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Leadership Essentials

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Date: 14 February 2017 - 18 April 2017

Venue: Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh office, Apex House, 99 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh , EH12 5HD

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Leadership Essentials is a practical, fast-paced and action-focused programme for business owners and directors.

This series of four half-day workshops will help you develop your leadership style, create an applicable action plan, and meet business mentors.

You'll cover a number of topics, including:

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Leaders who lead
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14 February 2017

The role of the leader

  • Leadership versus management
  • Leadership role
  • Personal leadership style
  • Motivating others
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Managing performance
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28 February 2017

Creating a strategy

  • Overall business direction
  • Global versus local
  • Customer analysis
  • Strategic and tactical goals
  • Embedding the strategy
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Culture and values
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14 March 2017

Developing organisational culture

  • Understanding different types of culture
  • Ways of shaping culture
  • Identifying behaviours that support growth

28 March 2017

Leadership succession planning

  • Talent management
  • Developing different types of people
  • Linking people development to growth

A further workshop will allow the group to reflect on what they have learned.

This will also be a chance for them to share how they have put this learning into practice in their business.