Seminar in English

Leading without Disciplinary Authority

Lateral Leadership with Competence and Conviction

Leading as a specialist without disciplinary authority is a major challenge. Convince others in your organization with natural authority, clarity and through active relationship management. Learn the natural borders of lateral leadership and become aware of the leading role. Experience how to motivate others, to deal with resistance constructively and to enhance cooperation by using effective leadership techniques. Gain recognition and respect through openness, convincing authority and an authentic style of leadership.


Managing without disciplinary authority 

Assuming and defining your management role within the organization.

Accepting responsibility and being accountable.

Securing acceptance and recognition in your role.

Managing with the necessary characteristics and methods.

Setting the tone and avoiding the wrong tone 

Appropriate behaviour for your position.

Creating professional boundaries vs. being a colleague.

Principles of contemporary management.

Showing appreciation for colleagues, department, entities etc. 

Commanding authority by using personal and social skills.

Effective instruments of lateral management 

Demanding and fostering top performance.

Situational management: using talent, ability and potential.

Result-oriented delegation of tasks, duties and responsibilities.

Dealing confidently with resistance.

Developing and managing relationships pro-actively.

Obstacles and stumbling blocks 

Dealing with internal matrix challenges.

Asserting yourself in difficult situations.

Avoiding typical mistakes.

Don’t follow all modern trends or fashionable ideas.

Drawing up dos and don’ts.

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Once you have registered, you will be able to access your online learning platform, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.

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This training teaches you how to lead successfully without having disciplinary authority.

  • You learn to reflect your leadership competence and receive many useful practical recommendations which help you to lead with special competence and natural authority.
  • You learn how to deal with your range of influence.
  • You become aware of your leading role and to reflect your image of yourself and of others.
  • You learn how to deal with and experience feedback in connection with your leadership behaviour and style of communication.
  • You start to improve your ability to influence things getting done.
  • You become more self-confident in your behaviour and in the execution of your leadership function.


Lively, dialog-oriented training in which participants are and should be active. Use of practical cases, a mixture of lecture, discussion, group-work, and individual feedback.

Who should attend

Team leaders, group leaders, project managers, scrum masters, substitute leaders, managers of staff positions or teams/departments, specialist staff, who are new in their role or want to prepare themselves for such a role or improve performance in their role, in order to lead without disciplinary authority.

Further recommendations for „Leading without Disciplinary Authority“

  • Customised for your needs
  • On-site for multiple employees
  • Save time and travelling expenses

Price on request.


Questions about a booking?

0761 898-4455

Booking Number
2 days
Dates & locations
Frankfurt a. M./Bad Nauheim
Seminar in English
1. day: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2. day: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.490,- excl. VAT
€ 1.773,10 incl. VAT
Die angegebene Teilnahmegebühr beinhaltet
  • ein gemeinsames Mittagessen pro vollem Seminartag,
  • Pausenverpflegung und
  • umfangreiche Arbeitsunterlagen.
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