Study Method In-class, Online
Locations Online, Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Nelson Bays, Wellington
Institution Dale Carnegie
Recognition Training Industry 2019 - Leadership Top 20 Award
Start Date Enquire now for our next available workshop
  • This is a fee-for-service course. There is no government funding available for Individuals, however, Businesses may be eligible for co-funded development support

Course overview

Step up to your new leadership role with confidence and poise.

Transitioning from high performer to effective, engaging leader involves a unique set of challenges. The stakes are high, and the learning curve is steep – but with targeted tactics to bring out the best in yourself and others, you will flourish.

Over three days, you’ll go beyond conventional leadership training with the Develop Your Leadership Potential programme. Equip yourself or your emerging leaders with the essential skills and mindset to lead with confidence and build strong teams. Master the tools and competencies used by exceptional leaders, so you’ll be ready to step up and take charge in any situation.

The Dale Carnegie Leadership Model can transform your top performers into the next generation of leaders, and is perfect to nest within internal leadership programs. Take the next step toward a bolder future today by securing your spot in our upcoming workshops.

Who's It For?

  • Individuals who have been recently promoted into management or supervisory positions
  • High potential or top-performing employees who are being considered for a leadership position

What you'll learn

  • Characteristic of Leadership Effectiveness
  • Leading with Integrity
  • Leading Others to Accomplish Results
  • Enhancing Your Leadership Competence
  • Engaging Followers
  • Communicating with Authenticity
  • Guiding Performance
  • Increasing Self-Awareness
  • Inspiring Confidence in Your Leadership
  • Developing Yourself and Others


Study method

  • In-class In-class info icon
    In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
  • Online Online info icon
    Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
  • Blended Blended info icon
    Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
  • Virtual Virtual info icon
    Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online


  • Auckland
  • Christchurch
  • Dunedin
  • Nelson Bays
  • Wellington

Duration study load

This is a 3-day course for each location.


  • March (22nd, 23rd and 24th): 8:30 am – 4 pm
  • August (9th, 10th and 11th): 8:30 am – 4 pm


  • May (1oth, 11th and 12th): 8:30 am – 4 pm
  • November (8th, 9th and 10th): 8:30 am – 4 pm


  • June (7th, 8th and 9th): 8:30 am – 4 pm


  • May (24th, 25th and 26th): 8:30 am – 4 pm
  • November (22nd, 23rd and 24th): 8:30 am – 4 pm


  • Complete 3 of 3 sessions
  • Develop Performance Results Description to define accountability
  • Generate a creative cost-reducing or revenue-generating plan
  • Prepare a one year corporate or department plan


Core Modules
Characteristics of Leadership Effectiveness
  • Build camaraderie with other participants and the trainer team
  • Commit to mutually defined expectations
  • Describe how the Dale Carnegie
  • Human Relations Principles support effective leadership and relate to your desired transformation
  • Begin the process of creating a Leadership Impact Plan
Leading with Integrity
  • Describe the impact of honesty and integrity on others
  • Evaluate methods to serve as a trustworthy leader
  • Identify the experiences that have shaped their values and contributed to their beliefs about effective leadership
  • Create a personal leadership purpose statement
  • Communicate your leadership purpose in a compelling manner
Leading Others to Accomplish Results
  • Distinguish between managing the work and leading the people
  • Determine the actions required to transition from individual contributor to leader
  • Use techniques to build trusting relationships
  • Describe methods to manage tasks effectively
  • Assign a task effectively
Engaging Followers
  • Evaluate lessons learned in the program to-date
  • Examine the relationship between effective leadership and followership
  • Identify the characteristics of effective followers
  • Assess the types of authority and their outcomes
  • Use techniques to positively influence and coach others
Guiding Performance
  • Apply the leadership competencies and techniques, including Human
  • Relations Principles, you’ve learned to enhance a specific relationship
  • Describe the importance of clear performance expectations
  • Identify potential barriers to peak performance
  • Increase focus on others
And more!

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Payment options

Investment for this course is NZ$3,295 plus applicable tax per individual.

For Businesses

  • This programme is registered for co-funded development support for eligible businesses under the Regional Business Partner Network. Please enquire with Dale Carnegie for more information on eligibility criteria and the support available

For Individuals

  • There is no government funding available. Individuals wishing to enrol in this course are required to pay the full course fee. Please get in touch with Dale Carnegie to find out more about their flexible payment options

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About Dale Carnegie

For over a century, Dale Carnegie has been improving individual and business performance around the world. While our training techniques continue to evolve, our core principles remain true to a single vision: real transformation begins within. A rich history and a proven, innovative process has connected Dale Carnegie training to people around the world seeking real transformation and impactful results. Dale Carnegie's focus has always been people connecting with people. Our multistep process is centred around modern training techniques that provides measurable results and real-world learnings. The Dale Carnegie experience engages learners from the initial contact through follow-up and support to reinforce key behaviours. Our methodology supports the development of skills and habits needed to sustain performance change. We believe that the emotional shift is as important as the behaviour shift. We focus our development offering across six key topics; Presentation, Leadership, Sales, Customer Service, Organisational Development and People.

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