The Organisation-wide Leadership Dialogue Sessions
As part of the Constellational Leadership Programme, a structured series of leadership dialogue and conversation sessions has been developed. They encourage people to engage cross-culturally in dialogue and to rekindle the spirit and dynamism of the bold dialogue that was undertaken pre-Apartheid. The aim of these sessions is to help improve the flow of communication throughout the organisation at all levels; to promote cohesion across the organisation between people from diverse backgrounds; to entrench a culture of open and transparent communication; and to encourage information sharing and full involvement in decision-making processes.
The dialogue model used in these sessions has been developed as a result of research into how organisations learn, use various decision-making processes, evolve personal views, and how people need to lead, align and implement ideas within those organisations.
The sessions are appropriate for all levels of employee across an organisation, from management executives, board directors, department officials and senior management, through to general management, key personnel and general staff members.
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The Constellational Leadership Programme Workshops
As part of the Constellational Leadership Programme, a number of workshops have been developed to provide participants with an introduction to developing the knowledge, skills and techniques required to deal with a range of leadership challenges.
One-Day Foundational Workshop
This one day foundational workshop is intended to introduce as well as equip participants with knowledge about techniques and skills for handling adaptive challenges, paradox and ambiguity. The aim of the orientation workshop is to provide a useful overview of the main concepts, models and practices that are central to collaborative leadership and adaptive work.
Two-Three Day Leadership Workshop
The two-three day workshop has been designed to help participants to develop the knowledge and skills required to learn how to deal effectively with a range of leadership challenges from technical, complex or adaptive situations. The workshop attempts to provide a practical and solid basis for the development of much-needed skills and knowledge in handling all types of leadership challenges and problems. The workshop uses a range of tried and tested hands-on exercises to enable participants to practically work their way through uncertain or ambiguous situations without becoming overwhelmed by the magnitude of the problem.
These workshops are appropriate for anyone with an interest in how to deal with adaptive challenges, ambiguity and paradox from a personal, team, leadership or organisational perspective. No prior knowledge or preparation is required.
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The Collaborative Leadership Course
Our Collaborative Leadership Course provides learners with a general introduction to the world of leadership. It practically demonstrates the concepts of leadership and management and the mechanisms needed to effectively mobilize people in an organisation to fulfill their roles and their potential. The course has been developed in a modular format in order to meet specific learner needs and can be undertaken either as a short course or as a skills programme, depending on requirements.
Short Course Option
Learners wishing to attend the Collaborative Leadership Course short learning programme are required to attend 2 three-day sessions, participate in the workshops, work in an allocated small group to complete a number of study activities, and produce a portfolio of evidence for assessment. Upon achieving the above, the learner will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Skills Programme Option
Learners wishing to attend the Collaborative Leadership Course skills programme are required to attend 2 three-day sessions, participate in the workshops, work in an allocated small group to complete a number of study activities, produce a portfolio of evidence for assessment within 10 days of completing the course, participate in a written Personal Leadership Challenge, and attend a 1 day summative assessment session to present your Personal Leadership Challenge for assessment. Upon achieving the above, the learner will receive a Certificate of Competence and 8 credits recorded on the National Learners’ Record Database which can be used towards the National Certificate: Generic Management: Skills Development Management: ID 66069.
Once learners have completed the course and achieved the required level of competence in all the activities, they should be able to:
- Know what leaders and managers do.
- Make a significant difference to work levels in their work context.
- Be in control, in charge, achieving what they need to do and getting it right.
- Understand why they can’t get people to do what is needed and why they are not taken seriously.
- Develop awareness and the capacity to persuade people to do the work that they want them to do.
- Analyse the dynamics of a situation, interpret undercurrents, demands and expectations.
- Raise the level of awareness about the world around them, specifically issues that impact on the South African space.
- Identify, explain and interpret patterns and where they will end up.
- Reach within self and capitalize on that which the learner’s self brings to the party.
- Understand the chemistry of people. Use own instincts, skills and credibility.
- Understand the things that make you a successful person and how to marshal your passions, insights and foresight to tap into the inner experience, values and attitudes of people.
The Collaborative Leadership Course is aligned to Unit Standard 120300 which is registered on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) at Level 5 and carries 8 credits towards the National Certificate: Generic Management: Skills Development Management: ID 66069.
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