Blog posts tagged in Aviation Leadership

Sofema Online (SOL) considers the key attributes of a Recruitment Process for Aviation Administrative & Technical Staff.

Introduction

In the dynamic field of aviation, the significance of understanding job requirements and role definitions cannot be overstated. Clear and precise job descriptions are the bedrock of an effective recruitment process, ensuring that both administrative and technical staff are well-aligned with organizational goals.

Addressing the challenges of ambiguity, skill obsolescence, and expectation mismatches through regular reviews, clear communication, and continuous training is essential. By fostering a culture of transparency and adaptability, organizations can enhance employee morale, engagement, and performance.

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The aviation industry, with its complex and highly regulated nature, presents unique challenges for project management. When we consider engaging in aviation-related project management we typically need to consider a multifaceted approach that addresses its unique challenges through.

>> Strategic planning,
>> Rigorous standards,
>> Stakeholder engagement,
>> and a commitment to safety and quality.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com – dives into the assessment management and overview of projects through the medium of Case Study.

This framework provides a structured approach to exploring a successful aviation project from initiation to conclusion, with a keen focus on stakeholder engagement and the strategic planning process. It ensures a thorough analysis and presentation of the project's complexities, achievements, and learnings.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com looks at the basic steps to deliver conflict resolution in the workplace.

Introduction

Any conflict in the workplace (regardless of its source will not be without a certain degree of stress).

and whilst conflict will be inevitable from time to time, it is important to maintain a professional approach and to preserve a positive relationship.

It is essential that act at the earliest possible opportunity, swiftly and effectively dealing with the issue in the most appropriate way. Consider the following points:

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com looks at the difference between Functional and Dysfunctional Conflict.

Introduction

Effective treatment of conflict in the workplace promotes harmony and helps to maintain an efficient business process. However, It is a reality that both functional and dysfunctional types of conflict may occur in any workplace.

The challenge is to deal with it in an effective way using an appropriate level of empathy and understanding (With genuine sincerity).

Understanding the Nature of Conflict (Functional & Dysfunctional Conflict)

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Sofema Aviation Services (SAS) www.sassofia.com considers the processes by which we can manage conflict in the workplace

Introduction

There is no one size fits all solution to conflict which is why we consider several different possibilities to consider and to choose the most appropriate. A key benefit is being able to step back and take a holistic view of the situation you see before you.

Considering Different Conflict Management Approaches:

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers best practices together with the biggest challenges concerning effective communication of organisational business change.

Introduction

Effective communication is a critical component of successful change management in the workplace. It is important to develop a clear communication plan which outlines the key messages, channels, and timing of your communication. The communication should be focused and aimed specifically at the target audience.

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Sofema Online (SOL) considers the effect of embracing NLP (Neuro-linguistic programming) techniques as part of our strategy to persuade.

Introduction What Does NLP Do?

» NLP operates through the conscious use of language to bring about changes in someone's thoughts and behavior.
» NLP tries to detect and modify unconscious biases or limitations of an individual's map of the world.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a look at the challenges HR face in the Conflict Zone as Part of our Aviation Leadership Development Program.

See here for details of our Aviation Leadership and Management Skills Development Diploma.

Introduction

To start by understanding the point where a disagreement becomes a conflict, moreover to consider that it is seldom necessary for a disagreement to require mediation. However, once the engagement moves to the personal (either by specific behaviour – rude or anti-social) or even borderline aggression it becomes time to act.

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» Considerations Related to Building Trust in Sales with Improved Communication
» Building Trust in Business Relationships

Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers key aspects of building strong & effective communications with corporate and private customers.

Introduction

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the essential aspects of modification activity during lease acceptance, transition & return.

Multiple options are on the table related to:

» What work will be performed (Returning Lessee or New Lessee or Outsourced)?
» Who will perform the work?
» Who will pay for the work or is a rental offset appropriate?

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com Considers Attitudes & Techniques which lead to a successful outcome when negotiating.

Making Concessions

Try to avoid making the first major concession, avoid creating the perception that the other party can raise their anticipated or expected outcomes.

» Take the early proceedings step by step - the stronger your entry position the better will be your likely outcome.

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers best practices related to the use of our Emotional Intelligence to develop a negotiating advantage.

Introduction

The emotionally intelligent negotiator needs to be proficient in the following areas:

» The ability to identify one's own emotions and those of others
» The ability to use our emotions particularly related to analysis
» Able to apply Emotional Intelligence to the Art of the Negotiation

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers techniques how to engage in resolving a conflict the different strategies to be considered as part of developing our negotiating skills.

Introduction - Do we Embrace or Fear Conflict?

It is a normal human reaction for many people to stay away or in extreme cases to fear conflict.

It is also normal that we want everyone who engages with us to be satisfied. In fact, a degree of conflict is a healthy part of any discourse.

Conflict means that people are actively negotiating their expectations with the other party.

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• Leadership Training For Aviation Professionals

• Aviation Soft Skills Training for Business Managers

Introduction by Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com

Communication is a Leadership Core Competency

Within a modern Aviation Maintenance Environment Communication is a “Core Competency”

In fact, being able to interact with our colleagues, supervisors, and subordinates is an essential part of an effective workplace.

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SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com takes a look under the hood and introduces a 14 component Aviation Leadership Learning Path Diploma

SofemaOnline Leadership Program Special Discounted Price until the End of September 375 EUR 

•   The regular price of the courses when undertaken individually - 742.50 EUR
•   Special Price to obtain your Diploma with Sofema Online Learning Development = 455 EUR 375 EUR 
•   The special offer is valid until 30 September 2021!
•   14 Separate Course – Each with a Certificate
•   Pass all courses to Receive your Diploma

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Steve Bentley CEO of Sofema Group (www.sassofia.com www.sofemaonline.com www.aets-sofema.com) considers the issues typically connected with a lack of “Management Team” engagement when considering Aviation Errors and the potential consequences which result.

Root Cause Analysis – Good, Bad, or Indifferent - How Was it For You?

Since Jan 2020 Sofema Has awarded over 20,000 Certificates to Delegates. It is fair to say that our level of engagement with the Industry places us in a unique position to understand many of the problems and the resultant pain which our clients feel.

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SofemaOnline (SOL) considers the optimum process for Effective Marketing Perceptual Mapping

Positioning Considerations

Part of the company psyche is to understand where we want to be positioned related to our competitors.

Companies use differentiated brand benefits as a way to stand out from competitors. Ultimately our customers are going to decide how they will react to a company's brand and will “self” position relative to other businesses.

Therefore, we can use an assessment of our position to understand how the company's brand fits into targeted market segments relative to its competitors.

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Introduced by SofemaOnline (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considerations related to Leadership in Aviation.

How Important is Effective Leadership?

The simple answer is very. The Aviation Leader heads up a system that is focused on delivering an aviation product or services which has safety consequences.

Leadership is a combination of personal attributes together with a broad set of skills.

Poor or ineffective leadership is a weak link in a chain that breeds other system weaknesses as well as myriad inefficiencies ultimately leading to both poor performance and wasted investment.

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Sofema Online (SOL) www.sofemaonline.com considers the best practices to achieve the desired outcome when dealing with Workplace Conflict & Conflict Management within an Aviation Environment.

Leadership Considerations

  • Leadership is a process whereby an individual influence a group of individuals to achieve a common goal.
  • Leadership can also be characterized as the ability to inspire trust, build relationships, encourage followers.
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