Young Leader Program

A lot is asked of employees who are being groomed to soon assume a leadership role and take on impor- tant management tasks. If this sounds like you, then this program is just the ticket. It makes sure you fulfill the expectations placed in you for contributing to company success, and it will make sure you realize your own potential as a leader. To become a leader at your company, you’ll need solid skills in leadership and management. This concise 11-day program will support you in developing these skills.

Description

Today’s successful companies have expanded their insight in staff development, young employee support and career planning to actively promote junior employees. As a result, young managers and staff are often given the responsibility for important tasks, projects and management functions. This of course means that young staff faces new challenges when it comes to their management expertise, but also their management conduct and self-management skills.

At the same time expectations have also changed. It’s no longer enough to wait until something is mandated, but companies expect young staff – thanks to their holistic understanding of management – to have ideas of their own and to provide new impetus, to develop their own initiatives, to work-up projects and apply for approval from upper management and to implement them.

They expect this of you because all these things are requirements for a positive development of your career and for further exciting tasks. Good bosses with high leadership expertise develop and support their employees. They know that encouraging young staff and discovering new talent, is one of the noblest tasks a boss can do. And a boss today is increasingly judged by how well he or she is able to form young, talented employees into high potentials and leaders. The way from a specialist and young staff to a management position is not without its dangers, of course. You leave your comfort zone and are suddenly in the middle of things all by yourself. This makes you more transparent, vulnerable and you stand between employees, colleagues and senior management. And you need to create an image of yourself as leader within your company. Boston Business School can accompany you here and with its Young Leader Program you’ll be taking a major step in the right direction. This program will prepare you for a future career as an inventive, committed and effective leader.

Who should attend

  • Junior executives, specialists and project managers at 28 to 42 years of age who need to prepare for a professional challenge that requires a holistic leadership perspective
  • Professionals with jobs in any area of business, who in the future are supposed to lead more and implement less, and who will need to develop skills to carry out business activities
  • Future leaders who has been promoted by their boss and will be taking on higher functions soon
  • Young management and practitioners who want to optimize their personal effectiveness and better contribute to the overall performance of the company they work for

Structure

Part 1: Personality, Presence and Performance. 3 days
Part 2: Leadership and People Skills. 4 days
Part 3: Management Expertise. 4 days

The order of the three parts above can vary. An individual combination of the three parts is also possible.

How you benefit

This practical-oriented program will form the cornerstone of your successful management career. Among other things you will learn:

  • Self-management skills to successfully handle tasks and
    achieve objectives
  • What the tools and methods of team and employee leader-
    ship are and to strengthen how to use them
  • The basis for convincing leadership behavior, and to
    develop your own personal leadership style
  • To strengthen your personal and social skills
  • How to motivate other people, strengthen your own team
    competence and skills in handling conflict
  • To improve your collaborative and communications skills
  • How to represent yourself and your company convincingly
  • How to bring your personal goals in line with company
    goals
  • To take a holistic look at the most important topics of cor-
    porate management
  • How to use your knowledge of strategy, a business sense
    and pragmatic solutions to impress

Key details

EP2048

Language
English
Date
Part 1: 03.12.2018 - 05.12.2018, Oberursel
Part 2: 21.01.2019 - 25.01.2019,
Part 3: 11.03.2019 - 14.03.2019,
Fees
EUR 7'200.– / CHF 7'900.– / US$ 8'600.– (plus VAT)

Registration

For registration, please click the link below.

Register here

Areas of Focus

Part 1: Personality, Presence and Performance

Self-Management – Leading Yourself

  • Self-awareness, assuming personal responsibility and clarity as basis for a successful manager
  • Developing your own way of working, self-organization and using your own personal resources
  • Approaches for effective time management, avoiding stress factors and “time thieves”
  • Self-management in practice – how do I manage myself?

Improving how Effective You Are

  • Setting the right priorities and realistic goals
  • Making sure company objectives are the same as your own objectives
  • The right way to delegate
  • Thinking and working in a constructive manner
  • Improving my own decision-making behavior
  • How to handle conflict more effectively
  • Strengthening my ability to avoid stress

Personality and its Effect

  • Knowing the different facets of your personality
  • How do you perceive yourself and others?
  • Communication, body-language and authenticity in discussions and group situations
  • Being more assertive

Part 2: Leadership and People Skills

The Basics of Effective Leadership

  • Alternativeleadershipstyles,situationalleadershipskills
  • Psychological awareness

Skills and Performance

  • The main skills a leader needs
  • How skills can be implemented to achieve tangible results
  • Establishing a healthy work-life balance

Motivation and Commitment

  • Motivating yourself and others
  • Convincing team members of your own ideas

Working towards Common Goals

  • Organizing employees to achieve common goals
  • Management according to agreed-upon objectives

Methods of Leadership

  • Tools for leading employees
  • Mastering difficult leadership situations

Team-Building, Team Leadership

  • How to put together a top-performing team
  • How to skillfully manage your team

Part 3: Management Expertise with a Focus on Results

Strategic Mangement and the Business Model

  • Strategic objectives and direction as guidelines
  • The importance of a business model
  • Being able to understand strategic concepts
  • The strategic management toolbox

Market and Customer Management

  • The market as benchmark
  • Customer segments and customer benefits
  • Demand as the basis for value-creation
  • The prerequisites for market success

Success in Implementation

  • How to be successful at implementation
  • Developing expertise in solving problems
  • Project management as a management task
Registration