The world of work is changing. Increasingly, elements of technology are becoming part of operational procedure. Digitization can support production processes and administrative functions. Products and logistics processes provide active feedback on how work is progressing. The demands brought about by the dawn of this new industrial age have an impact on structures as well as the people involved and affected in companies. In their world of work, managers must once again face the kind of change they experienced before in recent years with the introduction of group work, although the effects could be far greater. It is a process of change in which their role changes. This results in new requirements as far as job roles and behavior are concerned. Managers need to get used to these demands, and they should deal with them at an early stage.
The Ingenics leadership development program follows a systemic approach that allows multiple changes of perspective. The course allows managers to view themselves with a critical eye while pointing to timely approaches to successful staff leadership and professional ways to handle organization. At all the relevant points, links are made to new worlds of work in the age of Industry 4.0. Participants can build on their experience through a variety of practical exercises.
- Prepare yourself for the changing demands placed on managers as a result of Industry 4.0 and new work environments.
- The holistic and systematic approach gives you a comprehensive understanding.
- Study leadership strategies and techniques that have been tried and tested in practice so that these can be applied as required.
- In a realistic and relevant way, practice how to be a purposeful and convincing leader in a new world of work.
- Module 1 “Leading yourself” – sharpening the perception that there are multiple valid points of view as well as my own; reflecting on how to act as a leader; individual attitudes in terms of understanding a leadership role and the principles of effective leadership; areas of tension that concern me as a leader. Company managers as role models as regards the requirements of Industry 4.0.
- Module 2 “Leading people” – developing success factors for leadership through a practical exercise; what duties, skills, and responsibilities I need to be successful; individual leadership with effective delegation; feedback as a management tool; training sequences that develop strategies to overcome difficult leadership situations and group dynamic processes.
- Module 3 “Leading the organization” – group work and practical examples of shop floor management; the manager as conflict manager, problem solver, and identifier of opportunities; interface management with shared goals and good communication; a purposeful policy on stand-in staff to foster talent; correct application of escalation levels.
- Module 4 “Leadership in Industry 4.0” – changes brought about by digitization; a shared understanding of work environments in the age of Industry 4.0; legal aspects of greater flexibility; new aspects and levels of freedom affecting work organization; expanded roles for managers who link departments; future prospects.
Module 1: two days
Module 2: three days
Module 3: two days
Module 4: two days
Managers and leaders in industrial companies