RTPI Leading with Impact

Organiser: Bev Watson, RTPI
Location: Arup, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester
Phone: 0161 604 7799

The aim of this two-day workshop is to support you as an effective and confident Manager / Team Leader within your organisation. You will develop a plan of how you will lead your team effectively in various environments and situations. This programme will offer you the opportunity to consider how you will develop your leadership style and people management techniques to effectively deal with the day to day challenges of improving performance and getting results.

By the end of this programme you will be able to:

  • Clarify the role and expectations of a Manager
  • Identify your preferred style of Management
  • Understand different aspects of motivation and be able to apply appropriate tactics to motivate others
  • Use basic coaching skills to continuously challenge and support others
  • Build employee motivation, confidence, and competence through performance feedback
  • Instil the sense of shared responsibility and support necessary to accomplish work-unit goals
  • Uncover, interpret, and analyse 'what makes people tick' through understanding personality types
  • Develop a plan for improving your personal managerial effectiveness back on the job
  • Improve self-awareness and knowledge of the business through networking with other participants
  • Share the results of your development with other participants, colleagues and your Line Manager

Programme Overview

Day One (am)

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • The value of Self Development
  • Managing your CPD – The Role of the Manager
  • Principles of Effective Management and Management Styles
  • Establishing Trust and Credibility with your team

Day One (pm)

  • Managing Personalities
  • Different Strokes – Managing Team Personalities
  • Determining the Motivational Needs of Others
  • Motivation Momentum – Action Planning
  • Letting go and learning to Delegate
  • Delegation Model / Process

Day Two (am)

  • Review / Preview
  • Performance Management basics – "Come fly with me!"
  • Visioning by Alan Titchmarsh and Goal Setting
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback Principles
  • Tough Talk Time
  • Handling Challenging Feedback

Day Two (pm)

  • Ican Do it! – Coaching Practices
  • SOAR and the "Rule of 3" for Coaching the team
  • NO ROLE PLAY – This is Coaching for real
  • Plan DO Review Introduction
  • Learning as a Manager – moving forward
  • Action planning and next steps


  • RTPI members – £250.00 +VAT (£300.00)
  • Non-RTPI members – £300.00 +VAT (£360.00)

Cancellations must be received at least 7 days before the event or may be subject to a £20 cancellation fee. No refund will be given for non-attendance but substitutions are acceptable at any time.

For more information or to book, please contact Bev Watson on or telephone 0161 604 7799.