Leading Organizations

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Leading Organizations is designed for emerging and established senior leaders in Washington state government. This course focuses on developing and cultivating a growth mindset that will help you elevate your leadership skills, foster strategic alignment with other agencies, and bring out the best in your programs and organization.

Deliver on the outcomes that matter most

This executive leadership program entails 45 hours of rich content delivered in a live format, with an emphasis on participant interaction, network building, and individualized coaching. An additional 20 hours of Action Learning provides an opportunity to address a real agency problem by applying the skills developed in the training.  

Program overview

Each session is comprised of two full-day in-person experiences. Dive into an immersive, live learning experience addressing the program themes. The sessions are in-person to maximize your learning and engagement.  

Intersessions are conducted virtually. In the weeks prior and between each in-person session, participants will work on self-assessments, interactive online learning, connection to fellow program participants, and key resources to complement the live session material.  

  • Kick-off — orientation, 360 assessment, Influence Style Indicator, coaching (3 hours) 
  • Session 1 — Laying the Foundation: Strategic Leadership Framework (2 days, in-person) 
  • Intersession — team coaching (90 minutes), Action Learning Project (approx. 10 hours), 1:1 coaching (60 minutes) 
  • Session 2 — Building the Leadership Culture: Spanning Silos, Feedback Methodology (2 days, in-person) 
  • Intersession — team coaching (90 minutes), Action Learning Project (approx. 10 hours), 1:1 coaching (60 minutes) 
  • Session 3 — Boundary Spanning Mindset: Influence, Polarities, and Organizational Networks (2 days, in-person) 
  • Post-program — 1:1 coaching (60 minutes) 

Learning continues beyond the live sessions when you bring your new skills to your workplace, apply new leadership approaches, and use the tools and job aids provided in the program (including your coaching sessions) to create your own leadership toolkit. 

Enrollment

Look for this course to launch in 2023. For questions about course content, costs, or future enrollment opportunities, contact Pat Seigler.

Contact us

Pat Seigler

Leadership Development Manager