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An Interactive 10-Day Training Course

The Executive Development Masterclass

Mastering the Eight Key Leadership Roles

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17 Oct - 28 Oct 2022



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06 Mar - 17 Mar 2023



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Course Introduction

The Executive Development Masterclass training course is an advanced level training course that has been specifically designed for senior executives who are looking to enhance their leadership abilities and gain a deeper understanding of the eight key roles a leader must assume as part of their privileged position as a company executive. At the executive level, we have major influence over many people, and with that influence comes great responsibility. We are responsible for driving the business forward and we cannot do this if we do not have out people on board with us. Undoubtedly, it is our role to earn the trust, respect, and loyalty of the people with whom we have been charged to lead.

This 10-day training course will stretch and challenge you to be the absolute best leader that you can be, by utilising your natural gifts and talents as a leader, we will work together to enhance, improve, and reboot your leadership ability to the next level.

The highlights of the Oxford Management Centre training course are as follows:

  • Develop your personal executive brand image
  • Become a role model for excellence
  • Understanding the power of influence at executive level
  • Aligning your executive character, attitudes, and behaviour
  • Identifying and strengthening gaps in your leadership abilities
  • Learn to communicate in a manner that moves people to act
  • Designing the benchmark standards of organizational excellence


The objectives of this training course are:

  • To develop your personal executive image and brand
  • To become a leader who inspires others to raise their game
  • To sharpen the focus on executive communications both verbal and non-verbal
  • To become a people builder; holding those around you to the highest standards of excellence
  • To help participants re-position their careers and image within the industry

Training Methodology

As this is an executive level development training, you can expect that this training course will be challenging and is aimed at stretching our comfort zones. You will receive personal feedback from your peers and well as feedback from the instructor. A variety of adult training methods will be used including, role play, case studies, presentations, videos, and practical exercises.

Organisational Impact

Your organisation will benefit as the following:

  • Participants will return with a greater understanding of executive level leadership
  • Participants will return clear about their executive image and brand
  • Deeper understanding of their importance as standard setters
  • Strengthened internal and external alignment of their character and behaviours
  • Improved communication and influencing skills
  • Achieve a greater understanding executive level emotional intelligence
  • Improved decision making
  • Expanded stakeholder influence through modelling behaviours

Personal Impact

The participants will have the following benefits:

  • Greater understanding leadership at an executive level
  • Improved ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Greater understanding of modelling behaviours and attitude
  • Improved executive image and brand
  • Greater understanding executive communication strategies
  • Greater comfort in giving honest feedback to senior level
  • Improved understanding to speak to high level industry audiences
  • Improved ability to take advantage of cross functional communications

Who should attend?

This Executive Development Masterclass training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals in communication and marketing but will greatly benefit: 

  • CEOs
  • Board members
  • Directors
  • Senior management
  • Industry leaders
  • Permanent secretaries
  • Government ministers
  • Those aspiring to reach a senior level within their organisation

Course outline


Executive Leadership Development Masterclass: Developing Your Executive Image                            

The Executive Leadership Development Masterclass will examine the role of the executive and what it means to lead at an executive level. At this level, every decision we make and every interaction we have, effects many people and for this reason it is important that our executive image, character, behaviours, communications, and our attitude are all perfectly aligned and congruent. All eyes are on you and at this level everything matters.

In this first module we will examine the first 4 roles of an executive leader:

  • The leader as a mentor
  • The leader as a broker
  • The leader as a facilitator
  • The leader as a director


Executive Image and Brand

  • Understanding the “magnifying effect” at the executive level
  • Who you are, is displayed more than what you say?
  • The executive leader as a standard setter
  • Your visual appearance matters
  • The importance enthusiasm and passion
  • Understanding the impact of your online and offline presence


 The Leader as a Mentor  

  • Your people are asking if you care about them
  • Understanding servant leadership
  • Connecting with your internal and external Stakeholders
  • Personalizing your relationships
  • How to win friends and influence people at an executive level


The Leader as a Facilitator   

  • Building high performance teams
  • Using personality matrix to reduce conflicts
  • Increase collaboration by matching personalities
  • Using relationship mapping to increase influence over others
  • Tuning into personalities at the executive level


The Leader as a Broker

  • Selling your ideas to the senior team
  • Structuring high level presentations
  • Convincing people that hold different opinions
  • Moving people to take action
  • How to handle Q & A sessions at high level meetings


The Leader as a Director

  • Communicating the vision and strategy
  • Setting behavioural standards for your organization
  • Making clear what you will accept and not accept
  • Being bold when dealing with underperformance
  • Speaking with clarity and getting agreements


The Executive Development Masterclass: Influencing Through Modelling Your Character

This module will examine the way you maintain high standards and monitor performance and results. By setting the example, pace and standards you expect to see filter down throughout the organization you will raise the standards and performance of those around you and actively influence the direction and success of the organizational goals

In module 2 we will examine the next 4 roles of an executive leader:

  • The leader as a monitor
  • The leader as an innovator
  • The leader as a producer
  • The leader as a coordinator


The Leader as a Monitor

  • The project planning, organising, implementing, and controlling sequence
  • Developing work and cost breakdown structures
  • Project management roles and responsibilities
  • Project time and cost estimating techniques
  • Project schedule development and analysis


The Leader as a Coordinator

  • Setting up project control systems
  • Selecting appropriate Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Monitoring performance through Earned Value Management (EVM)
  • Project progress measurement and analysis
  • Controlling project handover to operations


The Leader as a Producer

  • Developing the master plan
  • Matching scenarios to audiences
  • Prototyping the solutions
  • The socializing process
  • Audience centred engagement strategies


The Leader as an Innovator

  • Good ideas can come from anywhere
  • Processes and mechanisms for generating new ideas
  • Use of data mining to generate innovative ideas
  • Internal / external open bidding as a source of ideas
  • Feasibility studies as a means of screening for viability

DAY 10

Designing Your Legacy

  • Developing a strategy for your successful exit
  • Creating your succession plan
  • Building people though deputising
  • Leaving a legacy of fairness behind
  • Key take aways


Oxford Management Centre Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.


All Training Courses delivered by Oxford Management by default are eligible for CPE Credit.

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