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High Impact Leadership
High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. Through a dynamic mix of lectures, discussions, 360-degree feedback, one-on-one coaching, and self-assessment tools, you learn concrete ways to improve your leadership abilities.
At the conclusion of this six-day program, you have an action plan for managing yourself and leading others to improved performance, and are more effective at communicating direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.
For a complete program schedule download the agenda.
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Please contact our Learning Solutions Specialists at 212-854-3395 for a personal conversation to learn more.
Through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools, and small group work, you develop a realistic path to more effective leadership. You learn how to establish and communicate direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.
- Gain greater awareness of your leadership styles, strengths, and weaknesses
- Improve your style of leading and managing
- Strengthen your ability to lead and manage organizational innovation and change
- Develop more effective decision making skills
- Achieve better synergy in groups
- Build your understanding of national culture, organizational culture, and leadership implications
- Learn the art of giving and receiving feedback
Upon completion of this program, you will earn six days towards a Certificate in Business Excellence. Learn more.
This program includes a 360- degree survey that collects feedback from the participant, their peers, direct reports and supervisors. Participants are provided a number of cases, readings and study questions prior to the program.
Over six days, High Impact Leadership provides an opportunity for participants to explore and understand their leadership capabilities: strengths, weaknesses, and concrete ways to improve. The curriculum includes readings, lectures, and discussions on a wide range of topics, including the makings of a great leader, emotional intelligence, organizational effectiveness and group dynamics, the value of self awareness and self management, and successful change management.
Participants emerge from the program with a clear sense of their own leadership style and a concrete direction for becoming a more inspirational, influential leader.
Sample Session Titles:
- A Model of Organizational Performance and Change
- Managerial Decision Making
- Understanding Your Change Management Practices
- Leadership Styles
- Group Dynamics
- Dimensions of Culture and Leader/Manager Behavior
- Self-Management and Leadership
- Executive Personality and Leadership
For a complete program schedule download the agenda.
Audience & Testimonials
Upper-level executives with at least 10 years of experience who seek to enhance their leadership skills and management effectiveness within the context of their organization.
Average Age of Participants:
50 or older: 15%
Alumni and up to four of their colleagues are eligible for a 25 percent tuition benefit for programs lasting up to seven days. More on the Alumni Tuition Benefit.
Joel Brockner, Faculty Director
Phillip Hettleman Professor of Business
Professor Brockner is a leading authority on a variety of psychological issues in the workplace, including change management, leadership, decision-making, the role of the self, and cross-cultural differences in work behavior. He has consulted about the planning and implementation of significant organizational change, leadership development, and decision making to a variety of organizations including the Association of Art Museum Curators, Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, Citigroup, ConocoPhillips, Eastman Kodak, IXIS Capital Markets, MBNA, Pfizer, State Farm Insurance, Southern New England Telephone, and Stratus Technologies.
Prof. Brockner’s book publications covers decision making in "sunk cost" situations, causes and consequences of employees’ self esteem, and the role of justice in the workplace. He has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in a variety of prestigious outlets, including Harvard Business Review and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and he has served on the Editorial Board of numerous management and psychology journals including the Academy of Management Journal, the Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Prof. Brockner is a Fellow of the Academy of Management and of the American Psychological Association (Division of Industrial and Organizational Psychology). He served as the Chairman of the Management Division from 2005 to 2011 at Columbia Business School.
Along with Professor Brockner, additional Columbia Business School faculty contribute to and teach in the program.
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