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The Flexible Leader – The future of leading hybrid teams

Leadership & Management, Personal Development

15/07/2024 9:30 am

15/07/2024 4:30 pm

Challenge Consulting, Nottingham, NG14 6EH

Chamber Members: £245

Non-members: £350

*All our business prices are excluding VAT at 20%

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For further information on this event, please contact: Business Training Team on 0333 320 0333 or email


The way we work constantly evolves. Teams can now work in different locations, at different times, and in different time-zones! In 2018, a report from Upwork found that over two-thirds of companies had remote or distributed teammates, and it’s only grown since then.

For leaders and managers this shift opens up new doors and opportunities to tap into talent previously out of reach and to promote engagement and motivation by supporting individual needs. It has also brought new challenges.

Today’s leaders and managers have developed their skills to be able to develop strong working relationships with their teams – from being able to sense how individuals are feeling, as well as recognising who is stuck or needs help. But these skills often rely on seeing people face-to-face. These moments aren’t always possible as you shift to a more distributed environment.

Effective leadership in this evolving hybrid world requires skills that go beyond traditional leadership and requires leaders that can operate across different and changing models of working.


The Business Case:

From part-time, to remote to hybrid working – what is flexible and distributed working?
• Opportunities for the organisation
• Benefits to the individual
• What do the stats say? Trends and patterns by sector and industry

The Leadership Challenge:

• The trust equation – control vs empowerment
• Fit for the future – challenging traditional approaches to management
• What type of leader are you – feedback on own style and approach
• What works? What do I need to change?
• Ban “Them and us” – creating a level playing field and promoting inclusivity
• The legal framework in developing flexible policies and working practices
• Individual requests for flexible working vs company strategy with reference to ACAS code of practice
• Data protection
• H&S considerations – the ergonomics of home working
• Best fit – which approach will be right for us?
• Core design principles

The course is being delivered in collaboration with our training partner, Challenge Consulting and will be held at their purpose-built training and conference centre in Nottinghamshire and is limited to a maximum of 12 delegates.

What outcomes can you expect from joining us

The course provides an opportunity to explore the potential benefits of a flexible working environment, as well as an exploration of the key skills and attributes managers/leaders need to succeed in the evolving ecosystem of hybrid work.

Whether you and the team work part-time, work remotely, or have odd days in the office, the session will help you be more effective and confident – ensuring the best from individuals, keeping the team informed and motivated, whilst managing performance and increasing efficiency.

Challenge Consulting

The course will be delivered by a highly qualified and experienced trainer from our training partner, Challenge Training & Consultancy Limited. All trainers have a vast array of experienced, gained in a variety of businesses and are able therefore to bring context and fresh input to each course.

Additional Information

Lunch and refreshments are provided as part of this course. Please note, there is no requirement for delegates to bring any stationery or IT equipment unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions.
10% discount for 3 delegates or more
To qualify for the 10% discount please make your booking(s) for three or more delegates on any one or two day open training course at the same time.

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