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Executive Intensive Program

Executive Leadership Course

The goal of this executive leadership course is to explore relationships, dig into issues and resolve any persistent challenges. By creating space away from the everyday work environment to go deep, trained facilitators encourage honesty, breakthroughs and transformation.

The day was an absolute success. We were concerned that there was going to be variable by in by the team, but early on in the day it was clear everyone was engaged, and the feedback afterwards was overwhelmingly positive.

Bendigo Health

Example program

4 day intensive

Transformative retreat

Prior to retreat:
Diagnostic tool (if this has not been completed previously) or 360 degree feedback

Day 1
Meet and greet
Session 1 – Welcome activity & debrief of diagnostic/feedback
Session 2 – Structured deep reflection activity

Day 2
Session 3 – Group experiential activity (to reveal bias, assumptions, issues)
Session 4 – Group discussion to debrief activity

Day 3
Session 5 – 1:1 coaching (to explore behaviour, diagnostic and/or feedback)
Session 6 – Group discussion (to highlight people’s values, communication styles, new understandings etc)

Day 4
Session 6 – Group experiential activity (to open up new ways to communicate, problem solve, see other perspectives etc)
Session 7 – Key themes and establishing of commitments

Close
After retreat: Executive group applies commitments and evaluates level of development in due course

PROGRAM Outline

Delivery Options

In Person Program

In Person

Key Outcomes

1. Executive leaders who develop greater self-awareness.

2. Executive leaders who confront their own biases and assumptions.

3. Executive leaders who can accept responsibility for how they’re showing up.

4. Executive leaders who have strategies for dealing with relationship problems and issues.

5. Executive leaders who can work constructively with different people and points of view.

Possible Inclusions

1. Program roadmap

2. Induction

3. Welcome box

4. Workshops

5. Activities (e.g. Hackathon)

6. Guest speakers

7. Tools for application

8. Assets (e.g. eLearning, video)

9. Coaching

10. Participant management

Target Audience

Executive leaders

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    Our in-person delivery option maximises opportunities for robust conversation, experiential activities and intensive group work. This is no ‘death by PowerPoint’ experience – our facilitators are skilled in presenting and leading immersive experiences that get the most out of people. Supported by multimedia, attractive takeaway pages and practical strategies for using back on the job – this in-person approach is valuable for building strong bonds and bringing people together to collaborate.
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    Our virtual delivery option breathes fresh life into the online experience with its almost ‘radio show’ feel. Our expert facilitators use a combination of multimedia, questioning techniques and break out activities to target micro-skills – with a focus on application. Supported by an online platform hosting custom-built materials, participants can be assured of lively, dynamic sessions that have a distinct bias to action. Going virtual keeps program sessions succinct, sharp and focused on targeting particular skills in a dynamic way.
    Q
    A hybrid model takes the best of in-person and virtual delivery options and blends them together, so there’s a healthy mix of face to face collaboration and targeted skill building. Depending on the program themes, we work with you to decide what is better suited to getting together in a training space versus what would sit comfortably in an online setting. This flexible combination allows you and your team to get the best of both worlds.
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    Executive teams often face challenges when they are very different people with different values and points of view – even when they’re aligned on purpose. Relationship conflict can compromise business outcomes and by investing time into confronting any dysfunction, it can make way for a more constructive rhythm.