Aspirin Business are delighted to deliver ‘High-Performing Leaders & Managers’, a programme specifically developed by Aspirin Business. Download our brochure to find out more.

The course details:

  • You will receive a short induction via a one-to-one telephone call with Aspirin Business to understand your training needs
  • The course also includes an e-learning programme to accelerate and embed learning. Participants will need to complete some modules before the first workshop.
  • Each delegate will design and manage a 30-day work-based project to focus and practice their skills.

Course Objectives:

  • A clear understanding of Leadership and Management
  • Skill building – knowing and practising how to be a more effective leader and manager.
  • Increased emotional intelligence
  • Interactive, enjoyable and confidence building sessions – which also contain enough variety and knowledge so there’s something for everyone.
  • Networking skills and relationship building between the attendees.
  • Practice at speaking and presenting in front of groups.


Session 1:  Goal Setting and Project Management of 30 Day Projects

  1. Taking ownership and being proactive
  2. Time Management
  3. Designing and Managing Business Improvement Projects                                                                                                a. SMART goal-setting                                                                                                                                                        b. Project planning tools and skills:                                                                                                                                         – Plan Do Check Act (used in ISO Standards)                                                                                                                   – GROW                                                                                                                                                                               – Forcefield                                                                                                                                                                         – Mind-mapping                                                                                                                                                                 – Pareto                                                                                                                                                                               – FMEA                                                                                                                                                                                 – One Page Project Plans using Now-Where-How and 30 Day Roadmaps                                                               – Gantt
  4. SMEAC – a model used by the Royal Airforce to plan mission

Session 2:  Personal Effectiveness

  1. Updates on 30 Day Project Progress
  2. Be Proactive/ Locus of Control
  3. Stress Management
  4. The differences between leadership and management
  5. Raising the bar – Identifying ideal behaviours
  6. People Management, including:                                                                                                                                              a. Coaching Matrix                                                                                                                                                              b. Delegation                                                                                                                                                                      c. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Session 3:  Getting the best from your Team

  1. 5-minute Presentations on 30 Day Project Outcomes
  2. Raising the bar – evaluating our own leadership & management behaviours
  3. Situational Leadership
  4. Managing Difficult Conversations
  5. Managing Disengaged and Demotivated People
  6. How to increase Employee Engagement to increase productivity and staff retention                                                 a. Including: Listening Skills
  7. How to increase Motivation to help people perform at their best                                                                                   a. Including: introduction to emotional intelligence and recognition

This course utilises blended learning to enhance and embed learning and increase knowledge retention.


This programme can be delivered In-House and tailored to suit your needs. Download our brochure to find out more.


Take a look at our case study to see how it has helped our clients Poole Housing Partnership