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Leadership and Management

Leadership Programs of Distinction

You know who they are: People who bring out the best in others, have new ideas, can influence people and organizations to change, and have a host of admirers. They’re leaders – and they can be found at all ages, experience levels and job titles.

Executive Education Leadership Programs

Influential Communication

  • Communicate confidently when speaking on the spot
  • Build trust and influence decision making
  • Lead high level meetings 

Strategies for Effective Negotiation

  • Understand negotiation frameworks and choose the right tactic for any situation
  • Gain confidence in negotiation, persuasion and influencing others
  • Become more comfortable with conflict and difficult conversations

The Coach Approach to Management

  • Develop a more productive management style that promotes self-responsibility, commitment and collaboration
  • Adopt a coaching approach that leads to more effective communication with team members, direct reports, colleagues, and your boss
  • Learn to coach your employees to help them reach your expectations and their potential

The Leadership and Management Program

  • Gain comfort and confidence in your expanding management and leadership roles
  • Leverage your natural leadership talents
  • Increase your personal credibility with others
  • Build more trust, better relationships and stronger influence across your organization
  • Pursue a career path that makes a meaningful difference for you, for your company and for your community
Nonprofit Leadership Development

Institute for Executive Director Leadership

  • Learn how to build trust within your organization in order to move initiatives and communicate visions 
  • Examine real-world nonprofit issues in a spirit of confidentiality and engagement with colleagues who face similar challenges 
  • Explore, develop, and act on individual and organization goals 
  • Reflect on and integrate personal, professional, and organizational successes 
  • Study leadership development tools that are based on researched theory and practice 

Charter School Board Training

  • Learn board governance expectations and responsibilities
  • Review and establish contracts and employment policies and practices, including faculty licensing
  • Examine employment laws, including human rights, disabilities, due process and "whistleblower" protection 
  • Learn the role of committees and how to manage conflict of interest


Physician Leadership

If you are a physician leader interested in making an even greater impact in your health care organization, we invite you to learn more about the Physician Leadership College.

Custom Leadership Programs

Customized training programs and consulting services Custom Programs are uniquely tailored to meet your organization’s strategic needs and objectives.

For more information about custom programs contact Jim Gooley at or (651) 962-4154.

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