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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