Building a successful organization that is filled with skilled professionals is one of the most important functions of management. Today’s leaders must have the skills to take on a wide range of interpersonal and business challenges. Corporate leadership training is the ideal and proven way to elevate the skills and abilities of formal and informal leaders and the workforce. Help your leaders learn how to create a compelling vision, engage the workforce, and drive results with a dynamic and customized corporate leadership training program from CMOE.

Building Leadership Competency

For over four decades, CMOE has developed and implemented cutting-edge leadership development programs, curriculums, and systematic learning experiences for companies of all sizes and spanning many industries across the globe. Our ongoing research combined with our industry insight enables us to deliver high-impact learning solutions that have a track record of success.

Leadership is not a skill that managers can learn from a book; it requires focused development and hands-on experience. Our corporate leadership training programs bring leadership principles to life, giving participants skills they can internalize and easily transfer to the workplace. We build on leaders’ inherent strengths and equip them with the skills and tools to close the gap on opportunities for improvement.

Corporate Leadership Training Design

Whether you want to start with a single leadership topic like Fundamentals of Leadership, Coaching Skills, Teamwork, or Strategic Thinking—or are looking to build an immersive process or curriculum for the development of leaders, CMOE will partner with you to identify solutions that meet the specific needs of your organization, its leadership, and customization requirements.

All our leadership programs and topics are formulated for high engagement and built around our proprietary design principles that take adult learning styles into account. This authentic and actionable approach gives leaders the confidence and ability to apply and sustain the skills in their day-to-day responsibilities and be fully engaged and invested in their own growth and development.

Leadership Skills and Competencies

Training from CMOE addresses a wide range of leadership skills and competencies that are most relevant to leaders in today’s business environment. While CMOE offers a full spectrum of programs, the most in-demand leadership development competency training topics include:

  • Coaching for Results
  • High-Performance Teamwork
  • Qualities of Leadership
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communication Skills and Everyday Conversations
  • Flexible and Adaptive Leadership
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Courageous Conversations
  • Trust
  • Influence for Results
  • Conflict
  • Leading Change
  • Innovation
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation and Accountability

If you know what you need for your corporate leadership training program, CMOE is ready to help you execute on your development initiative and elevate the skills and abilities of your leaders. If not, our comprehensive discovery process will help you identify targeted solutions to your training needs and address the leadership development opportunities in your organization. We can also provide additional support services as you plan and implement a corporate leadership training program:

  • Leadership development needs assessment
  • Leadership competency model design
  • Leadership competency behavioral indicators
  • Identification of current or future leadership candidates
  • Learning advisory services

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What is corporate leadership training?

Corporate leadership training is an approach to developing current and future leaders on specific skills and competencies that will enable them to successfully address the human and business challenges of leading an organization and achieving optimum performance.

What should be included in leadership training?

Typically, corporate leadership training is an immersive learning experience or learning path that combines formal training with application and sustainability strategies. However, some organizations choose to start with a single or few development topics rather than introducing a complete, systematic development process. Most training programs include the following elements:

  • Pre-work
  • Post-work
  • Assessments
  • Tools
  • Case studies
  • Simulations
  • Exercises
  • Resources
  • Application plans

Some organizations supplement training programs with evaluation metrics and measurement, as well as learner support like one-on-one coaching or mentoring.

Why is leadership training important?

There is an urgent need for leadership development as organizations navigate complex and rapidly changing environments. The capabilities leaders need to effectively lead today’s workforce is different than it was in the past, so a training program or initiative needs to help them master the fundamentals of modern leadership. The benefits of training are far reaching:

  • Enables organizations to recruit and retain high-quality individuals for leadership.
  • Decreases employee turnover.
  • Strengthens the leadership pipeline and prepares people for future leadership responsibilities.
  • Improves organization morale.
  • Increases productivity and engagement.
  • Creates a more flexible and agile organization that can rapidly respond to change.
  • Drives bottom-line results and gives the organization a competitive advantage.
  • Enables the organization to execute on a strategy more effectively and efficiently.

Is leadership training effective?

Leadership training is effective if it meets the development needs of people in the organization and is a well-designed program, so selecting the right solution is a key to success. A custom-designed approach can certainly make training programs more effective because it is targeted to the exact needs of the learners. However, off-the-shelf solutions can also be effective, particularly with common topics.

Organizations who partner with an external vendor should ensure that the partner is highly-experienced in the industry, will spend the time necessary to identify development needs, and collaborate on a tailored solution that maximizes the training investment. The training should be targeted to the skills that they will use most often and be based on sound, adult-learning principles. Content should be research-based, built around actionable skills, and include a robust transfer and sustainability process. While some programs may have a flashy appearance and packaging, look deeper and ask about the research behind it to ensure that it will produce lasting results and be practical for leaders in the real world.

Implementation Options

Because every organization is unique, CMOE offers training solutions in the following delivery formats:

In-person, instructor-led training
Training onsite at your location as a single event or an ongoing curriculum with one of CMOE’s world-class facilitators.
Virtual, instructor-led training
High-impact virtual training using a video conferencing platform with one of CMOE’s world-class facilitators.
Digital Learning
Asynchronous, self-paced digital courses that can scale based on your organization’s size and need.
Blended Solutions
A combination of in-person, virtual, and/or digital learning experiences.
One-On-One Coaching and Personal Lessons
Individuals work one-on-one with a CMOE Coach/Facilitator on individualized development topics.
CMOE prepares internal trainers to deliver the leadership training.

Contact CMOE for a complimentary consultation about your corporate leadership training program needs.

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