MyRIAD Workshop: Becoming A Better Leader

Translating Leadership into Observable Behaviours, to Enhance People’s Performance. Two day workshop run by Nottingham MyRIAD Solutions.

17-18 April 2012
Royale Chulan
5 Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur
50450 Malaysia

What is leadership?
Is a person born to be leader?
How does one be a leader?
What does a leader do?

“True leaders are not born, but made.”
Warren Bennis

“Becoming A Better Leader” translates ‘True leaders are not born, but made’ into Leadership Perspective: reframing the leadership myths and paradigms that will enable the participants to embrace leadership. Leadership Practices: is translating proven leadership principles into measurable and observable behaviours, where participants can learn to develop their competence in leading people. The result: every participant will have the self-condence to become a leader, exercise leadership skill and display the power to inspire people towards higher performance levels.

Participants will discover the answers as they learn and experience the subject modules through business simulations, presentations on “lessons learned”, as well as real-life case studies and business scenarios. This training is essential for organisations seeking to develop leaders to guide their
people towards high performance levels while creating a better work environment. This is a two-day, highly interactive scenario-based learning
methodology session.


At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
• Develop usable knowledge and skills in high performance leadership.
• Learn the skills and abilities that are essential to excel at your leadership role.
• Develop greater proficiency at discriminating between the practices of management and leadership.
• Be able to personally apply these leadership skills in the different scenarios you are likely to encounter in real work situations.
• Construct a model of personal leadership skills with a practical framework, which can be applied in the workplace.
• Navigate through challenging situations with greater condence and competence to achieve the best possible results.
• Communicate, delegate, and follow through effectively, to help the team deliver business results and develop group capacities and strengths.
• Create a motivating environment to achieve the highest level of people performance.


Agency Managers
Project Managers and Community Leaders


Stuart Wong
Lead & Change Specialist, Certified Professional Trainer (IPMA –UK)

Stuart Wong is an experienced trainer and program developer in leadership for more than 10 years. He has trained hundreds of adults and thousands of youths. He has led and transformed the leadership program for young and adult leaders in non-prot organisations. His wide exposure in working with volunteers in NGOs and established institutions, coupled with his experience in selling and consultation with SMEs has expanded his understanding on both the challenges and opportunities to bring out the best in the people and lifting them to the next higher level in exercising leadership.

Registration Fee

Normal Price: RM1,980 per person
Group of 3 and above: RM1,380 per person
Early Bird Price: RM1,580 per person


DAY 01:
Focuses on Leadership Perspective

Relook Leading and Managing
Participants will appreciate the difference and complementation of leading and managing. They will also be able to navigate themselves with greater clarity on becoming a leader, and developing themselves to lead people effectively as well as managing performance efficiently.

Competence in Leadership
Participants will gain understanding of the 4 leadership competencies, the essentials of becoming a leader and developing others to be leaders.

Reframing Myths and Paradigms of Leadership
Participants will review the 3 existing leadership paradigms which have shaped their hesitations and biases about becoming a leader. Next, participants will reframe the existing paradigms with the new paradigms of leadership that will increase their selfconfidence in leading.

Development Stages in Leadership
Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the 7 stages of leadership. They will know the specific and expected challenges typical of each stage, which will help them to develop crucial competencies and apply them appropriately, becoming stronger and condent when exercising leadership.

Leading Style
Participants will gain deeper awareness of their present leadership styles by learning that they are shaped by their experiences from the past. Such awareness will enable the participants to make relevant changes and will result in enhancing leadership effectiveness.

Learning Style
Participants will discover ‘how’ they learn. In addition, participants will gain knowledge of 7 learning modes, thus expanding their learning quotient as they learn to lead.

Leading Credibility
Participants will understand the importance of credibility in leadership to unleash the power of “I” and “We”. They will learn and apply the Credibility Process Model to build, earn and sustain leadership credibility over time, expanding their power of inuence over their people.

DAY 02:

Focuses on Leadership Practices

Leading Purpose
Participants will appreciate the power of purpose. They will develop and communicate the common vision in an attractive and appealing way and recognise the importance of alignment and shared expectation towards building a high performance team.

Leading Change
Participants will see change as an opportunity for self-motivation and innovation; identify the roles they play in communicating and implementing organisational change. They will identify strategies for helping change be accepted and implemented in the workplace.

Leading Outcome
Participants will learn and apply the outcome based leadership skill through engaging in a dynamic activity, demonstrating how well-formed, intentional questions redirect attention from problems toward possibilities and achievable outcomes.

Difficult Conversation
Participants will learn a model on how to prepare for a discussion that they feel could be difcult or conflict-laden conversations, which are unavoidable at times in leading. They will learn techniques for constructive conflict required for high-performing teams.

Participants will learn a delegation approach and practice planning delegation in accordance with this method. In order to delegate effectively, they will learn a process on developing competence and confidence, and connecting team members to get extraordinary things done.

Employee Engagement
Participants will identify the 8 essentials of effective employee engagement. They will understand and apply the process of engagement, reinforcing the positive values and behaviours that will enhance mutual understanding and accountability towards better performance.

Flexi Coaching
Participants will learn to identify appropriate situations for using and practicing the four facilitation strategies to coach their employees towards better performance.

Wrap Up and Action Plan

From 17 Apr 2012
Until 19 Apr 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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