Leadership: Beyond Management

The cohort-based program is specifically tailored to managers looking to improve their leadership capability for maximum career and organizational success. The six-course series provides proven skills immediately applicable on the job, using both academic theory and skill-based training. Series facilitator Dr. Randy Richards delivers years of experience teaching, coaching and consulting on leadership practices.

This course is held virtually from 8 a.m. to noon. Additional course assignments and team projects will be assigned for completion between the training modules. Participants must have video capability. A Leadership Practices Inventory 360 assessment is included in the course materials.

Register for class #13278
Cost: $1,995 per person, price includes all class materials and a 360 leadership behavior assessment.
Limited to 15 participants

For more information contact:
Cheryl Riley-Hayles
563-336-3402
criley-hayles@eicc.edu 

2020 Schedule and Highlights

  • October 7: The emergence of a new leadership mindset

    • What is broken in our practice of managing today?
    • What are the emerging themes in the future of management?

  • October 21: Leading Change - meeting the challenges of the emerging future

    • What are the global forces that are challenging our organization’s success?
    • The critical difference between technical and adaptive challenges.
    • The most effective conflict method for leading adaptive changes.

  • October 4: Strengthening organizational adaptive capacity

    • Different organizations need to address adaptive changes differently.
    • Analyzing organizational requirements for change, applying these insights to your own organization.

  • November 18: The future of managing and leading

    • A wide variety of organizations have done away with management hierarchy and are moving to self-management.
    • What your organization might do to move closer to self-management.

  • December 2: Dialogue and personal transformation

    • Why dialogue is critical to meeting the adaptive challenges facing your organization.
    • What kind of inner work you as a leader must undertake to be able to tap into the power of dialogue.

  • December 16: My journey - first steps

    • Using the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) 360 degree anonymous collegial feedback, learn how your management and leadership behaviors are perceived.
    • Using the LPI (above) to develop a self-improvement plan relevant for your leadership journey.