Situational Leadership

Course Aims:

The purpose of the course is to help managers adapt their leadership style dependent on the different skills, confidence and motivational levels of their direct reports.  

Course Objectives:

At the end of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Identify the skills, confidence levels and motivation of individuals on individual tasks.
  • Adapt your style based on the needs of the individual to help manage them so they can achieve their best.
  • Be able to demonstrate directive behaviours.
  • Be able to demonstrate supportive behaviours.
  • Be able to build the skills of individuals, motivate them and build their confidence.


  • 1 day/In house or consultant facilitated virtual course/online training session(s)

Course Contents:

  • The importance of being a Situational Leader
  • Overview of the Situational Leadership model


  • Diagnosing individual’s competence
  • Diagnosing individual’s motivation and confidence



  • Directive Behaviours
  • Supportive Behaviours
  • 4 Leadership Styles



  • Matching your leadership style to the needs of individuals
  • How to keep on track
  • The impact of mismatching your style



  • Case Studies
  • Putting Situational Leadership into practice



  • Applying Situational Leadership to your people
  • Transferring learning to the workplace



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