Leadership Essentials

Leadership Strategies On-the-job benefits

The course participants will gain the following significant benefits:

  • Become more competent in your role by using proven guidelines, tools and processes
  • Optimize your performance and accelerate your development
  • Know how to act in every situation
  • Get better results by efficiently analyzing the stakes and issues in each situation
  • Develop your social skills and build your emotional balance

Target Audience

The Leadership Strategies course is recommended for:

  • Newly-appointed or first-time managers


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Focus on the added value of your management role
  • Understand what type of manager are you?you are
  • Focus on the added value of your management role collective action
  • Successfully solve management problems
  • Develop social skills and maintain your emotional balance

Course Modules

The management styles:

  • Learn different management styles and their positive aspects
  • Adapt management style to circumstances: contextual management
  • The Cegos model of managerial intelligence

Mastering management techniques:

  • Developing effective behaviors
  • Focusing individual and collective action
  • Mobilizing individual and collective energy

Fostering and maintaining motivation:

  • Understanding how motivation works
  • Using the right motivational levers
  • Delegating and motivating

Developing your relationship-building skills:

  • Implementing a communication process with your team
  • Preparing for and leading a team meeting
  • Managing sensitive situations
  • Managing your relationship with your manager

Developing your emotional skills:

  • Managing your emotions
  • Managing your stress

Training methodology

Ongoing role-play exercises, case studies, peer coaching, group discussions.

The Instructor

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Alan Wark, PhD

Dr. Alan Wark is a graduate of Appalachian State University (ASU).  His areas of expertise include leadership, program management, and aviation project management.  He has over 20 years of global consulting experience with government, military, and private enterprises.  Dr. Alan is an Associate Professor of Business at the American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP).  He previously served as a leadership consultant for US Congressional committees, foreign military aviation training centers, and private businesses in the USA, Asia, and the Middle East.  Today he provides businesses and entrepreneurs assistance in successfully scaling their operations.

Want More Information?

Check our Course Outlines (PDF) here: Leadership Essentials CLPD Course Outline

You can also contact us at:

Phone: 023 990 023

Mail: info.clpd@aupp.edu.kh