“Since I attended the Leading Management Teams course a lot of my thoughts and behavior have changed. I now give more feedback to every report that is sent in by my team, and I’ve become an active listener who looks for the facts that affecting a project’s implementation. I’ve also used some of the leadership style assessment tools that I learned in the course to further assess our team members’ behaviors and styles.” Dr. Nay Htut Ko Ko, Programme Associate
World Vision, Myanmar

Participants in this course are eligible for 30 CME credits.

Leading Management Teams

This course explores leadership and strategy execution in high performing teams. Changing the performance and behavior of others requires that leaders first identify the changes that must occur within themselves.

This five-day course will help participants enhance their performance by building leadership competencies and strengthening their mentoring and coaching skills.

The course combines exercises, case studies from real health management situations and role-playing simulations. Participants will address specific managerial problems from their own countries and strategic issues affecting public health programmes globally. 

Benefits of Training

  1. Assess your strengths as a leader and practice various management styles
  2. Create a personal map of strengths and weaknesses for self-development
  3. Negotiate and manage communications in multi-partner arrangements
  4. Learn about the performance management process and its applications
  5. Practice coaching and mentoring skills in order to obtain optimal results
  6. Improve your ability to handle conflict and difficult people and conversations 

Who Should Attend

Middle- to senior- level health programme managers and directors who must execute strategy, manage and supervise other staff and work with different stakeholders across multiple levels, divisions and locations in a national health programme or organisation. 

IMDP Core Courses

Date Location Faculty Level Fee Language
December 1-5, 2014
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Golpalakrishnan Viswanath and Gayatri Sriram Middle- to Senior- level professionals Euro 1,500
Course fee includes accommodation, breakfast, lunch, tea breaks, and course materials 

Application deadline is 45 days prior to course. Upon acceptance into course, applicants will be invoiced. Fee payment is due within 30 days of invoicing.

The IMDP Accreditation

IMDP participants are eligible to earn continuing education units (CEUs) and continuing medical education (CMEs).  The IMDP is accredited both by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and the European Board for Accreditation in Pneumology (EBAP).

Programme Agenda

Day 1

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Management & leadership
  • Building a personal vision
  • Theory on coaching 

Day 2

  • Leading teams
  • Production game
  • Concept on team work

Day 3

  • The managerial dynamic
  • The Pygmalion in management
  • Situational Leadership
  • Recognising leadership styles 

Day 4

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Identifying strengths with regard to mentoring

Day 5

  • Changing personal leadership styles
  • Succession planning
  • Integrating the week of learning into leadership

Leadership Management Teams

Union Membership

Course participants are offered complimentary, annual Union memberships. With a Union membership, participants will receive either the online edition of the monthly publication of International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, as well as gain free access to technical guides and other publications. In addition, participants will enjoy the option of joining a scientific section of their choice that will keep them in touch with colleagues in public health and stay up-to-date with current research and news.