Leadership Development Specialist

 

 

 

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What is a Leadership Development Specialist?

The job of a Leadership Development Specialist is planning all aspects of leadership development, career paths and performance management within a company.

A Leadership Development Specialist will use methods like:

  • On-the-job training
  • Electronic / online training
  • Practical, hands-on training
  • Theoretical training
  • Job shadowing

What does a Leadership Development Specialist do?

  • observes employees to monitor their performance/s
  • recommends leadership programmes
  • develops training manuals
  • conducts training sessions
  • keeps records
  • writes reports
  • evaluates the long term effect of training programmes
  • assists managers to develop people skills

Are you . . . ?

  • a people’s person?
  • observant?
  • a good communicator?
  • a motivator?
  • fair and reasonable?
  • a good listener?
  • dedicated?

How do I become a Leadership Development Specialist?

You will need a qualification.

We suggest you complete a business administration degree and then a post graduate degree (Masters in Business Administration MBA) or diploma in Leadership Studies or Leadership Management.

  • GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS and LEADERSHIP (GSB&L) in KZN

Offers the above post graduate degrees.

  • NELSON MANDELA METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY

Also offers a variety of Leadership programmes

TRAINING:

  • CLICK HERE to check for a training institution near you to see what they offer.
  • Make sure you understand their entry requirements for each course.
  • To avoid scams, make sure your institution is registered with the Department of Higher Education. CLICK HERE to check accredited Private Higher Education Institutions. 


OTHER CAREERS TO CONSIDER:  Human Resource Manager or Labour Relations Officer

Is becoming Leadership Development Specialist the right career choice for me?

 

 

 

Qualification Required