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AR115 Action-centred leadership for team leaders

Course summary

This interactive two-day programme is based on the work of Professor John Adair, a world authority on leadership development. Using a combination of theories and exercises to increase self-awareness, the course will also provide participants with the tools and techniques to lead a team in a complex and busy healthcare environment.

Who should attend?

Anyone who leads a team will benefit from this course, which has been tailored to meet the needs of healthcare professionals in any setting.


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
2 day(s) 16 hour(s) POA

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Aims / objectives

  • By the end of the programme participants will be able to:
  • Define the leadership qualities and skills of an effective team leader
  • Understand the functions of the leader
  • Identify their strengths and weaknesses within the ‘Action Centred Leadership’ Model
  • Recognise the various roles performed by people in teams
  • Discuss the skills and techniques to create an environment in which people want to perform
  • Describe what motivates others
  • Develop an understanding of the satellite theories that are part of the Action Centred Leadership model
  • Demonstrate the benefits of using some fundamental planning principles

Course programme

  • Introduction and objectives
  • What is leadership?
  • Approaches to leadership
  • The three circles
  • Leadership situations
  • Leadership functions
  • The leadership checklist
  • The role of the leader
  • Satellite theories
  • Course review and action planning

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