Situational Leadership

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Leadership styles and roles


Total time 50 minutes

The maturity model is also known as "situational leadership". The participants learn to lead employees in a way that corresponds to their individual situation. Four different leadership styles are discussed: instructive, guiding, participative, and delegating. They also learn how to assess the respective maturity level of an employee.


Target group

  • Managers who are coming up against their limitations with regard to the motivation and performance of their team

  • young managers who want to and are expected to apply the concept of maturity levels in practice

Learning objectives

  • Being able to apply the model "leading by maturity level"/"situational leadership" in everyday management practice

  • Recognizing what "maturity level" the employees are at

  • Adjusting leadership methods to your staff's maturity level

  • Getting staff members with fading motivation back on board

  • Protecting motivated but inexperienced employees against excessive demands

  • Giving highly motivated employees freedoms without losing sight of the goals


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Supporting employees
Appreciating colleagues
Managing teams
Motivating employees

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Animated illustrative videos
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Knowledge Check
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Moderated video lectures
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