Fast Track the Teams’ Leadership Skills

Quick, simple, and effective tactics to make your IT leaders better at their jobs while driving real business value.

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Poor leadership causes:

  • Increased turnover.
  • Decreased engagement.
  • Decreased productivity.

Improved leadership drives:

  • Improved productivity and profitability.
  • Improved ability to meet business objectives.
  • Improved overall IT organizational effectiveness.
  • Reduced turnover and increased engagement.
  • Improved IT reputation within and outside of the organization.

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Module 1: Identify Leadership Skills Opportunities

The Purpose

  • Get your IT leadership team on the same page regarding the importance of development, goals, and metrics, and determine which leadership skills to focus on. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Buy-in for leadership development achieved.
  • Metrics and goals for leadership skill development identified.
  • Self-assessment of participant leadership skills complete. 

Activities: Outputs:
1.1 Make the case for leadership development.
  • Leadership Reference Book
1.2 Brainstorm key pain points.
1.3 Prioritize leadership skills which enable the corporate strategy.
1.4 Identify leadership metrics.
1.5 Create a Leadership Vision Statement.
1.6 Complete a self-assessment of leadership skills.
  • Leadership Skills Assessment Tool
1.7 Identify skills to develop.

Module 2: Build Leadership Skills

The Purpose

  • This tailored program will focus on building skills in critical leadership competencies based on participants priorities. 
  • It will follow a structured approach, providing tangible advice to improving in four of the leadership areas. 

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Introduction of leadership skill and identification of critical pain points and opportunities.
  • Complete a current state assessment on your effectiveness in the specified skill.
  • Tactics for improving skill identified and implemented.
  • Next steps outlined. 

Activities: Outputs:
2.1 Identify leadership skill pain points.
  • Leadership Reference Book
2.2 Identify opportunities for improvement.
2.3 Determine tactics for improvement.
2.4 Create a plan for implementing tactics.

Module 3: Communicate Results

The Purpose

  • Leverage the information you learned to identify opportunities for using the tactics you have chosen and  for reviewing your progress.

Key Benefits Achieved

  • Communication and action plan developed.
  • Identified opportunities for using tactics learned.

Activities: Outputs:
3.1 Review lessons learned.
  • Leadership Reference Book
3.2 Determine implementation steps.
3.3 Build and finalize communication presentation.
3.4 Implement tactics.
3.5 Conduct implementation retrospective.
3.6 Review metrics.
  • Metrics Tracking Tool
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