Stepping into Leadership in Defence - R090

Defence Leadership Centre
4 days (3 day classroom)
Multiple locations

About this course

During this 4-day course, you will explore the expected leadership behaviours, characteristics, qualities and skillset required by defence. The course provides the opportunity to recognise your preferences using Insights Discovery psychometric tool which enables reflection on your leadership development areas. 

This course is delivered through a blended approach; the online learning (via Defence Learning Environment (DLE)) will be issued approximately 8 weeks prior to attending the 3-day classroom event. Delegates who have not completed the preparation work one week before the classroom delivery will be removed from the course. A consolidation piece will be due for submission (via DLE) 4 weeks after the classroom event to gain accreditation. 

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • understand your own behaviour preferences and communication style
  • how to adapt and connect with others to enhance working relationships
  • explore your leadership attributes, and values
  • enhance your understanding of elements that challenge your resilience 
  • characteristics of leadership, management and followership
  • role modelling the expected behaviours
  • empowerment and effective delegation 
  • the importance and methods of reward and recognition

How will this course help my career?

Attendance on this course will help and encourage your transition from manager to leader. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants

Military or civil servants need to be experienced managers who manage defence personnel. 

Psychometric tests form part of this learning.

Before applying you will need approval from your line manager to endorse your suitability for attendance.

How will I learn?

Blended Learning

How will you be assessed?

Successful completion of all elements (online learning activities, full attendance/participation of all classroom delivery, learning sets and submission of a post course reflection) is eligible for the:

  • Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership (not paid for by Defence Leadership Centre)

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