Who should attend
The “Developing Leadership Competencies” program is designed for general managers and senior executives, as well as for human resource professionals who seek to advance leadership competencies that improve personal and organizational effectiveness.
About the course
The success of a company and its ability to maintain its competitive edge depend fundamentally on the talent of its people. Discover how to improve your leadership skills – identifying your strengths and weaknesses – and empower the individuals and teams in your organization to reach their full potential.
- Invigorate your leadership style through enhanced self-management
- Cultivate a coaching style that inspires, motivates and mobilizes others
- Acquire the requisite mindset and frameworks to spearhead change and spark positive organizational transformation
The “Developing Leadership Competencies” program is structured around the following topics:
Day 1: LEADERSHIP ASSESSMENT
- Self-Leadership and Purpose
- Personality Assessment (Test: TCI-R)
- Cognitive Styles and Preferences (Test: Self-Assessment Exercise)
- Leadership Competencies (Test: IESE 360º)
- Global Assessment Overview
Day 2: PERSONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
- Personal and Professional Career
- Self-Leadership Strategies
- Relational Leadership
- Developing Your Action Plan
Day 3: INTERPERSONAL LEADERSHIP
- Interpersonal Communication
- Managing Interpersonal Conflict
- High-Performance Teams
- Talent Development
Day 4: ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND CHANGE
- Creating Leadership Contexts
- Organizational Governance
- Full Leadership (personal, interpersonal and organizational)
- Program Conclusions and Wrap-Up
Live Online Ed. Methodology
The program leverages a range of highly dynamic teaching methodologies, including group discussions, class lectures, exercises and the case method, all aimed at honing your skills as an agent of change. These teaching methods have been strategically combined to foster an optimal learning environment. The live online edition is 7 weeks.
Blended Ed. Methodology
IESE’s blended programs accelerate growth and boost business performance through a strategic and seamless interplay of highly engaging online and onsite content. Program delivery generally extends over virtual and on-campus modules — magnifying the learning impact — while our virtual campus serves as a hub for all of your learning needs.
The “Developing Leadership Competencies” blended program in particular comprises an online module and a four-day on-campus module. The first module lays the theoretical foundation with video lectures, online sessions, Individual tests and a wide range of academic materials. Faculty and peers will already be familiar by the time you start the onsite module, second module, which merges case studies, team-based projects, lectures, experiential exercises and social activities. In a collaborative environment, you’ll also share viewpoints, work in teams and reflect on new insights.
In order to benefit fully from the course, reading the academic material that will be provided two weeks prior to the start date is essential.
Areas of Interest Self-leadership: personality assessment and character development of managers Positive leadership: values, virtues, meaning/purpose, fulfilment Coaching, mentoring and therapy Stress and burnout, mid-life crises, mindfulness Management in Middle East and Africa, Business for pe...
Areas of Interest Power and Influence Alliance and Coalition Formation Groups and Teams Accuracy and Bias in Interpersonal Perception Sebastien Brion is an Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School. He holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Haas...
Areas of Interest Cross-cultural management & cultural identities and competences Person-environment fit Leadership in multicultural teams Human resource management: selection and training issues Yih-teen Lee is Full Professor in the Department of Managing People in Organizations. He speci...
Areas of Interest Institutional logics Social entrepreneurship Corporate governance Business ethics Leadership John Almandoz is an associate professor in the department of Managing People in Organizations. His background includes experience in actuarial consulting, corporate banking, and the m...
Areas of Interest Socioecological psychology Cross-cultural psychology Group dynamics Upon graduation from INSEAD, Alvaro comes back to IESE, where he worked as a researcher and an EMBA student (during the first year of the program only) until 2008. Alvaro holds a doctoral degree in Management...
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.