Situational Leadership Training

“Teaching Leaders match their style to the competence and commitment of their teams.”

For managers to be great leaders, they need to consider that each employee has different needs and aspirations, and the managers will need to adjust their style to each team member. Situational leadership helps managers pick the right style for everyone.

Participants will understand the four situational leadership styles and will then be able to learn more about practicing situational leadership.

Team activities
Team activities

We will perform team activities

Real Case Examples
Real Case Examples

We will review examples of implementations from other companies.

Guidelines for your own Implementation
Guidelines for your own Implementation

Receive guidelines for your own implementation

Participants will split into teams to perform activities and practice the concepts, with coaching provided throughout the steps.


Training Length: 2 days

Aimed to: General Managers, Managers & Leaders

  • Provide an action-oriented framework to increase the quantity and quality of performance conversations.
  • Prepare leaders to deal with different situations or challenges.
  • Enhance the work environment with improved performance and teamwork.
  • Understand Why and when to delegate



  • What is situational leadership?
  • Why to adjust our leadership style?

Leadership Styles Definition

  • Telling – S1
  • Selling –  S2
  • Participating – S3
  • Delegating – S4

Levels of Development

  • Assessment of your leadership style
  • Understand the competence and commitment level of self and team members required in every situation.
  • Assessment of the level of development

How Does the Situational Approach Work?

  • Diagnose the situation
  • Adapt the Style
  • Communicate
  • Advance

Instructed by seasoned Lean Coaches


Edgar Cardenas

Lean Advisor & Coach – Europe Operations Director

Edgar has worked the last years in countries like Romania, Hungary, Russia, Mexico, Colombia, Spain and  USA…, providing support to companies on their improvement journey based on developing teams to improve the quality of people & processes, in several industries including: Automotive, Electronics manufacturing, Food & Beverages, Plastics, Shared Service Centers, logistic services, among others.

Trajectory Highlights - Expand Biography

He recently provide support to companies like Bosch, Hino Motors, Mercedes Benz, Kimball, Zebra technologies, Takata, Inteva Products, Dawn Foods, BOA, Mars, Rubbermaid, Faist Group, Emerson, Exide, Harsha Engineers, Steelcase..

  • Lean for Business Processes corporate trainer for several companies

  • Operational Excellence speaker at several international Lean Conferences & Summits.

  • He has developed in Lean Management over 1000 managers & leaders

  • Certified as Lean Practitioner & Six Sigma´s Black Belt by the IIE, Atlanta , Georgia.

  • Edgar has received direct coaching and professional development from renowned leaders like:, Ritsuo Shingo (Former  Toyota President ), PhD. Jeffrey Liker (The Toyota Way), Gary Convis (Former VP at Toyota N.A. )


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