Leadership 1
lead without being the manager

“Manager is a profession – Leader is a characteristic”

Course description:

This course is an introduction to the work as a leader, where you lead a group of people but you do not have formal personnel and financial responsibility. Much of your result depends on your ability to motivate your staff. We refer to it as working with “pull” rather than “push.”

Target group:

Existing or prospective leaders without formal staff and budget responsibility.


At least three years of work experience Method: Preparations before the course, energetic lectures supported by slide shows, handouts for your records, discussions, group work and role playing. Action Learning: Interesting and energetic lectures is interspersed with group exercises.

Course Documents on file to download for iPad or computer:

  • Comprehensive course documentation with, slides, checklists, templates and exercises.
  • Literature: The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow  Them and People Will Follow You [Kindle Edition], John C. Maxwell.
  • Diploma obtained after completed training.



  • Expectations on the leader from manager and staff.
  • Delegation.
  • Different Leadership Styles.
  • Your leadership style, analysis.

The team

  • Building a team of differences.
  • Personality Types.
  • Style Analysis.
  • Relationships.
  • The team’s development cycle, the FIRO model.
  • Motivation & inspiration.
  • Collaboration.
  • Conflict management.

Strategy and Objectives

  • The link between vision, strategy and goals.
  • Checklist for smart goals.
  • Break-down of goals.
  • Action plan.
  • Follow-up.

The Task

  • Information and Communication.
  • Organizing work, lead and follow up.
  • Giving and receiving feedback.

Decision Techniques

  • Individual techniques.
  • Group Decisions.

Personal effectiveness and Stress Management

  • Analysis of your personal efficiency.
  • Your staff’s effectiveness.
  • Personal stress analysis.