Leadership Development and Leadership Training Courses

AchieveGlobal's award winning leadership development training courses are developed from on-going global (and New Zealand based) research into best-practice approaches, skills and processes. Within New Zealand, many of the country's leading companies are partnering AchieveGlobal to develop their managers and leaders. Our approach is about working with your teams to teach them how to differentiate themselves and motivate their teams to perform by understanding what the best in the world are doing. To find out about some of the solutions we offer please see below. Please note that all of our leadership training workshops come with comprehensive reinforcement and coaching tools to enable on-going development and growth of the initial workshop concepts.

if you would like to discuss your needs further, for an informal chat please call us on 09 473 0382 or email info@achieveglobal.co.nz and a friendly consultant will contact you.

BUSINESS LEADERS define strategy.

Activating Change - Executive Version

AchieveGlobal's consultants work with the executive level of an organisation to ensure that leadership development courses effectively achieve lasting results—for customers and for the organisation. Consultants help clarify strategies and change objectives, review the related results from their organisational Change-Capability survey, identify actions required to activate change, and drive executive commitments to lead and support their change initiative(s). Change capability becomes a positive reality-quickly...

Length: 1-day workshop

At the end of the workshop, executives will extend their abilities to:

  • Inspire and support organisational change capability
  • Work as a team to build momentum for change
  • Coach managers who lead change efforts in their area

SENIOR LEADERS direct the practices and processes.

Activating Change - Managers Version

This leadership training course calls out and underlines the most critical practices for leading change today, and is broken down into three units:

Unit 1: Activate Capability
The practices learned in this unit create an environment that encourages individual change capability to grow.
Unit 2: Communicate for Results Participants
Learn critical change communication practices that catalyze commitment and results-oriented action.
Unit 3: Monitor Mechanics and Mood Participants
Learn practices to stay in touch with implementation challenges, as well as strategies for responding to resistance.

Length: 1 1/2-day workshop

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Bridging Strategies to Outcomes

This workshop helps senior managers and leaders build commitment and focus effort at every organisational level. Participants master and apply key interpersonal skills, fine-tuned and framed for this audience.

At the end of the workshop, participants are able to:

  • Seek out, clarify, and confirm ideas and information
  • Describe organisational issues and strategy in a compelling way
  • Recognise the challenges and benefits of giving constructive feedback
  • Focus individual action on issues through feedback
  • Explore useful ideas for turning strategies into action
  • Lobby for the support and resources they need to address key organisational issues

Audience: Leaders of other leaders, senior managers

Length: 2-day workshop
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MANAGERS develop the individuals, processes and systems.

Activating Change - Managers Version

This leadership workshop calls out and underlines the most critical practices for leading change today, and is broken down into three units:

Unit 1: Activate Capability
The practices learned in this unit create an environment that encourages individual change capability to grow.
Unit 2: Communicate for Results Participants
Learn critical change communication practices that catalyze commitment and results-oriented action.
Unit 3: Monitor Mechanics and Mood Participants
Learn practices to stay in touch with implementation challenges, as well as strategies for responding to resistance.

Length: 1 1/2-day workshop
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Leading Innovation From Concept to Customer Value™

Unlike many programs that concentrate exclusively on creativity and/or the 'fuzzy front end', this leadership development workshop develops skills and competencies around building a culture of innovation as well as the capability to manage and facilitate a process that will bring results to a new level. This process not only helps participants understand their role as innovative leaders, it also helps create a common language and serves as a critical focal point for appropriately prioritising and deploying the effort and energy of all involved.

Units include:

  • Unit 1 - The Heart of Innovation
  • Unit 2 - Your Role in Innovation
  • Unit 3 - Optimising Diversity
  • Unit 4 - Sparking New Thinking
  • Unit 5 - Shaping and Selecting Ideas
  • Unit 6 - Executing Innovation

Length: 1-day workshop

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Coaching Others For Top Performance™

This management course provides participants with leadership skills that help build constructive relationships that gain a stronger commitment to improving performance and achieving results that make a difference for the organisation.

Length: 2-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: The Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership™: Manager's Version
Achieve results for your organisation by developing the qualities of genuine leadership and applying the principles and qualities of genuine leadership to your role.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Providing Constructive Feedback™
Learn skills to give constructive feedback in a way that builds openness and mutual respect, and promotes problem solving and learning.
Length: 4 hours
Module 3: Developing Others™
Discover skills for developing others, helping them expand their capabilities so they will have the confidence to take on new challenges and work more independently.
Length: 4 hours
Module 4: Giving Recognition™
Learn skills for recognising and reinforcing the behaviors that support others and lead to the right results.
Length: 4 hours
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Managing The Performance of Others™

As the manager, supervisor or leader of a work group or team, performance leaders help others do the work that ultimately makes an organisation successful. They must ensure employee performance aligns with the direction and strategy of the organisation. The skills taught in this management course help participants prepare for and conduct different types of performance-related discussions.

Length: 2-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: Planning for Performance Discussions™
Prepare for performance-related discussions that increase productivity, collaboration, and the achievement of critical goals.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Clarifying Performance Expectations™
Learn to discuss performance expectations with others in a way that increases their sense of ownership and gains their commitment.
Length: 4 hours
Module 3: Correcting Performance Problems™
Realise skills for addressing recurring or serious performance problems, getting an individual's performance back on track, and building motivation for improvement.
Length: 4 hours
Module 4: Conducting Performance Reviews™
Build skills and receive tools to conduct a performance review that focuses on major responsibilities, opportunities for improvement, and developmental needs.
Length: 4 hours
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Accelerating Team Productivity™

Today's teams are expected to produce more than ever before, faster than ever before. As a result, this management course is designed to help leaders focus teams on key results and outputs, and build energy and momentum toward achieving goals.

Length: 2-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: Building Team Pride and Purpose™
Discover the principles and skills that instill high degrees of pride and purpose in teams today. Explore today's workplace challenges and the need for accelerating performance through teamwork.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Developing Team Agility: Day-to-Day Tools™
Focus in on strategies team leaders can use and actions they can take to build high levels of team agility: quickness, flexibility, and adaptability.
Length: 4 hours
Module 3: Resolving Conflicts Within Your Team™
Learn the best ways to handle tricky situations that often develop among and between team members, including how to intervene directly or to support team members in addressing these situations on their own.
Length: 4 hours
Module 4: Negotiating Resources for Your Team™
Build the negotiating skills needed to secure resources for teams. Learn to negotiate solutions that work for all parties involved.
Length: 4 hours

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Maximising Your Supervisory Potential™

As a result of the business environment in which they operate, new — and even tenured — supervisors frequently find themselves performing an awkward and uncomfortable organisational balancing act. This workshop helps leaders strive to balance between multiple elements of their job responsibilities.

Length: 1-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: The Hallmarks of Supervisory Success™
Explore in detail three critical Hallmarks — personal credibility, work group commitment, and management support — so that you are cognitively prepared to make the transition into management.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Delegating for Shared Success™
Learn the equation that adds up to delegation success: thorough planning, clear communication, and effective follow-through, which together result in successful delegation of work.
Length: 4 hours

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Leading Meetings - Facilitating For Results

Develop skills to conduct productive, results oriented meetings, no matter how complex the issue or diverse the group.

Length: 8 or 12 hours, depending on optional activities.

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INDIVIDUALS deliver results through productive behaviours.

Activating Change™: Individual Contributor Version

Participants learn and apply best practices that help them handle the stress that can come with change, build skills that promote their personal success, and promote the long-term success of their organization.

Length: 1/2 day module

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The Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership™

Learn and practice six shared basic principles and five critical qualities that create a genuine leader. The principles and qualities promote and encourage collaboration and personal initiative.

Audience: All employees

Length: 4 hours

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Problem-Solving Results: Solutions, Improvements, and Innovations™

This workshop provides participants with the skills and strategies required to find appropriate problem solutions and the energy to implement them.

Length: 2-day workshop, consisting of 4 units below

Unit 1: Connecting People and Process
Get acquainted with a dynamic seven-step process for defining and analyzing problems, finding solutions, and implementing them.
Unit 2: Exploring Gaps, Causes, and Solutions
Explore a number of tools that can enhance success while using the problem-solving approach. Use a separate toolkit to work with and explore several specific methods.
Unit 3: Deciding on a Solution
Learn how to define decision-making procedures and use objective criteria to evaluate choices and arrive at a solution.
Unit 4: Making It Happen
Discover specific strategies to aid in action planning and follow-through, as well as approaches that build and sustain momentum for those involved.

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Workload Management

Identifying Work Priorities and Setting Verifiable Goals (Leadership for Results®)

Help employees prioritize work and establish a system for the verification of goal achievement.

Length: 4 hours

Managing Your Priorities (Leadership for Results®)

Manage competing priorities and maintain high levels of personal productivity.

Length: 4 hours

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Connecting With Others: Listening and Speaking™

This workshop helps participants learn how to listen effectively, identify and cultivate good sources of information, and master the process of encouraging people to share their knowledge. It also enables employees to have a positive impact on the organization by focusing on their presentation skills, regardless of audience size.

Length: 1-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: Listening in a Hectic World™
Learn to make conscious and deliberate choices about how to focus your time and attention in order to consistently extract what you need from listening situations and opportunities.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Speaking to Influence Others™
Consider strategies and approaches for ensuring that what you say to others has the greatest possible impact in the most efficient way.
Length: 4 hours

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Working Through Emotions and Conflict™

Unproductive emotions and conflict in the workplace are two major interpersonal influences that deplete the energy required to meet goals. This workshop teaches important, effective ways to manage emotions and conflict.

Length: 1-day workshop or available as the individual modules described below

Module 1: Addressing Emotions at Work™
Discover skills for managing emotions in the workplace, helping to prevent runaway emotions, and remain productive and focused toward organizational goals.
Length: 4 hours
Module 2: Resolving Conflicts With Your Peers™
Examine a model for the effective management of conflict — which will result in increased collaboration, innovation, problem solving, and productivity in the workplace.
Length: 4 hours

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Workskills: Steps to Your Success®

Defusing Emotionally Charged Situations
Examine the consequences of allowing emotions to negatively affect actions and learn techniques for defusing tense situations.
Length: 2 hours
Getting the Information You Need
Learn to listen actively, ask clarifying questions, and verify what is heard, especially when taking on a new assignment or being trained in a new task.
Length: 2 hours
Helping Your Team Work
Understand the power and personal rewards of teamwork and the habits of effective team players.
Length: 2 hours
Managing Life Outside Work: Handling Emergencies and Resisting Temptations
Identify and develop plans for coping with a range of issues and events that can make it hard to meet an employer's minimum requirements. Length: 2 hours
Positive Responses to Change
Discover positive and flexible responses to change that improve long-term success in the organization.
Length: 2 hours
Speaking With Confidence
Explore a simple process for expressing ideas and information, and learn to overcome nervousness and other potential barriers to effective communication.
Length: 2 hours
What It Takes to Succeed: The Basic Principles
Learn minimal expectations of the workplace as well as broad guidelines for day-to-day interactions with others.
Length: 2 hours

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