Leadership in the Field

Course Description:
The leadership in the field module introduces important leadership principles and relates them to the individual’s leadership skills. The importance of effective field leadership in the mining industry, particularly in the field, cannot be overstated. Participants will experience a hands‐on demonstration of the effects of sound leadership practices, from which they will learn the importance of teamwork, planning, and motivation as they relate to leadership.

Variable (4-8 hours)

Learning Objectives:
Following this module, participants will be able to:

  • Define leadership and management
  • Understand the 11 Habits of Highly Effective Field Leaders
  • Differentiate between leadership and management
  • Describe their own leadership styles

Key Concepts:

  • Leadership is the foundation of success on the job and in the business
  • Leadership is a learned skill
  • The difference between leadership and management
  • Leaders drive direction, direction creates alignment, and alignment generates motivation for superior results
  • Using leadership principles to motivate and inspire people