The 5-Day Master Class: Excelling Your Leadership & Business Skills Course

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1 13 - 17 Nov 2023 Please call us Register



This very practical and interactive training course is designed to provide all managers, supervisors, and leaders with the necessary skills and knowledge and to prepare them for more senior responsibilities within their organizations. It is suitable for anyone working in any position in a government, non-government, private sector, or semi-government organization.

While this ‘Mini-MBA’ does not provide participants with a formal MBA qualification, it does introduce participants to many of the key areas that would be covered in an MBA Programme. The training course is designed to stretch delegates, in order to equip them with the knowledge and confidence to lead and manage in a fast-moving and complex work environment. The 5-day mini-MBA is a generalist seminar and it considers many of the major functions and practices of leadership, innovation, and strategy.



By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between transformational and transactional management

  •  Apply the 5-forces model to the current organizational strategy

  •  Describe the fundamentals of innovation

  •  Explain in their own words ways to improve communication

  •  List the five value dimensions of national culture


  •  All supervisors, middle managers, department heads, and senior managers

  •  Engineers and other technical professionals moving into management positions

  •  Non-business professionals who need a wider understanding of leadership and management principles

  •  All professionals whose task it is to create and/or implement strategy who have not undertaken a formal MBA program


Day One: Leadership and Management Essentials

 Theories of leadership and management

 The importance of followers

 Transformational and transactional management

 Leading with Emotional Intelligence (EI)

 Feedback techniques

Day Two: Strategy, Planning and Strategic Thinking

 Understanding the basics of strategy

 Developing a Business Model Canvas

 The importance of vision & mission


 Porter’s Five-Forces Analysis

Day Three: The Importance of Innovation

 What is innovation and where does it come from

 Innovate like the world’s best organizations

 Disruptive Innovation (DI)

 Enablers and constraints for innovation

Day Four: Essential Global Awareness

 Understanding globalization

 Hofstede’s value dimensions

 Developing your Cultural Intelligence (CI)

 Cross-cultural communication

 International negotiation tips

Day Five: HRM for Non-HR Professionals

 Why all leaders need to understand the role and function of HR

 Understanding the essentials of HRM

 Strategic HR

 The role of HR vs the role of the Manager

 Key issues in HRM today