International Certificate In Advanced Leadership Skills Training
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International Certificate In Advanced Leadership Skills Training

Get the credential that will reflect your capabilities as a leader par excellence!

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Modes of Delivery


Our classroom training provides you the opportunity to interact with instructors and benefit from face-to-face instruction.

Online Classroom

Collaborative, enriching virtual sessions, led by world class instructors at time slots to suit your convenience.

Team/Corporate Training

Our Corporate training is carefully structured to help executives keep ahead of rapidly evolving business environments.


Leadership is not something people are just born with; it can be learnt. All around the world businesses are realizing the power of great leadership. They realize the value it brings to the business and to individuals and they are recognizing the significant costs of poor leadership too!

Leadership provides the motivation, incentive and desire that leads teams and people to deliver extraordinary, world class productivity, commitment and quality of service. Becoming a great leader can make a very significant difference to your career. Great leadership is felt by everyone around you; and becoming a performance leader means that others will want to follow you, want to do great work and want to be part of your high performing team. The outcome of great leadership is success, and our course can help you to become an inspired leader.

What you will learn :
  • Recognize the value of great leadership to the success of your career, your team and your business
  • Develop and demonstrate your personal leadership ethos and style
  • Develop the drive and energy to achieve exceptional results
  • Leverage relationships to generate individual, team business achievement
  • Drive continuous improvement by raising performance standards of all those around you
  • Develop an action plan that will drive, change and improve your leadership effectiveness
  • Be awarded the International Certificate in Advanced Leadership Skills (ICALSTM)
You will also get:
  • 5 days of classroom training
  • Downloadable e-book
  • The ability to use the designation ICALS™ on your business card and resume
  • Access to the IABFM network and body of information online
  • Access to IABFM journal published online
  • Gold embossed ICALSTMcertificate with your name and designation as MIABFM (Member of the international Academy of Business and Financial Management)
  • The ICALSTM shows that you have completed graduate level advanced leadership skills education and that you have the skills and experience to manage leadership programs on a national, regional and global level

Key Features

5-day intensive and interactive classroom training
Train from the best in the industry
Learn through case studies and simulation based activities
Access to the IABFM network and body of information online
Access to IABFM journal published online
Gold embossed ICALS™ certificate with your name and designation as MIABFM



There are no prerequisites for attending this course.


Successful completion of the course and the written exam will get you the credential.

The ICALS™ shows that you have completed graduate level advanced leadership skills education and that you have the skills and experience to manage leadership programs on a national, regional and global level.


• Defining leadership qualities
• The skills and approaches of leadership
• Leadership core competences explored
• Self belief and self leadership
• Values and beliefs
• Inspiring and motivating
• Defining and creating culture
• Leadership vision and direction
• Planning and Control
• Coaching others to continually improve
• Performance management
• Creating results and success
• Assessing self against the competences
• The personal, team and business benefits

• Global leadership studies, research and findings
• The link between strategic leadership and commercial success
• The costs and risks of poor leadership

• Self awareness techniques
• Releasing your potential
• Globally recognized team styles questionnaire
• Self management – time management, discipline and creating a time effective culture

• What kind of leader do you want to be?
• Integrity and authenticity; Accountability in practice
• Toughness and empathy
• How to create the right culture through leadership

• What is vision?
• Why is it important? What are the benefits?
• Creating a practical vision for your team or business: Setting clear direction and standards

• Communicating upwards, downwards and to peers
• Defining the purpose of the communication
• Using the right vehicle (face to face, email, telephone etc.)
• Briefing teams and individuals with clarity, avoiding ambiguity or confusion

• What sort of role-model do you want to be?
• Being a great role-model in practice
• Defining clear objectives for your leadership role-modelling and action planning

• Strategic planning to deliver strategic objectives
• Setting goals and SMART objectives that align with strategic goals
• Right people in the right place – strategic resource planning
• Evaluating, monitoring and controlling delivery
• Creating performance indicators to drive progress

• Leveraging relationships and driving results
• Developing practical personal discipline (time, thought, communication and action)
• Consultation and decision making
• Generating confidence and helping others become responsible and accountable

• Defining, monitoring, assessing and raising standards of behaviour and performance
• Your assertiveness – the means to deliver results
• 3 techniques for improving working relationships
• Performance management techniques; performance evaluation, appraisal and how to raise performance levels to the level of the best
• Tackling performance issues / difficult conversations
• Giving world class feedback (DCW model) Leader as coach
• What is coaching in a business context?
• Using coaching to meet standards
• How coaching works
• Practical performance coaching

• The Kotter model of change and improvement
• Understanding the effects of change on people
• Spheres of influence and control

  • Personal impact and developing your “presence”
  • Transactional Analysis in practice
  • Developing personal drive and energy
  • Influencing behaviours and outcomes
  • Interpersonal negotiations that inspire commitment

Detailed Leadership Situational Case Studies 1

Team Role Profiling Test

ICALS™ Examination

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The workshop had excellent speaker, good study material, good games and activities, interactive, fun with nice arrangement of conference hall and food.

Attended workshop in April 2018

I have completed my CSM training through Knowledge hut in the month of April,18. I am very much satisfied with the sessions. The trainer was very good. The course was very well structured and it gave me a good insight into the true values of scrum and how one can implement the agile values and principles to their projects.

Attended workshop in April 2018

Knowledge Hut experience has been very good, this is my second registration with them directly and had total 3 registrations with them. The Trainer, Venue, Course material, Food and other logistics are well organized and managed. Special thanks to Lalit who takes extra effort to help and coordinate on everything. I am happy to take up other courses offered with Knowledge Hut and recommend others also to consider. Thanks. :)

Attended workshop in April 2018

This was my first training with Knowledgehut and what an amazing experience it turned out to. Right from the logistics to contents, methodology - Everything was so perfect. Instructor Ashwinee, was highly professional and experienced. He understood the pulse of the class and gave them plenty of real time examples in highly interactive env with Fun too which is very essential in such professional trainings. Overall, a great experience and would love to go for more trainings with them in future.

Attended workshop in April 2018
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Shailesh Jaiswal

Project Manager at Photon Infotech Pvt Ltd from Bangalore, India
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Shubham Dwivedo

Senior Test Engineer at Tally Solutions Pvt Ltd from Bangalore, India
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Santosh Setty

Business Analyst at IBM from Bangalore,India
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Rajesh Puneyani

Vice President at Wells Fargo from Bangalore, India

Frequently Asked Questions

Leaders motivate, encourage, and inspire people. An effective leader can greatly impact an organization’s culture and its effectiveness. Organizations, therefore are always on the lookout for professionals who can display such leadership skills and mobilize employees to follow them. But are certain people born with such skills or is leadership something that can be learnt? The truth is it can be—with effective coaching a person can develop leadership skills, which will be further enhanced with experience and practical knowledge. Our 5-day intensive course, will coach you on leadership skills-- by teaching you the importance of being a leader, the different leadership and communication styles and the importance of planning and control. The course also covers all objectives of the ICALS certification that certifies your leadership skills and reflects your ability to manage leadership programs on a national, regional and global level.

There are no prerequisites for taking the course, except a passion to lead.

No, there is no online/virtual course for this. This training follows a very experiential format with plenty of exercises and hands on sessions that can be conducted well in a classroom format.

On successful completion of the course you will receive a course completion certificate issued by KnowledgeHut while the ICALS™ credential is issued by the International Academy of Business and Financial Management.

You will receive 1 credit per hour of learning.

Any registration cancelled within 48 hours of the initial registration will be refunded in FULL (please note that all cancellations will incur a 5% deduction in the refunded amount due to transactional costs applicable while refunding). Refunds will be processed within 30 days of receipt of written request for refund. Kindly go through our Refund Policy for more details:

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This highly practical and interactive course has been specifically designed for anyone who has management or leadership responsibility at any level, in all types of corporate businesses:

  • Business Unit leaders
  • Area Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Leaders
  • Executive Directors
  • Project Managers
  • Administration Managers
  • Operations Team Leaders
  • Engineers
  • Project Directors
  • Project Engineers
  • Drilling Engineers
  • Production Engineers
  • Planning Coordinators
  • Team, Departmental Supervisors
  • Procurement Managers
  • Management Consultants
  • Risk Managers
  • HR and central services team leaders or Health, Safety & Environment Directors, Managers and team leaders.

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