Developing the Leadership Team

7 Stage Workshop

Aims and Objectives

  • Enhance the Leadership’s understanding of the organisation’s vision and identify KPI’s for the leadership function that are agreed and committed to
  • Encourage understanding of roles and responsibilities
  • Identify key leadership behaviours that are in line with the organisation’s core values
  • Identify and clarify  leadership competencies as leaders
  • Identify the learning needs of leaders from a team management and performance point of view
  • Promoting employee engagement
  • Understanding different team attributes and behaviours
  • Managing people to perform in order to achieve objectives
  • Produce a PDP for each leader to further develop leadership capability to effectively deliver the vision

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Programme Content

Stage 1: Fact-Finding Exercise

Conduct fact find exercise with all leaders to establish current views on what goes well in the team and what does not, what needs to be delivered differently and what learning points have they identified over the last 12 months. Questions will be around the current position and development needs in order to achieve the vision for the senior management team.

Stage 2: Pre-Course Questions

Send pre work for strategy session to each leader to identify what they believe to be the 5-7 key performance indicators for their team and their function. KPIs should be linked to the strategy documents and relate to both the team and their functional areas.

Stage 3: Facilitated Workshops

Two-day Briefing Workshop

A facilitated session delivered to discuss the vision and key performance indicators for the senior leadership team.

This session will provide an opportunity for leaders to define their competences within the organisation and the key performance indicators aligned to organisational vision and values and that all leaders are on the ‘same page’.


  • Reflect upon the vision and aims for the organisation
  • Current reality review and discussion on the internal and external context for business
  • Facilitated activities to identify the gaps and the critical steps to be taken
  • Activities to identify the implications for the leadership team(s) and agree roles and responsibility
  • Facilitation of the team identifying and clarifying the behaviours and values needed to be demonstrated by the senior leadership team.

The end result is an individual or team that operates more effectively and confidently and contributes to a stronger bottom line and or the organisation’s aims.

Stage 4 Complete PDP’s

Completion of individual PDP’s – assisted via a 1 hour coaching session follow up or unassisted to be agreed

PDP’s reviewed by line managers in 121 meeting

Stage 5: Review Meeting

Review meeting to agree next steps and debrief to date

Stage 6: Next Steps

Any common themes – sessions delivered as agreed

Undertake 121 coaching as appropriate, typically 3-6 sessions of 2 hour duration frequency dependent on speed of change required.

Stage 7: 360 Profiles

Undertake 360 profiles for leaders if seen as appropriate

If you would like to discuss this workshop please contact Fiona on 01332 527144 or email us via the contact page. This programme can be amended to reflect the training and development needs of your Leaders and Managers.

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