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The Effective Leader


Two Day Workshop


As an effective leader, one of your primary roles is to help others develop their skills in critical thinking, finding and implementing creative solutions, and assuming responsibility. This course introduces the Leader’s Tool Box, which is packed with ideas to develop your skills in:

  • Understanding the basic building blocks of effective leadership - leader traits and capabilities.
  • Influencing and moulding individual behaviour and group interaction - the use of power.
  • Creating win-win interactions in one-on-one leadership scenarios.
  • Working through resistance to produce positive organizational outcomes.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Define what constitutes leadership; both conceptually and behaviorally
  • Distinguish between the traits of an effective leader and one much less effective
  • Convert these traits into a set of behaviors that they can commit to learn and implement over the next several months
  • Utilize active listening skills to enhance leadership effectiveness
  • Reduce defensiveness and enhance supportive behaviors in their leadership activities
  • Develop more open relationships with their followers and others with whom they interact
  • Utilize the sources of power that will likely enhance their ability to positively influence subordinate motivation and behaviour

What to Expect

This is an interactive course, which includes lectures, group exercises and discussion.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

There are no prerequisites required. Please come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

Registration Options

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LEAD6201 - 019 Jun 07 - Jun 08, 2016 Wait List

Day Date Time Location
Tue, Wed   Jun 07 to Jun 08, 2016 9:00AM to 4:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 125

Course Materials

Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Attendance Requirements

To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must attend 100% of this course.

Western Employees

This course is pre-approved for Reimbursed tuition for eligible Western employees.

Bob Taylor

Course Fee $460.00 ?
Corporate Course Fee $414.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Tech Alliance , Western Alumni , Pillar , CIM , Amway