Leadership Development Boot Camp

Our virtual bootcamp is a streamlined version of our full leadership programme and is perfect for team leaders, production or logistics supervisors, senior technicians and production operatives looking to upskill without the need to travel.

What you’ll need

  • Access to your own compatible device (the course is highly interactive and needs independent input)
  • No formal qualifications are required

How it works

  • Live virtual classroom sessions via Zoom
  • 8 sessions delivered in 3.5-hour blocks over 8 weeks

Modules

Module 1: Introduction and Change

Areas Covered:

  • Introduction to course, course content, and to each other
  • Create interest, momentum, and engagement
  • Discuss culture and change
  • What type of culture do you want in your organisation?
  • Kotter’s 8 Step Model of Change

Module 2: Leadership and Culture

Areas Covered:

  • What sort of leader are you now?
  • What kind of leader do you aspire to be?
  • Leadership style, not leadership manner
  • Situational Leadership
  • Expectations of followers and leaders
  • Setting objectives: how to use SMART to test their validity
  • Motivation vs movement
  • Universal motivators
  • Delegation and empowerment

Module 3: Communication and Influencing

Areas Covered:

  • Common communication difficulties
  • Key dimensions of communicating effectively
  • Active listening
  • Importance of feedback and how/when to use it
  • Preparing to influence using 6 key influencing strategies
  • Active vs passive vs aggressive behaviour
  • Planning to undertake a challenging conversation
  • 4 key areas to consider when planning a presentation or team-brief
  • Structuring a presentation with a beginning, middle, and end
  • Practice fast-presenting in a small group environment to receive feedback
  • Using visual aids
  • Reflecting on your natural presentation style, and playing to your strengths

Module 4: Teams and Presenting to Teams

Areas Covered:

  • Teams versus groups. Which is which?
  • How groups develop into teams, and the leadership styles needed as they develop
  • The importance of teams
  • Working as a team, and considering group thinking
  • How to manage team interactions more effectively
  • How to sustain performance

Module 5: Performance Management

Areas Covered:

  • Introduction to performance management
  • Benefits of good performance management
  • Time logging – why it matters and how to do it
  • Effectiveness verses efficiency
  • How to give constructive feedback on poor performance
  • How day to day performance management links to formal procedures
  • Managing conflict with group exercises

Module 6: Lean Manufacturing

Areas Covered:

  • Introduction and brief history of lean manufacturing
  • Understanding Value-Added and Non-Value Added activities
  • Defining and identifying the 7/8 wastes
  • Introduction to 5S, the benefits of 5s, and how to approach it

Module 7: Problem Solving

Areas Covered:

  • Introduction to problem-solving, and why it’s important
  • 7 quality tools
  • PDCA and other methodologies
  • Importance of speaking with data
  • How measures drive behaviour
  • A3 approach – telling the story of how we solved our problem

Module 8: Course Feedback and Presentations

Areas Covered:

  • Each delegate delivers a presentation to the group

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