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Advanced Leadership & People Management Skills

MDT International, In London
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Advanced Leadership & People Management Skills - 5 day In-house Course

This Advanced Leadership & People Management Skills course is designed to equip organizations with the people management skills they need to achieve their business goals.

The 5-day programme focuses on the expertise required by managers to execute their roles in an effective manner, particularly in international environments. It makes extensive use of practical exercises and role-playing in order to allow participants to practice and build on their skills in key people management areas including networking, project team management, performance reviews, coaching & mentoring and change management.

In addition, the course encourages delegates within the company to:

  • improve their personal effectiveness in cross-cultural communication, project planning and professional development;
  • plan for their own professional development through the organisation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Advanced Leadership & People Management Skills course is suitable for an organization's managers and professionals working internationally who have several years of management experience and would like to improve their communication and people management skills.

It is also ideal as a refresher programme for more experienced managers, and as a follow-up course for those who have previously attended MDT's Leadership and People Management course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of this course, participants are eligible for 35 hours of CPD accreditation. 

Training Course Content

This course covers the following topics and they will be delivered within the context of your company:

The role of the international manager

  • International management competencies
  • Personal effectiveness and relationship management Putting it into practice: competencies self-assessment

Keys to personal effectiveness

  • Managing yourself and your time more effectively
  • Key Performance Indicators(KPIs) for Oil and Gas Companies
  • Strategic planning and SMART goals
  • Putting it into practice: Developing your SMART management goal and Action Plan

Situational team leadership

  • Company culture and structures, policies and procedures : their impact on leadership style
  • Team formation and features of effective teams
  • Team leadership styles and stages of team development
  • Putting it into practice: Team leadership situations

International Influencing Skills

  • Management and influencing: position power and personal power
  • Your network of influence and how you can enhance it
  • Cross-cultural influencing
  • Planning to influence: the Persuasive Funnel
  • Putting it into practice: Difficult People and Influencing Your Boss

Managing Performance Review

  • Benefits of the performance review process
  • How to use the appraisal form
  • Stages and techniques in performance review
  • How to conduct a constructive performance review meeting
  • Putting it into practice: Performance review situations

Staff Training and Development

  • Assessment of staff training and development needs
  • Training, mentoring, coaching and professional development courses
  • Follow-up and evaluation of staff development activities
  • Putting it into practice: Staff development situations

How to manage and lead change in your organization

  • Self-assessment: Your response to change
  • Conservers, pragmatists and originators
  • Lewin and Kotter’s change models
  • Leading change in your organisation
  • Communicating change through the organization
  • Putting it into practice: Assessing a proposed change in your organization

Challenges in 21st Century international management

  • The challenges of managing diversity
  • Overcoming the tyranny of ‘one right way’ to manage
  • Professional development guidelines and learning activities
  • Putting it into practice: International Management Lessons Learned and mini-presentations

Course delivery details

Our online courses are delivered live via Microsoft Teams and consist of two x 2-hour sessions per day.

Why choose MDT International

Over 90% of participants say our training met or exceeded their expectations

MDT have worked with 500+ organisations worldwide

Our trainers have 25+ years of experience in the O&G Industry

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Stephen Pickering
14 Jan 2015

Needless to say I am very pleased with the performance of the MDT instructors and the quality of MDT courses. Stephen Pickering - Schlumberger NExT

Tony Anderson
14 Jan 2015

Clear, concise and pitched at exactly the right level. MDT continues to deliver excellent training." Tony Anderson - Premier Oil

Maria Alvarez - Repsol
16 Jan 2013

Very practical, realistic, pragmatic and educational course.


Course Fee: £2750.00 (+ VAT for attending UK courses). Fees include your attendance at the relevant training course/s and the provision of a comprehensive training course manual, course completion certificate, plus lunch and refreshments during the training day. Fees do not include accommodation and living costs.

MDT International can also provide this course on an in-house course basis, to discuss please submit enquiry. 

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