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Leadership Development for Middle Managers


This course is designed to help middle managers and senior supervisors who are committed to enhancing their value as a leader and refine their effectiveness in their role.  It will allow them to spend time deepening their understanding of themselves, their peers, and the positive impact that strategic thinking and management could have on an organisation’s success.

Mode of Delivery: Face-to-Face

What will I Learn?

On successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Critically assess the role of leadership in organisational success;
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and planning skills;
  • Evaluate the management and implementation of organisational strategy;
  • Design a successful change management strategy;
  • Develop a programme for ongoing personal development;
  • Apply the principles of situational and transformational leadership to real life scenarios.

Who Should do this Course

Important Information


At a Glance

  • Admissions Term: 2019/2020 Semester II
  • Date: Postponed until further Notice
  • Time: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Duration: 5 days (35 hours)
  • Certificate Awarded: Professional Development Certificate of Competence
  • Course Code: PDLL088
  • Capacity: 24
  • Cost: BDS $3150 / US $1575

The following topics and concepts will be addressed:
  1. Leadership, Effectiveness and Personal Mastery
  • Understanding the difference between leadership and management
  • Self-Awareness and self-mastery
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Emotional Intelligence and Leadership
  • Resilience
  • Leadership Styles
  1. Strategic Thinking and Management
  • Strategic Visioning
  • Applying management tools to conduct external and internal environmental assessments
  • Identifying the drivers for change
  • Developing your strategic plan
  • Strategy implementation and execution
  1. Leading Others
  • Employee Readiness and Delegation
  • Motivation and Empowerment
  • Situational Leadership
  1. Succeeding at Change Leadership
  • Understanding the change process, drive, resistance and inertia.
  • Designing the Change Management Process
  • Planning for Organizational Change.

This course will be delivered face-to-face and will utilise participative methodology with problem-based activities, case studies, group discussions and some lecturing

Egbert Irving

Mr. Egbert Irving is a Program Manager in Strategic Business Service unit at The Cave Hill School of Business – UWI. In this capacity he designs and facilitates executive development programs in leadership, management, entrepreneurship and people development. He is a doctoral candidate in the DBA program at The Cave Hill School of Business – University of the West Indies and holds an MBA from the University of West Indies, Cave Hill. His research interests include corporate governance, small and medium sized enterprises in developing economies and social entrepreneurship.
He has written case studies on business development, entrepreneurship and innovation and the internationalisation and competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises. He has also facilitated workshops in Belize and Barbados on Social Entrepreneurship and Marketing Simulation. Mr. Irving has over fifteen years’ experience working in leadership positions in the private sector in areas of sales, purchasing, logistics, transportation and operations.  He has also carried out consultancy work for Productive Organisation for Women in Action (POWA), a community based organisation that focuses on economically empowering families, women and children.

Marjorie Wharton

The current Director of Strategic Business Services with the Sagicor Cave Hill School of Business and Management (SCHSBM), Marjorie Wharton is a Learning and Development Professional with over fifteen years’ experience in working with individuals and organisations who want to clarify their vision, assess their current state and outline clear actions for moving forward.  To help clients achieve their identified outcomes, Marjorie uses a methodology that includes current state assessments, learner-based training, coaching, facilitation and consultation.
Marjorie holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development and Performance Management from Leicester University in addition to a Bachelor of Science degree (Upper Second Honours) in Management Studies from the University of the West Indies.  She is a Certified Administrator of the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and of the Emotional Intelligence Quotient (EQi 2.0 and EQi 360) assessment.  Marjorie is a certified on-line instructor and a trained Personal Development Coach and Quality Management Facilitator.  In addition, she completed training at the graduate level in Marketing Management with Leicester University, United Kingdom.