Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence

Disney Institute

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Who should attend

Disney insights and illustrations are beneficial to any leader, particularly those new to their role, interested in achieving leadership excellence through a personal journey that explores values alignment, communication strategies, and sustainment tools.

About the course

Put Into Action the Values and Vision that Will Allow Your Business to Thrive. At Disney Institute, we believe leadership is not defined by your title, but by your actions. Your values inform how you lead, creating an example for others to follow. In this course, you'll get insights into how leaders at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts create shared values and a compelling vision within a framework of effective leadership practices.

Our Leadership Excellence course is based on a time-tested approach demonstrated by exemplary leaders. We've learned that leaders who intentionally nurture an environment of mutual trust and respect tend to drive stronger employee performance, which leads to exceptional customer service—and ultimately—improved business results.

Learn How To:

  • Identify the personal and organizational values that drive you as a leader
  • Create alignment between your personal values and vision and those of the business or team
  • Share a compelling vision for the future that drives action today
  • Understand the values-infused role of a leader in culture-building and team support
  • Sustain your organization's values and vision during times of change
  • Establish your own legacy as a leader

Who Can Benefit:


  • Build a lasting legacy that inspires future leaders
  • Align the work culture to foster positive and lasting results


  • Discover strategies for personal leadership development
  • Establish and sustain your vision as a leader across the business
  • Infuse the values and vision into the daily operations


  • Learn ways to foster better leadership in your organization
  • Understand how to intentionally demonstrate the behaviors that uphold the values and vision of your team or organization

Covered concepts

The Leadership Imperative

Disney's long-term success is a direct result of exceptional leadership from individuals who establish, put into action and sustain the values and vision formed by Walt and Roy Disney. This course will have you consider your leadership strengths and how your own behavior relates to and can impact your team and organization.

Establish Values and Vision

Aligning your personal values with those of the organization is critical. When values and vision are in sync, this alignment can lead to outstanding results. By proactively aligning your behavior with your organization's values, you'll establish your own values and vision as a leader.

Put the Process Into Action

Leaders must model the values that contribute to the vibrancy of an organization. By intentionally instilling those values into aspects of recruiting, hiring, training and communicating, you'll reinforce your company's culture.

Sustain and Protect the Culture

Every organization's values are vulnerable and will erode over time, which can threaten a company's future if not protected. By developing the next generation of leaders today, you can pass on the values that can enable your organization's vision to continue expanding. You'll learn to recognize when values may be most at risk and how to preserve them in times of change.

Lead with Your Legacy in Mind

What kind of influence do you want to have on others that's truly lasting? If you want to make a positive impact on your organization for the long run, start thinking about your legacy now. Learn what leaving an intentional legacy means and experience opportunities to reflect on and begin to refine.

Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence at Disney Institute

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