Leadership Programmes


Situational Leadership
- Effective Leadership Styles for Different Situations
Duration : 2 days


Effective leadership is essential for ensuring both the individual’s and the organisation’s success. Given the fast pace of change, the role of leaders continue to evolve, and Situational Leadership becomes even more important. Leaders are expected adopt different leadership styles according to different situations. It is only through the adaptability to different situations, can leaders cope with the many challenges in an ever-changing environment. This 2-Day Situational Leadership Workshop will enable participants to more effectively execute their leadership roles.


  • Revisit the concept of leadership
  • Appreciate the various leadership styles
  • Have in-depth understanding of Situational Leadership theory
  • Understand the need for Situational Leadership in the organisation
  • Know the relationship between leadership style (S1-S4) and followers’ development level (D1-D4)
  • Identify factors that affect situational leadership decisions
  • Recognise and overcome the pitfalls of Situational Leadership
  • Apply effective leadership skills
  • Display self-confidence and positive mindset for practising Situational Leadership
  • Establish the link between motivation and goals
  • Practise Situational Leadership
  • Develop action plan to apply Situational Leadership at the workplace


Part I: Revisiting Leadership

  • The concept of leadership
  • The different leadership styles
  • The role of leadership

Part II: Situational Leadership – The Fundamentals

  • Situational Leadership Theory
  • The need for Situational Leadership
  • The Hersey and Blanchard Model of Situational Leadership

Part III: Situational Leadership in Action

  • Matching Leadership Styles (S1-S4) to Development Level (L1-L4)
  • Factors influencing situational decisions
  • Tool-kit for practising Situational Leadership
  • Overcoming the pitfalls of Situational Leadership

Part IV: Mindset for Situational Leadership

  • Knowing oneself – The power within leaders
  • Weight of perceptions – Impact on the leader, follower and the situation
  • Personal mastery – Building confidence
  • Developing positive attitude

Part V: Motivating for Performance

  • The meaning of motivation
  • The link between motivation and goals
  • Aligning performance and organisational goals
  • Influencing performance improvement

Part VI: Practising Situation Leadership

  • Identifying different workplace situations
  • Matching different followers with various situations
  • Adopting different leadership styles appropriate to the situation and follower
  • Practice using real-life workplace case-study

Part VII: Transfer of Learning – Personal Action Plan

  • Developing a Personal Action Plan for applying Situational Leadership at the workplace