Advanced Public Sector Strategy, Leadership and Advanced Strategic Change Management

London Business Training & Consulting
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8 weeks
16,095 GBP excl. VAT 9,657 - 16,095 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Advanced Public Sector Strategy, Leadership and Advanced Strategic Change Management

By attending this course, you will explore the specific role that is required of strategic managers in an organization with a more detailed examination of some key elements.

You will be able to successfully lead public services to achieve service excellence and community objectives.

This course embarks into the essential fundamental aspects of leadership on your career pathway. Set over the course using a combination of discussion debates, case studies, research and immersion sessions, you will explore experientially how to emerge more fully as a leader and to harness the workforce to transform.

During this intensive course, you will master leadership with a broad range of skills and knowledge that will excel your potential. By contextualizing the humanistic skills with your leadership skills you will discover the path of least resistance to achieve goals. In doing so you will leverage more time to grow the organization due to gains in the effectiveness and efficiency acquired.

The dedicated ability to foresee opportunities and create the future is naturally the terrain of strategic leadership. To shift paradigms that open incredible opportunities in innovation, success and empowering the workforce to grow and deliver. This course enriches your leadership map preparing you to transform your organization and its blueprint.

Change is ubiquitous and is often fraught with challenges however it is a necessary enabler in business. Get on the right side of change so chance is replaced with clear plans. By understanding how to mobilize perspectives and people through the change process, it will make the process more seamless..

The course will wrap with a summary of the key learning points, followed by an action planning exercise with a view to apply the acquired knowledge and skills immediately upon your return to work. Post-course support is also available in relation to the implementation of your action plan, up to six (6) months following course completion.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Directors and Deputy Directors, and all other public sector senior officers who:
  • work directly to lead politicians and with other public services to achieve broader community outcomes (public health and well-being and economic development).
  • are responsible for achieving the authority's strategic objectives and can commit the resources to achieve them.
  • Heads of Organizations, Chief Officers, Chairpersons, Board Members and Directors.
  • Heads of Departments.
  • Senior Managers and High Performance Executives.
  • Change Managers and Executives.
  • Senior HR, Business Analysts and Compliance Roles.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Focus on ensuring that the authority and its services are fit for purpose in the current, medium and long term.
  • Keep a strategic overview of service delivery.
  • Understand when and how to 'intervene' in the authority's operations.
  • 'step-up' to lead the whole service.
  • Define service outcomes.
  • Understand the responsibilities of the service 'end-to-end' manager.
  • Comprehensively understand leadership principles and apply them.
  • Explore the leadership styles and the psychological basis that underpins great leadership.
  • Apply high level decision-making approaches to deliver robust leadership strategies.
  • Master key aspects of leadership using a mixture of pragmatic and logical considerations.
  • Hone both your interpersonal and intrapersonal skills to increase influence and persuasion.
  • Debate and negotiate in a manner to get acceptance from stakeholders to proceed with the organization's mission.
  • Activate the operational capacities of all strategic business units using influence, authority and power.
  • Overhaul corporate strategy and business plans.
  • Navigate internal and external forces by excelling leadership drivers.
  • Contextualize change and its affects to change management strategies.
  • Harness the power, effectiveness and utility of the change team and change agents.
  • Explore and inoculate the organization from change issues, challenges and concerns.
  • Develop agility and resilience to handle all forms of change that affect the organization.
  • Instil constructive behaviours to realise positive change.
  • Map out the necessary organizational change to shift and transform culture.
  • Develop a practical perspective into contemporary work practices in your field.
  • Implement an Action Plan at your workplace using the knowledge and skills acquired through the course.

Training Course Content

Public Sector Strategic Management

  • What is Strategic Management?
  • Understanding the Strategic Position of the Organization
  • The Strategic Toolkit
  • Stakeholder Management

Politics and the Public Sector

  • Working alongside politicians as they come and go
  • Civil servants Working directly with elected representatives
  • Aligning service and political objectives
  • Maintaining strong corporate governance and continuity of service delivery

Aligning the Public Sector to Support the Economy

  • Skills and job creation
  • Facilitating a dynamic and productive environment for business development
  • Assisting new businesses to establish and grow
  • Public services providing a 'showcase' for modern Working practices

Public Sector Finance Strategy

  • Funding Strategic Priorities
  • Revenue Resilience
  • Managing Reserves
  • Crises and Contingency Planning

Public Sector Strategic Planning

  • The Strategic Planning Cycle
  • The Political Cycle and its Impact on Strategy
  • Review and Refresh
  • Incremental adjustments vs major restructure

Public Sector – Leading Strategic Change

  • The Drivers of Change
  • Building and Gaining Support
  • Project Management
  • Change Management

Leadership – The Pursuit of Excellence

  • Excellence in Leadership
  • Mission to Be the Best
  • Managing Change by Raising Standards
  • Leader board Comparative Analysis

Key Leadership Qualities

  • Leadership Characteristics and Traits
  • What Makes Great Leaders
  • Psychological Mindset of Leaders
  • Leading with Ration, Logic and Emotions

Decision-Making Skills

  • The Decision-Making Process
  • How to Skilfully Persuade
  • Team-led Approaches to Decision-Making
  • Structured Critical Thinking

Empowering the Workforce

  • Blanchard’s Situational Analysis and Leadership Relatability
  • Person Centred Leadership and Succession Planning
  • Fielders Contingency Theory
  • Developing a Performance-led Workforce

Influencing with Integrity

  • Mastering Humanistic Communication Skills
  • Leadership Accountability
  • Approaches to Transparent Leadership
  • NLP the Art of Influence PACE + LEAD Models

Negotiating Skills for Leaders

  • Creating Win-Win Outcomes
  • Developing a Flair for Negotiation
  • Proven Negotiation Methodology and Techniques
  • Understanding Interests, Positions and Benefits

Leveraging your Strengths for Leadership Impact

  • How to Leverage Authority, Influence and Power
  • Leaders Who Make a Difference
  • Leadership Strengths Analysis Tools
  • Delivering Impact

Leadership Strategy

  • Generating New Outcomes and Options
  • Building Winning Business Models
  • Strategic Planning for Leaders
  • Scaling Business Success

Leading and Enabling Change

  • Managing Change through Resistance
  • Leadership Best Practice
  • Organizational Culture and Climate
  • Theoretical Frameworks PESTLE Model

Managing the Change Process

  • Disruptive Nature of Change
  • The Change Management Process
  • Aligning the Change Team
  • Leading Change
  • Procedure in Practice

Understanding and Diagnosing the Need for Change

  • Building the Case for Change
  • Data-led Regression Analysis
  • Needs vs Aspirations
  • Systemic and Endemic Issues

Building Resilience and Agility against Resistance

  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Steering through Turbulence
  • Resilience Principles
  • The Art of Agility

Organizational Culture and Behaviour

  • Organizational Culture and Climate
  • Shifting Internal Perceptions
  • Encourage Positive Workplace Behaviours
  • Creating a New Normal

Change Management Strategies

  • Shifting Business Cultures and Priorities
  • Impact of Business Change
  • Routes to Revolutionary Change
  • Strategic Change Management

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