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Leadership Training Course to Develop Strong Leaders

  • Length 2 days
  • Price $1452 inc GST
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Why study this course

The PD Training (PDT) Leadership Training course is a practical short course that provides participants with an impactful learning journey that develops insight and skills to develop as a leader, and teaches functional management skills that are core competencies needed by people in leadership roles. 

The PDT Leadership Training course utilises a system of activities that has been scientifically proven to provide leaders with improved levels of agility, resilience and improved communication skills.

In this dynamic, 2-day professional Leadership Training Course, you'll learn how to become an effective leader who is self-aware, builds trust, and can inspire a high performing team. You'll also learn management skills such as problem solving, decision making, giving feedback and performance management.

During this Leadership Training Course you will complete the REACH Personality Profiling tool, which will provide you with insight into your preferred Leadership style and your strengths and areas for growth to better influence. This newly found awareness will empower you with the ability to connect better with others and can provide you with an improved level of interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the role of a leader, their traits, how are they different to a manager

  • Look beyond the common leadership stereotypes

  • Learn how your personality traits interact with your leadership styles

  • Understand what Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EI) is and choosing the best approach

  • Understand and Apply Situational Leadership

  • Building Trust

  • Increase the performance of your team through developing team spirit

  • Leading with passion and empower others to act by using rapport building techniques

  • Use creative problem-solving & decision-making methods

  • Improve your coaching and mentoring skills

  • Give feedback to inspire greater performance with engagement and buy-in

  • Identify and apply strategies to manage underperforming members of the team

PD Training at DDLS

PD Training is Australia's leading provider of professional development training, cutting edge psychometric profiling and HR services. They help companies provide training and development to their staff that is on-target, fun, retained, and achieves their goals.
DDLS partners with PD Training to offer an extensive range of Professional Development training and short courses, through a network of over 400 specialist trainers.

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Who is the course for?

This is a practical class that is suitable for all audiences, and provides people with tools they can apply on-the-job (and in other contexts) the very next day.

Course subjects

Lesson 1: Getting Started

  • Welcome

  • Expectations

  • Leading, Managing and Coaching

  • Defining Leadership and Influence

  • Characteristics of a Leader

  • Core Leadership Theories

  • Reflection

Lesson 2: Your Personality Style and Leadership

  • REACH Profile Review

  • Personal Style Markers

  • Leading Dimensions

  • Profile Interactions

  • Reflection

Lesson 3: Leading with Emotional Intelligence

  • Relationship Management and Influence

  • Emotional Honesty

  • Reflection

Lesson 4: Leadership Flexibility

  • Situational Leadership

  • Matching: Leadership Style to Development Level

  • Reflection

Lesson 5: Trust

  • Building Trust

  • Trust in MY Team

  • Reflection

Lesson 6: Encouraging Teamwork

  • Lessons from Geese

  • What the Leader Can Do

  • Reflection

Lesson 7: Influencing Skills

  • The Art of Persuasion

  • The Principles of Influence

  • Influencing by Building Rapport

  • Bridging the Gap

  • Watching and Listening

  • Reflection

Lesson 8: Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Define the Terms

  • Four Step Problem Solving Process

  • Defining the Problem

  • Reflection

Lesson 9: Coaching and Mentoring

  • Coaching

  • Mentoring

  • Introducing the G.R.O.W. Model

  • Benefits of Setting Goals

  • Setting SMART Goals

  • Reflection

Lesson 10: Feedback

  • Four Key Areas

  • Types of Feedback

  • Feedback Delivery Tools

  • Feedback Using the SBI model

  • Seeking Feedback

  • Reflection

Lesson 11: Managing Performance

  • Common Performance Issues

  • How to Manage Underperformance

  • Taking Initial Action

  • Lesson 12: Reflections

  • Recommended Reading List

  • Taking Formal Action

  • Underperformance Meeting Plan

  • Reflection




DDLS offers training through our partnership with PD Training. This arrangement requires DDLS to provide your details to PD Training for course registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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