Leadership & Management Activities

Activities below can be used or tweaked further to serve and highlight key leadership skills that can be useful in leadership training and development programs for people managers.

 

Manager or Leader
This classic activity clearly shows the difference between being a  manager and being a leader. Management and leadership are often interchanged within the business world; however, they are two very distinct skills. Management is essentially process/task focused and centers on the current and immediate future. Whereas, Leadership is much more people and future focused. It includes setting culture & Direction for the organization. Read more about this training activity

 

You get what you inspect
One of the main take outs from this activity is that as a manager and a team leader you only expect what you inspect. Read more about this training activity

 

Objective Setting
Being able to set clear and specific objectives is crucial for anyone not just leaders or managers, and for anyone in a management position this specific competency is a must for achieving measurable results and success on the job. Read more about this training activity 

 

Chairs
This simple  activity focuses on  the importance of having a plan and a specific strategy for any team to achieve any task but more importantly shows the importance of having a leader who takes charge and realizes this strategy. Read more about this training activity

 

Build, Fly and Land 40 Paper Aero planes
This activity is for the reinforcement of several different leadership skills , some of the skills that will be  emphasized throughout this activity are planning and scheduling work, use of resources , setting objectives and priorities , coaching, checking understanding, evaluation and continuous feedback to achieve excellence and the benefits of synergy of teams in action and working collaboratively. Read more about this training activity

 

The best team member
A simple activity that highlights how important it is for leaders to reinforce soft skills to improve performance of their teams. Read more about this training activity

 

My favourite brand
This is a fun activity that can easily be customized and used in leadership development, building teams, building brands, corporate culture, you can probably find out even more ways to adapt it to your training topic.Read more about this training activity

 

Importance of Emotional Intelligence
Directions: Two blank flip charts. Write a large heading for each of the two charts one is “Best boss” and the other is “Worst boss.”Read more about this training activity

 

Importance of feedback
Directions: Split the class into 3 teams. Issue one flip chart paper to each team.Read more about this training activity

 

Did you know that we just added a FREE review game to each of our full course training packages?

It adds loads of fun and ends your training class on a high note!

The game is all done in Power Point and comes packed with questions and answers around your training package so you can easily review the content of the training, enhance retention and ensure your training participants are engaged till the very end. Just split your class into teams that compete to win a final competition by answering questions and getting points in a series of fun rounds.

That’s not all!  Just like our training material packages, the game is completely customizable so you can easily use it with other training topics you teach. Just change the questions/answers, images…etc, Save as a new file & create any number of other review games and always end each class you teach on a high note. Watch this short video: