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Executive Development: Leading Change

A 2 or 3-Day Hands-On Workshop

Course Description: The course is designed to improve overall ability of government Executives to more effectively utilize their resources. It is a hands-on workshop designed specifically for those government leaders and executives who must chart their organization’s future in a time of massive, high-speed, congressional-level change. This workshop deconstructs conventional wisdom about strategic planning and redefines the steps necessary to build vision, innovation, leadership, and professionalism in government organizations.

All attendees will receive a Student Handbook and access to an Online Toolkit, containing tools and research developed and gathered over decades by our instructors. Toolkits include items such as checklist, tips and techniques, sample documents, forms, academic and government studies, and numerous other tools to help you use your new skills immediately.

Who Should Attend: This is for executives and leaders responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing organizational vision, mission, goals, strategic plans, and action plans for government organizations. This workshop is particularly valuable for those who are involved with shaping organizational outcomes and long-term goals.

Subjects Covered in this Workshop:

Understanding Leadership at the Executive Level – Why People Fail and How to Succeed

Mentoring and Coaching Leaders

The Executive View

Leaving Your Leadership Legacy

Merits and Drawbacks of Strategic Planning: Correct Expectations

Strategic Thinking

Developing And Communicating Your Organization’s Mission Statement

A Strong Strategic Vision

Formulating Program Strategies

Translating Strategic Plans into Current Decisions

 

Air Force Competencies Addressed / Proficiency Levels

Employing Military Capabilities

Operational and Strategic Art

Unit, AF, Joint, and Coalition Capabilities

Non-Adversarial Crisis Response

Enterprise Perspective

Enterprise Structure and Relationships

Government Organization and Processes

Global, Regional, and Cultural Awareness

Strategic Communication

Managing Organizations and Resources

Resource Stewardship (Skilled)

Change Management (Advanced)

Continuous Improvement (Advanced)

Strategic Thinking

Vision (Skilled)

Decision Making (Skilled)

Adaptability (Skilled)

Leading People

Develops and Inspires Others

Takes Care of People (Skilled)

Diversity (Skilled)

Fostering Collaborative Relationships

Builds Teams and Coalitions

Negotiating

Embodies Airman Culture

Ethical Leadership (Proficient)

Followership

Warrior Ethos (Skilled)

Develops Self (Skilled)

Communicating

Speaking and Writing (Proficient)

Active Listening (Proficient)