Leading People (EXEC9912)

Leading People

Leading People


Leading People is a three-day course designed for high-potential managers and executives. The curriculum reviews elements of leadership excellence, how to maximize performance, and how to identify and leverage your leadership strengths. Learners also examine trust and integrity as the foundations for leadership. Specific topics include characteristics of great leaders, teams and organizations, purpose centered leadership, leadership principles and pitfalls, creating expectations for excellence, and how to create an environment that supports diversity and inclusion.

This highly interactive seminar will help you develop insight into critical leadership behaviors and how to adapt them to the needs of your organization. The training focuses on the Executive Core Qualification (ECQ), Leading People and the fundamental leadership competencies. During the seminar, you will examine trust and integrity as the foundations for leadership while learning to maximize performance. Explore the dynamics of team leadership and how to create a "Culture of Greatness," through coaching and empowerment.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals at the GS 13-15 levels, participants in Agency Candidate Development Programs and SES members seeking additional or refresher training.


$ 1,699.00


1.8 CEU's

Class Type:

This course is currently being offered in the following training modalities:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply strategies to build and lead effective teams based on individual strengths
  • Resolve conflict by applying a variety of conflict management styles
  • Leverage diversity and foster inclusion in the workplace
  • Develop and communicate a vision for workforce motivation
  • Use coaching and effective strategy implementation to maximize organizational performance

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Day One

Leadership Excellence

    Characteristics of Great Leaders
    Leadership Goals
    Purpose Centered Leadership
    The Leadership Principles
    Leadership Pitfalls

Maximizing Performance

    Characteristics of Performance Maximizing Organizations
    Creating a "Greatness Expectation"
    "On the Spot" Correction
    Coach, Empower and Encourage
    Commitment and Decisiveness
    How Beliefs Influence Behavior
    Team Determined Purpose
    A Good to Great Plan
    Implementation Principles

Ten Commandments of Diverse Environment Leadership

Day Two

Welcome and Overview

    Focus on Excellence - When You're at Your Best
    The Path to Engagement
    Myths and Realities of Talent
    Skills, Knowledge, Talents, and Strengths

Introduction to Strengths

    Reaction Questions - Small Groups
    Synthesis of Talents and Recent Actions
    Strength Interview
    Building Awareness and Understanding

Getting to the Right Fit With Strengths

    What Does My Job Require
    What Do I Do Best - Card Exercise
    Matching Job Requirements with Strengths
    Impact Questionnaire and Discussion

Moving Toward Strengths

    Leveraging Strengths - Minimizing Weaknesses
    Working With the Strengths of Others
    Developing Talents into Strengths
    Talent Groupings and Characteristics

Day Three

Leading High Performing Teams

    Benefits of a Team
    The Benefits of Team Synergy
    Pitfalls for Teams
    Generating Trust Among The Distrusting
    What Great Teams Look Like

Developing Your Personal Leadership Skill

Tactics for Acquiring Power

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