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Breakthrough Leadership and Driving Change



This course has been designed to examine theoretical and practical applications of a concept known as Breakthrough Leadership.

This will showcase proven strategic leadership and management methodologies which have resulted in breakthrough performance in international organisations.

Delegates will receive a thorough and action-oriented view of how an executive team can drive their workforce to achieve better performance.

It will introduce techniques to foster a culture of growth, allowing them to better formulate strategic plans, become more aware of their team, and use resources more effectively.

Who should attend

This inspiring course is aimed at Managers, Department Heads and decision makers who want to achieve a quantum leap in the performance of their team and profitability of their organisation.


Breakthrough Leadership – overview and key principles

  • Breakthrough Leadership process and methodology
  • Aligning the business model to the purpose and vision of the organisation
  • The tools and techniques for breakthrough leadership

Breakthrough Thinking

  • Developing a Leadership mind-set
  • Recognising how to motivate and inspire the team
  • Identifying behavioural drivers to empower the team
  • Creating the space for authentic conversations and reflection

Breakthrough planning

  • Strategic issues and strategic innovative initiatives
  • Seeing possibilities and developing strategic plans
  • Planning to overcome barriers and difficulties

Breakthrough transformation

  • Enabling transformation
  • Sustaining the breakthrough
  • Assure fresh perspective and space for breakthrough moments
  • Achieve results by having mature accountability, metrics and tools

Breakthrough Leadership: thinking like a CEO

  • Live the vision, fostering growth and better equipping the organisation for market change
  • Enhancing leadership development and lifelong learning
  • Personal transformation assignments 
  • Creating leaders within the organisation

Inspirational leadership

  • Understanding the principles of leadership
  • Recognising the key qualities of inspirational leaders
  • The leadership challenge – Kouzes and Posner
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence to increase empathy

Creating shared vision

  • Developing a clear vision for the organisation
  • Building a plan to communicate the vision
  • Creating a culture of trust
  • Implementing the shared vision to create buy-in

Teamwork and involvement

  • Promoting teamwork and cooperation beyond the boardroom
  • Developing creativity within the team
  • Types of motivation
  • Praising and giving constructive feedback at all levels
  • LBWA – Leadership by Wandering Around

Leading change

  • Leading and managing change initiatives
  • Implementing Kotter’s 8-Step process for leading change
  • Being a positive agent of change
  • Reinforcing confidence, trust, organisational commitment and an openness to change

Managing the resistance to change

  • Recognising the psychological impact of organisational change on employees
  • The stages of personal change
  • Strategies and tactics to deal with the stress
  • Helping to engage positively with imposed change 



At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Identify and develop breakthrough leadership mind-set
  • Develop strategic plans
  • Align vision with actions
  • Recognise individual drivers and team behaviours
  • Work towards achievements and results
  • Lead business transformation
  • Identify and evaluate external pressures for change
  • Appreciate the impact of organisational design
  • Guide the organisation through all stages of change
  • Foster a culture of trust
  • Enhance customer experience
  • Become a key driver in a people centric organisation’
  • Communicate the change process strategically
  • Deal with resistance to change

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