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Leadership Audit – Workshop 4


Leadership is designed to explore views and ideas on what Leadership means at a general level. It will also assist students to begin developing their current and potential leadership skills, aptitudes and competencies, and enhance their self-confidence to identify and embrace with a positive can-do attitude, leadership opportunities and options as they unfold.

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In this workshop, participants will have the opportunity to conduct an audit of their Leadership skills, competencies and attributes and develop action plans for further development. The necessity to become more aware and reflect on what we need to do as leaders, to communicate our message first of all to ourselves and then to others, with authenticity, sincerity, influence and impact is a core skill of successful leadership and this workshop will focus on tips and techniques to improve performance in this regard.

Lesson Goals

By the end of this workshop, participants will have begun a process which will enable them to:

  • By the end of this workshop, participants will have an opportunity to
  • Conduct a guided personal Leadership Audit / Self-Assessment
  • Identify, appreciate and communicate significant strengths and weaknesses
  • Prioritise areas for growth and development
  • Take initial steps to develop a Leadership Learning Plan of Action
  • Practice to orally communicate your Leadership needs to significant others who can support and assist you in realizing your Leadership aims and ambitions
  • Set SMART goals to effectively realize successful Leadership Development


  • Activity Sheets
    • Leadership Characteristics & Functions Ratings
    • My Leadership Audit- Incomplete Sentences & Stories
    • SWOT/SWAN framework
    • My Leadership Plan of Action
  • Handout Material
    • None for this lesson
  • AV Facilities
  • Pens/Paper

Lesson Plan

Part 1 – 40 Minutes

5 mins: Introduction & Link to Previous Workshop
10 mins: My Leadership Functions and Characteristics Rating Activity Audit – ACTIVITY SHEET
10 mins: My Leadership Audit- Incomplete Sentences & Stories- ACTIVITY SHEET
10 mins: Plenary on 10 incomplete sentences activity
5 mins: Review & Recall
Subtotal 40

Part 2 – 40 Minutes

5 mins: Introduction to Part 2 of Leadership Audit
10 mins: Completing a SWOT/SWAN Analysis- ACTIVITY SHEET
25 mins: Developing My Leadership Plan of Action-Explanation & ACTIVITY SHEET
Subtotal 40

Total 80 minutes to complete this workshop


No videos are required for this workshop.