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18 hour (3 session) development programme

About the Course

International Development Programmes


An 18 hour ( 3 session) intensive development programme that highlights, progresses and implements international leadership best practice.


A focused examination of Leadership that provides participants with the necessary range of responses needed to be successful leaders today and in the future – wearing both their business driver and people focussed “hats”.


At the end of the programme, participants will have raised their capability and confidence to deliver business results from a personal competence and people leader perspective.


Essentially determining the difference between leadership and management, identify the key personal, business and people capabilities needed by successful leaders and a focus and understanding of leadership being influenced to a certain extent by the “led”.

1. Leadership vs. Management Clarifying the difference.

2. The Demands of the Led and Key Responses Required Emerging and continuing demands from the workforce and the impact on leadership style.

3. Creating Strategic Intent A look forward.

4. VMV, Strategy, AOP and KPIs The connections – strategy implementation, measurable deliverables and gaining commitment.

5. Strategy Implementation Via talent - the lifeblood of continuing success.

6. Strategy Implementation Via engagement - determining where you stand on gaining “willing commitment” and how to improve going forward.

***Key action points and takeaways for both the organisation and the individual.***

NB. An interactive yet stretching programme that can be enjoyed by current incumbent leaders or by

those aspiring to and preparing for leadership positions.


On completion of the programme participants will have;

•Increased their knowledge, skills and confidence to provide impactive business and peopleleadership.

•Identified the major differences between Leadership and Management capability.

•Determined the key roles in their business/organisation that require Leadership capabilitiesand established what those key capabilities are.

•Examined a number of case studies of effective and ineffective leadership to produce aLeadership success criteria as a guide for future Leadership appointments.

•Practiced and developed their ability to create and articulate an organization’s strategic intent,completed a range of engagement activities and outlined initiatives to improve workforceengagement.

•Clearly constructed a transfer of learning action plan that improves their current and futureleadership impact on business/organisation success.

Your Instructor

Prof. Dr. Joel Farnworth

Prof. Dr. Joel Farnworth

Professor Dr. Joel Farnworth DBA, MAML, EGTF. Dean of Business & Management Studies EIU-Paris.
Joel has extensive experience in the corporate world in both Learning and Senior HR roles – his last being Head of Global Talent and Learning for HSBC. He has worked in 44 countries and with 55 nationalities – many via participation in his learning programmes.
His current role with EIU-Paris allows him to focus of the design and delivery of a number of online, live virtual and live learning programmes and specifically with the development of those holding or looking to take on learning roles.

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