• Start Date(s): Sep 22, 2019
  • Duration: 3 days (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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Program Overview

The purpose of this professional development Program is to provide practical guidance to people who are new in leadership / management positions and have had only a limited amount of training, on how to be an effective leader and manager.

The Management and Leadership training Program aims to encourage effective, collaborative methods of leadership and management. This comprehensive training Program helps delegates to learn how to leverage the leadership potential of team members within their organizations. Additionally, Program outcomes include the ability to focus on developing leadership skills, personal influence, as well as explore strategies for building a team of strong workers who will support each other, deal with tough problems efficiently, and take accountability. This training Program focuses on new supervisors or management personnel and offers a broad range of information and practical examples that will immediately impact work performance.


Who Should Attend?

The Effective Leadership and Management Skills Program will benefit first time managers, supervisors, team leaders, sales managers, HR professionals, project managers, change managers, new managers, who understand the need to know more about being an effective leader, also for staff looking to progress into a management position.

Program contents

  • The nature and definition of leadership
  • Difference between leadership and management
  • Effective leadership behaviors
  • Leadership theories and styles
  • Interpersonal skills and effective communications
  • Conflict management
  • Building and motivating teams
  • Leadership and change
  • Ethical leadership
  • Measuring leadership performance
  • Emerging leadership issues


Allan Gardner, MHRM, PHR, SPHRi, CAHRI, SHRM-SCP, Chartered MCIPD

With over 35 years of experience in the Human Resources field, Allan is a seasoned International Human Resource Professional, with a diverse background encompassing the successful management of Human Resource Departments in government, manufacturing, transportation, and service industries.  He has worked as HR Manager and Director for multi-national corporations in the United States, overseeing operations across the U.S., Mexico and Canada, as well as the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Energy in the U.S. government sector.   For the past nine years, he has worked in the United Arab Emirates and GCC countries as an HR Consultant and Expert Trainer, specializing in HR certification programs, as well as Talent Management, Business Execution, Strategic Planning, Performance Management, Managerial and Career and Succession Planning Programs.

With a unique blending of academic and practical work experience, Allan is also an adjunct faculty member for Chifley Business School at Torrens University of Australia, Swiss Business School of Zurich, and Geneva Business School, Geneva Switzerland, teaching Human Resource, Management, Business Ethics, Leadership, Negotiation, Organizational Behavior, and Strategic Management Programs in MBA programs throughout UAE campus locations, as well as campuses in Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. His passion and energy for Human Resources, coupled with a high level of expertise and keen presentation skills, have earned Allan a distinguished reputation as a Human Resource subject matter expert as well as an effective trainer and educator.

Allan is an active member of SHRM and is a certified SHRM-SCP. He holds Human Resource Certification Institute certifications as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and became certified as a global Human Resource Management Professional (SPHRi) in May, 2012 following completion of the new global pilot certification program. He also holds Australian HR certification (CAHRI) as well as chartered MCIPD level membership in UK based Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). Allan provides HR pre-certification training for SPHRi, PHRi, PHR, SPHR and CHRM programs as well as numerous specialized Human Resource topical subjects.

He received his Master’s degree in Human Resource Management in 2003 from U.S. based Keller Graduate School of Management, graduating “with distinction”.

  • Start Date(s): Sep 22, 2019
  • Duration: 3 days (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
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Course dates and times are subject to change.

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