Effective Leadership and Team Management


5 days


16 – 20 Jan, 10 – 14 April, 24 – 28 July, 23 – 27 Oct 2023




The Business Xchange Hub, Marco Polo House
3-5 Lansdowne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 2BX United Kingdom

Course Overview

Our team leader training course gives new and aspiring team leaders the tools, techniques and models they need to be able to put together and lead an effective team that gets the work done. All aspects of team leadership are covered including recruitment, motivating and inspiring the team, the roles and responsibilities of the team leader, communication and the common challenges that team leaders will face.

Course Objective:

The team leader training course will help you understand the nature of teams, why they sometimes work brilliantly and why they often fail. You will gain confidence in your own leadership approach and style and know when and how to adopt different approaches when you need to. We will discuss a range of tools, techniques and models for use in building teams so that you will come away equipped to work with your team to enhance their performance and achieve their objectives.

Who should attend

Our team leader training courses are for supervisors, team leaders and project managers and anyone else who wants to lead an effective, high performing team. The Centre works with people from all sectors including the public sector, voluntary sector, corporate sector and private sector.

This course can also be taken in

Accra: 09 – 13 Jan, 03 – 07 April, 17 – 21 July, 16 – 20 Oct 2023

Dubai: 23 – 27 Jan, 27 Mar – 31March, 19 – 23 June, 29 Aug – 02 Sept 2023

Texas: On Request

Course Content

The course looks at the role of the team leader from building the perfect team through to dealing with difficult behavior.  The team leader’s role in inspiring and motivating their team, in ensuring effective communication, in delegating and managing performance and in managing their own personal style to best advantage is all covered during this intensive one day course.  You will leave with a better understanding of how teams work and how effective leaders manage.  You will develop your confidence in using the different tools of team leadership and you will have analyzed your own most effective leadership style and how to flex this when circumstances demand it.  The team leader training course covers:

Programme outline

Building the perfect team

  • understanding the Belbin team roles
  • recruitment and selection
  • leading the team in the early stages

Directing your team’s work

  • effective planning
  • stretching team and personal objectives
  • delegating to and with the team

Inspiring and motivating your team

  • leading with passion – making it matter
  • motivational models for managers
  • using feedback to motivate the team

Communication and the team

  • how does communication work?
  • barriers to communication and how to overcome them
  • pros and cons of different methods of communication
  • you as a communicator
  • communicating difficult messages

Common challenges for team leaders

  • interpersonal behaviour
  • managing conflict
  • underperformance in teams and individuals

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