Developing Executive Leadership
The role of the executive leader in business organizations has changed over the last ten years. The pace of organizational change has increased to the level where executives are being held more accountable by boards of directors for their actions. Executives face many challenges in today’s business environment. Executives need to be savvy not only about strategic and financial issues of the business, but they also need to know and understand their leadership style and emotional quotient, ways to motivate direct reports and employees throughout the company, and how to manage organizational development to impact the culture of their organizations.
This seminar focuses on helping executives learn how to identify and manage the challenges they face. Current research is cited in a way that the participants can immediately apply to their personal and professional lives. In this highly interactive and fun seminar, the participants learn how to gain insight into their executive role and practice new knowledge and skills for their jobs.
Major content pieces:
- Leadership Challenges – ways to motivate direct reports and employees throughout the company, how to manage organizational development to impact the culture of their organizations, recognizing when you as a leader are about to crash and burn, and assessing your Executive Emotional Quotient online.
- Leadership Styles – assess my current leadership style, influencing the performance of others, assessing the criteria for performance, increasing productivity and solving performance problems, and leveraging performance.
- Leader Portfolio – covering issues and hands-on techniques to: how to identify and match leadership style and follower readiness, examine the organizational culture issue of trust, how to participate in top management teams, how to organize for empowerment, how to move beyond teams to communities of practice, what to consider as executive in the coaching role, how to determine when you have reached the top of your personal learning curve and it is time to move through a renewal process.
Who Should Attend?
Executives at the senior level of the organization who are senior managers, vice-presidents, senior vice-presidents, executive vice-presidents, and presidents and CEOs.