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Leadership

A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

A master's in leadership will help you advance in any field. The degree will teach you leadership techniques that can be tailored in your sector of specialization. Having that leadership experience and knowledge will propel you up the corporate ladder.

France is currently among the 20 best performing countries in terms of the economy due to their excellent results-oriented higher education learning. Most of the courses at universities are offered in the French language. France has 60 public and 100 private universities.

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Strategic Leadership for Senior Managers

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days

You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. [+]

Best Courses in Leadership in France 2017. Senior Managers WHY attend this programme? You are facing a leadership challenge. Your organization has to make strategic adjustments, or perhaps adopt a new strategic direction, and that means change for a lot of people. You are not sure how you are going to get people across the organization to act together in function of the strategy and achieve the goals. What should you as a leader do to align your people, get their buy-in, get the strategy implemented, and reinforce the attitudes and behaviors that contribute to flawless execution? WHO should attend? Senior executives who lead change and strategy implementation in their companies. They must align multiple levels, divisions and locations to achieve strategic objectives. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating in this workshop, you will be better able to lead strategy implementation and change. You will have a plan for aligning your people to deliver on your customer value proposition. WHAT will you learn and practice? This is a flexible workshop, continuously updated as business trends change, and adjusted to the concerns of each participant group. Time will be set aside every day for peer-to-peer coaching, where participants can share challenges and experiences. Many participants have gained valuable solutions to difficult problems by this method. Before the workshop, you will: Complete some background reading on the key concepts Prepare a very short case study about a real leadership situation and come to the workshop prepared to discuss it Gather any leadership or behavioral feedback you have received in your company You will use these to help you think about your leadership action plan Module 1 - Start with a Clear Strategy This module is about setting the context for leadership. Topics include: Global trends: The world is changing, what changes do you have to manage? Elements of a clear strategy Customer Value Proposition at the centre of mission, vision, and strategy How do your customers experience your company, and why is this? Implications of the Customer Value Proposition for leadership – the MCE Leadership for Strategy Implementation Model Creating a clear strategy implementation plan – the “Strategy House” Making your strategy crystal clear and communicating it in a way people can understand, buy into, and know what to do Segmenting your stakeholders and tailoring your strategy communication Module 2 - Align Processes and People to Strategy You will look at the hard systems in the company that influence people’s beliefs and behaviour. When the strategy changes, these things have to change too in support of the strategy; otherwise, you won’t get the change in behaviour you want. What helps people to act in support of the strategy, and what blocks them, or encourages them to do something else? What can you do about it? Performance metrics Setting the right KPIs Cascading objectives Performance management systems Individual performance management Aligning compensation and reward systems Processes and Structure Best structures for different strategies Different business process methodologies Business process improvement Keeping things simple Using the Net Promoter Score to measure customer loyalty – a key performance measure and driver of process improvement to deliver value to the customer Applying to your own situation Module 3 - You as Leader You will focus more on the “soft systems” in the company – how do values, behaviour and culture help or hurt strategy implementation? What is your personal style and how can you use it to align your people? Talent, competencies, and mindsets needed for different strategies New strategy implementation as a change management programme The role of the top team in setting the example Building coalitions for change Your leadership style and behavior Exemplary leadership practices Motivating diverse teams and organizations Module 4 - Getting into Action You will compile your learning into a personal action plan for implementation on your return, informed by feedback from the workshop facilitator and from your peers. Practice communicating your implementation plan as you would to your staff How to make strategy actionable Managing complexity, scale and pace Managing multiple projects and setting priorities Managing risks to implementation [-]

Negotiating Effectively

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 3 days March 2017 France Paris

This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. [+]

Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? This workshop provides you with the negotiation skills to deal with business situations – from everyday negotiation situations to more complex deal-making – and to get better results in every situation. This is a core skill for any management career. WHO should attend? This workshop is intended for experienced managers of every function, both line and support, who recognize the need to negotiate their way to achieving objectives in today's complex organizations. Participants should already have a basic level of negotiation skill to get the most out of this workshop. HOW will you benefit? As a result of participating on this workshop, you will be better able to influence the world around you and come to workable deals that lead to better business value for everyone involved. WHAT will you learn and practice? The workshop will be largely practice-oriented. You'll be able to practice the techniques in engaging role plays and business simulations, with feedback from your facilitators and fellow participants on your effectiveness. Day 1 Quick review of the basics Just to make sure everyone is on the same page, we’ll review Skills and competencies of a good negotiator Different types of negotiation situation Basic concepts (win-win vs. win-lose, BATNA, ZOPA, etc) Evaluating the situation: when to negotiate and when not The Negotiation Process You know negotiation is a process, but it’s easy to lose sight of the different stages and techniques for each stage when you’re in the heat of the discussion. We’ll look at the challenges of each stage, what tends to go wrong and best practice in setting it right. Stage 1: Setting goals Stage 2: Research interests and alternatives of both parties Stage 3: Plan strategy Stage 4: Exchanging information Stage 5: Opening the negotiation Stage 6: Bargaining to create highest value Stage 7: Closing with real commitment to the deal Day 2 Negotiation Strategy and Techniques You’ll go more into depth in setting the right negotiation strategy in line with the goal you want to achieve and the context in which you are dealing. Negotiating/conflict handling styles - you vs. others and how the styles interact Choosing a negotiation style appropriate for the situation Creative bargaining – identifying opportunities for win-win Negotiation tactics and techniques for different situations (strong hand, weak hand, etc) Cross-cultural negotiations Defending yourself against high-pressure negotiation tactics Team negotiation exercise Day 3 Handling Yourself in a Negotiation One of the most daunting aspects of negotiation is managing the relationship with the other party, managing your emotions and impulses, and steadily working toward the goal. Through some theory and more practical application you will learn: Assertiveness and conflict management skills Managing the relationship Managing your emotions and behaviour, and keeping everyone focused on positive outcomes throughout the negotiation process Building credibility and reputation for fair dealing Different schools of ethics Complex, multi-party negotiation exercise [-]

MCE Leadership Development Programme

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days

Organizations are changing and customers are becoming more and more demanding. Business is not easy in 2015! So, how can you lead your team through this change? [+]

Best Courses in Leadership in France 2017. Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? Organizations are changing and customers are becoming more and more demanding. Business is not easy in 2015! So, how can you lead your team through this change? How can you make sure you get the results that your team and your company needs? What do you need to do differently? What are the leadership best practices? WHO should attend? If you are a team leader or manager who needs to learn, experience and practice the best leadership skills in order to be a better leader and move up in your career, this programme is for you! WHY is this programme different? The programme is focused on YOU and your journey into leadership. You feel, think and experience di erent situations to help YOU draw your own conclusions. Each activity helps YOU gain insight into your own strengths and how to create personal balance to align your body, mind and spirit to develop the relevant skills you need as a leader. You bene t from intensive feedback from peers and faculty. You get direct and practical feedback in 1-on-1 coaching sessions with professional coaches. HOW will you benefit? During and following the programme, you will: Feel more… Conscious and aware of your personal leadership strengths and areas of development Empowered to act and take important leadership decisions Think about the… Impact you have on others Way your leadership style affects and triggers the performance of your team Do… Coach to help your team members build confidence, grow and contribute in more effective ways Discover your values Align your personal leadership brand closely to your values Create greater balance in the way you lead, work and live Map out a plan of actions to bring about your development Receive and apply feedback from a professional coach in order to move your plans forward Work in partnership with others toward common goals and objectives Before joining this programme, you will complete several assessments to ensure you gain full benefit from your learning experience. WHAT will you learn and practice? Over 4 intensive days, you work with different leadership models that provide you with a "transformational learning experience". Different self-assessments help you identify your strengths and your leadership development opportunities. Throughout the whole programme, you are challenged to apply the learnings in group practical applications and give and get intensive feedback. This new MCE ‘Do, Think and Feel’ approach combined with peer feedback and professional coaching, shapes your new leadership brand and you leave this programme with a concrete action plan for you to implement directly in the workplace. Here are the highlights of these four days: Debriefing, Feedback and Professional Coaching – intensive and ongoing feedback from professional coaches and peers to better understand your current style and identify where to improve Leadership and why it matters MCE Leadership Model - including Body-Mind-Spirit (BMS). You will go through a leadership exercise that will help you gain awareness of the close connection between these three dimensions and their impact on your personal leadership style Self-assessments to assess yourself and your leadership impact: Leadership 360°, MSQ and FIRO-B Introduction and objectives of the DTF Model – Do, Think, Feel – helping you to reflect and journal your experience and learning journey Practical Application of the Leadership Model. The whole group will put the learnings into practice through group exercises, role plays, and a team building evening exercise Building my Leadership Brand. You will complete your learning journal and development plan that you will implement back in the workplace [-]

Developing Personal Influence and Impact

MCE Management Centre Europe
Campus Full time 4 days

Today’s business environment is not easy. Priorities change frequently and you need to get results faster. [+]

Mid-level Managers WHY attend this programme? Today’s business environment is not easy. Priorities change frequently and you need to get results faster. But in companies and organisations, you don’t always have direct control over all the people and elements you need to deliver results efficiently and on time. We all know how stressful and frustrating it can be, trying to get everybody in a project team to deliver their parts of the project. It can also be just working with your colleagues every day, they are just too busy to help you with your project. If you could just get everybody on board and supporting your ideas, it would make life so much easier. It would also save the company time and money. But how do you do this? How do you get others to support your goals and objectives? How do you work your way through internal politics to get the collaboration and resources you need? How do you get all stakeholders on board including your peers, your team, senior management and maybe even customers and suppliers? WHO should attend? If you need to influence people or teams to get things done, then this programme is for you! HOW will you benefit? After taking this programme, you will be able to: Influence the people you need to get your project done and to meet your goals and objectives Manage internal politics and difficult people and overcome resistance Project a stronger, more confident and professional image so that others will listen to you Build, manage and leverage a personal network of colleagues Apply a wider range of high impact influencing strategies to get what you need, regardless of your position or level of authority WHAT will you learn and practice? This programme is facilitated by an experienced manager who has risen up through various organizational positions in multinational organizations to hold a senior position, and has extensive experience using ethical influence to achieve outcomes. You’ll bring your own influence challenges to the programme, and your facilitator will adapt the programme to address the challenges of your group of participants. You’ll get plenty of chance to practice your influence skills through a variety of case studies, exercises and role plays, with feedback from your facilitator and your fellow participants. Module 1: You, Influence and the Managerial Context We will look at the role of influence in strategy implementation – getting things done through people over whom you have no authority – your peers whose collaboration your team needs to meet its own goals and even your superiors whose sponsorship and resource allocation you’ll need to achieve your departmental strategy. We’ll also introduce the basics of influence and you’ll learn about your own influencing style and capabilities. Through case studies, self-assessment, role play, peer discussion, and reflection you will: First, gain awareness of your own influencing style and skill level Build a deeper appreciation and understanding of the role of influence in management Get a conceptual introduction to the essentials of influence - power, politics, persuasion, and strategy implementation/goal achievement Identify your own influencing challenge with respect to implementing your strategy Module 2: Navigate your organization’s politics Like it or not, organizational politics are an integral part of daily working life. They can help or hinder you in strategy implementation. You’ll learn to map the power dynamics in your organization and how to ethically use them to support your strategy implementation. You’ll also learn ways to identify and counter people who are acting overtly or covertly to obstruct your strategy implementation. Through case studies, self-assessment, introduction to concepts, peer discussion and self-reflection, you will: Develop situational awareness and learn to read the dynamics behind organizational politics – what are people trying to achieve? Examine manipulation and influence from an ethical point of view – when is it good and when does it cross over the line? Learn typical influence tactics, and how to defend yourself against them Learn to construct an influence map as a basis for analysis and development of an influence approach Develop your own influence/political map of own strategy implementation challenge and the stakeholders involved, including your own political, power and influence position Module 3: Build networks and coalitions You can’t do it alone; you need people to help you implement your strategy. You’ll need the collaboration of your peers; this means understanding their goals and constraints in relation to yours and in relation to organizational goals, and identifying opportunities for both of you to benefit. It means mapping to their interests, gaining their respect and trust for collaboration. This is a lot easier if you have already built trust and reciprocity ahead of time by creating an informal influence network. Through practical exercises, peer discussion, and self-reflection, you will: Understand the principles behind networking, the power of an informal network, and how to leverage it for your strategy implementation. We’ll look at internal and external networks. The importance of credibility through empathy, honesty, and trust – hard to build, easy to destroy Use the influence map to determine not only what you need, but what your potential coalition partners need in order to be successful – can you help them? More work on your own influence challenge Module 4: Persuade, and win over the resistors How can you communicate with impact, and persuade, or even inspire people to join you? This takes some work on your personal style. How do you deal with difficult people, how can you win over the stubborn resistors? We will work on practical persuasion and communication through exercises and coaching. During the afternoon, there will be time for taking stock of your learning points and getting back to your personal influence challenge. Through individual exercises, reflection and coaching, you will work on: Creating presence and communicating powerfully Demonstrating credibility and authenticity through facts, emotions/values and visuals Persuasion techniques Being assertive Identifying resistance, the different types of resistors, and how to handle them Mini-course in conflict handling Putting it all together and key learning points from the programme Work on your individual influencing challenges with the support of your programme coaches. Develop an “influencing” action plan that will help you with executing your department’s strategy WHY participate in an MCE programme? TOP PROGRAMME: Almost 400,000 participants have taken part in an MCE Open Enrolment programme PRACTICAL: Pragmatic approach to learning - learn today, apply tomorrow FACILITATORS: MCE’s Facilitators are experts in their field with extensive business experience INTERNATIONAL: global best practice and networking with peers from across EMEA RECOGNIZED: MCE is a top ranked learning provider with a unique offering in Leadership Skills and Business Acumen. RECOMMENDED: 95%of our clients would come back for another programme and recommend MCE [-]

Summer School: Leadership and managing across borders

La Rochelle Business School
Campus Part time July 2017 France La Rochelle

All our programs are designed to help students deepen their knowledge of Business, Tourism and Management in the European context. [+]

Best Courses in Leadership in France 2017. Receive all the information about the school and contact directly here! - Each program is 40h in duration and constitutes 3 US credits or 6 ECTS. - All programs will be taught entirely in English and will comprise classes in French language and culture to enable students to get the most out of their experience in France. You’ll find: - An excellent location on the Atlantic coast in France, - A dedicated team of teachers and administrators who will do their utmost to ensure you have an enjoyable and profitable time with us, - A high standard of instruction given by professors who are experts in their field. Our program: All our programs are designed to help students deepen their knowledge of Business, Tourism and Management in the European context. All the courses will be taught in English and will bring together students from all over the world. The teaching method is interactive and includes case studies, group discussions and presentations. A final transcript will be awarded upon successful completion of the program and sent to students’ Home Institution if necessary. Objectives: - To highlight the impact of cultural difference on team management and international corporate performance - To explain how the management of knowledge in the Organization has become all important in the process of change and innovation - To enable students to have a better understanding of Europe, The EU, and the geo-political considerations at stake in today’s context Courses: - Cross-cultural Management - Implications for International Marketing - Leading international teams Language: English and French Schedule: Courses are given from 9-12 and trips and sporting activities are organized in the afternoons. Accommodation: Host families or student flats Why a Summer School in La Rochelle? A truly dynamic town that is both bustling and welcoming at the same time, La Rochelle offers a wonderful quality of life. The historical, nautical and seaside city will seduce you with its setting and surroundings, not to mention the diverse array of activities available, whether it be economic, touristic, cultural or sporting. The town is the third most visited place in the whole of France, beaten only by Paris and the Mont Saint Michel. La Rochelle is a close runner up with its sunshine and excellent geographical situation. You are only 3 hours away from Paris via the high-speed train, only 1 ½ hours from Bordeaux, Nantes and Poitiers, and what is more, the local airport has flights to London, Brussels, Oslo and Lyon, amongst others. Situated in the university district of La Rochelle, La Rochelle Business School will surround you with an atmosphere of study, research and open mindedness. Key figures for La Rochelle Business School: - 3100 students - 10028 graduates - 650 international students (32 nationalities) - 6 offices abroad (China, Morocco, Mexico, Senegal, Ukraine and Turkey) - 21 double degrees all around the world - 137 university parteners across 35 countries - 50 partner companies - 102 teachers (27% of which are international) - 160 professional lecturers - 40 student associations and clubs [-]