Executive Leadership Essentials

Graziadio School of Business and Management

Graziadio School of Business and Management

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Who should attend

Our Executive Leadership Development program is designed for senior-level executives with at least eight years of business experience, including:

  • Presidents and vice presidents
  • CEOs
  • General managers

About the course

Experience truly transformational leadership in our Executive Leadership Development certificate program. Designed for members of the C-suite, our three-day program will enhance your knowledge of core executive leadership competencies.

During this transformational program, you will:

  • Enhancing strategic, innovative, and divergent thinking skills
  • Building high-performance, adaptive teams
  • Engaging organizational stakeholders through collaboration and communication
  • Leveraging strengths and addressing areas for improvement
  • Developing talent across organizations, including performance feedback, coaching, and high-potential assessment and development

Program Description

  • Session 1: Leadership Agility in a VUCA Business Environment

Session one features an overview of the program, including the sessions, learning outcomes, faculty, teaching methods, and participant expectations.

  • Session 2: Discovering Your Authentic Leadership: Personal Values & Leadership Principles

Session two is designed to highlight the importance of enhancing self-awareness as an executive leader. You will complete part I of an executive leadership development plan detailing your personal leadership, which will be assessed as part of your 360 Leadership Assessment.

  • Session 3: Leading High-Performance Teams & Engaging Stakeholders

Session three will build the skills and competencies needed to effectively engage stakeholders across diverse global and virtual environments. Utilizing case studies, simulations, and experiential exercises, you will enhance your ability to build high-performance teams by developing trust, managing conflict, and clarifying vision and purpose.

  • Session 4: Driving Business Results via Strategic Alignment

Session four is designed to develop your strategic leadership perspectives in the current VUCA landscape, featuring the maturation of strategic and innovative thinking skills and frameworks for conducting strategic problem identification, analysis, and implementation.

  • Session 5: Developing Your Organization’s Talent Management Capabilities

Session five assesses the functionality of an organization’s talent management capabilities and identifies strengths, development areas, and priorities for action planning. Performance feedback, coaching, and high-potential assessment and development will also be provided.

  • Session 6: Creating & Implementing Your Leadership Development Plan

In session six, you will complete a personalized leadership development plan that targets challenges in your organization. You will identify specific leadership competencies for further development, and commit to implementing a practical action plan.

Experts

Kevin Groves

Dr. Kevin S. Groves is an Associate Professor of Management at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio Business School; and President of Groves Consulting Group, which supports businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies with leadership and organization development solutions, includin...

Zhike Lei

Dr. Zhike Lei is an associate professor of applied behavior science at the Graziadio Business School at Pepperdine University. Previously, Dr. Lei was a faculty member at Georgetown University, European School of Management Technology (Germany), and George Mason University. She has taught undergr...

Mark Tribbitt

Dr. Tribbitt comes to academia with more than 14 years of experience within the financial services industry. During that time he has held a variety of management positions in retail, commercial and wholesale banking. He earned a Ph.D. in strategic management from Drexel University, an MBA from Vi...

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