Active Leadership for IT Professionals

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Course Description

Leadership training for IT professionals offers a diverse set of leadership practices and skills for getting results. Recent studies confirm leader is the prime factor for creating a productive work environment and contributing to higher employee retention.

The Active Leadership for IT professionals course offers a diverse set of leadership practices and skills for anyone responsible for getting results with and through others. This course will also provide the concepts and the practices of leadership in a high impact learning-environment to help you learn how to effectively coach, empower and lead individuals and teams to higher levels of performance.

Course Benefits

  • Certified instructor-led training
  • In-person and online course delivery options
  • Catered lunch, snacks, coffee and light breakfast foods daily

Who Should Attend?

  • IT managers, IT professionals and business managers with team members or charged with leading teams

What You Will Learn

  • Personal leadership behaviours and attitudes that impact the performance of others
  • How to plan and deliver clear, concise communication to direct, guide and engage employees
  • What people need in order to change a behaviour or practice
  • How ability and motivation impact performance and outcomes, regardless of the task
  • Three different leadership styles and when they should be used to maximize the performance of others
  • Appropriate leadership style to be matched to individuals and specific tasks
  • How the foundational principles of coaching impact coaching results
  • The difference between "coaching for job" versus "coaching for career"
  • Behavioural feedback that recognizes and rewards employee performance
  • How to use a consistent approach to providing feedback that reinforces desired behaviors and helps achieve performance improvements
  • The procedure to assess performance gaps and improve task performance
  • The best practices to coach, reinforce and create a motivational climate for employee growth and retention
  • The process of creating a personal development plan based on assessed leadership strengths and development needs