When organizations become flatter, requiring executives to work across departments more often, having strong leadership skills is essential for success.
Leadership Essentials is designed to help participants maximize their leadership potential in a minimum amount of time. During the program participants improve their abilities in such areas as team leadership, emotional intelligence, conflict management, and managing change—issues that organizations are facing more often in today's rapidly changing world.
November 6-7, 2013
April 2-3, 2014
July 15-16, 2014
November 12-13, 2014
Columbia University Campus, New York City
Includes materials and some meals.
A special tuition is reserved for members of a non-profit organization
Leadership Essentials identifies several of the skill sets that great leaders possess. Through engaging lectures delivered by Columbia Business School faculty, dynamic discussions with colleagues and hands-on workshops, participants explore the most crucial areas of leadership.
After just two days, participants emerge from the program with fresh insights into how to be better decision makers, negotiators, and agents of organizational change.
"This was a fully engaging course which has provided me with tools of leadership that I can use beginning tomorrow: tools with a lifetime warranty."
—Matthew Price, Director, Sales & Marketing, ACS
Leadership Essentials is designed for mid-level executives looking to improve their effectiveness working with individuals and teams.
Alumni and up to four of their colleagues are eligible for a 25 percent tuition benefit for programs lasting up to seven days.
In just two days, participants in Leadership Essentials take away several tangible benefits. They learn how to:
- Enhance emotional intelligence and apply it appropriately as a leader
- Strengthen the ability to lead and manage organizational change
- Improve decision making
- Negotiate more effectively
- Manage conflict constructively
Note: This program does not include a 360-degree feedback tool. We encourage you to apply for High Impact Leadership should you be interested in benefiting from this specific feature.
"I felt the program touched on the most important topics I deal with in my day-to-day work experience."
—Janet Baye, Director, KPMG
Upon completion of this program, you will earn 2 days towards a Certificate in Business Excellence.