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Leadership Skills for Senior Federal Leaders

LSFGNEW - Leading Strategically in the Federal Government
Thorough our partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership® we are excited to offer this cohort-based online course.

Adapted for federal executives and senior leaders of departments or functions whose work has strategic implications for their organization, Leading Strategically in the Federal Government is a 4.5 days live online leadership experience. Participants improve the strategic leadership skills needed to achieve their agency mission, drive performance, and align short-term action with long-term direction.

Through a combination of direct instruction, simulations, and extended learning experiences, participants in Leading Strategically in the Federal Government will: 

  • Think, act and influence strategically to effectively address federal government challenges
  • Lead the development and implementation of strategy as a learning process for continual learning and adjustment
  • Build on strengths and mitigate challenges as a strategic leader
  • Blend organizational change and transition with managing and running your agency
  • Employ Burn BrightTM resilience practices to thrive in a challenging context

Class sizes are kept small, with a faculty ratio of 1:12 that lets participants establish personalized connections with both instructors and classmates.

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AGENDA

Note: Each day includes instructor-led group activities as well as 2 hours of asynchronous study time.

Day 1 | Thinking Strategically Day 2 | Influencing Strategically Day 3 | Acting Strategically Day 4 | Shaping the Organization Day 5 | Moving Forward
Understand the importance of a solid strategy framework and learn techniques that will let you bring your best energy to both work and life. How can personality and leadership skills give you a strategic edge? Learn how to leverage these skills and assess your strategic environment. Face your agency’s most pressing issues through a realistic simulation that challenges participants to demonstrate their senior leadership skills. Create a climate of innovation and learn how to shape a positive culture to support it. Face your agency’s most pressing issues through a realistic simulation that challenges participants to demonstrate their senior leadership skills.Learn how to craft and communicate your leadership vision and set personal goals to keep yourself moving forward.

Post-Program: Individualize your learning with phone coaching sessions outside of the program hours.