Background:

Hetta Institute for International Development (HIID) is a USA-based professional educational corporation specializing in human capacity building. The Institute specializes in helping the mid and senior-level executives, particularly those from the developing countries, to upgrade their skills. HIID was founded in 2001 and registered with Arizona Corporation Commission, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Hetta Institute for International Development is also registered with the New Jersey Department of the Treasury Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services. HIID also partners with the Center for Executive Training and International Development (CETID), a professional training provider in sustainable development, registered and based in Manhattan, New York City, USA.    Since 2001, HIID has provided short term training courses to hundreds of high-ranking government and corporate officials.

Course Description:

Leadership plays a crucial role in the development of any organization. It is one thing for an organization to have great strategic plans and solid organizational resources to achieve its goals; but without effective leadership and team building skills, there is no catalyst to make things happen. In this course, participants will learn how leaders can effectively lead and build an effective team in difficult situations.

Course Learning Objectives:

This short course aims to equip senior managers and to enhance their managerial skills to succeed in achieving their organizational goals.

Course Content:

  • Conceptual Framework
  • Defining the concepts of leadership in the context of leadership and team building
  • What is leadership?
  • Types of leaders
  • Examples of great world political and business leaders
  • 3 levels of leadership

Analyzing Key Models and Theories of leadership:

  • Maslow’s hierarchy of basic human needs
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Paradigm Shifts
  • Transnational leadership theory
  • Transformational Leadership theory
  • Edward Deming’s 14 Points

Leadership and Followership:

  • A manager versus a leader
  • Understand the organizational structure
  • Accountability
  • 5 dimensions of leadership
  • How to succeed as a leader
  • Qualities of an effective leadership
  • Responsibilities of a front leader
  • Leadership by example
  • Leadership Behaviors
  • Leadership development
  • Anger management
  • Emotional intelligence

Basic Leadership Styles:

  • DISC Profile self-assessment instrument
  • 5 stages of Team/Group Development
  • Building effective high performing and learning teams in organizations and working efficiently as a team
  • Charismatic leadership versus transformational leadership
  • Learn how to delegate
  • 6 Leadership styles, and when you should use them.
  • Characteristics of a good leader

Team-Building:

  • Why building team
  • Principles of teamwork
  • 4 processes of group formation and development
  • Forming
  • Storming
  • Norming
  • Performing
  • SWOT Analysis for describing a project
  • Development and rising of new leaders
  • Leaders who motivate
  • Types of leadership motivation

Committing to Excellence:

  • Leadership and Followership
  • Qualities of an effective leader
  • Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Roles of leadership
  • Types of transformative leadership
  • Effective communications
  • Provide adequate support
  • Develop subordinates through delegation
  • Ability to cope with pressures

Accountability:

  • Practicing the critical skills of effective and clear communication
  • Leadership from within
  • Shadow of a leader
  • Result-based management

Flexibility:

  • Principles of change management
  • Who Moved My Cheese?
  • Decision-making process
  • Problem-solving
  • Time management

Prioritizing Decision Making process

  • Circle of Influence
  • Proactive and Reactive
  • Participatory, interactive, and concrete instructional methodology
  • Incorporating the proven principles of Total Quality Management (TQM) – in an “indigenous African/Asian” development context/environment

Case Studies and Paradigm Shift:

  • Case studies
  • Problem-solving exercises
  • Group projects
  • Computer training with a brand new laptop to take home
  • Course evaluation
  • Site visits
  • End of course

Learning Methodology:

The course is delivered in a workshop setting facilitated by seasoned professional facilitators with practical experience. Active participation is required and key to the success of the workshops. Other methods used in this course include case studies and problem-solving exercises. Assessment of participant’s performance will be measured through effective class participation, group presentation, group projects, and class attendance. This course combines presentations, lectures, class discussions, group presentation, and problem-solving exercises.

HRM Best Practices

Upon completion of this course, participants:
  • Will appreciate their management styles through self-assessments as a result of taking a leadership competency assessment instrument- the DISC Problem Solving/Communication Profile; and performing a follow-up practice team exercise prioritizing the 5 Elements of Development Management.
  • Will increase self-knowledge of their leadership and team building styles through learning and practicing several exercises such as the 5 Dimensions of leadership, Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People and how to prioritize decision making for surviving a simulated “Crash Landing on the Moon”.
  • Will become very cognizant of team/group development processes- the 4 Stages of Team Building – and the benefits of collaborative teamwork based on their DISC profile.
  • Will increase their knowledge of the Principles of Change Management and the concepts of Leadership From Within/Shadow of a Leader.

Learning Methodology:

The course is delivered in a workshop setting facilitated by seasoned professional facilitators with practical experience. Active participation is required and key to the success of the workshops. Other methods used in this course include case studies and problem-solving exercises. Assessment of participant’s performance will be measured through effective class participation, group presentation, group projects, and class attendance. This course combines presentations, lectures, class discussions, group presentation, and problem-solving exercises.

Who should attend?

This course is particularly recommended for senior staff in private, public, and nonprofit sectors including ministers, commissioners, permanent secretaries, secretaries to the governments, top civil servants, business executives, members of board of directors, managers in nonprofit organizations, managing directors, bankers, heads of departments, senior program officers, leaders of community-based organizations, and any individual interested in the course.

Course Duration:

2 weeks

Training Locations and Scheduled Dates:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Feb 11-22, 2019 JSQ, New Jersey, USA: Jan 14-25, April 15-26; Aug 19-31; October 14-25; Dec 2-13, 2019 Washington DC, USA:

Course Materials:

Include PowerPoint presentation slides, carefully selected reading materials, exercises, case studies, reading references, and a laptop computer.

Registration Fees:

The course fee is $4,800 USD for two weeks. The course fee covers the following: instruction, course materials, one brand new laptop computer to take home, administration expenses, field trips, cultural programs, and miscellaneous program-related expenses.

How to REGISTER:

To participate in this course, the applicant must:
  • 1. Send a completed application form
  • 2. Have a bachelor’s degree/or have relevant work experience at senior management level
  • 3. Be nominated by the head of his/her department
  • 4. Be a senior member of the organization
  • 5. Demonstrate a devoted interest in the course
  • 6. Have proof of English proficiency
  • 7. Demonstrate proof of financial sponsorship for the course