Research-Based Leadership Development

Today’s competitive and global business environment requires multi-faceted leaders who can apply new strategies to introduce change, energize business, and sustain competitive advantage.  Managers at all levels of an organization can no longer rely on their functional skills and know-how; they have to develop the ability to:

  • Motivate the modern team.
  • Engage the workforce.
  • Find innovative solutions to business challenges.
  • Inspire others to achieve new levels of performance.

Become a vital part of the business’ effectiveness and success.

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About the Workshop

For over 35 years CMOE has delivered high quality, research-based leadership development courses and helped our clients make their leadership a strategic advantage.  We customize and deliver leadership development programs for all types of leaders:

  • High-potential leaders
  • New leaders
  • First-line leaders and supervisors
  • Individual contributors who influence others
  • Mid-level managers
  • Senior leaders
  • Anyone who wants to improve their leadership skills


CMOE recognizes that each organization has its own unique leadership development needs and competencies that are integral to their success, so we provide courses that are aligned with our client’s specific requirements and expectations rather than just “off-the-shelf” programs. We adapt and modify our existing content to meet these requirements.  If the client does not have pre-determined topics for development, CMOE can conduct a needs analysis to gather data and identify the components of a program that will deliver maximum results.  Over nearly four decades, we have designed a wide-range of leadership development modules including the following topics:

CMOE Leadership Development Programs introduce the principles and competencies of skilled leadership and will help leaders achieve the following results:

  1. Align with the organization’s strategy and create a compelling vision for their team.
  2. Identify opportunities for improvement within their area of responsibility.
  3. Introduce change and out of the box thinking.
  4. Discover ways to work more effectively with their team, other teams, and key stakeholders.
  5. Analyze and assess their personal leadership style.
  6. Develop skill sets on specific leadership topics.
  7. Measure and monitor performance based on key indicators and standards.
  8. Learn from and share best practices with other leaders.

We strive to deliver training and services that will drive organization effectiveness and promote changes in mindsets, behavior, commitment, and culture.  To accomplish this, our design and delivery format features the following elements:

  1. Pre-work
  2. Simulations and exercises
  3. Models and Tools
  4. Skills and How To’s
  5. Personal Feedback and Attention
  6. Assessments
  7. Case studies and demonstrations
  8. Transfer and Application Strategies
  9. Follow-up and Sustainability

The combination of our tested training methodologies and expert facilitators ensures a memorable and focused learning opportunity for participants.

CMOE provides leadership training ranging from a one day session to a multiple day format or in modules that extend over time.  We also offer Train-the-Trainer services when needed.  Our mission is to partner with our clients to improve the performance of their employees and leaders, so in addition to providing support for leadership, we offer other premier and complete learning solutions for their teams and individual contributors.

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Delivery Options

In order to meet the specific needs of each client we partner with and make the most of the learning and development investment, CMOE offers programs in the following formats and lengths:

Instructor-led training (delivered onsite by a CMOE subject matter expert/facilitator)
Digital learning program (self-paced or live)
Blended and layered solution (combining instructor-led training and digital learning)
Train the trainer services (certifying internal trainers in CMOE's world-class programs)
Curriculum integration (deliver the topic in conjunction with another topic or event or build it into a development curriculum)
4-16 hours (8 hours preferred) for instructor-led variable for digital learning

Contact a CMOE Client Services Specialist to discuss a targeted solution that is right for your organization.