Speaking to Develop Leaders and Managers

An evidence-based educational program for those responsible for succession planning, grooming leaders and developing the leadership pipeline

Enhance your mentoring.  Articulate tacit role knowledge.

This two-day educational program increases the capability of managers responsible for developing other leaders and managers.

The program is the culmination of an intensive five-year long practice-based research project that focused on understanding the communication strategies used by leaders to develop others.

It is unique in its goals, its content and its learning outcomes.

The program makes an invaluable addition to your existing suite of leadership development programs.

The content

In the workshop, leaders and managers:

  • Use cases of real-world manager-subordinate interactions to learn communication strategies
  • Gain an understanding of the stages of professional development
  • Learn about informal learning, representing 70% of all workplace learning
  • Understand how to help others better harness the potential learning in everyday workplace experiences
  • Develop the capabilities of Manager-as-Educator
  • Acquire a toolkit of communication strategies for articulating role knowledge
  • Learn how to help others develop leadership dispositions and managerial habits

The program includes:

  • Two-day workshop focusing on the range of communication strategies and activities used by effective managers for developing leaders and other managers.
  • Development manual including all concepts and materials used to analyse examples in class.
  • Practical tools for planning developmental meetings.
  • One follow-up coaching phone call to each participant.

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What a Senior Manager Found:

An outstanding workshop with a practical ‘in the job’ focus that will certainly support me in better coaching, supporting and mentoring my Team Leaders. Janet is a dynamic presenter and has created a training package that fills a gap in the current leadership training programs."

Kathy Rojo, NSW Client Services Manager, Computershare