Leadership Development Program (LDP)®
The Leadership Development Program helps mid- to senior-level leaders refine the leadership fundamentals of communication, self-awareness, influence and learning agility. It develops two essential competencies for leading from the middle of your organization: systemic thought and action (seeing the big picture and patterns within it, and dealing with trade-offs) and resiliency (managing stress, uncertainty and setbacks).
A program ideal for...
Mid- to senior-level leaders seeking a feedback-rich learning experience to strengthen their leadership effectiveness.
- Comprehensive assessments giving a full picture of your preferred leadership style and its impact on others
- In-program opportunities to understand your behaviour and its impacts
- Techniques for improving impact through personal intention
- An individual feedback session with a Niagara coach during the program
- Two post-program coaching sessions
- A 360-degree assessment and feedback report three months after the program’s completion
- Skill at bridging the gap between senior leadership and the front line
- Improved organizational impact
- Capacity to leverage your experience gained from multiple life roles
- Insight into yourself and your development opportunities
- Heightened leadership resiliency
- Ability to collaborate better across your organization
- Renewed confidence in your leadership
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Agenda at a Glance
|Pre-Program ||Assessments —360-degree and self-assessments are completed by you and selected colleagues. |
|Day 1 ||Leading from the Middle—Explore the realities of leaders leading other leaders. Reflect on and discuss the critical leadership skills required to lead from the middle of organizations. Receive comprehensive data on how others see you in your leadership role. |
|Day 2 ||Leading through Collaboration—Focus on how leaders of leaders work with and through their peers to coordinate and align the strategies of the organization. Understand how to more effectively communicate and influence peers when collaborating. |
|Day 3 ||Leading within a System—Focus on the leader's responsibility for leading up, across, down, and outside the organization. Engage in a highly interactive experience that simulates the complexities and challenges of that environment. Work with a Niagara Coach in small groups to assess the effectiveness of your leadership during this activity. |
|Day 4 ||Integrating Leadership—Intensive one-to-one session with your Niagara Coach to review and integrate assessment data and other sources of feedback received throughout the program. Develop goals and identify strategies to implement them. Participate in a process of giving and receiving feedback with peers at the program. |
|Day 5 ||Transferring the Learning—Refine goals and development plans to take the learning back to your organization. Revisit the challenges of leading from the middle and consult with program peers and Facilitators on your goals and specific plans of action. |
|Post-Program || |
Support and Application—Engage with your Niagara Coach through two 45 minute telephone coaching sessions.
Assessment—Follow-up 360-degree assessment for further development.
Coaching Sessions—Extended follow-on coaching sessions available.
|Date || ||Location || ||Fee* ($Cdn) || || |
|May 6–10, 2013 || ||White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario || ||8,855 || ||Program Closed |
|June 3–7, 2013 || ||White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario || ||8,895 || ||Program Closed |
|September 23–27, 2013 || ||White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario || ||8,895 || || |
|October 21–25, 2013 || ||White Oaks Conference Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario || ||8,895 || || |
|November 4–8, 2013 || ||Pillar and Post Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario || ||8,895 || || |
|December 2–6, 2013 || ||Minto Suites, Ottawa, Ontario || ||8,895 || || |
*Includes some meals and refreshments. Does not include accommodation. Fees are subject to HST.
A preferred rate has been negotiated on your behalf.
For all programs held in Niagara-on-the-Lake, accommodation is secured on your behalf upon registration. For mpore information, please email info@NiagaraInstitute.com.
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