Leading for Strategic Success

An Intensive 5-day Training Course

Leading for Strategic Success

Leading for Strategic Success

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Leading for Strategic Success will help you to develop your leadership capability, whether you are in a profit-based business, a non-profit organization or a public sector body.

This training focusses on leadership of course, and also on the group dynamics caused by change. You will develop a deeper appreciation of how leadership is exercised through relationships, groups and organisations; shaped by the situation and the needs of your people.

You will explore the power of leading with an understanding of the concepts, methods and tools to think strategically and view your organization and its partners, competitors and industry as an integrated, complex system.

You will raise your sights to the real leadership challenges you and your organisation face, rather than the technical, operational and managerial challenges you will be more familiar with.

You will gain the competencies to identify and remove barriers to success and learn how to deploy a complete strategic management system.

This course will highlight:

  • Deeper appreciation of your personal capacity for leadership
  • Challenging assumptions
  • Transforming your personal perspectives
  • Insights into how to exercise leadership more effectively for high-impact leadership interventions
  • How to be more strategic and political in dealing with resistance to leadership and change

What are the Goals?

At the end of this course, you will learn to:

  • Apply new approaches to leadership and change management
  • Be more resilient and adaptable in responding to change and uncertainty
  • Develop a more robust and explicit theory of leadership
  • Transform your approach to your team and your organization
  • Understand how to recognise and respond to and your leadership opportunities and challenges

Who is this Training Course for?

This course will be of benefit to managers who are open to developing new approaches to leadership. It is suitable to a wide range of experienced professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Senior Managers
  • General Managers
  • Heads of Department
  • Functional Managers
  • Project managers
  • Aspiring managers who wish to develop their leadership and management skills


How will this Training Course be Presented?

This course uses a range of leadership and strategy models, methods and tools along with group work, reflective exercises, situational simulations, individual feedback and case studies.

A feature of this course is the use of a strategic management system that provides a complete framework to help you lead the development and delivery of a strategy for your organisation. We also provide you with insights into aspects of your approach to dealing with uncertainty and handling conflict through leadership assessment instruments.

Daily Agenda

Day One: The Current Context of Leadership
  • Definitions of leadership
  • Double loop learning
  • Rational and non-rational approaches
  • Leadership of groups and organisations
  • Transformational change
Day Two: Alignment - Linking Strategy to Operations
  • Overview of a Strategic Management System
  • Measuring results
  • Foundations for success: Strategic Leadership
  • Business process management concepts
  • Describing and realizing improvements using process models
Day Three: Analysing and Solving Complex Problems
  • The difference between simple and complex problems
  • Understanding complexity
  • Solving complex problems with Systems Thinking
  • Creative thinking techniques
  • Analysing, preparing and winning arguments
Day Four: Planning for Success
  • The difference between good strategy and bad strategy
  • Making a business case
  • Group decision making and change
  • Evidence-based management – what really works
  • Case study briefing
Day Five: Overcoming Execution Problems – Useful Tools and Techniques
  • Managing human factors in business performance
  • Test your leadership – practical case study
  • Overcoming bias and understanding psychology to get results
  • Individual plans and presentations
  • Commitment to action


  • On successful completion of this Training Course / Online Training Course, a PetroKnowledge Certificate / E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates.

In Association With

GLOMACS Training

Our collaboration with GLOMACS aims to provide the best training services and benefits for our valued clients

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 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 reg@petroknowledge.com

  • 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.

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

For corporate fees and group registration, please send your query to info@petroknowledge.com.

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