Leaders often come to their positions with extensive technical knowledge and experience but limited
development in the skills of leading and accomplishing
objectives through others. True leadership, rather
than being the practice of power, is the ability to build influence and attract followers. Being influential requires understanding how one’s personal style and presence impact people,
in ways intended and
Using a well-established and proven approach, GISC’s leadership development programs will
help leaders capitalize on their individual strengths to become more influential and effective, supporting
their ability to lead high performing teams and organizations. GISC’s leadership training approach includes
assessment tools, case studies, and a significant emphasis on practice, feedback and reflection.
• Leadership in the 21st Century
GISC's core training program for senior executives and
organizational leaders. Two week-long sessions spaced several months apart are linked by individual coaching sessions for optimum learning and leadership growth.
• The Practice of Leadership: Individual and Group Effectiveness
Enhance your understanding and practice of leadership in this intensive, highly interactive program, maximizing individual, group,
and organizational effectiveness.
• Skills for Influential Leadership
A comprehensive introduction to GISC's leadership development principles for
mid-level executives, managers, business owners,
and other professionals
interested in practice and exploration of leadership style, individual presence and influence, and managing organizational change.
• Leading Virtual Teams: Increasing Virtual Work Effectiveness
Research shows that virtual teams can outperform co-located teams if they utilize new skills and processes to accomplish results. GISC's approach to connecting virtually provides the unique skills and perspective needed by leaders and their teams to make the transition to successfully working virtually.
• Leading Organizations in Adaptive Change
This program will explore the dual social and technical leadership roles that leaders of adaptive change must employ, and introduce key thinking and relationship skills needed to perform them.