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High Performance People Skills for Leaders

Elevate your ability to inspire, influence and effectively communicate with your people.

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Programme impact

Get the best out of yourself and your people

Develop strong relationships, enhance your emotional intelligence and learn to influence others as a leader across face-to-face, hybrid and virtual teams.

  • Learn how to develop strong, influential relationships with people from a variety of backgrounds, nationalities and professional functions.

  • Empower and inspire your people to unlock their potential and build successful teams across different settings.

  • Acquire critical coaching skills to share and receive feedback, helping your people to build on their strengths and improve their weaknesses.

  • Become a truly authentic leader by focusing on what makes you unique.

  • Gain skills and tactics to confidently confront poor performance and difficult people.

  • Learn how to empower, delegate and influence others, even in situations where you have little authority.

Right for you

This programme is ideal for senior managers who interact with many different people as part of their role.


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Attendees include:

  • Highly-skilled technical managers who need a boost to their interpersonal skills.

  • CEOs, managing directors, general managers, sales and business development professionals, HR managers and lawyers.

Who attends

Programme content

Personal insights. Coaching. Practice.

Sharpen your self-awareness and insight into yourself and others, and build your skills through a powerful combination of coaching and practice.

  • Self-knowledge: Bring out your own personality and leverage your strengths more confidently and effectively. Complete a NEO personality profile to know yourself better and discover how those who work with you view your leadership style through a 360-degree assessment. Before joining the programme, you will also reflect on what you want to achieve during your five days to identify your business challenges and any development areas

  • Insight into others: Unlock your ability to create highly effective relationships and fine-tune your approach to the unique biases and motives of your colleagues. Through research-based insights into the drivers of human behaviour, gain an awareness of others that enhances your emotional intelligence. Plus, perform deep analysis of those who are vital to your success and master the skills to empower and inspire them to perform at their full potential.

  • Interpersonal problem-solving: Gain strategies and tools to influence and motivate people and test these techniques in a safe environment. Practise new patterns of behaviour through intimate group coaching, practical role play situations and one-to-one sessions. Gain the tools to address specific challenges, drive new behaviours and achieve success through others.

Middle East Iteration

Access our world-renowned faculty, immersive learning methods and breakthrough ideas in the heart of London. Due to increased regional interest, LBS has included extra iterations of programmes for Middle East professionals. The programmes deliver all the content and insights from the global cohort, with the additional opportunity to network closely with peers working and living in the Middle East.

Certificate in Management

This programme can also be taken as part of the Certificate in Management. Enhance your leadership approach, hone your business skills and curate your own curriculum with a blend of online and in-person learning.

Our faculty

Experts in the field

Access some of the world’s leading thinkers whose cutting-edge research in global business is grounded in real-world practicality. Please note, faculty may vary per iteration.

How to apply

Submit your application through our online application form.

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