“I learned a lot from the 360 leadership survey comparing my perception of my leadership skills with what my colleagues think. Strengths that I was confident about years ago weren’t recognized as strengths anymore. The trust that my teams had in me prior to recent organizational changes had waned. As a result, I have resolved to spend more time with my staff in formal and informal ways to help them interpret what the organizational changes mean to them. I also include my staff in more prioritization decisions, and problem-solving that impacts their work.” — Walt Foley, Managing Director, Global Tungsten & Powders Corporation
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More About the Program
Over four half-day, live-streamed virtual sessions, you will engage in team-based case discussions, cohort case assessments, and virtual exercises about different leadership types and when they are most effective. Drawing insights from participants in different industries and functions, the faculty will engage you in lively debate, analysis, and application. A combination of individual and team assignments ensure you can put what you’re learning into practice. Innovative exercises help you understand different concepts in a visceral way and create new dimensions in your learning. You’ll also spend significant one-on-one time with your leadership coach, working through feedback in your 360-degree personal assessment and developing an action plan.
To participate in this course you will need to have a working webcam, built in or attached, and have downloaded the Zoom Cloud Meeting app onto your laptop.
If you have any questions about this requirement, call the Duke Executive Education team at +1.919.660.8011 or Toll Free +1.800.372.3932, or email us at email@example.com.
Individual Action Planning
Before starting the program, you’ll identify a set of colleagues to complete a proprietary survey which informs our 360-degree assessment of your leadership style. Along with information gathered directly from you, this data will become the foundation of your program experience, providing a framework to discuss your leadership style and identify your unique challenges and opportunities. Prior to the program and each day of the program, you’ll meet with your assigned coach, a specialist in executive planning as well as the 360-degree leadership assessment. Together you will:
- Build a personalized action plan with short- and long-term objectives
- Create strategies for specific work situations, such as a new assignment or change initiative
- Establish a behavioral plan for your long term leadership performance
Six Domains of Leadership
The program’s intellectual foundation is the Six Domains of Leadership model, developed by professors Sim Sitkin and Allan Lind. This framework begins with your innate strengths, helps you understand how you are performing in different dimensions, and provides guidance on developing solid and enduring leadership behaviors. As you engage with each element, you’ll start to see the interplay between different domains and how you can build on them to become a more effective leader. The model addresses the full range of skills that are needed to exercise strong leadership and covers the breadth of different leadership scenarios, including:
- Personal Leadership – Building a leadership persona from your personality and values
- Relational Leadership – Forging sound relationships with those you lead
- Contextual Leadership – Providing coherence and team identity
- Inspirational Leadership – Motivating exceptional effort
- Supportive Leadership – Protecting your people to enable them to act
- Responsible Leadership – Ensuring your leadership is balanced and ethical
- Configurational Leadership – Matching leader strengths to situational needs
- Co-leadership – Effectively sharing leadership with others
The curriculum breaks down the act of leadership into easily digestible scenarios. Over 4 days you’ll learn how to:
- Create and project your vision, values, and expertise
- Make your leadership more intentional and strategic—don’t rely on intuition alone
- Build coherence by clarifying roles, rules, and processes
- Serve as a source of optimism and enthusiasm while eliciting excellence and innovation
- Provide the resources and support to encourage savvy risk-taking
- Infuse responsibility, ethical actions, and balance in an organizational setting
- Recognize ways to lead effectively under a variety of conditions/circumstances
- Create an effective leadership team
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