Leadership and Management in International Development

This Leadership and Management training course is dedicated to helping you to become an efficient and successful manager so that you can more efficiently influence and coordinate action with others. During the five days you put into practice all the theories that are covered, making it an incredibly practical course.

Why choose this course?

We cover globally recognised management and leadership theories, tools and techniques and adapt them to your needs, putting each one into practice. You get to network and learn with others in the development sector, exercise new knowledge and skills on topics including influence, motivation and power analysis. Finally, you leave the training course with a clear plan of how to apply what you have learnt, directly to your work.

Whether you are new or experienced manager, this course is for you if you either manage or lead a team, projects, programme, functional area or relate to varied stakeholders

Through a mix of practical activities, theory and case examples you will learn how to:

  • leverage your natural ability to lead and prioritise demands
  • understand your learning and leadership preferences and how to adapt them to others’ needs
  • analyse your network and prepare for those new conversations that will make a difference
  • give and receive feedback
  • reflect on your own leadership style and presence.


Setting yourself up for success• the differences between leading and managing
• identify and prioritise demands – what is realistic?
• identify leadership styles
Understanding the power of your relationships and the nature of your motivation• stakeholder and network mapping
• examine motivation
• understand what motivates you and your network
Developing individual and team performance• linking motivation to skill
• holding conversations that matter
• the art of feedback
What makes teams effective• understanding the nature of teams
• characteristics of effective teams and team leaders
Leading into the future• examining power relations
• exploring leadership presence

Learn in a way that suits your situation.

Find out more about our delivery methods:

Course Dates

This course is currently only available as a tailored training for organisations, please get in touch to find out more.

Your questions answered

Are our training courses accredited?

As a training provider we are accredited by British Accreditation Council (BAC). This accreditation is recognised worldwide by agents and government officials as a clear indication of educational quality. We are inspected annually to ensure our high levels of training and facilitation are maintained.

Have a Question?
Why not call and speak to a member of our team. We are always delighted to talk with past or potential clients, and we can talk with you about your specific interests and questions.

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+44 1273 833030
IMA International, Drummond House, 89 High Street, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, BN6 9RE, United Kingdom

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