The process by which an individual determines direction, influences a group, and directs the group toward a specific goal or mission.
There are many experienced managers who have considerable experience at handling day to day management issues and are now ready for a far greater challenge: becoming transformational leaders as well as full-range managers. This task involves fulfilling these two vital functions whilst at the same time displaying more leadership and sophisticated communication, influencing and political behaviours. This Oxford programme is about making this vital transition and exploring and mastering the knowledge and skills that will confidently take you to that next level of competence – from technical professional to inspiring leader.
It will provide you with a solid grasp of both Emotional Intelligence and Political Intelligence skills and real insights into your own and other’s personalities, behaviours and attitudes. It will also help you to understand your organisation’s culture, the developmental stages of your team and the corresponding team leadership style required from you. In addition, you will master the essential skills of motivation, coaching, providing up-building feedback and managing change and your own career advancement