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Leadership Skills and Team Development for Technical Professionals

An Intensive 5-Day Training Course

Leadership Skills and Team Development for Technical Professionals

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Training Course?

Successful Leadership of a Technical area can be a very unique feat. It brings the pressures of Leading Oneself as well as creating and leading a team of technical people. This Leadership Skills and Team Development training course has been specifically designed to develop the skills and competencies required of leaders of technical areas and their staff.

This technical leadership skills & team development training course will give you the vital elements required to successfully lead and develop teams and individuals whilst keeping technical excellence and results as a key benchmark.

This training course will feature:

  • The key skills and differences of Management, Leadership and Team Development
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence in a technical field
  • Working with technical individuals and teams to ensure performance
  • Creating interpersonal and communications skills techniques
  • Ambiguity within technical project leadership

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

By the end of this leadership skills & team development training course for technical professionals, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the important role and responsibilities of a Leader in the organisation
  • Determine how to ensure individuals and teams perform up to and above standard
  • Apply suitable interpersonal techniques to improve communication
  • Utilize personal development, coaching, mentoring and feedback techniques to increase performance
  • Become comfortable working with technical specialists and using ambiguity to the team advantage

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Training Course for?

This leadership skills & team development training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit the following personnel:

  • New & Experienced Supervisors
  • Team Leaders & Line Managers
  • Projects Leaders & Managers
  • Senior Engineers & Technical Managers

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this be Presented?

This leadership skills & team development training course for technical professionals training course will use a variety of proven, interactive adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes facilitated group and individual exercises, case studies, role-play & videos.

Daily Agenda

Day One: Understanding the Key Roles of Leaders, Managers, Mentors & Coaches

Whatever your job title or job description, there are times you need to Lead and others in which to Manage. There are occasions to Coach and others to Mentor and guide.

Key behaviours:

  • Key leading and management principles
  • Flexing one's style to adapt to change
  • Managing emotional intelligence

Topics to be covered:

  • Managing or Leading? Mentoring or Coaching?
  • Leadership in different situations
  • Agile Leadership
  • The role and place for Emotional Intelligence
  • Personal Accountability, Integrity and Trust


Day Two: Understanding People and Communications

The ability to work with people is a key element of Leadership. Learn what your preferences and style means for your communication.

Key behaviours:

  • Analyzing and understanding your style
  • Key communication skills
  • Self Motivation and Confidence building

Topics to be covered:

  • Factors determining your style
  • Your default personality
  • Approaches to motivation
  • How your style affects communication


Day Three: Team Development and Team Working

We look at the ability and tools required to both build and sustain a team. Understand the difference between teams and groups and the special issues about team problem solving.

Key behaviours:

  • Team Leadership
  • Team problem solving
  • Team roles and effectiveness

Topics to be covered:

  • Team types & formation
  • Team Dynamics
  • Developing Group Problem Solving
  • Team Development
  • Effective meeting skills


Day Four: Coaching, Feedback and Performance Management

Coaching and feedback are the number one and two skills required of a successful senior leader. Add the ability to manage change and you will be in complete demand.

Key behaviours:

  • Performance Management
  • Change Management
  • The role of Coaching
  • Coaching versus Mentoring
  • The role and skill of feedback

Topics to be covered:

  • Giving and receiving effective feedback
  • Navigating individuals and teams through change
  • Creating Coaching and Mentoring skills
  • Performance Conversations


Day Five: Technical Project Leadership

Leadership in a technical, project context is quite different to “normal” leadership. This day will bring the whole thing together.

Key behaviours

  • Leading and Sponsoring Projects
  • Stakeholder Management
  • The project context
  • Planning & Reviewing for success

Topics to be covered:

  • What is Project Leadership?
  • Ownership and Accountability
  • Supporting the Project Team
  • Stakeholder management explained
  • The Plan, Action, Review cycle


  • On successful completion of this training course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

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  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

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