Natural Leadership Skills - Haines Centre for Strategic Management
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Natural Leadership Skills

Level 1: Enhancing Self-Mastery

Workshop/Skill #1. Personal Goal Setting and Life Planning

  • Strategic Career and Life Planning

Workshop/Skill #2. Integrating Body-Mind-Spirit

  • Systems Thinking and Learning
  • Stress / Wellness / Time Management (Balance)
  • Spirit in Action
  • Integrating Body-Mind-Spirit

Workshop/Skill #3. Acting with Conscious Intent

  • Managing Personal Transitions
  • Supervisory Transition Management

Workshop/Skill #4. Ethics and Character Development

  • Ethics and Character Development
  • Personal Values

Workshop/Skill #5. Accurate Self-Awareness

  • Social Styles—Personality Styles (and Impact)
  • Assessments / 360° Feedback


Level 2: Building Interpersonal Relationships

Workshop/Skill #1. Caring and Respect of Others

  • Caring and Respect of Others
  • Ethical Persuasion

Workshop/Skill #2. Effective Communications

  • Effective Interpersonal Communication
  • Quality Conversations

Workshop/Skill #3. Mentoring, and Coaching

  • Coaching for Commitment and Mentoring Others
  • Performance Management
  • Mentoring and Coaching

Workshop/Skill #4. Managing Conflict

  • Interest Based Negotiation
  • Counseling Difficult People
  • Conflict Management / Negotiation
  • Organizational Conflict Resolution
  • Creative Conflict

Workshop/Skill #5. Innovation and Creativity

  • Recognition, Reinforcement, and Rewards
  • Systems Thinking Innovation and Creativity
  • Lateral Thinking (DE Bono)


Level 3: Facilitating Empowered Teams

Workshop/Skill #1. Practicing Participatory Management

  • Participative Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • People Side of Project Management

Workshop/Skill #2. Facilitating Groups / Meetings / Teams

  • Advanced Facilitation Skills
  • Group Facilitation Skills
  • Leading Team Meetings

Workshop/Skill #3. Delegating and Empowering

  • Delegation and Empowering
  • People Management

Workshop/Skill #4. Training of Trainers and Others

  • Successful Consulting Skills
  • Adult / Experiential Learning Theory / Cycle
  • Train-the-Trainer / Manager

Workshop/Skill #5. Building Effective Teams

  • Building High Performance Teams
  • Group and Team Dynamics


Level 4: Collaborating Across Functions

Workshop/Skill #1. Cross-Functional Teamwork

  • Cross-Functional Teamwork
  • Collaborative Leadership

Workshop/Skill #2. Integrating Business Processes

  • TQM / Continuous Improvement
  • Blowing-Out Bureaucracy

Workshop/Skill #3. Institutionalize Systems Thinking and Learning

  • Systems Thinking and Learning
  • The Learning Organization

Workshop/Skill #4. Valuing differences / Serving Others

  • Personal Style Differences (and their Impacts)
  • Successful Internal Consulting
  • Internal Customer Service

Workshop/Skill #5. Managing People Processes

  • Strategic HR Management Practices


Level 5: Integrating Organizational Outcomes

Workshop/Skill #1. Organizing Effectively

  • Organizational Redesign and Restructuring
  • Project / Program Management Basics

Workshop/Skill #2. Mastering Strategic Communications

  • Large Group Communication Strategies
  • Organizational Communications

Workshop/Skill #3. Cascade of Planning / Accountability

  • Cascade of Planning / Accountability
  • Role / Responsibility Planning

Workshop/Skill #4. Leading Cultural Change

  • Leading Cultural Change
  • Leading Strategic Change: Enterprise-Wide™

Workshop/Skill #5. Organizing and Designing Change Management

  • The Challenge of Change
  • Organizing and Designing Change Management
  • Accelerating Successful Change
  • Changes and Choices


Level 6: Creating Strategic Positioning

Workshop/Skill #1. Scanning the Global Environment

  • Environmental / Global Scanning Processes
  • Trends for the 21st Century

Workshop/Skill #2. Reinventing Strategic Planning

  • Creating a Strategic Management System
  • Reinventing Strategic Planning
  • Functional / Business Planning
  • Performance Measures and Metrics

Workshop/Skill #3. Networking / Managing Alliances

  • Stakeholder / Domain Management
  • Networking / Managing Alliances / Partnerships

Workshop/Skill #4. Positioning the Organization / Marketplace

  • Positioning the Organization / Marketplace
  • Strategy School
  • Positioning and Creating Customer Value

Workshop/Skill #5. International Effectiveness

  • Cultural Awareness and Sophistication