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The University of Southampton
Professional Development

Leadership and Management Skills for Technical Staff - Modules 1 & 2

Target Audience: The target audience is Technical Staff who are either currently in a team leader or management position, or moving into one soon

Brief Outline: This programme has been designed to cover six key topics, split into two modules, linking theories of leadership and management together with workplace experiences thereby providing a more holistic approach to learning.

Delivery is through the provision of informal active learning sessions, which are intended to develop personal and professional leadership and management skills to enhance planning and delivery of services. Discovery learning forms a large part of this programme and as such collaboration amongst delegates to discuss core concepts and reflect on current practice is actively encouraged in order to create a more tailored learning experience.

Modules:

- leadership v management

- supporting and leading teams

- developing self and others

- change management

- problem solving and decision making

- creative leadership

 

Throughout the programme you will be expected to apply the concepts and techniques taught to work-related situations in order to enhance your learning.

 

Aims – Module 1:

 

- introduction to leadership and management encompassing leadership styles and recognition of the importance of developing effective leadership skills

- understanding how communication, motivation, team roles and theories of team development affect the efficiency of teams

- self-reflection and analysis, and personal/professional development planning

 

Aims – Module 2:

 

- organisational culture and management of change

- develop creative thinking, problem solving and decision making skills in order to resolve conflict and manage difficult people

- introduction to the foundations of creative leadership and its key concepts including the characteristics of innovative leaders and the effects on team development

 

By the end of the course, you will have an introduction to leadership and management encompassing leadership styles and recognition of the importance of developing effective leadership skills, an understanding of how communication, motivation, team roles and theories of team development affect the efficiency of teams and a self-reflection and analysis with personal/professional development planning

Led by:  External Trainer from HEaTED

It is possible to take just one module but completion of module 1 is a prerequisite to attending module 2.

Workshop availability

To check if this is a current workshop visit Staff book to check on any available dates.

 

 

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