Management and Leadership

Management and Leadership

This two day programme will provide the opportunity for middle and senior managers to develop their management approach and identify their potential for leadership.

The workshop will be led by Dr Deirdre Hughes OBE, UK Commissioner and International consultant, and Liane Hambly.


To develop the capacity and confidence of middle and senior management in their management role


By the end of the day delegates will be able to:

  • Evaluate the relationship between effective leadership and management
  • Develop a clear operational vision
  • Evaluate the challenges of and a range of solutions for change management
  • Use coaching techniques to work with resistant or demotivated staff
  • Apply a change management model to an aspect of their work
  • Recognise the importance of workplace culture and the need to build this into a strategy for change
  • Identify a strategy for increasing their circle of influence

The programme is suitable for Managers, team leaders and coaches with a responsibility for supporting staff through change

Overview of the 2 days

Day 1

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Clarifying delegate expectations – Issues and challenges of their management role
9.50  Scene setting

  • Understanding leadership and management – definitions & meaning
  • The challenges of leading from the middle and the top
  • Organisational Mission and Vision
11.15 Break
  • Culture and organisational leadership
  • Theory into practice – approaches to change management, including leadership qualities
  • Exercise – Self-Assessment Strength Based Approach
12.30 Lunch
  • Developing Leadership Qualities/Vision
  • Your legacy – what do you want to be remembered for?
  • How to learn leadership
  • Traps for leaders
  • Balance, power, purpose and shape
  • Evidence based leadership
  • Motivating others to succeed – coaching
3.15 Break
  • Getting results
  • Change management model in practice: Delegates will be set a task to implement the 8 Step Change Management model in their practice and present the results on day 2
  • Evaluation and close

Day 2

  • Welcome and overview
  • Presentations and feedback
  • Understanding leadership and management – definitions & meaning
  • The challenges of leading from the middle and the top
10.45 Break
  • Presentations continued
  • Culture change
  • Traps for managers and leaders/power relationships
  • Credibility and influence – making things happen
12.30 Lunch
  • Winning hearts and minds
  • Bringing and keeping people on board
  • Values diagram
2.45 Break
  • Building your influence
  • Building a circle of influence within and outside of the organisation
  • Action Plan
4.30 Close