Course Overview

The CBP™ Leadership Certification equips the business professional with the skills and characteristics required for effective leadership. Effective leadership skills are in demand in every aspect of business and are recognized as an indispensable element for corporate success.

The CBP™ Leadership certification module covers all of the essentials of today’s leaders. This is a hands-on and interactive module that uses real life scenarios to develop practical leadership skills.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for candidates who wish to specialize in specific business skills segments.

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Effective Leadership

• What is Leadership

• The definition of a leader

• The definition of a follower

• Characteristics – Features that distinguish effective leaders

• Skill – A developed talent or ability

• Developing a Vision

• Developing a Mission

• Working towards achieving goals

• Building a cohesive team

• Identifying and meeting team needs

• Set standards for measuring team performance

• Accountability

• Motivate

• Everyone can be a leader

• Circumstances shape leaders

• Leaders embrace responsibility

• Clear Goals

• Training

• Followers

• Leadership vs. Managing

 Module 2: Choosing the Appropriate Leadership Style

• The Transitionary Nature of Leadership

• Leadership Styles

• Relational Support

• Function Support

• Telling – High Functional, Low Rational

• Selling – High Functional, Hugh Rational

• Participating – Low Functional, High Rational

• Delegating – Low Functional, Low Rational

• The Follower

• Committed Novice – Low Capability, High Motivation

• Uncommitted Expert – High Capability, Low Motivation

• Committed Expert – High Capability, High Motivation

• Uncommitted Novice – Low Capability, Low Motivation

• Situational Leadership

Module 3: Developing a Vision & a Mission

• Direction and Destination

• Passion

• What are values?

• Vision Quest

• Mission Statement

• Develop a Mission Plan

• Effectively Communicate Vision as a Leader

 Module 4: Decision Making

• Problem Identification and Analysis

• Recommending Problem Resolution Guidelines

• Problem Resolution

• Establishing decision making criteria

• Establishing criteria (develop decision making criterium)

• Rating criteria

• Risk Analysis – How risky is the decision

• Cost factors – What are the costs of implementing the decision?

• Problem Resolution

• Implementing your decision

 Module 5: Team Building for Leaders

• Team Building

• Mission, Goals and Objectives

• Team member selection criteria

• Communicate team member’s responsibilities

• Meeting team needs

• Motivation

• Accountability

• Team Building Benefits

• Ownership

• Authority

• Acceptance

• Collective approach to success and failure

• Team Selection

• Team Communication

• Motivating Teams

• Creating a Learning Environment – 4 basic needs

• Relevancy

• Autonomy

• Security

• Belonging