Developing Executive Leadership

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description

When the stock market is making you wonder about your organization's future,it's vital to be well-equipped to optimize your company's performance-as well as your own career-with executive leadership training. To exhibit real executive leadership, you must be a visionary, a trailblazer, a strategist, a communicator, a coach, a diplomat, and a politician. The world's most successful leaders are able to focus on the big picture and uphold high standards while wearing many hats.

This intensive three-day executive leadership training program combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and insights from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective executive leadership.

This seminar combines instructor-led training with online pre- and post-seminar assessments, tune-up courses, and other resources to maximize your training goals. Combining proven instructor-led seminars and powerful online technology, this blended learning provides a compelling and more comprehensive experience for you-producing a greater return on investment for you and your employer.

Audience
  • Mid-level managers or executives who lead others with managerial responsibility
  • Executives who require strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead and motivate others
Learning Objectives
  • Build an executive leadership style that creates trust, sets a clearvision, and guides your entire team toward greater performance and profit
  • Gain insights into the key executive leadership skills and techniques youneed to create a winning strategy
  • Learn what real coaching consists of and how to build an extraordinaryteam that works together to deliver results
  • Develop heightened emotional intelligence for greater professionalachievement and satisfaction
  • Characteristics of effective leadership and the most common saboteur
  • Develop an executive leadership style that adapts to the person andsituation
  • Improve performance through empowerment and effective delegation
  • Clearly communicate mission, vision, and value statements
  • Build a cohesive unit that performs well in all situations
  • Apply executive leadership training to continue your growth as a leaderthrough a self-development plan

1. Understanding Today's Executive Leadership Expectations

  • Examining your executive leadership challenges
  • Exploring the fundamental concepts of executive leadership
  • The four-factor model of effective executive leadership
  • Differentiating between leadership and management
  • Executive leadership requirements for the 21st century

2. Leadership with the Head: Exploring the Strategic Elements of ExecutiveLeadership

  • Defining mission, vision, and values
  • Focusing on the big picture when building the culture
  • The importance of planning and prioritizing in day-to-day activities
  • Taking the time to focus on envisioning the future
  • How a personal vision statement helps you achieve your organizationalvision

3. Leadership with the Hands: Examining Situational Leadership

  • Effectively influencing the performance of others
  • Applying Situational Leadership� in coaching situations: delegating tohigh-performing employees and properly addressing performance issues
  • Giving positive and constructive feedback: you vs. I messages
  • Coaching role-plays and other techniques that help you lead the team witheffective executive leadership, boost creativity, improve communication, solveproblems, and make decisions

4. Leadership with the Feet: Personal Values and Ethics at Work

  • Understanding the challenges you face and the various ways you can managethem
  • Creating a culture of trusting relationships
  • How individualized "passionate purpose" provides a context forconsistency and credibility

5. Leadership with the Heart: Practicing Ways to Communicate

  • Executive leadership techniques for enhancing pride in the work and theorganization
  • Motivating the workforce: three elements that ensure increased jobsatisfaction and productivity
  • Examining the role of emotional intelligence in successful executiveleadership
  • Assessing your emotional intelligence: your strengths and areas that needdevelopment

6. Creating an Executive Leadership Development Plan

  • Developing a plan based on your goals and your organization's strategy