Leadership and Management

The art of leading teams to success

How important is it to persuade people to follow us out of personal conviction, and not because of being imposed upon? How important is it to have relationships that are based upon respect and trust? What do we need to make all of these become reality? 

The search for behavioural models, the search for people who inspire trust and safety reside in the human nature. Leadership, it could be argued, is mainly innate talent. However, individual qualities that make one a leader can be improved. 

Our program will help you find the answers and ways most suitable for you to develop your leadership qualities. 

Who is it for?

This program is designed mainly for managers and for all those having a supervisor and coordinator position. 

Course objectives

  • Evaluating personal leadership qualities and individual leadership potential 
  • Discovering own personal style for better interaction with different people types 
  • Obtaining necessary knowledge to build rapport and motivate the team better 
  • Understanding motivational mechanisms for individuals and groups
  • Assimilating delegating principles correctly 

Main topics

  • Management versus leadership 
  • Dual role of the manager
  • Situational leadership
  • Personal leadership style
  • Coaching
  • Communicating with the team
  • Personal motivation
  • Decisions making
  • Delegating
  • Team action plan
  • Individual action plan

Adela Cristea

Managing Partner & Founder Ascent Group

Adela Cristea is the managing partner of the Ascent Group and also the founder of the group of companies. Adela's experience has been accumulated over 20+ years, especially in management and human resources, in multinational companies such as Unilever or International Resources, as well as from a consultant position, in Archimedes Consulting Group and Ascent Group, as well as from that of an University Lecturer.

Throughout these years, Adela has been involved in numerous start-up business projects, enterprise restructuring processes, labour conflict mediation and training projects, for multinational corporations and local companies in various fields of activity, both in Romania and abroad. Since 2017 Adela is the co-founder of Design Thinkers Academy Eastern Europe, contributing to the development of the company in more than 20 countries in Eastern Europe, the Balkans and Central Asia.

Lia Bejenaru

Senior Partner Ascent Group

From a professional point of view, Lia's experience is a multidisciplinary one, both in public administration, in the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova, and in project management within the European Center for Bessarabia, of SME's Union - Brussels, respectively in collaboration with the foundations of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Westminster Foundation for Democracy (WFD), Robert Schuman Foundation, Eduardo-Feri Foundation and USAID.

In the private sector, Lia has been active for several years as financial manager of the NRG Interactive Group followed by a career in the field of public communication and media as prime-time news presenter at Publika TV, news editor, reporter and special correspondent at international events. The journalistic activity has been intertwined with the one as consultant, trainer and manager within the Ascent Group, in Romania and the Republic of Moldova, with Lia coordinating the Ascent Group's office in Chisinau for over 15 years.