Leadership Strategies for the Public Sector

DESCRIPTION:

In this highly-interactive class, participants will learn why effective leadership is as important in the public sector as in the private sector. Discussion and experiential exercises are used demonstrate and explore proven leadership theories. Participants will learn how to incorporate private sector "best practices" into their leadership roles in the public sector.

OBJECTIVES:

1. To explore management and leadership strategies that can make an organization "Gung Ho".

2. To examine the differences between public and private sector leaders.

3. To examine the relationship between leadership, power, and motivation.

4. To learn how to be an effective leader even when there is no official authoritative or supervisory relationship with other team members.

5. To learn how to practice "shared leadership" when conducting meetings or engaging in creative problem solving.

6. To test and evaluate leadership theory using the nationally-recognized leadership training game: “Leadout: An Experience in Leadership”.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Supervisors, team leaders and other employees that are interested in understanding leadership and improving their leadership skills.

TIME:

Full-day presentation (Usually 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.)

AUDIOVISUAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Projector & screen for PowerPoint

2. Flipchart & markers



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