Executive Leadership Training Course Outline

Day One:  Creating a Mission-Driven Culture Important for Your Company

Module One: Writing an Effective Mission Statement 

Module Two: Educating Your Workforce on Their Role in Support of the Mission

Module Three: Creating the Sales and Operations Plan (S&OP)

Module Four:  Writing Subordinate Mission Statements for Divisions and Departments 

Module Five: Creating Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Divisions and Departments

Module Six: Creating Job Descriptions 

Module Seven: Creating KPIs for Each Job Description

Module Eight: Bottom-Up Evaluations

Module Nine: Evaluations and Re-education


Days Two and Three: Executive and Senior Manager Leadership Essentials

Module One: The Evolution of Leadership

  • Defining Leadership
  • Characteristics of a Leader
  • Leadership Principles
  • A Brief History of Leadership
  • Historical Leaders
  • Modern Leaders
  • The Great Man Theory
  • The Trait Theory
  • Transformational Leadership

Module Two: Situational Leadership

  • Situational Leadership: Telling
  • Situational Leadership: Selling
  • Situational Leadership: Participating
  • Situational Leadership: Delegating

Module Three: A Personal Inventory

  • An Introduction to Kouzes and Posner
  • A Personal Inventory
  • Creating an Action Plan

Module Four: Modeling the Way

  • Determining Your Way
  • Being an Inspirational Role Model
  • Influencing Others’ Perspectives

Module Five: Inspiring a Shared Vision

  • Choosing Your Vision
  • Communicating Your Vision
  • Identifying the Benefit for Others

Module Six: Challenging the Process

  • Developing Your Inner Innovator
  • Seeing Room for Improvement
  • Lobbying for Change

Module Seven: Enabling Others to Act

  • Encouraging Growth in Others
  • Creating Mutual Respect
  • The Importance of Trust

Module Eight: Encouraging the Heart

  • Sharing Rewards
  • Celebrating Accomplishments
  • Making Celebration Part of Your Culture

Module Nine: Basic Influencing Skills

  • The Art of Persuasion
  • The Principles of Influence
  • Creating an Impact

Module Ten: Setting Goals

  • Setting SMART Goals
  • Creating a Long-Term Plan
  • Creating a Support System

Module Eleven: Conflict Resolution

  • An Introduction to Conflict Resolution
  • The Thomas-Kilmann Instrument
  • Creating an Effective Atmosphere
  • Creating Mutual Understanding
  • Focusing on Individual Needs
  • Getting to the Root Cause
  • Generating Options
  • Building a Solution
  • The Short Version of the Process
  • Additional Tools