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FOUNDATATIONAL LEVEL

Leadership and Team Management 

Develop yourself and a high-performing team

The course

The most valuable assets of every organization are the people. One of the key objectives of today’s leaders and managers is the empowerment of people, that is, to make them more self-managed and self-responsible.  

In this training course, you will learn about the “head and heart” of everyday leadership and management, the decision-making process, and new ways of managing motivation to enhance self-responsibility. This course will deepen your understanding of why and how leadership and management skills are so critical to organizational success. The practical tools and concepts will help to develop yourself as well as high-performing teams.  

This course includes 8 sessions spreading over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

For whom:

The course is designed for everyone working in civil society organizations, who wants to learn the foundations of leadership and team management and build essential skills. We welcome participants from different positions and from diverse departments to create a rich mix of experience and perspectives. 

Course fees*:

EUR 350/ person (Plus VAT)

*Special Discounts for groups and CSA alumni

15% group discount: 4 or more registrations from one organization

10% individual discount: For CSA alumni

Course benefits

  • You will receive a Certificate of Participation

  • You will receive all the materials used during the training 

  • You can apply for the advanced level of the training to deepen your learning

  • You will become a part of CSA alumni community 

​What you'll learn

  • The fundamentals of leadership and team management 

  • The different concepts of team and self-leadership 

  • The various stages of Group Development and the role of the leader in each stage 

  • The different management styles 

  • About the importance of understanding  the strengths and areas of development of team members 

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Session Plan

Day 1

Session 1: Welcome and Introduction


  • Welcome and Introduction of the Participants
  • Introduction to the course
  • Learning Zones
  • The navigation tool for the workshop




Session 2: Creative Blend between Leadership and Management


  • Differences between Leadership and Management
  • Self-assessment





Day 2

Session 3: Self-Leadership


  • As a leader you only have one tool-Yourself!
  • Self-Discovery Exercise
  • Tasks vs People
  • Self-Management




Session 4: Team Leadership I


  • Phases of Group Development
  • Day-to-day tasks of a Team Leader
  • How to foster Contribution-Engagement-Trust-Respect in teams





Day 3

Session 5: Team Leadership II


  • Daily Operational Management
  • Decision-making process in teams- Meetings




Session 6: The Social Art of Leading People I


  • The Architecture of an excellent Leader
  • Styles of Managing People





Day 4

Session 7: The Social Art of Leading People II


  • Styles of Managing People




Session 8: Evaluation and Way Forward


  • Feed Forward
  • Way Forward and Personal Development Plan
  • Evaluation and Closing





Open for registration

  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Feb 23, 2:00 PM GMT+7 – Feb 26, 5:30 PM GMT+7
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Mar 09, 1:00 PM GMT+7 – Mar 12, 4:30 PM GMT+7
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Apr 13, 10:00 AM GMT+3 – Apr 16, 1:30 PM GMT+3
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Jun 15, 2:00 PM GMT+5:30 – Jun 18, 5:30 PM GMT+5:30
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Aug 03, 2:00 PM GMT+7 – Aug 06, 5:30 PM GMT+7
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Sep 21, 1:00 PM GMT+7 – Sep 24, 4:30 PM GMT+7
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
  • Leadership and Team Management: Develop yourself and a high performing team
    Dec 14, 10:00 AM GMT+3 – Dec 17, 1:30 PM GMT+3
    Foundation Level
    This online training is designed to be very practical and reflective. It has a total of 8 sessions spread over 4 consecutive days. Each session is for 1 hour and 30 minutes. Registration closes 5 days prior to training begin.
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Testimonial

“How to empathize and address teammate’s shortcomings and challenges was extremely useful for me. I can already observe the positive changes and outcomes in myself and my team. The last session on coaching really impressed me a lot!”

Swati Sharma

Senior Programme Manager, National Skills Foundation of India

 

Meet the facilitator

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Sohini Paul

An experienced facilitator, trainer and coach (offline, online, and blended courses)

As a facilitator and coach of Civil Society Academy, she has focused on providing trainings and workshops on leadership and team management in several countries across Asia and Africa. She also facilitates trainings on advocacy and human rights-based approach.  

Sohini has a Social Science background with master’s degrees in Geography and Regional Planning. She is a certified Life and Leadership Coach. She has more than two decades of experience in the development sector, during which time she supported the work of numerous social change organizations, working on issues of local self-governance, right to information and land rights. She has worked on capacity building of civil society organizations, from grassroots community groups to large networks.  

Sohini is passionate about civil society strengthening and holds space for those who are ready to learn and be happy - this is reflected in her facilitation style.

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