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There are many leadership theories and models that if used correctly can make you a better leader.

Attend our half-day Masterclass: Applying Leadership Theories and Models, to explore a range of evidence-based leadership theories and styles and learn how they can be applied in practical, real-world scenarios.

Participate in hands-on exercises to identify a leadership model that suits both you and your organisation. Develop the techniques needed to put your newfound knowledge into practice.

With enhanced skills and newfound confidence, leave the day better equipped to achieve organisational goals, support your team and effectively apply your leadership abilities.

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Hayley Lewis
People Development Consultant

Dr Hayley Lewis is an award-winning psychologist with more than 20 years’ experience in the field of organisational and business psychology. As a consultant, Hayley offers a unique combination of first-hand experience of leading teams in high-pressure environments with a deep understanding of the science of behaviour in the workplace.

Before setting up her own business, Hayley spent 11 years leading various local government services, such as organisational development; ICT strategy; customer services; communications, PR, and digital transformation. During this time, she won national recognition for her work on leadership development and culture change, as well as for leading ...

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Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the key principles and concepts of various leadership theories and models
  • Explore the practical applications of different leadership models in real-world scenario
  • Learn how to adapt your leadership to different context, situations, and individuals
  • Apply a range of leadership theories and techniques to improve outcomes
All the Understanding ModernGov courses are Continuing Professional Development (CPD) certified, with signed certificates available upon request for event.

Enquire About In-House Training

To speak to someone about a bespoke training programme, please contact us:
0800 542 9414
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09:00 - 09:05


09:05 - 09:15

Trainers Welcome and Clarification of Learning Objectives

09:15 - 10:00

The Science of Leadership

  • Explore the science behind leadership V pop psychology
  • The role of behavioural science in effective leadership
  • Apply evidence-based leadership to support optimal outcomes
10:00 - 10:45

Key Leadership Theories and Styles: Part 1

Explore a range of leadership styles and theories and their application in real world scenarios. Identify  leadership behaviours and their significance in different contexts. Apply the appropriate techniques to aid your leadership.

  • Authentic leadership
  • Compassionate leadership
  • Empowering leadership
10:45 - 11:00


11:00 - 12:00

Leadership Theories and Styles: Part 2

Continuation of the previous session, exploring additional leadership styles and their relevance in a business setting.  

  • Inclusive leadership
  • Situational Leadership
  • Transactional leadership
  • Transformational leadership
12:00 - 12:45

Workshop: Apply Your Preferred Leadership Model

Evaluate your leadership against the theories and models discussed to determine the best fit for you and your organisation. Gain valuable feedback from the trainer to develop your leadership skills.

  • Explore the core qualities and traits of a leader
  • Decide what model or models works best for you
  • Take back an action plan to apply a range of leadership techniques and theories
12:45 - 13:00

Feedback, Evaluation and Close