Promoting Positive Safety Culture - Facilitator : Dr. Alaa Zaidan
Program code: ASSP Workshop
Theory and practice will be explored together throughout the course. Leadership theories in general will be covered, with an emphasis on their relevance to the information services context. A case study will be used each to provide an opportunity for in depth application, reflection and review. An integrated approach to theory and practice will be taken throughout. We will focus on the pillars that Create influential Safety leadership that paves the way to positive safety culture and change management.
• Determine the criteria of leadership • Identify the difference between leader and a manager • Discuss the role of safety leadership in promoting positive safety culture • Determine the relationship between safety leadership and change management • Identify the components of emotional intelligence • Determine the significant role of EQ in enhancing leadership • Discuss the disease of safety leadership
1. Context and challenges in leadership • Relationship between leadership and management theories • Leadership theories overview • Challenges for leadership in the information services professions • The Role of Emotional intelligence in creating leaders Case Study You should be able to: • Understand the relationship between leadership and management theories • Understand the key leadership theories explored • Critically reflect on, and identify, the challenges for leadership in the information services professions 2. Knowing yourself as a leader • Self-assessment tools and approaches • Leadership traits and styles (theory and application) • Emotional intelligence • Gender and leadership Case Study You should be able to: • Understand a range of self-assessment tools and how to apply them • Understand and be able to apply the concepts of leadership traits and styles • Appreciate the role of emotional intelligence in leadership • Engage in the debate around gender and leadership • Describe and reflect on your leadership style 3. Leading people • Understanding and leading individuals • Coaching, mentoring and facilitating • Creating and leading teams Case Study You should be able to: • Appreciate the complexity and challenges associated with leading individuals • Understand the concepts of coaching, mentoring and facilitating and debate their value in an information services context • Understand approaches to creating and leading teams • Critically Reflect on your own experience within a team and its leadership 4. Direction and strategy • Strategic focus and direction • Shaping values and cultures •Change leadership Case Study You should be able to: • Understand the role of leaders in setting strategic focus and direction • Appreciate the role of leaders in shaping values and culture in an information services context • Understand the concept of change leadership • Appreciate people’s experience and response to change 5. Developing leaders • Models and theories of leadership development • Leadership development for yourself • Leadership development for others Case Study You should be able to: • Understand the different models and theories associated with leadership development • Critically assess leadership development approaches for the information professions • Demonstrate knowledge of development approaches for you and for others 6.Influential leadership • Influence and persuasion • Working with politics and power • Leadership beyond the information services context • Positive safety culture • Change management Case Study You should be able to: • Demonstrate knowledge of theories associated with influence and persuasion • Critically reflect on the impact of working with politics and power in the information services context • Consider and demonstrate the importance of leadership beyond the information services context • Reflect on your own approach to influencing
Assessment and Certification
On successful completion of the workshop, the participant will receive an attendance certificate from American Society of Safety Professionals.
Business professionals who want to improve performance and relationships through emotional intelligence training