Experience & Impact
During this intensive five-day program, you will uncover your individual leadership style and develop your strengths. You will work directly with world-renowned experts in leadership development and management, and have a unique opportunity to broaden your global perspective by learning alongside high-potential peers from various countries, vertical industries, business disciplines, and cultural backgrounds.
High-Potential Leaders is a highly relevant experience that includes work on a current complex business challenge of your choice. Working with two other team members, you will apply each day’s learnings to your challenge and create potential new solutions. You will come away with fresh perspectives, a deeper immersion into the program content, and a plan for addressing your challenge when you return to work.
High-Potential Leaders will help you to:
- Deliver sustainable results driven by strengthened leadership capabilities
- Implement a comprehensive and highly effective framework for managing change
- Build more effective and productive relationships based on intelligent use of your emotions
- Create an individual action plan that commits to immediate and long-term change and growth
Skill Building: Raising Your EQ
A highlight of High-Potential Leaders is the Emotional Intelligence Self-Assessment. This exercise begins with your pre-program input before the program and continues during the program with feedback and practical exercises to improve your level of emotional awareness of others’ behaviors. One exercise, originally developed for medical students at the Yale School of Medicine, takes place at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Participating in this assessment will increase your awareness and understanding of non-verbal signals, and your ability to make appropriate judgments based on that information. Developing your emotional quotient (EQ) skills will lead to a greater understanding of first impressions and your own leadership presence.
Leading Change Simulation
Although the ability to lead and manage change is critical to organizational success and survival, most change initiatives fall short. It is not surprising, then, that change continues to frustrate leaders. In an experiential change management simulation that has been used with Fortune 500 executives, U.S. military generals, and MBA students. Here, you will have the opportunity to test your intuition, identify strengths, discover vulnerabilities, and master a framework for leading change more effectively.