Course ID: HOW-MAIN

A How-To Guide for Your Leadership Development

Many people get thrust into leadership positions simply because they were “the best” at what they did. Unfortunately, this alone doesn’t prepare a leader for success. The How-To Series with Alan Patterson features five modules that discuss how to apply critical leadership skills. The How-To Series offers practical tools and techniques for leaders at all levels and stages in their careers.

Dr. Alan M. Patterson is an expert and specialist in leadership development. With more than three decades of international consulting experience, he is a featured speaker, workshop leader, and expert resource to several state and national professional development organizations. He is the author of Leader Evolution: From Technical Expertise to Strategic Leadership.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • – How to Build a Base of Personal Credibility and Trust –
  • Define the sources of credibility
  • Illustrate techniques and behaviors to build credibility and trust
  • Recognize the connection between credibility, communication, and effective influence
  • Identify effective influence techniques
  • Recognize the difference between expertise and credibility
  • – How to Build a Culture of Engagement that Maximizes Trust, Accountability, and Performance –
  • Define the elements of organizational culture
  • Illustrate how to determine what are critical behaviors and to set clear expectations
  • Recognize the role of leadership in creating and changing the culture
  • Describe three processes that have the greatest impact on shaping a desired culture
  • Identify six organizational climate drivers
  • – How to Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Succession Planning That Works –
  • Define the stages of leadership development
  • Identify components of a competency-based development process
  • Identify the structure, process, and tools needed to implement succession planning
  • Define the purpose of job standards
  • – How to Lead, Coach, and Develop a Winning Team –
  • Recognize what makes an effective leader
  • Define the role of leader as coach
  • Describe motivation
  • llustrate a model for team and organizational alignment
  • Describe how to delegate for team member development and motivation
  • Identify techniques for effective feedback and on-going communication
  • – How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager –
  • Identify the difference between the individual contributor and management roles
  • Describe the skills needed to manage and lead the team
  • Recognize the pitfalls of first-time managers and how to avoid them

MAJOR TOPICS

Series Modukes:

  • How to Build a Base of Personal Credibility and Trust
  • How to Build a Culture of Engagement that Maximizes Trust, Accountability, and Performance
  • How to Develop Tomorrow’s Leaders Today: Succession Planning That Works
  • How to Lead, Coach, and Develop a Winning Team
  • How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

DESIGNED FOR
Professionals in a leadership, supervisory or management position

FIELD OF STUDY
Personal Development

PREREQUISITES
Prior management experience

COURSE PRODUCER
Business Learning Institute

CPE CREDITS
10.0

LEVEL
Intermediate

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