High Performance Leadership Development

Start date: 11 September 2024

Duration: 5 days (9-30am to 4pm)

Location: Carlton hotel, beside Dublin Airport

Certificate: Certificate of Completion from CILT Mobility & Supply Chain Skillnet

Cost: €1,050 (Full Price €1,500)

Course code: 19551

Programme overview

In today’s fast changing business world, simply working harder will not be enough. Relying solely on your functional skills and expertise will no longer be enough. Even accumulating more years of experience will not be enough.

This programme will be high-energy, candid, practical and inspirational in four key areas:
1) Personal Best: how to magnify your strengths and reach new levels of confidence
2) Interpersonal Best: how to deal more effectively with conflict and sharpen your influence
3) Professional Best: how to polish your image and increase your appeal to customers, staff and other key stakeholders
4) Big Stretch: how to change through personal accountability, discipline, and resolve

The programme is delivered over 5 full days over 4 months commencing in September 2024:
Wednesday 11th September
Wednesday 25th September
Wednesday 23rd October
Wednesday 20th November
Wednesday 11th December

“Of all the courses, training and development that I’ve done in the last 30 years, this programme was the most relevant and interesting. But most importantly it had an immediate impact on my productivity, my motivation, my creativity and my confidence” - feedback from a previous participant.

Unsubsidised cost is €1,500

The programme will be delivered in the Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport, Old Airport Road, Cloghran, Dublin

Who Is This Course For?

This programme is designed for middle / senior managers

Course Timetable

Wednesday 11th September

Wednesday 25th September

Wednesday 23rd October

Wednesday 20th November

Wednesday 11th December


Times: 9-30am to 4pm

*Lunch and tea/coffee will be provided

Programme Content

What will make you an effective and memorable leader
  • Recognizing our strengths and areas for development
  • Building confidence and self-esteem
  • Being liked verses being respected
  • Developing your personal brand
  • Effective performance evaluation and feedback
  • Communication skills that will influence and get results
  • Holding up the mirror – knowing who I am and how others perceive me
  • Presentation influencing skills
  • Delegation – moving from a rower to a steerer!
  • Avoiding the ‘ostrich effect’- dealing with under-performing and difficult staff
  • Managing upwards
  • Put your own oxygen mask on first – techniques for dealing with pressure and stress
  • ‘Listen to the whispers and you won’t have to listen to the screams’ – effective ones to ones

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes:

  • Transform you from being a ‘competent’ employee / manager / business owner to a sought after, difficult to replace talent
  • Give you the tools to do your job more effectively and accomplish more with less stress
  • Discover hidden opportunities to grow, get promoted and achieve more in life
  • Help you prosper in fast changing times
  • Improve the value-added contribution of your team or department
  • Maximise your productivity on a daily basis
  • Develop an attitude of ‘healthy selfishness’
  • Build a powerful personal Brand
  • Build Resolve- this is more than accountability and discipline. It is that set of learnable skills and behaviours which provide for growth, sustained improvement, and acceleration
  • Return to work with a dynamic, exciting and new performance skills tool box

Programme Requirements

Learning Requirements:

A keen interest to ‘get out of their comfort zone’ and to learn and develop


A Certificate of Completion from CILT Mobility & Supply Chain Skillnet will be awarded to all participants.


Comments from Previous Programme Participants


“This was the most influential course I’ve attended to date”, Melissa Finneran, Manager, Allied Irish Banks (A.I.B.)


“Would recommend this programme to others, Mark is an excellent support to any organisation, he really takes the time to get to know the individuals and identify and deal with their skills gaps”, Diane Hogarty, Cadburys


“This programme has changed my management approach significantly for the better”, Colum Colbert, Manager, Paddy Power


“Very effective, took me out of my comfort zone, really built my skills to handle my business challenges more effectively”, Clodagh Strahan, Manager Virgin Media  


 “Course was brilliant, Mark has given me the tools to handle the key situations I will come across in the workplace. I have no hesitation in telling my employers how successful the course has been”, Colin Daly, Manager Intra Snack Foods (Tayto)


“Really appreciate the time you took to ‘coax me’ to do the programme as it was an excellent investment for me and my business,” Donal Mc Grath, Director, MCG Consulting


“Highly satisfied, an excellent approach to developing my key leadership skills”, Campbell Scott, Manager Virgin Media


“Mark used his excellent consulting skills to help us create a new agenda that will drive significantly higher levels of performance for the business “, Gary Brady, Managing Director, Thornton’s Re-Cycling

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