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Essential Leadership Skills

Tue 17 Apr 2018
9am - 4.30pm


This course will provide an introduction to the skills to successfully manage and lead your team. It is designed to assist participants with the knowledge and confidence to ensure they continue on the road to successful management.


If you have recently become a leader, manager, or are about to be promoted into your first management position. This is also a great course for any leader who has had no formal training.


  • What matters in teams (key elements of leading high performance teams)
  • Leader verses manager (what is the difference)
  • Understanding working styles – yours and subordinates (DISC profiling)
  • Planning to manage (setting objectives (goals) and action plans)
  • Building effective communication skills (listening and feedback)
  • High performance model (skill/will matrix of staff)
  • Delegation (levels of and excuses)
  • Coaching staff (role play with each other using the GROW model)
  • Dealing with conflict (assertiveness and conflict management styles)
  • Problem solving activity (for examining and increasing individual and team effectiveness)


One day


Richard Millar from Auckland

Richard is an experienced trainer and consultant. His areas of expertise include leadership development, frontline management development, team development, executive and personal development coaching, strategic/business planning and accounting for non-accountants training.

Richard has worked in a wide variety of organisations from small to large organisations in New Zealand, Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Richard’s depth of business knowledge and skills in sales, marketing, finance and general management coupled with a very practical approach to training and facilitation has provided excellent value to a large number of organisations.

Richard is member of the New Zealand Society of Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries & Administrators. He is an accredited DISC® consultant in behavioural profiling and a registered practitioner in MBTI®. He is a Fellow of the NZ Institute of Management and is qualified in Moderation and Workplace Assessment with NZQA. He holds the National Certificate in Adult Education and Training. He also provides community advice as a business mentor for Enterprise New Zealand.


This workshop has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA591

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.
For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit


Otago Southland Employers Assn
03 218 7451


Registration Required
Ticket Outlet
OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill
Ticket Details
$ 630.00 + GST for members $ 895.00 + GST for non members


64 Arena Ave

64 Arena Ave
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