Course Objectives and learning Outcomes
Leadership is a discipline and subject that has elicited a lot of interest and debate in the recent times. In this debate, some people have raised fundamental issues of debates: whether leaders are born, made, or both. With all these discussions going on, it is generally agreed that great leader- ship is needed in order to navigate the ever changing and unpredictable business environment. Good leaders have always been expected to solve new problems, capitalize on new opportunities, and navigate through the ever-changing business landscape. Leadership is a complex process by which the leader influences others to perform and achieve. The leadership attributes-belief, values, ethics, character, knowledge, and skills are all traits which can be learned. This 3 day training provides the basis for understanding what leadership is and what leaders do to be successful.

Course Content
At the end of the training, participants are expected to:
Define what leadership is, and how it is applied at all levels of the organization
Answer the question as to whether leaders are born or made
Distinguish between management and leadership
Understand the basics of leadership and motivation
Determine what is necessary to lead teams and organizations, and how to integrate this with business management
Develop skills in communicating, influencing, and negotiating with peers, subordinates, and senior managers
Become adept at assessing leadership traits and qualities in ourselves and others
Appreciate the importance of organizational culture and the leader’s role in establishing it
Understand the key success factors for successful Management of Change in dynamic organizations

Target audience
Participants from diverse professional backgrounds; Managers, human resource personnel, researchers, information managers, library staff from academic institutions and special libraries, knowledge managers, archivists, records managers, information technology staff, administration staff, lawyers and the para-legal personnel, financial services personnel, executive support staff, Senior managers, and operations staff. CEOs, Governors, County Executives, Team leaders, Project managers, Middle managers Supervisors, Any persons responsible for managing teams or individuals