Leadership Academy for Managers: An Intensive

The purpose of the LAM is teach, apply and reinforce skills proven to produce excellence in management. This Intensive involves personal goal setting, classroom sessions with learning teams, coaching, a personal action and a 12-week follow through plan to reinforce the learning over the next 90 days.

This Intensive spans eight weeks and is designed for seasoned managers to sharpen, reinforce and add new skills; new managers and high-potentials to shorten the learning curve toward excellence as a manager.

Week 1: Leadership Expectations for Managers

  • Program Overview: Expectations and Outcomes
  • Goal Setting, Pre-Assessments, Behavior Change
  • Adult Learning, retention and application tools
  • First coaching session (at the worksite)

Week 2: Developing a Culture of Accountability

  • Personal accountability tools
  • Identifying and addressing negative behavior
  • Solution-oriented problem solving

Week 3: Communication and Trust – Part 1

  • 360 degree listening skills
  • Productive feedback
  • Conducting effective meetings

Week 4: Performance Management – Part 1

  • Employee engagement
  • Motivating employees to take action
  • Positive culture change

Week 5: Communication and Trust – Part 2

  • Coaching Skills
  • Mentoring Skills
  • Application/demonstration workshop

Week 6: Performance Management – Part 2

  • Conflict management
  • Managing critical conversations
  • Application/demonstration workshop

Week 7: Leading High-Performance Work Teams

  • Progressive Team Model
  • Decision-making and building consensus
  • Leading and managing change

Week 8: Final Coaching and Goal Setting Session

Classroom: Seven content sessions with progressive learning

  • Learning Teams: Peer support and accountability
  • Presentation Skills: STAR Reports
  • Book review: The Ideal Team Player – How to Recognize and Cultivate the Three Essential Virtues

Coaching: Two X One-on-one coaching sessions

  • Personal, targeted goal setting
  • Full access to instructor/coach by phone/email for Quick Event/Issues coaching.

Application: Personal Accountability Plan & 90 Day Roll Out Plan

  • 10 X Weekly 3-5 minute follow up, reinforcement videos delivered by email