Moving from Technical Professional to Manager and Leader (NZ)
A respected international specialist with over 30 years of experience in strategic management
Jeff Lockhart, A respected international specialist with over 30 years of experience in strategic management
Past Chair of the Scottish Board of the Chartered Management Institute and sits on local Board of Directors of several charitable bodies
Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management (FCMI)
Fellow of the Institute of Training and Occupational Learning (FITOL)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (FRSA)
Jeff is an international speaker, trainer and business consultant, specializing in Leadership, Finance, and Commercial Management. In a business career of over thirty years, he has taken up senior level positions in a range of large multinational organizations and gained a reputation for delivering signifi cant improvements in organizational and team performance. He was also the past Chair of the Scottish Board of the Chartered Management Institute and sits on local Board of Directors of several charitable bodies.
Jeff has worked with a large number of blue chip companies in multiple countries – UK, Central Europe, Middle East, Malaysia, USA, Russia, Australasia and North America – working with clients to improve the knowledge, skills and abilities of staff across each business and ultimately improve profitability.
Moving from Technical Professional to Manager and Leader is a 2-day comprehensive program that will show you a single coherent roadmap to become a strong project leader and manager as you transition beyond your current scope. Led by Jeff Lockhart, Fellow of UK Chartered Institute of Management (FCMI), you will be guided on how to master the ability to smoothly transition yourself to manager and leader by understanding people management skills, emotional intelligence and effective communication to successfully navigate the transition and to deliver both organizational & personal objectives. It is an essential program for Technical Professionals who wants to build emotional intelligence and capability to deal with the significant changes in priorities, relationships, and tasks while moving into leadership role.
Programs, dates and locations are subject to change. In accordance with Clariden Global policy, we do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national or disability in admission to our programs.
Transitioning from technical professional to manager and leader can be challenging due to a great shift from individual contributor to managing a professional workforce. Managers and leaders are often pushed to make a shift on how they direct their energy, skill and time while paying attention to the success of others, making themselves available and accessible to staff , listen to their needs, give them feedback on their performance, coach, motivate and develop them to become successful. Despite the hype, transition can be done smoothly if certain skill sets are utilized to groom and broaden the perspective in understanding the management role.
This comprehensive 2-day program is designed for technical professionals to develop fundamental skill sets required for transitioning to manager and leader and at the same time, to build your emotional intelligence & capability to deal with the significant changes in priorities, relationships, and tasks while moving into leadership role.
The session will show you how to build, manage, and lead a professional team under your supervision while working together efficiently and effectively by using the right leadership style. Coupled with understanding of team motivation, you will discover variety of skills that can be used to motivate and run a team of professionals, helping them to reach their full potential. In addition, you will learn strong communication skills for effective management by identifying various communication aspects to clearly deliver your messages and create dynamic 2-way interaction with your team. You will also acquire knowledge on how to recognize and develop talent in your team as well as effectively handle conflict in a workforce to mobilize talent, promote teamwork, navigate conflict and establish yourself as a solid leader.
Throughout the program, Jeff will stretch your thoughts constructively through real-world case studies, intense group discussions and hands-on exercises. And the end of the program, you will master the ability to smoothly transition yourself to manager and leader by understanding people management skills, emotional intelligence and effective communication to successfully navigate the transition and to deliver both organizational & personal objectives.
What You Can Expect
Discover how to motivate and inspire your people to bring out the best in them. Be the boss people want to give 200 percent for
Understand how to drive positive change, set direction and manage change as team leader
Learn how to resolve conflict, motivate and coach subordinates in building high-performance team and sustain productivity
Master the art of influencing to empower and to understand peoples’ behaviour pattern to drive results from team and stakeholders
Apply a variety of leadership styles, tools and techniques to dramatically improve management and leadership performance
Acquire practical framework, roadmap and important traits on how to succeed at delivering clear messages and instructions using effective communication skills
Who Will Benefit Most
This program is designed for middle to senior level technical professionals in the following functions/ industries and have recently moved into or are considering a move into a management or leadership role:
Government • Not-for-profit • Research/Science • Medicine/Pharmacy • Architecture/Design
HR (Human Resources)
Session 1: Managing yourself
The roles & responsibilities, and complexities of the manager
Identifying and understanding major motivational theories
Understanding Emotional Intelligence – assessing and understanding your own preferred style
Session 2: Developing personal effectiveness
Become and effective communicator
Time management essentials
Developing critical personal networks
Getting the most out of meetings
Session 3: Establishing the difference between management and leadership
Reviewing alternative approaches to management
Identifying the impact your leadership and management style has on your team
Learning that personality styles and assigning responsibility are linked
“Managing” versus “Leading” – mutually exclusive options?
Session 4: Vision, Direction & Alignment
Creating a shared vision
Aims, objectives and goal alignment
Developing meaningful objectives and indicators
Communicating a compelling vision
Session 5: Team Dynamics
Characteristics of high-performing teams
Building a coherent team
Delegation and empowerment
Session 6: Managing people and change
Theories of change: why we find change difficult
Giving and receiving feedback
Difficult conversations and conflict
Develop a personal plan of action
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Venue: Stamford Plaza, Auckland, New Zealand Date: 6 - 7 Apr 2017 Faculty: Jeff Lockhart Early Bird 1: NZD1,995 (by 7 Feb 2017) Early Bird 2: NZD2,195 (by 7 Mar 2017) Regular Fee: NZD2,295 Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat
(1 discount scheme applies)