The Leadership Journey: Developing Yourself and Others

  • Leadership


Are you looking to really fast track your skill set as a leader? Do you want to leverage your ‘best self ‘while addressing your gaps? Are you looking for world class coaching on how to become an outstanding leader and develop a plan to achieve it?  

This program will help you to assess your unique qualities as a leader – the strengths you can build upon. Along the way, you will also learn about the behaviors, skill and knowledge gaps that are also limiting your potential. Most importantly, you will leave the program with a concrete action plan to take your leadership capability to higher levels.  This program will help you to discover a renewed appreciation for your potential as a leader. 


Through a powerful and customized 360 assessment in a hands-on course environment, you will learn:

  • What your strengths and gaps are as a leader
  • How you can build upon your strengths most effectively
  • What specific actions you can take to address your leadership gaps
  • What are the competencies of highly effective leaders, how you stack up against these, and a plan to achieve them
  • How you can more successfully delegate to others and take on greater responsibilities
  • What you can do to become a more powerful communicator 
  • What actions you can take to motivate your colleagues more effectively
  • What’s the best plan of action to take your leadership skills to the next level of performance  

Group Project Exec Ed

Who Should Attend:   This program is ideal for professionals and managers who are looking to reach new levels of leadership. It is designed to accelerate the careers of high potential leaders, individuals transitioning to bigger or lateral roles, and those moving into their first time executive roles.

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    • Cost
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    • Date
      April 23, 2020 - April 25, 2020
    • Time
      9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Cost
    • Location
      Los Angeles, CA
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Participant Testimonial

"If you want to MASTER leadership, attend this course! Learning the difference between managing and leading is powerful knowledge that enabled me to make an impact." – Senior Director, Southern California Gas Company

"This course was an unbelievable experience in reflection and looking ahead. I feel much more confident in my abilities to persuade as well as lead my team.” – Director of Community Relations, Nestle USA

"I would encourage all corporations to send their directors and executives with 10 years management experience to attend. It was a dynamic and relevant program." – Corps Officer, Salvation Army

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Teaching Method

Unique to this course is a personal 360-degree leadership assessment; this assessment is based upon a wide range of inputs from subordinates, colleagues, and supervisor(s).  Your 360 feedback is provided in a safe environment supported by Professor Conger.  It provides insight into how you are perceived as a leader while also laying a constructive foundation for you to formulate your personal leadership development action plan.  Using case studies, current business articles, in-class exercises, interaction and small group projects, our faculty will lead you to focus on the key knowledge and skills you need to understand and apply concepts to your organization's activities.

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Jay Conger

Jay Conger
Adjunct Professor and Senior Research Scientist
USC Marshall Center for Effective Organizations

As an executive educator and coach, Jay Conger DBA has worked with thousands of managers and executives over his twenty-five year career.  Known for his dynamic and interactive teaching style, the Financial Times ranked him as one of the world’s top management educators. Business Week also named him the best professor to teach leadership to executives. He has won numerous teaching awards.

He’s been passionate about leadership since the age of twelve when he became involved in school leadership positions and working on political campaigns. Before becoming a professor, he worked as a line leader in international marketing where he developed a deep appreciation for the many challenges facing leaders.

Author of fifteen books and over a hundred articles, he writes about communications, influence, executive leadership, organizational change, empowerment, and the training and development of leaders. His most recent book The High Potential’s Advantage (Harvard Business Review Press, 2018) describes the distinguishing characteristics of high potential leadership talent.

Over his career, he has served on the management faculties of the University of Southern California, Harvard Business School, INSEAD (France), the London Business School, McGill University. He holds a doctorate from the Harvard Business School and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.  

His pragmatic orientation means you will leave this seminar with concrete tools, techniques and actions plans to implement the very next day. Most importantly, you will learn how to leverage your ‘best self’ as a leader.


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Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

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