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Leadership Essentials for Policymakers and Senior Managers Course Description

In the Leadership Essentials Program students will learn to:

  • create an inspiring vision of the future for their company,
  • motivate and inspire people to engage with that vision so they will follow willingly,
  • provide the information, knowledge, and methods to realize that vision, and
  • coach and build a team, so it is more effective at achieving the vision.


If your company exhibits any of the following, this course will help you:
Individual managers

  • the absence of trust 
  • avoidance of vulnerability 
  • becoming too comfortable 
  • decision paralysis (lack of decision-making)
  • drama queen mentality
  • indifferent leadership
  • ivory tower effect and walk on water behavior
  • my way or the highway mentality
  • obsession with individual success  
  • obsessive-compulsive behavior
  • strategy du jour
  • withdrawal


Company-wide

  • blame and lack of responsibility 
  • communication breakdown 
  • division, secrets, and mistrust
  • excessive turn-over 
  • fixating on past and current problems 
  • politics, warring factions
  • poor attitude
  • sacred cows
  • scapegoating and subgroups 
  • silo mentality
  • tattling 
  • unresolved conflicts
  • workload imbalance  


In this course, students will learn how to:

  • identify the dysfunction in their company
  • write an effective mission statement
  • create a Sales and Operations Plan (S&OP)
  • educate your workforce on their role in support of the mission
  • write subordinate mission statements for divisions and departments
  • set S.M.A.R.T. goals
  • create key performance indicators (KPIs) for divisions and departments
  • create job descriptions
  • create KPIs for each job description
  • conduct bottom-up evaluations
  • interpret evaluations and plan reeducation
  • motivate your workforce 


Related Classes:  

Leadership Essentials for Team Leaders and

     Supervisors
Leadership Essentials for Managers

Production Planning, Scheduling, and Control
Warehouse and Inventory Management
Lean Manufacturing Training
Supply Chain Management
All Manufacturing Classes

 Leadership Essentials for Policymakers and Senior Managers

Leadership Essentials for Policymakers and Senior Managers Course Outline

Introduction: Why is Creating a 

     Mission-Driven Culture Important

     for Your Company?
Module One: Identifying the Causes of

     Dysfunction 
Module Two: Writing an Effective

     Mission Statement 
Module Three: Educating Your

     Workforce on Their Role in

     Support of the Mission 
Module Four: Creating the Sales and

     Operations Plan (S&OP) 
Module Five:  Writing Subordinate

     Mission Statements for Divisions

     and Departments 
Module Six: Setting S.M.A.R.T. Goals 
Module Seven: Creating Key

     Performance Indicators (KPIs) for

     Divisions and Departments 

Module Eight: Creating Job

     Descriptions 
Module Nine: Creating KPIs for Each

     Job Description 
Module Ten: Bottom-Up Evaluations
Module Eleven: Evaluations and

     Re-education 
Module Twelve: Motivating Your

     Workforce

Leadership Essentials for Policymakers and Senior Managers Course Public Class and Webinar Schedule

Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  January 9 - 10, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  January 16 - 18, 2019 Full
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  February 6 - 8, 2019 Full
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  March 6 - 8, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  April 3 - 5, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  May 8 - 10, 2019
Wed., Thurs., and Fri.,  June 5 - 6, 2019


Scheduled dates don’t work for you? Schedule your own start date (subject to availability) for only a 20% premium!  Contact customer service to check date availability at info@academyofbusinesstraining.com.

creating a mission-driven strategy

Upside down triangle showing how support within a company should flow from the bottom up. Executives support senior managers, who support, frontline employees, who serve the company's customers.

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Each Student Receives:

  • student manual or textbook for use during and after the class.
  • Instruction from an experienced business professional (minimum of 30 years) with at least five years in a corporate senior management position (CEO, President, COO, Vice President, CFO).
  • Real-life exercises to support training materials.
  • Individual attention (classes are limited to four students).
  • Personalized Certificate of Completion
Two cartoon characters in red building a light bulb out of jigsaw pieces next to the words Mission Driven Strategy

Are You Sending the Wrong People to Leadership Training?


Since becoming Executive Director of the Academy of Business Training, I have worked with over a hundred companies seeking to improve their performance. In the vast majority of cases, the individuals they send for training are front-line managers. The sad truth is the people that need to be attending are the policy makers and senior managers because the company's poor performance is not due to some failing on the part of their front-line workers but, instead, policies or poor execution of those policies by managers. You cannot expect front-line employees to deliver superior performance when company policies and senior managers fail them. 


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