Yale University

Extraordinary Leader Program
 Turning Good Managers into Great Leaders!

The Extraordinary Leader Workshop takes a strengths-based approach to leadership development in a one-day interactive learning experience that includes a pre-workshop 360-degree leadership assessment and a development planning process. The workshop is designed to educate, train, and motivate your people to become great leaders. It provides each participant with new insights on what makes leaders extraordinary. Participants learn about our research showing that extraordinary leaders have results that often double the performance of good leaders. They also learn about the powerful link between leadership effectiveness and employee engagement and commitment. They develop a clear understanding of their own leadership competencies and profiles. And each participant is given powerful tools they can use to build a personal, actionable development plan that will build on their strengths, passions, and help them become a GREAT leader.

By the end of the workshop, participants will know exactly how they are currently perceived as leaders and will have a clear understanding of the impact they can make by becoming better. They will come away with an Individual Development Plan customized to their situation and objectives, as well as a variety of tools they can continue to use in their ongoing development efforts. They'll learn to no longer be satisfied with average results, and will have been given tools and taught how to create action plans that truly help them move from good to extraordinary.

Objective Audience
  • Understand the significant on-the-job performance difference between those leaders perceived as "extraordinary" compared to those who are viewed as "good" or "poor"
  • Learn about the 16 critical leadership competencies research shows most differentiate extraordinary leaders from everyone else
  • Discover why enhancing existing leadership strengths, not focusing solely on fixing weaknesses, is the most successful way to become an extraordinary leader
  • Prepare to receive an individual 360 leadership feedback report, understand how the report is structured, learn to interpret the data, and discuss how it can best be used in a positive way
  • Perform a step-by-step analysis of their individual leadership feedback reports, using a structured process with individual and group exercises
  • Pre-work is required. A signature form signed by your manager must be submitted in order to be registered. Please allow 1 month prior to class date for your respondents to participate in a 360 survey about you. A customized report with the results will be provided on the day of class.
    Approval Required Organizational Effectiveness & Staff Development
    Delivery Type Instructor Led
    Fee $0 (Internal)

    A class is not scheduled at this time. Please send us an email, and we will notify you as soon as a class has been scheduled.

    Organizational Effectiveness & Staff Development
    221 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Floor
    P.O. Box 208256
    New Haven CT 06520 - 8354
    (203) 432-5660(Phone)
    (203) 432-6267(Fax)

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