Human Capital Management

Leadership Development Training

Leaders in businesses are responsible for inspiring change, igniting innovation, and having an overall positive impact on the trajectory of the organization. However, none of this is possible without providing your employees with the right training to become top performers.

Before managers or employees are placed into leadership roles, it is essential that they are getting the right guidance and tools to succeed. There are certain skills that all leaders need to know in order to be effective in their organization. Through leadership development training courses, Exude equips all levels of employees the skills necessary at their current responsibility level to drive performance and prepare them for their next leadership position.

Leadership Development Outcomes

The outcomes associated with leadership development are not only beneficial for the employee but helps the organization strengthen their internal teams to achieve strategic business goals. Some of the most common outcomes cited by our clients include:

  • Increased communication between leaders and their teams
  • Strengthened collaboration and negotiation techniques
  • Increased self-awareness in leaders and those they manage
  • Awareness of culture and how it shapes behavior and perspectives
  • Employee growth and preparedness for leadership roles when they arise

Leadership Trainings for Employees, Managers, and Supervisors

Exude’s Leadership Development training program is designed to build the skills needed to prepare to lead others and provide participants with tools and resources to support immediate application of learning in the workplace. Our training programs include topics such as:

  • Productivity & Influence: Getting Work Done

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand how to increase your productivity
    • Increase your emotional intelligence
    • Recognize when and what to delegate
    • Create your ideal workflow management system
    • Recognize and mitigate threats to your productivity
  • Building and Managing Relationships

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand how consciously managing relationships is to your advantage
    • Describe how to build and improve professional relationships
    • State the difference between formal and informal relationships
    • Utilize best practices and strategies for managing relationships down, across, out and up
    • Employ networking tips and tricks to enrich your functional network
  • Effective Teamwork

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand teamwork and how you show up on a team
    • Influence without authority
    • Build rapport, create inclusion, collaborate, and the importance of flexing your communications
    • Identify the 5 dysfunctions of teams and how to overcome them
  • Resilience During Change

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand a leader’s role in change
    • Recognize common reactions to change and strategies to address
    • Utilize techniques for managing yourself and building resiliency
    • Identify and apply tools to help manage change
  • Effective Performance Management

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the importance of goals in managing performance
    • Develop and effectively communicate goals to team members
    • Understand how effective coaching or counseling and regular feedback impact performance management
    • Understand the importance of documenting performance throughout the year
  • The Art of Giving & Receiving Feedback

    Learning Objectives:

    • Identify the benefits of feedback
    • How to utilize the 7 Rules of Receiving Feedback
    • Recognize reactions to feedback and how to respond
    • Understand SARA and the ways in which people respond differently to feedback
    • Utilize the 2 X 2 method of Feedback
  • Interviewing Skills

    Learning Objectives:

    • Steps to take to plan for an interview
    • Key reminders when conducting the interview
    • What you legally can and cannot ask in an interview
    • Behavioral based interviewing basics
    • Key questions to ask all candidates to effectively close an interview
  • HR for Non-HR Managers

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand the role of the supervisor/manager
    • Understand the key federal, state and local laws that govern the workplace
    • Know the triggers to listen for that require action
    • Effectively leverage the tools and resources available to you to lead
  • The Art of Delegating

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand what delegation is and what its key challenges are
    • Decide what should and should not be delegated
    • Empower your employees through delegation
    • Manage the monitoring points and keeping the delegated assignment on track
  • Driving Performance

    Learning Objectives:

    • Improve your leadership communication skills
    • Set the right vision for your team, department and organization
    • Align the workforce to achieve heightened performance and increased bottom-line results
    • Delegate authority in ways that prompt others to take responsibility
  • Counseling and Coaching Leaders

    Learning Objectives:

    • Assess your leadership team for gaps between potential and current performance
    • Integrate coaching seamlessly into daily interaction with your leadership team
    • Assist and challenge your best performers to greater levels of success
    • Discover the one conversation you need to have
    • Plan for and practice a difficult conversation
  • Leading Change

    Learning Objectives:

    • Lead and assist everyone in your business to deal effectively with change
    • Engage your team and employees in the reality and opportunity of change
    • Listen and communicate to address and decrease anxiety, and to inspire commitment to change
    • Effectively manage the types of behavior common to each phase of the change
  • Talent Management: Developing Talent from Within

    Learning Objectives:

    • An overview of the importance, function and methodology of succession planning
    • How to develop future leaders from within while retaining intellectual/operational expertise
    • How to build effective individual development plans
    • Effective monitoring, measuring and follow-up processes
  • Harnessing the Power of Conflict

    Learning Objectives:

    • Recognize and act to resolve conflict
    • Reframe conflict
    • Utilize key phrases when engaged in difficult conversations
    • Utilize tools and techniques to enter into, manage and close difficult conversation

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Our Approach

Exude offers a variety of trainings focused on improving your employees’ leadership skills. Our Leadership Development Training Curriculum is unique because of its structure and content. The courses are designed in a progressive learning journey that builds skills for leaders at all levels. Our philosophy is that “one size does not fit all.” Exude can customize the curriculum and learning series to fit your organizational needs, policies, and industry.

Additionally, with each training program listed below we recommend pairing it with a practicum. The practicum is designed to engage participants in practical application of new content and skills via interactive activities and customized workplace scenarios.

Each training and development course can be offered onsite at your office. They range from half day to full day sessions.