How to develop style flexibility in leaders

Please note this workshop has now been cancelled

This workshop will provide an introduction leadership theory (Vroom and Yetton, 1973, Hersey and Blanchard, 1982, Boyatzis, 1982), the development of the Formula 4 model of leadership, and how a competency-based approach can be adopted to effective situational analysis. Thee workshop will then explore Coach on the Desktop, a unique e-learning tool that can be used to develop leadership judgement as part of a coaching process. Attendees will learn how developing leadership decision-making skills can easily form part of development or coaching process, and what this might look like in practice.

This workshop will focus on leadership development, and specifically how to develop a key part of leadership effectiveness, leadership judgement through decision-making. Attendees will be introduced to cutting edge methods of how to develop leadership judgement. All participants will be offered a trial of CotD, a unique e-learning tool designed specifically to develop leadership decision-making effectiveness, therefore maximising the ability to work with and through people to achieve results.


09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee
10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a 30min break for lunch)
16:30 Workshop ends


This workshop is intended for anyone with an interest in leadership assessment or development. Attendees will be invited to sample the Leadership Judgment Indicator prior to attendance.

Learning outcomes and objectives 

  • How theory can inform current practice
  • Current challenges facing today’s leaders
  • How to prepare leaders for the future
  • Essential tools for measuring and managing flexibility

Facilitator: Paul Reading 

Paul is Chartered Occupational Psychologist with over 10 years experience across both private and public sectors.  Paul spent several years as an internal consultant within the health service designing and delivering selection and development processes for senior managers and clinicians.  As a Senior Psychologist, Paul provides specialist advice and input across the Hogrefe product range. A key element of his remit is driving forward the development of new metrics and ensuring high quality training across the product range. 

Thu, 01/11/2012 (All day)
Contact Information: 

BPS Learning Centre

Tel: +44 (0)116 2529925

Division of Occupational Psychology & BPS Learning Centre