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Essential leadership skills

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Excel in your role as a leader with this four-part online training course. Learn how to build trust, nurture enthusiasm, inspire loyalty and optimise teamwork. Master the art of decision making and change leadership in tough times.

Watch two minutes of all our videos for FREE!

Find out about your trainer, Andrew Forrest.

Course structure

  • managing versus leading
  • inspiring trust and demonstrating courage
  • challenging and supporting your team
  • communicating leadership effectively

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you’ll be able to:

  • understand how to be a leader not a manager
  • learn how to lead change
  • inspire trust to maximize performance
  • understand how to stretch people and strengthen their confidence
  • communicate better with your team.

Video one: managing vs. leading. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video two: inspiring trust and demonstrating courage. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video three: challenging and supporting your team. Watch two minutes for FREE!

Video four: communicating effectively. Watch two minutes for FREE!

About your trainer

Andrew Forrest is a principal consultant with the Centre for Charity Effectiveness at Cass Business School. He was previously Learning & Development Director of a national charity. He is an experienced coach and conference chair. His interests are leadership, new forms of personal development, and evaluation of training. Andrew has written five books of which the latest is '50 ways towards a learning organisation'.

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