Date Venue Fee
12 Aug - 16 Aug 2024 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
21 Jul - 25 Jul 2025 Dubai – UAE $ 4,950 Register Now
11 Aug - 15 Aug 2025 London - UK $ 5,950 Register Now
About the Course

International Policing is undergoing a radical transformation. Police and law enforcement services are facing new challenges and more significant complexities due to globalisation, digital advancements, a global pandemic, community expectations and reputational issues, naming but a few. Policing needs to consider future-proofing, developing leaders who can strategise to bring about transformational change and reform across Policing and Law Enforcement to benefit its staff and the communities they serve.

Strategic, operational and tactical leadership will be considered to explore enablers and blockers in organisational change and transformation. The delegates will think about how they are seen, focusing strongly on reflective practice to support personal learning and leadership development.

This Advanced Police & Law Enforcement Leadership training course explores the challenges of reorientating policing and law enforcement organisations, exploring 21st-century strategies and expectations. The delegates will consider the role of the police as facilitators and enablers, with a broader look at strategy, policy development and organisational accountability. It will allow them to explore the effectiveness of various leadership styles that support organisational transformation. Matters relating to context, employee and stakeholder engagement are also considered, along with crisis management which includes decision making, risk management and learning the lessons in Policing and Law Enforcement. The key theories will be explored with case studies and exercises used to contextualise these into the delegates operating environment. It will not be passive learners; through discussion and debate, learning will evolve with robust actions developed to support learning transfer and performance improvements in their working environment.

Core Objectives

The delegates will achieve the following objectives:

  • Understand leadership and the context in which it operates
  • Discover and further develop your leadership qualities
  • Understand emotional intelligence and its impact on leaders
  • Change Management and taking people with you
  • Develop organisational skills essential for crisis management
Training Approach

This innovative and dynamic training course will utilise various adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. It includes highly interactive and engaging group and individual activities, relevant case studies, work examples, and targeted content videos. To support the development, self-assessments will be utilised to raise awareness of your preferences and skills in the context of Policing.

The Attendees

This course is suitable for a wide range of Police and Law Enforcement professionals but will greatly benefit all those in charge of departments, business areas, units & teams. It could include:

  • Senior Leaders
  • Middle Managers
  • Those identified as Talent or High Potential Development
  • Leaders in Specialist Posts
  • Leaders in Support Roles
Daily Discussion

DAY ONE: UNDERSTANDING YOUR PREFERRED LEADERSHIP STYLE

  • The context of Leadership in the 21st Century
  • Defining the Characteristics and Competencies of Effective Leaders
  • Application of Leadership Characteristics in Policing and Law Enforcement
  • Describing Leadership Preference: Self-assessment Leadership Profile
  • Rebalance your Leadership Style for optimal results

DAY TWO: LEADERSHIP: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE EXCELLENCE

  • Achieving Leadership Emotional Excellence
  • Developing Personal Brand and Integrity
  • EI as a tool to bring about change in self and others
  • Organisational Emotional Intelligence Responses
  • Continued Professional Development: Opportunities, Goal Setting and Action Plans

DAY THREE: LEADING CHANGE IN AN EVOLVING WORLD

  • Change Management practices in Policing
  • Engaging Staff and Stakeholders in Change: Building Commitment
  • Responses to Change: Personal and Organisational
  • Communication during Change: Overcoming resistance and developing a compelling message
  • Change: Problem to be solved vs opportunity to be realised?

DAY FOUR: INTRODUCTION TO CRISIS MANAGEMENT – DECISION MAKING AND PROBLEM-SOLVING

  • Crisis in Action: Organisational Responses
  • Strategy: Options and Contingencies
  • Organisational Structures, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Decision Making: International Comparisons
  • Risk vs Opportunity

DAY FIVE: CRISIS MANAGEMENT

  • Organisational Reviews
  • Leadership during a Crisis
  • Lessons learnt from the Pandemic
  • ‘Black Swan’ events and the role of organisational memory
  • Next Steps: Learning into Action