Developing Yourself as a Team Leader

Developing Yourself as a Team Leader

This programme is a short one day course as part of the Team Leading Suite of Courses.  These courses are ideal for practicing team leaders, heling them become more effective and confident in their role.  They also support new or aspiring team leaders; helping them make the transition from working in a team to leading a team.

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Aim

The aim of this course is to provide a greater understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a team leader and how to seek, utilise and develop yourself with feedback. During the course you will cover; The various roles, functions and responsibilities of a team leader - depending on workplace. Limits of authority and accountability, and how these are defined. Personal skills and abilities for effective team leading. Using reflective learning skills to improve performance. Areas of strength and possible improvement. Ways of obtaining feedback from others. Receiving and responding positively to feedback.

Benefits

Participants will:

  • Be able to use reflective learning skills to improve performance
  • Identify their areas of strength and possible improvement
  • Identify ways of obtaining feedback from others
  • Be able to receive and respond positively to feedback
Programme
  • Role and Responsibilities of the Team Member
    • Outline the role of the team leader
    • List the responsibilities of the team leader within the team
    • Outline the limits of the team leaders authority and their accountability
    • Give an example of a situation where they would need to refer to someone with senior authority
  • Feedback on Work Performance
    • Feedback on own performance from different sources
    • Interpret the feedback and list areas for improvement
    • Prepare an action plan to address weaknesses and improve performance
Approach

This programme uses a mixture of group discussions, pro-forma examples, information input sessions along with practical application to fully involve participants.

Marches Local Enterprise Partnership
Growth Deals
European Union Regional Development Fund
Midlands Engine