Length & Format:
Multi-day, five 60-90 minute modules and two optional activities, Executive Education
Not all leaders come to their role naturally. Fortunately, leadership is a learned skill. All managers can benefit from the support, training, education and skills to lead a team. Everything DiSC Work of Leaders connects to real-world demands, generating powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action. In this course, you will learn about the DiSC ® model and the Everything DiSC ® Leadership Map, identify your style, and explore the priorities that drive you as a leader.
Keep your PHR certification active and earn SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs). This course is worth 3 PDCs.
Who Should Attend:
Functional leaders, team leaders and managers
Training Workshop Sections
Course includes five modules that cover the following:
Module 1 – Participants share the elements of leadership most important to them and then they are introduced to the Cornerstone Principles of the Work of Leaders, after which they discuss key concepts. They will be introduced to DiSC and the eight priorities of the Everything DiSC Leadership Map, and then read about their DiSC leadership style. The session concludes with a structural overview of the Work of Leaders process.
Module 2 – Participants are shown vision descriptions of well-known organizations and identify the source of each vision. They learn about the defining elements of a vision and discuss what it looks like at different levels of leadership. Participants move on to a group activity that introduces them to Exploration as a driver of vision, after which they read about their own approach to exploration and share their thoughts. Next, participants explore Boldness as a driver of vision. They brainstorm their biggest barriers to being bold, then read about their own approach to boldness and discuss how to overcome their barriers. Finally, participants learn about the importance of Testing Assumptions when creating a vision. They read about their own approach to testing assumptions, then discuss the advantages and disadvantages of their tendencies in this area.
Module 3 – Participants consider the benefits of gaining alignment. They read their profiles about the importance of alignment, and then talk about how leaders at all levels in their organizations approach alignment. Participants learn about each driver of alignment by discussing the behaviors modeled in the wrong-way/right-way. They discover their own approach to each driver by reading their profiles and sharing their feedback.
Module 4 – Participants consider how leaders contribute to executing a vision. They read their profiles about the importance of execution, and then talk about how leaders in their organizations approach execution. Participants will be introduced to Momentum as a driver of execution, after which they learn how they approach momentum. Next, participants discuss the benefits of having Structure during execution and what happens when there is no structure. They learn about their approach to structure and exchange information with their table groups. Finally, participants are introduced to the last driver, Feedback, and how they approach feedback.
Module 5 – Participants read about their top three strengths. They also read about each of their challenges, consider the benefits of improvement in each area, and write down action steps they would like to try based on the tips provided in the profile. Participants choose one of their challenge areas and write a complete action plan for improvement.