Essentials of Management
and Leadership


5 Days: 10:30am - 3:30pm

May be subject to minor time alterations

CPD Accredited Diploma


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Course Overview

The Essentials of Management and Leadership diploma course will explore improving your skills, efficiency and performance at the individual, team and organisational levels. 

In today’s challenging environment, the demands and pressure on managers at all levels of a business are more complex than ever before.

Leaders inspire the skills to drive change, plan and influence others. The course will help you focus on building your practical know-how around the fundamental skills required of managers and leaders of today. Highly practical and discussion focused, we will keep you engaged on each of the five days of your management training.   

Course Details

  • Enhance your management and leadership skills to handle complex challenges
  • Motivate your team and seek ways to improve their performance
  • Improve internal communications for enhanced working relationships and performance
  • Manage conflict resolution and encourage a culture of collaboration
  • Implement a successful system to support appraisals and the achievement of KPIS
Day I – Effective Management Skills
  • The roles, responsibilities, and complexities of the manager
  • Exploring management and leadership styles
  • Understanding how to identify your own style and self-development
  • Setting SMART objectives to achieve goals
Day 2 – Motivating Effective Teams
  • Techniques to develop team performance
  • Developing core skills and abilities within your team
  • The role of leadership in your team
  • Techniques of motivating your team members and maximising performance
Day 3 – Internal Communications
  • Enhancing internal communications and engagement
  • Exploring different approaches and systems for internal communications
  • Improving your listening skills and tackling performance problems effectively
  • Setting clear objectives through clear and consistent messages
  • Positive team-building and cohesive working relationships
Day 4 – Managing Conflict and Collaboration
  • Understanding the sources of conflict
  • Identifying individual responses to conflict
  • Implementing pre-emptive conflict resolution techniques
  • Using influencing styles to enhance collaboration
Day 5 – KPIs and Appraisal Systems
  • Setting KPIs and benchmarking on targets and performance
  • Understanding the tools needed and benefits of running appraisal meetings
  • Confidently plan and prepare for a successful review meeting
  • Preparing and overcoming nerves around appraisal meetings
  • Giving and receiving feedback in managing performance with practice using role-play
  • Putting into action appraisals that are engaging and two-way

This course is suitable for you if you want to elevate your management and leadership skills and apply them more successfully to your role. It is designed to help you acquire an in-depth knowledge of the different approaches and techniques that leaders should utilise, to get the most out of themselves. 

LSPR Professional Development Diploma. The Diploma is recognised by the: Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service:


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The charity rate is a 15% discount.
Use code CHARITY15 to get 15% off your booking.
The group rate is a 15% discount for groups of 3.
Use code GROUP15 to get 15% off your booking.
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Course Options

All of our short courses are designed to be flexible to your needs and demands

Online and In-Person

All of our short courses can be taken live online or in-person at our Notting Hill centre.

Team Training

Book your team onto one of our scheduled short courses where they will learn alongside other professionals, or book a customised private course with our assistance.

Tailored Programs

Need a course specific to your needs? We can tailor our short courses to fit with your specifications.

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Internal Communications

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Our Happy Clients

A well-organised event with a great tutor, on a subject that is incredibly important.

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Niki Mellish

Head of Facilities

I really recommend this training course and LSPR for any future leader.

Abdullah Alhamran

Senior Translator

Very instructive. Well informed. Intelligent group of delegates. Great teamwork exercises.

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Akinkunmi Akinola

Communications Manager

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