Leadership and Influence

Course Objectives

This workshop will explore several different types of leadership theories and show participants how to get on the path of great leadership.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Duration

1 day

Course Content

  • Getting Started
    • Icebreaker
    • Ground rules
    • The parking lot
    • Workshop objectives
    • Action plans and evaluation forms
  • The Evolution of Leadership
    • Defining Leadership
    • A Brief History of Leadership
    • The Theory of the Great One
    • The Trait Theory
  • Types of Leadership
    • Participative Leadership
    • Situational Leadership
    • Contingency-Based Leadership
    • Transformational Leadership
  • A Personal Inventory
    • Introduction to Kouzes and Posner
    • A Personal Inventory
    • Creating an Action Plan
  • Modelling the Way
    • Determining Your Way
    • Being an Inspirational Role Model
    • Influencing Others’ Perspectives
  • Inspiring a Shared Vision
    • Choosing Your Vision
    • Communicating Your Vision
    • Identifying the Benefit for Others
  • Challenging the Process
    • Developing Your Inner Innovator
    • Seeing Room for Improvement
    • Lobbying for Change
  • Enabling Others to Act
    • Encouraging Growth in Others
    • Creating Mutual Respect
    • The Importance of Trust
  • Encouraging the Heart
    • Sharing Rewards
    • Celebrating Accomplishments
    • Making Celebration Part of Your Culture
  • Basic Influencing Skills
    • The Art of Persuasion
    • The Principles of Influence
    • Creating an Impact
  • Setting Goals
    • Setting SMART Goals
    • Creating a Long-Term Plan
    • Creating a Support System
  • Wrapping Up
    • Words from the Wise
    • Review of Parking Lot
    • Lessons Learned
    • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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