Make REAL web applications using cutting-edge technologies
Create a blog application from scratch using Express, MongoDB, and Semantic UI
Write your own browser-based game
Continue to learn and grow as a developer, long after the course ends
Create a complicated yelp-like application from scratch
Create static HTML and CSS portfolio sites and landing pages
Participants in the ‘Leadership Skills’ training will gain an understanding of the importance of setting goals with
team members, and how to set goals to ensure their achievement. We’ll explore methods of developing and
empowering people, through training, coaching, supporting and delegating. We’ll discover how to inspire the
best performance through recognition and reward, and adopt a supportive approach to correcting mistakes and
disciplining people. During the course, we’ll learn how to prepare for and conduct Performance Review
meetings, including content and strategy. We’ll also discuss some Time Management and ‘Survival tips’ to
maximise your effectiveness, as well as your enjoyment of the Leadership role.
The ‘Leadership Skills’ workshop addresses the areas of Leadership most critical to the success of the Leader,
the team and the organization. During the training, participants will gain a foundation of understanding about
the principles’ capabilities and confidence, enabling them to be effective leaders.
During the course, we will consider what ‘Leadership’ means, and what the role of the Leader entails. We’ll
investigate what makes teams successful, and the Leader’s role in the team’s success. Leadership requires
excellent communication, and we’ll enhance our questioning, listening, and rapport-building skills, as well as
investigating some guidelines for successful meetings.
Investigate what ‘Leadership’ means in today’s businesses, and how it
differs from yesterday’s concept of ‘Management’.
Gain insight into the indirect control, or influence, we have over colleagues
and the results of the team.
Consider the value of working in teams, and what a team needs in order to
Gain an understanding of ‘Employee Empowerment’, and the Leader’s role
in inspiring people to perform at their greatest potential.
Investigate the types and frequency of meetings we should facilitate with
individuals, and team as a group, for effective Leadership.
Understand that good communication is the cornerstone of effective
Enhance rapport-building, questioning, and listening skills to ensure open
Learn how to project approachability and authority via body language and
Identify leader’s behaviours which will increase team members’ trust and
respect for them.
Adopt supportive yet assertive approaches to resolving conflicts within the
Understand how to successfully facilitate meetings for effective outcomes.
Investigate the importance of goal setting in generating results.
Follow guidelines for the goal setting process to generate team members’
commitment for achievement and success.
Adopt an approach which helps keep people focussed on their goals.
Discover the meaning of ‘Situational Leadership’, and how to employ
various styles of Leadership for developing and supporting your people.
Consider the leader’s role in skill transference, induction and training.
Discuss what ‘coaching’ means, and techniques for successful coaching
Recognise the benefits of delegation for increasing productivity and
developing the capabilities of team members.
Discuss the principles of effective delegation.
Become aware of the power of reward, recognition and positive
Clarify the distinction between Extrinsic and Intrinsic rewards, and consider
ways of maximising the perception of both.
Develop and approach to correcting people’s mistakes which leads to
improved performance and confidence.
Follow a plan for ‘progressive discipline’ to address poor performance or
Understand the importance of measuring and monitoring performance, and
providing formalised to inspire enhanced performance.
Adopt an approach for continual assessment, and 360 degree reviews, to
make preparation for performance reviews unbiased and comprehensive.
Explore a proven structure to the performance review meeting, with a step
by step outline of content and strategy.
Discuss lifestyles issues which impact on your success as a Leader.
Explore techniques to minimise time wasted in the workplace.
Adopt a mindset which enhances your results, as well as increasing your
enjoyment of Leadership role.