The Essential Leadership Skills Workshop

2-Day Program

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This is targeted, highly-interactive 2-Day program will provide critically-important skills and techniques for your managers and supervisors. With more than a century of private sector and government agency management experience among our exceptional facilitators, we understand these
organizations first hand.

“I strongly recommend this course to my counter parts. This class was very interesting with real life applications.”

Section Head
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works

The Essential Leadership Skills Workshop includes the following four powerful components, along with other key leadership topics, to build a solid foundation for your leaders.

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Communication & Collaboration Workshop (CCW)

A highly-effective communication and teambuilding workshop. This session includes a personal style assessment tool that identifies the types of activities and communication style that energize a leader as well as those that can lead to frustration.

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Leadership Partnership

A written leadership philosophy which lets direct reports know exactly what the leader expects and what they can expect from the leader.

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Coaching & Counseling Technique Workshop

A highly engaging, interactive program that covers everything a supervisor or manager needs to know in order to conduct effective and productive performance coaching.

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V-Lead Leadership 360 Assessment

Evaluates a leader’s skills in two key areas: Leadership Competence and Leadership Character. Leadership disciplines are evaluated and ranked. Intended for middle and senior level managers with 360 support from Self, Boss, Peers, and Direct Reports.

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Communication and Collaboration Workshop (CCW)

A highly-effective communication and teambuilding workshop. This session includes a personal style assessment tool that identifies the types of activities and communication style that energize a leader as well as those that can lead to frustration.

Learn More

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Leadership Partnership

A written leadership philosophy which lets direct reports know exactly what the leader expects and what they can expect from the leader.

Learn More

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Coaching & Counseling
Technique Workshop

A highly engaging, interactive program that covers everything a supervisor or manager needs to know in order to conduct effective and productive performance coaching.

Learn More

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V-Lead Leadership 360 Assessment

Evaluates a leader’s skills in two key areas: Leadership Competence and Leadership Character. Leadership disciplines are evaluated and ranked. Intended for middle and senior level managers with 360 support from Self, Boss, Peers, and Direct Reports.

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“I have been taking government development classes since 1975. This has been the best class.”

Supervisor
Santa Barbara County Public Works

The Essential Leadership Skills Workshop:
2-Day Workshop Agenda


day 1

day 2


Morning

Personality Profiler

  • Understanding Individual and Group Dynamics

 

Personal Leadership Philosophy

  • Understanding the components of a Personal
  • Leadership Philosophy
  • Determine personal values, expectations, and
  • operating style

Readings and Feedback on Personal Leadership Philosophies

Coaching and Counseling Techniques

  • Applying the Achievement Potential Matrix
  • The Counseling Road Map
  • Developing High-Potential Employees
  • Recognizing and Sustaining High Performance



Afternoon

Employee Motivation

  • Understanding key motivation theories and application to public sector leadership
  • Recognize key motivation tools (Hint: It’s NOT the money.)

Team Effectiveness

  • Highly-Interactive Team Development Exercise
  • Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Essential Characteristics of an Effective Team Leader

Coaching and Counseling Techniques (Continued)

  • The Four Levels of Initiative – How to Move Your Employees up the Levels
  • The Leadership Involvement Matrix – Knowing when to manage project and when to let your staff have control.

Coaching and Counseling Techniques

  • Role Plays

day 1

Morning

Personality Profiler

  • Understanding Individual and Group Dynamics

 

Personal Leadership Philosophy

  • Understanding the components of a Personal
  • Leadership Philosophy
  • Determine personal values, expectations, and
  • operating style

Afternoon

Employee Motivation

  • Understanding key motivation theories and application to public sector leadership
  • Recognize key motivation tools (Hint: It’s NOT the money.)

Team Effectiveness

  • Highly-Interactive Team Development Exercise
  • Overcoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Essential Characteristics of an Effective Team Leader

day 2

Morning

Readings and Feedback on Personal Leadership Philosophies

Coaching and Counseling Techniques

  • Applying the Achievement Potential Matrix
  • The Counseling Road Map
  • Developing High-Potential Employees
  • Recognizing and Sustaining High Performance

Afternoon

Coaching and Counseling Techniques (Continued)

  • The Four Levels of Initiative – How to Move Your Employees up the Levels
  • The Leadership Involvement Matrix – Knowing when to manage project and when to let your staff have control.

Coaching and Counseling Techniques

  • Role Plays

 

At your request, we can customize your ELSW to include leadership topics such as Leading Change Conflict Management, Effective Meetings, Time Management, and many other topics.


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