Maximizing Your Leadership Potential


Phase 1: Getting Started

The program experience starts with personal leadership assessments that focus the program to the specific needs of each participant. Often cited as the most valuable aspect of the program experience, the assessment begins several weeks in advance and engages the participant as well as his or her boss, direct reports and peers.

Phase 2: Face-to-Face—3 Days

Day 1: Self-Awareness and Communication

  • Leadership transition lessons
  • First leadership assessment: understanding your strengths and development needs
  • Second leadership assessment: interpersonal needs
  • Communication effectiveness

Day 2: Influence and Constructive Responses to Conflict

  • Strategies for strengthening relationships in the workplace through influencing and responding constructively to conflict
  • Third leadership assessment: personality preferences
  • Videotaped practice on managing conflict facilitated by CCL-certified executive coaches

Day 3: Taking it Home

  • Integration: one-on-one session with a CCL-certified executive coach
  • Strategy development for key leadership challenge
  • Individual goal development and action plans

Phase 3: Application

To support the lessons of the program after the training, participants receive a 45-minute post-classroom coaching call.

Eckerd College also offers resources and support for building leadership skills and connecting individual development to organizational needs.



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