Leadership workshops

Our doctoral-level training professionals combine real work scenarios with a psychological perspective to help your managers expand their self-awareness, their leadership skills and their ability to build a high-performing team. 

LDW seminars reinforce the idea that meaningful change requires personal and professional growth. We challenge managers to look within themselves, to question their own assumptions, and to broaden their own views of who they are and who they can be as leaders.

Accelerating Development for High-Potentials Workshop

This one-day workshop helps participants gain a deeper understanding of their personal leadership style through self-reflection, group discussion and leadership instruments. Participants will:

  • Learn about Authentic Leadership and other key concepts.
  • Reflect on, and share, personal experiences and life stories that have shaped their leadership style.
  • Interpret their personality assessment results, and analyze strengths and weaknesses, developing one clear actionable goal.
  • Understand how their leadership style connects to group dynamics and organizational culture.
  • Identify one specific developmental goal that will help to accelerate their leadership development.

Follow-up programs are available to create sustainable development for participants

Adapting Your Leadership Style Workshop

This half-day workshop is designed to increase the flexibility of each leader’s management style, in order to adapt to the differing needs of their direct report team.  Through the use of tools, case studies and personal examples, they will develop greater self-awareness, and a range of adaptive behaviors, to positively influence their team’s performance through communication, engagement and leadership. Participants will:

  • Reflect on their role as a leader and their potential to impact significant outcomes.
  • Make connections between leadership and influence.
  • Understand the impact of influence on others, as well as their own success and satisfaction.
  • Become more aware of their influencing style through self-assessment.
  • Develop skills for resolving conflict, overcoming communication challenges, and generating solutions.
  • Leave with clear next steps for achieving group goals and measuring progress.

Coaching and Developing Others Workshop

This one-day workshop covers both conceptual and practical issues of coaching others for development. Specific skills of coaching are taught, practiced, and then applied to a real-life case study provided by each participant. Participants will:

  • Learn what coaching really is and how it can impact individual and organizational performance and growth.
  • Gain insight into their own leadership and coaching styles through the use of a brief profile questionnaire.
  • Leave with their own action-plans for coaching the person they chose for their case-study.

Interviewing Skills and Candidate Selection Workshop

This one-day workshop emphasizes practical skill building for interviewing and selecting candidates. Participants will:

  • Gain confidence in their ability to interview effectively.
  • Interpret and understand the data obtained from the interview.
  • Participate in discussion of current hiring problems.
  • Learn about standard setting in the organization.
  • Plan for ongoing employee development.