality, race or background, we have put in place a Quality Student Policy that provides all students an Equal Opportunity to our programmes. Whether you wish to improve your job skills or study just for interest, our range of distance study packs provide everything needed to complete your distance course at home or at work and they come with full tutor support as well. No matter where you are staying, in a city or rural area, distance learning or correspondence courses will suit your educational requirements and needs. Learning through distance (home study) allows you to plan your schedule, work and family commitments more effectively. Our proven correspondence material will enhance your distance learning experience at a pace comfortable to you. Our correspondence courses are conducted throughout the year and you may join in when you are comfortable. Our Distance Learning format normally takes between six months to a year to complete.

OVERVIEW

  •  You will learn how to
    Develop your teams to maximize their strengths and enhance productivity
    Optimize organization and work design for success in service delivery teams
    Motivate your team with effective performance measurement
    Integrate your role as a leader into your management style
    Leverage the complementary skills and styles of your team
    Eliminate barriers and chokepoints that block teamwork
    Apply a diverse and multilevel approach to minimize communication breakdown
  • Course workshop Workshops provide you with practical experience developing your leadership skills to create successful teams. Workshops include:
    ·         Modeling key behaviors of effective leadership
    ·         Optimizing team processes
    ·         Identifying dimensions of difference
    ·         Managing measures to affect performance
    ·         Applying communication styles in pressure situations
    ·         Adopting process improvements to optimize team success
    ·         Creating measures for productive team results
    ·         Profiling your EI strengths
    ·         Choosing coaching approaches
    ·         Applying your conflict-handling style to minimize team disruption
    ·         Creating your service leadership action plan
  • Course benefits Leaders are under increasing pressure to deliver results and services faster, better and more cost effectively. To ensure success in a service team environment, leaders must inspire others to work together to deliver high-quality results.
  • In this course, you gain the skills to structure, measure and tune teamwork performance. Through practical workshops, you learn how to become a leader who equips his or her teams with the skills and capabilities to optimize productivity and performance and ensure success.
Who should attend This course is valuable for anyone who aspires to provide authentic leadership. Course 290, “Management Skills,” or previous experience managing teams is helpful.
INTRODUCTION
  • ·         Focusing on people: the key to successful leadership
  • ·         Debunking the charisma requirement
  • ·         Defining leadership and leadership effectiveness
  • ·         Linking the behaviors, competencies and responsibilities of successful leaders
STRUCTURING EFFECTIVE WORK DESIGN
  • Identifying the components of effective teamwork
    ·         The power of team-owned ground rules
    ·         Optimizing team structure
  • Designing effective work assignments
    ·         Matching task-to-team organization
    ·         Selecting the best team design
CHALLENGING LEADERSHIP MYTHS
  • Managing beyond your team boundaries
    ·         Protecting the team from outside pressure and disturbance
    ·         Influencing key players to secure resources
  • Questioning leadership conventions
    ·         Countering the myth of “Big L” leadership
    ·         Applying quiet leadership skills
HARNESSING THE POWER OF MOTIVATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
  • Building Team-Led Effectiveness
    ·         Analyzing the subtle forces of measurement
    ·         Measuring what matters
    ·         Building a positive psychological contract
    ·         Tuning measures to optimize results
  • Overcoming roadblocks to productivity
    ·         Anticipating and deflecting external pressures
    ·         Streamlining meetings to essential topics
FORGING YOUR ROLE AS A LEADER
  • Integrating management and leadership
    ·         Distinguishing the five components of effective leadership
    ·         Applying leadership in service delivery teams
  • Refining a powerful leadership approach
    ·         Coaching your team for enhanced performance
    ·         Building performance through emotionally intelligent leadership
  • Adopting a servant-leadership role
    ·         Making the team your primary customer
    ·         Enhancing individual and team capabilities
    ·         Enabling the team as a key leadership activity
ADAPTING YOUR LEADERSHIP ROLE TO ACCOMMODATE DIFFERENCE
  • Expanding your leadership perspective and capabilities
    ·         Adopting attitudes and expectations to enhance performance
    ·         Taking on the challenge of leadership excellence
  • Converting difference into team effectiveness
    ·         Appreciating the uniqueness of each team member
    ·         Capitalizing on the differences and diversity of your team
  • Pinpointing choke-points in team dynamics
    ·         Modeling your team as a system
    ·         Optimizing system effectiveness
BUILDING AN ENVIRONMENT FOR PRODUCTIVE COMMUNICATION
  • The elements of successful communication
    ·         The causal link between climate, mood and productivity
    ·         Recognizing mutual communication styles
    ·         The dominance of emotion in communication and thought
  • Applying a diverse communication approach
    ·         Matching channels for communication clarity
    ·         Factoring in the impact of technology
    ·         Bridging differences across distance and culture
    ·         Managing for agreement and handling conflict
PLANNING YOUR TRANSITION TO SUCCESSFUL LEADERSHIP
  • ·         Building your vision for your high-performing team
    ·         Matching your leadership strategies to your team realities
    ·         Managing reentry into the workplace
    ·         Setting performance milestones to evaluate your success
Course Leadership Skills: Success Through Teamwork Leading Virtual and Remote Teams Project Team Leadership MBA Essentials Strategic Planning IT Strategic Planning Disaster Recovery Planning
Course Management Skills Management Skills for an IT Environment Coaching Employees to Their Potential Managing in Tough Times Management Skills for Experienced Managers IT Relationship Management Facilitation Skills Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Course Effective Time Management Managing Information Overload Personal Skills for Professional Excellence Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Course Communication Skills Influence Skills Responding to Conflict Achieving Excellence in Customer Service Assertiveness Skills Negotiation Skills Facilitation Skills

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