The Total LEADER: Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

The Total LEADER: Essential Skills for Successful Leadership

Objective /Benefits


The Leadership Skills workshop will help participants to master the leadership skills through patience, persistence and hard work, you can be a truly effective leader, just as long as you make the effort needed.


> Acquire knowledge on transforming oneself as a leader.
>  Learn how to tell, sell, participate and delegate duties amongst subordinates.
>  Developing knowledge on setting expectations and goals as a leader.
>  Identify areas to inspire and lead by example to gain mutual respect.
>  Develop qualities as a leader and negotiator


Lecture, Individual & Group Activity, Feedback Sessions, Discussions, Demonstration, Business Games, Role Plays, Videos


Program Outline


Day 1
Module 1: How Leadership Evolved
•    What is Leadership 
•    What is Leadership (Exercise)
•    Leadership Characteristics 
•    Leadership Principles 
•    Leadership Principles (Exercise)
•    Leadership through the ages 
•    The Great Man 
•    The Great Man (Exercise)
•    The Trait Theory 
•    Transformational Leadership 
•    Summary

Module 2: Situational Leadership
•    Situational Leadership Model 
•    Situational Leadership: Telling 
•    Situational Leadership: Selling 
•    Situational Leadership: Participating 
•    Situational Leadership: Delegating
•    Exercise

 Module 3: A Personal Evaluation
•    Kouzes and Posner 
•    Kouzes and Posner (Exercise)
•    Personal Assessment 
•    Exercise
•    A Personal Inventory 
•    Create an Action Plan
Module 4: Modelling the Way
•    Personal Assessment 
•    Exercise
•    Inspirational Role Model 
•    Influencing Others’ Perspectives

Module 5: Inspiring a Shared Vision
•    Choose Your Vision 
•    Communicating a Vision 
•    Communicate Your Vision (Exercise)
•    Identifying the Benefit for Others

Day 2
Module 6: Challenging the Process
•    Paradigm Shift Exercise
•    Exercise
•    Your Inner Innovator 
•    Innovation 
•    Exercise 
•    Room for Improvement 
•    Lobbying for Change

Module 7: Enabling Others to Act
•    Encouraging Growth 
•    Creating Mutual Respect 
•    Creating Mutual Respect (Exercise)
•    The Importance of Trust 
•    The Importance of Trust (Exercise)
•    Group Trust 
•    Exercise

Module 9: Encouraging the Heart
•    Sharing Rewards  
•    Sharing Rewards (Exercise)
•    Celebrating Accomplishments 
•    Making Celebration Part of Your Culture

Module 10: Influencing Skill
•    The Art of Persuasion 
•    The Art of Persuasion(Exercise) 
•    The Principles of Influence 
•    The Principles of Influence (Exercise)

Module 11: Setting Goals
•    Create SMART Goals 
•    Create SMART Goals (Exercise)
•    Long-Term Plans 
•    Creating a Support System        
•    Wrap up



Mr Vigneswaran Applasamy has been involved in lecturing, research, management, sales and training for more than 14 years in the field of Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing sector, Higher Education, Sales and Marketing.
Vigneswaran holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and is a registered member of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM), Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, Technological Association of Malaysia (TAM) and Green Productivity Association of Malaysia (GPAM).
His professional career begun in Singapore as a Sales Engineer and later ventured into the Higher Education sector in Malaysia. He has served as a Vice Principal of a college and moved on to lecture and undertake research in a leading private University where he was noted for his publications in the International IEEE Conferences of Power & Energy and Business, Engineering & Industrial Applications. His articles since have been cited 9 times by other international authors in their respective publications. This was also the period where he ventured into corporate training as an Associate Trainer for Topesh Consultancy and Training Services PLT beginning 2011. He has since worked with a few other training providers.
He has used his industrial and training expertise to develop soft skills programmes with a 20/80 approach; 20% lecture, 80% practical accompanied by a training manual individually customized for each programme. Each sub-section of a programme is incorporated with as many exercises or activity to enhance the practical understanding of participants.
He has since developed over 30 training programmes in the area of Soft-Skills. He’s participants include those from Galeri Petronas, Bursa Malaysia, Honda Malaysia, UMW Holdings Bhd, Tan Chong Motors Holdings Berhad, Perodua Sdn Bhd, RHB Bank Berhad, Maybank Berhad, Maxis Customer Service Sdn Bhd, Marrybrown Sdn Bhd, IFCA MSC Berhad, Pos Malaysia Berhad, Watsons Malaysia, UEM Group Berhad, UEM Sunrise Berhad to name a few.
His pragmatic approach have been well received by various segments of people, owing to his wide exposure to various industries over the years. He is well known for his highly charged, energetic yet humorous training sessions where he never fails to continuously engage with participants throughout.