Situational Leadership Skills Training from TED Training
Many believe that leadership excellence can only be achieved by selecting the right management style which is ultimately contingent on the level of the followers’ readiness. This 2-days training aims to provide participants with an in-depth practical awareness and strategies in enhancing their management competencies.
This program focuses on the SLT (Situational Leadership Theory) which was originally developed by Paul Hersey and Ken Blanchard and provides a practical application framework that could be effectively used at the participants’ workplace. Through carefully designed lecture cum workshop, leadership action games and reflection sessions, this workshop will provide all the necessary ingredients to the participants in becoming a successful leader at their respective workplace.
Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:
- Understand the dynamics of successful management and its ingredients at the workplace.
- Familiarize themselves with the Situational Leadership Theory (SLT) and its practical application at their respective workplaces.
- Understand the four distinct management styles prescribed by the Situational Leadership Model.
- Select and apply the most appropriate management styles based on numerous factors and situations.
- THE MANAGEMENT DYNAMICS
Leadership versus management
Core managerial functions
The managerial challenges
Managerial skills self-assessment
- KEY VARIABLES IN MANAGEMENT SUCCESS
Management styles and characteristics
Psychological maturity of followers
Characteristics of the situation
Task versus people orientation
- THE SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP THEORY (SLT)
Primary focus of the SLT
Applications of the SLT
The task-relationship factors
The follower-readiness factors
The Situational Manager
- FOUR MANAGERIAL/LEADERSHIP STYLES
- FOUR STAGES OF THE FOLLOWER READINESS
R1-Unable and unwilling
R2-Unable and willing
R3-Able and unwilling
R4-Able and willing
- SELECTING THE MOST APPROPRIATE MANAGEMENT STYLE
General factors and criteria
Leadership style selection grid
- APPLICATIONS OF THE FOUR MANAGEMENT STYLES
Characteristics of S1-S4 leadership styles
Leadership behavior & practices associated with each style
Developing a balance between the four styles
Examples of leaders and leadership styles
- CASE STUDY ON MANAGERIAL EXCELLENCE
Case study briefing
Case study discussion by groups
Case study presentations
Reflection and feedback on presentations
- MANAGERIAL ACTION PLAN DEVELOPMENT
Carrying out a leadership SWOT analysis
Determining areas of improvements
Developing a leadership action plan