This course is designed to equip both experienced and new managers with the skills and strategies needed to enhance their leadership, management, and team-building abilities. It is a highly interactive and challenging program that provides participants with the opportunity to apply proven and effective management techniques, team-building skills, and motivation-boosting methods in order to gain immediate benefits upon completion of the course.
Throughout the course, attendees will learn to identify effective leadership styles and develop the ability to inspire and motivate individuals. By the end of the course, attendees will have gained confidence in their ability to lead a diverse workforce through influence, not just authority. In short, this course focuses on leading, rather than managing, and empowering rather than directing.
Introduction to Leadership and Management:
The Cost of Poor Management:
Solving Conflict within Teams:
Understanding Behavioral Styles:
Motivating Others And Effective Motivational Techniques:
How To Set Objectives And Meet Deadlines With Defined Time Schedules:
Self And Time Management For Successful Performance:
How To Set Goals And Measure Your Personal/Team Performance:
The Leadership Process And Improving Personal Effectiveness:
Self-Awareness And Emotional Intelligence (EQ) In Leadership:
Managing Your Time, Priorities And Projects:
Delegation, Empowerment And Motivation:
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
By all means, bring your pencil case, and yes, there will be handouts, but there will be a lot more discourse, debate, improvisation, role play, technology, practice and group dynamics. The training will be conducted in a friendly, fun atmosphere, which not only allows for different learning styles, but respects each delegate as an individual and ensures each one is challenged and derives maximum benefit from the course. Our aim is that you will be highly stimulated and encouraged to rethink
This course is ideal for managers and supervisors whose direct reports’ day-to-day work is impacted by the ongoing projects and initiatives within the organization. It will provide them with the skills and strategies needed to lead, manage and develop a high-performing team. Additionally, the course is also suitable for those who are transitioning into a managerial role or are new managers, who are looking to gain a deeper understanding of the key characteristics of a leader, and acquire the tools to effectively manage and lead their team. This program is also recommended for managers who wants to develop their personal effectiveness, set goals and measure performance more effectively, apply a range of effective motivational techniques, delegate tasks with confidence, improve their ability to communicate and execute strategies with their team.
Graham has been resident in the UAE since 2010. His post-military training career involved running a range of courses in leadership, effective communications, team building, planning and organizing skills, decision making, etc. He also delivered a number of technical training programmes. Graham brings real life experiences into the training room, some of which, due to his military career, are outside the normal experience and scope of many trainers. His military career included positions relating to intelligence, counter terrorism, homeland security, and international security. This work required a very focused and analytical approach, combined with excellent communication and leadership skills, and the ability to work in effective, manageable teams.
Graham joined HMS Ltd, a security training organization as an internal trainer. In this post, he delivered training to international teams, from the USA, Europe, and the Middle East. In 2008, he was promoted to manage a team of five direct reports, with additional responsibility for the co-ordination of a 30+ member international team in multiple locations (including the USA, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East).In this role, Graham became something of an expert and was then requested to deliver training programmes to senior figures in the UK and US governments. He was also responsible for the project management of a number of government projects.
Graham gained PRINCE2 Practitioner (Project Management) qualification and utilised these skills in the new projects he worked on. He also delivered training courses in Six Sigma Facilitator Biography (a quality method for improving business efficiency and effectiveness), Change Management, Managing the Training Process, and Train the Trainer.
Graham has delivered training to over 1000 individuals in the MENA region across a diverse range of industries and sectors.Graham believes his experience and knowledge of the design, planning, and delivery of a wide range of programmes creates excellent outcomes in the training room, with positive feedback from delegates. Graham always strives to give people a positive and memorable training experience.
Graham’s key areas of expertise include: