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Manage and Lead by Design

Executive Skills Duration Customised Non-accredited training Customised delivery Dedicated Class

In order to be an effective manager it is important to put emphasis on up-skilling managers. Success in leading is wholly dependent on the capacity to build and sustain those human relationships that enable us to get extraordinary things done on a regular basis. Leaders challenge the status quo and take up the opportunity to introduce more innovative solutions into the business. Leaders foster collaboration and build spirited teams who carry out the company’s values and vision. Good leaders are able to achieve high goals through recognising the contribution of the team and celebrating accomplishments.

Course snapshot

Aspiring frontline leaders transforming from being in a team to working on a team

Astute emerging leaders bringing cross-functional teams in line with strategy

Advanced senior leaders building a compelling vision, strategy, and results culture

Course structure

We have selected key subjects that focus on in demand skills for today's workplace and employers. These three workshops can be purchased as a collective suite or as individual workshops. The suite is designed to be as flexible in order to target your specific learning and development needs.

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Aspiring

Aspiring

This workshop will allow participants to gain the skills needed in order to take on leadership roles.
Being able to plan, lead, organise and control are integral to effective management. It is important for an aspiring leader to have a grasp of these concepts.

Learning Outcomes

- Identify personal leadership style - how to "walk the talk"
- Implement set operational plans
- Understand a budget
- Create a project plan
- Prepare a structured Gantt chart
- Breakdown big projects into workable pieces
- Delegating skills
- Run effective team meetings
- Ensure resources are allocated effectively

Key Concepts

- Leadership and behavioural styles
- LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®
- Facilitation and effective communication

Astute

Astute

This workshop is about gaining the skills needed to enable staff to learn the skills needed become a senior manager.
It involves learning the skills required to start thinking about the bigger picture and affecting the changes for better performance. At this stage there is more emphasis on leadership skills and planning: this is the focus needed to take them to the next level in their career.

Learning Outcomes

- Analyse business cases
- Perform feasibility studies
- Create operational plans with emphasis on strategy
- Lead people through successful change initiatives
- Strive for continuous improvement
- Set a common team language and understand team dynamics
- Develop self and others into leaders
- Show team members how and what they bring to the team is valued

Key Concepts

- Switch model for change behaviours
- The science of decisions and goal
- Kotter Change Process
- Rooms of change & the SCARF model
- Divergent and Convergent thinking

Advanced

Advanced

This workshop will give participants the skills required to take the next step in their career in order to become an executive senior manager.
The workshop allows participants to develop the strategic skills required to lead the business and take it to the next level, creating the strategy needed to take the company where it wants to go.

Learning Outcomes

- Utilise team dynamics
- Develop a strategic network for consultation and collaboration
- Create a framework for successful strategic plans (3, 5 & 10 years)
- Create a spirit of community
- Manage cultural and generational diversity in teams
- Identify and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders
- Prepare and present business cases and strategic plans

Key Concepts

- Social and emotional intelligence (Goleman's Model)
- Golden Circle of Communication (S.Sinek)
- Principles of Influence and Persuasion (R. Cialdini)

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“I can attest that MCI Solutions absolutely deliver on their promise of innovation. The quality of the content is excellent, the calibre of facilitators is great, and I think the participant experience really sets MCI Solutions apart.”

Katie Poray, Human Resources Specialist - Woolworths Logistics
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“We have been working with MCI for the past 4 years. Our participants commented that MCI’s facilitators were incredibly enthusiastic and engaging, whilst providing some very useful insights and tools to assist in holding coaching conversations. MCI’s professional development days are a unique community give back, Denise herself condenses a myriad of information from the conferences she attends into meaningful, impactful information that keeps participants up to date with the latest trends.”

Kylie Perrin, HR Manager - Fujifilm
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“The team at MCI have been great to work with, from early discussions, through shaping the training and then delivery.  My team have come back from the training sessions more closely knit, enthused and full of ideas.  What more could I ask for?  One of my team members said “I have been on a lot of training, but this was by far the best and the most useful".”

Paul Jewell, Regional Manager, NSW & ACT - FinXL

Training with MCI Solutions

FAQs

Let us answer your questions.

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  • Q:

    What qualifications are offered online?

    A:

    Right now, we only offer the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management as a supported online course. Our other short courses and qualifications all have face to face training elements.

  • Q:

    Where is the face to face training delivered?

    A:

    - Face-to-face – clients offices/third party locations that suit the size and needs of the group
    - Face to face – MCI’s incredible facilities in the Sydney CBD, above Wynyard Station.
    - Online – via our engaging eCampus that enables participants to learn in their own time and enter a world of current and business focused content.
    - Combination of the above as required so that our learners experience a blended approach to improve their performance by gaining new skills and knowledge.

  • Q:

    Can training programs be customised?

    A:

    Yes – Our specialist instructional design team is made up of experienced and creative writers and designers so that learners benefit from an engaging and highly interactive program. We listen to what your needs are and how they relate to the overall vision of the business and we ensure that we select the right platform and content to meet these requirements. We ensure that you notice the difference pre- and post-training to generate the organisational changes you need to lift performance to the next level.

  • Q:

    Who are the trainers?

    A:

    Our team of trainers are well known in the industry for their deep knowledge, engaging presence and ability to take their group on their learning journey using a toolkit of activities, games and discussions.

  • Q:

    What does it cost?

    A:

    Please enquire for course and training prices. Our public schedule price list offers a variety of courses at a standard price, delivered at our Sydney CBD training venue. Our bespoke solutions vary depending on your requirements, number of participants and the complexity of the program. Allow us to do a detailed analysis as you brief us on the scope of the project.

  • Q:

    Will people who attend the training receive a formal qualification?

    A:

    MCI provides you with the choice of both accredited and non-accredited programs. We help you determine who should be trained and whether a nationally recognised certificate or a non-accredited executive skills would be a suitable choice. We can also measure changes in performance via one of the embedding apps that your participants could have access to post-training. Learning is all about measuring change – simply choose which measurement mechanism is appropriate for your needs.

  • Q:

    What if I want to train a few individuals?

    A:

    We provide you with the option of our pubic schedule program in Sydney for certain popular courses. Alternatively, provide some small group coaching for your team so that they receive more individualised attention from our coaches and trainers. Enquire with us and we will help you find the right solution

  • Q:

    Do you offer government (subsidised) funding under the NSW Smart and Skilled?

    A:

    - We offer funding across NSW for full qualifications from Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level qualifications
    - We also offer our corporate clients Skill Sets (up to half the qualification) for dedicated classes on client site across NSW
    - Special Funding is also available for people with a disability; NSW Social Housing residents and people from an ATSI background.

  • Q:

    Am I eligible for Smart and Skilled funding?

    A:

    Are you?

    1) 15 years old or over?
    2) No longer at school?
    3) Living or working in NSW?
    4) An Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, humanitarian visa holder or New Zealand citizen?

    If you answered ‘Yes' to all four questions, then you're eligible to enrol in a government-subsidised course with MCI as we are an approved Smart and Skilled training provider.

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Get the best out of your people! Give your staff the opportunity to earn a nationally recognised qualification or new executive skills in order to gain practical and relevant skills for the workplace. At MCI Solutions we can also customise our courses to suit your learning and development needs. Contact us today to get personal and expert advice about how MCI Solutions can help you.

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