What every first-line supervisor needs to be able to do to generate meaning at work.
This course will appeal to those in a first-line leadership role who need to set goals, foster trust, motivate and communicate a common vision in a team setting. Emphasis is placed on linking organizational missions and vision to leadership strategies that maximize performance, minimize conflict and create a sustainable sense of meaning around the work being performed.
Participant will be able to:
- use the first principles of effective team leadership to set and achieve performance goals
- understand the five stages of team formation and the four possible performance outcomes
- use situational contexts to select the best team members and adapt leadership styles
- connect leadership values to task significance
- identify the importance of hierarchy and know when to escalate matters
This course uses the experiential learning techniques consistent with adult learning principles. Participants will be invited to take part in a series of discussions, collaborate in small-group work exercises, and engage in hands on activities designed to explore and practice the topics covered.