Leadership Essentials

Target Audience is Managers with several years of supervisory experience, appropriate for building leadership competencies in core management teams.

Course Descriptions

Building a Dynamic Team
  • Examine what makes dynamic, effective work groups
  • Identify appropriate responses for resolving team problems
  Presenting for Results
  • Discuss best practices in presentation skills
  • Learn to Play and deliver a dynamic and effective presentation
  Improving your Team
  • Build trust with colleagues through learning to accept conflict as a positive, necessary element to growth
  • Accept conflict as a positive, necessary element to growth
  • Appreciate the need for commitment to team principles and organizational goals
  Negotiating for Success
  • Understand the concepts of negotiation based on mutual interest and benefit
  • Learn and practice a series of steps for working through a negotiation
  Strengthening Your Team and Leadership
  • Determine five strengths themes as a result of taking the StrengthsFinders assessment.
  • Identify ways to work together as a team to optimize


An additional three (3) days of classes are chosen by the program participants to meet common training needs. Possible electives include:
  • Building Trust in the Workplace
  • Change, Creativity and Innovation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Effective Decision Making
  • Critical Thinking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Finance for Non-Financial Managers
  • Prioritization and Effective Meetings
  • Managing Expectations and Performance
  • Project Management
  • Overcoming the Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • Coach, Mentor, Motivate

Program Details

  Program Cost: $5000 Program Length: Ten classes offered in five two-day sessions Location: Belmont University's Massey Business Center Fall 2014 Dates: Sept. 30 – Oct. 1, Oct. 28 – 29, Dec. 2 – 3, Jan. 27 – 28, Feb. 24 - 25