Emerging Leadership (E-LEAD) Programme

An experiential 5-day course + 2-day simulation + Individual Executive Coaching

Target Audience

Public Sector Managers and Executives

Programme Objectives

  • Increase self-awareness by understanding one’s leadership style and its impact on others
  • Develop personal mastery, balancing personal life and work (managing stress and personal renewal)
  • Lead and inspire team to a shared purpose, and a long-term vision of the public service
  • Lead and manage change in a dynamic environment
  • Build and lead effective teams for sustained high performance
  • Identify/attract talent, and coaching them to realise their potential
  • Develop and sustain strong relationships (including cultural sensitivity), with a mindset towards building long-term partnerships
  • Understand and leverage on networks and organisational culture to influence and collaborate effectively to deliver successful outcomes

Course Outline

Day 1 – Leadership Finesse

  • SSA’s Global 21st Century Leadership Competencies – Qualities linking a leader’s mindset to organisational success. Identifying the leadership competencies you use most / least
  • Understanding DISC® Tools – Interpreting your personalised DISC reports and leading self. Aware of own Values styles, Vision and applying at the workplace
  • Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® – Applying the proven principles of Kouzes and Posner’s acclaimed Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership® model and leadership behaviours and 360 feedback
  • Professional Value Proposition (PvP™) – Maximise personal mastery in managing work and package your own personal leadership brand in the organisation

Day 2 – Critical Public Sector Competencies

  • Public Sector Policy-Making – Public Governance and Administration – Understanding the key indicators for success in the country’s policy development
  • Understanding the policy development process, principles of the Middle East model of governance and the role of human capital development for the Public Service
  • Global Mindset – Global and regional economic overview, megatrends and new drivers of economic and business growth; and understanding Middle East competitiveness
  • Strategic Thinking & Execution – Diagnose organisation and implement effective strategic planning process. Apply various Strategic Tools and Techniques, Portfolio Matrices

Day 3 – Manage Teams

  • Team Synergy – Applying the DiSC TEAMS in managing and developing your team. Identify the characteristics of an effective team and the roles played by team members
  • Mentorship for Impact – Explores the core skills and attitudes needed by senior leaders to mentor their staff grow and achieve their full potential. It explores the structures needed to build an effective mentoring relationship, as well as the issues that can arise during the process

Day 4 – Productivity Champion at the Workplace

  • Leading the Productivity Improvement – An overview how organisations can achieve better results if they adopt an integrated approach to productivity improvement
  • Importance of Productivity – Understand the importance and benefits of Productivity in the organisation
  • Encouraging Innovation – Promote an environment that facilitates innovation
  • Tools and Techniques – Basic understanding of the various tools and techniques to identify non-value added activities in processes
  • Apply Productivity at the Workplace – Identify possible applications of the tools and techniques within the organisation

Day 5 – Leadership in Practice

  • Talent Development – Effective Staff Performance Management. Set ambitious but realistic goals and maintains high levels of motivation to achieve and exceed them. Facilitate and support staff capabilities development intervention
  • Dealing With Complexities – Applying effective strategies such as Conflict Management and Problem Solving skills.
  • Leadership Simulation/ Gamification – Power of Leadership® Leadership, Change Management, Position Power, Trust
  • Personal Development Plan – Craft a personal development plan based on your goals and organisation’s strategy

Day 6-7 – Leadership Simulation


It is a 2-day session that exposes participants to a variety of case studies that puts their leadership skills to the test
Leadership Simulation

Participants will be presented with case studies, activities and situations. Each group shall discuss the given simulation and prepare for a presentation. After ample time, each group is to present and engage the class in a discussion


Participants shall be assessed on their contribution, participation in the activities and leadership competencies using the SSA Leadership Success Index (LSI) tool.

Day 8-10 – Individual Executive Coaching


Each participant shall undergo a one session of Executive Coaching of 90 minutes at the training workshop premises.

Executive Coaches:

There shall be two coaches deployed concurrently at the training workshop premises.

Daily Coaching Schedule:

With two coaches deployed concurrently, SSA is expected to cover eight participants per day. For 20 participants, the entire coaching sessions are expected to be completed in 3 days with the following proposed schedule:

Session 1 : 9.00 am – 10.30 am

Session 2 : 10.45 am – 12.15 pm

Session 3 : 1.45 pm – 3.15 pm

Session 4 : 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm

Coaching Toolkits:

The coaches will refer to the DISC & LPI 360 tools as baseline reference. In addition, participants will be using SSA’s Executive Coaching Toolkit during the sessions and possible subsequent sessions and development discussions.


Isadhora Mohamed

Asst Vice President – Corporate Engagement

Email: isadhora@ssagroup.com

DID: +65 6632 9540



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