Much is expected of employees, functional experts and up-and-coming management talent, who are to assume additional leadership responsibility. In order to fulfil or even exceed these expectations, solid managerial skills and leadership competence are required. This three-part seminar-programme supports striving decision-makers in deepening their management and leadership skills and to further develop their ability. 12 days in total.
Knowledge and ability are bottlenecks for sustainable business success because the complexity of managerial challenges are increasing. This management development programme is tailored to employees who face their first position with management and results responsibility, or who are planned for such a position. The disciplines of integrated management, such as holistic thinking, strategic management, process design, principles of leadership and organisation, corporate culture, marketing, financial management, and leadership will be treated, and interactively reinforced based on practical examples.
ELDP imparts and trains the principles and tools of results-oriented general management over a total of twelve days (individual modularized scheduling is available):
You will understand your contribution to the company’s success, and see how you can optimize it.
You will receive systematic knowledge about entrepreneurial leadership, and understand it thanks to critical thinking.
You will receive systematic knowledge about entrepreneurial leadership and thanks to critical thinking, understand how to correctly place managerial trends and accurately anticipate the consequences of your actions.n
You will take on your tasks with new impulse, more confidence, and in a comprehensive manner.
You will learn to critically evaluate and extend your existing managerial knowledge and to orient your thinking toward results.
You will quickly receive applicable methods and instruments for your own use.
Module 1: Personality, Self-Management and Leadership (4 days)
Module 2: Strategy in the Context of General Management (4 days)
Module 3: Financial Knowledge and Financial Management (4 days)
The Emerging Leaders Development Programme is aimed at:
Young managers, who already fill a managerial role and who should soon be up to it, in order to successfully take on the managerial task of the future
Key employees and specialists with central functions who need entrepreneurial understanding
Staff and experts who should move into a managerial role in the future and who should receive a holistic understanding of management
Employees who are being especially developed as high potentials
Excellent instructors. I will recommend the training.
Fernando SCHEPS, Holcim Group Services Ltd.
Very helpful. I learned a lot about myself which helps me to be a better leader and methods to lift up other people.
Jacqueline GOTTSCHALL, mgi management gmbh
Great seminar with great tools, reality check and
Jochen GUNKEL, J. Schmalz GmbH
Great, informative, interesting and useful. Well organized.
Module 1: Personality, Self-Management and Leadership
Managing Oneself Successfully
Self and time management
Setting up a personal goal-time system
Making your own routines even more efficient
Optimal work techniques and organisation
Leadership Principles and Roles in Practice
Management task and understanding – factors of success in practice
Basics and psychology of managerial behaviour
What are the latest research results?
What concepts are relevant in reality?
Virtual team leadership: leading from a distance
Optimal Leadership Behaviour
What is my own leadership style?
Perception and self-perception
Starting-point of personal change behaviour
Leading with Goals: Cooperative Planning and Decision-Making
Why goals are so important
Observing employees and strength-oriented deployment
Confident decision-making and effective delegation
Effective Communication and Conflict Management
Giving useful feedback
Dealing successfully with conflicts
One’s own communication-toolbox for conflict
Convincing Negotiation Techniques and Effective Meetings
The most important negotiating techniques and tactics
Strategies of successful negotiations
Chairing meetings time-efficiently toward a given goal
Preparing for and conducting telephone conferences
Successfully Leading Teams
Roles, phases, and necessity of teams
Motivation as a leadership task
The art of challenging people
Inspiring and results-oriented leadership on team-levels
Module 2: Strategy in the Context of General Management
Management as the profession of achieving results
Rethinking general management: relationships, actions, and attitudes
Complexity and complexity traps
Understanding One’s Own Contribution for Insuring the Company’s Overall Success
Corporate philosophy and values
Business objectives and defining results
Vision and mission
The business model from the point of view of strategic considerations
The logic of strategic success
The process of strategic management
Instruments of strategic analysis
Generating strategic options
Successful strategy implementation with change and project management
Marketing and Market-Oriented Business Management
Putting customer benefit, satisfaction, and retention into the centre of successful marketing
Operative marketing and the marketing-mix: product, price, distribution, and communication
What are the new trends in marketing
Innovation and business development
Identifying, evaluating, and implementing new business opportunities
Examples of best practice
Module 3: Financial Knowledge and Financial Management
Financial Management in a Nutshell
An overview of financial connectors and instruments
Current challenges and trends in financial management
Setting goals and conflicts between goals: diverse approaches and perspectives of financial management
Finance and Business Accounting – Everything you have to know
The accounting contexts
The essential indicators for stating assets, financial, and earnings positions
The balance sheet and its reliability
Cost accounting systems
Planning, Budgeting, and Business Plans
Purpose and benefit of planning and budgeting
New trends in budgeting
Making successful business plans
Assessing Investments and Financing
Modern methods for capital budgeting
Planning and evaluating investments
The Importance of Liquidity
Liquidity and liquidity optimisation
Working capital as a balance sheet indicator
Reducing capital commitment
Value-oriented Business Management
Cash flow control
Approaches to the cost of capital
Recognizing the potential to raise value and profit
Controlling and Cost Management
Indicator systems for cost management
Reliability of cost calculation instruments in practice
Break-even points and the problem of fixed expenses
The entire programme is interactive. Based on numerous business problems, decision situations, and case studies, you will practise all the important facets of modern management, turn practical challenges into solutions, and examine their overall effects for their sustainability.
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Emerging Leaders Development Programme