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Executive Survival Skills

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Session Schedule Location Tuition Status
Nov 28 - Nov 30, 2017
08:30 - 16:00 , Tue-Thu
Washington , DC $1699 G
Apr 02 - Apr 04, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Mon-Wed
Washington , DC $1699 G
Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Mon-Wed
Washington , DC $1699 G
Sep 05 - Sep 07, 2018
08:30 - 16:00 , Wed-Fri
Washington , DC $1699 G
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Course overview

Address the theoretical and practical leadership aspects essential for survival in today's changing environment. Examine how the leader's attitude, values and beliefs influence organizational performance. Analyze your critical thinking / decision making processes and apply strategies to improve them. Learn to be resilient, overcome setbacks and avoid career derailment in the rapidly changing, high-pressure environment of executive leadership.

This course aligns with the following DoD financial management competencies:
DoD FM CompetencyProficiency LevelHours
Continual Learning (Lead Self) N/A 2
Decisiveness (Lead Teams/Projects) N/A 3
Developing others (Lead People) N/A 4
Problem Solving (Lead Self) N/A 3
Resilience (Lead Self) N/A 6

Who should attend?

Individuals at the GS 14-15 level, participants in agency Candidate Development Programs and SES members seeking additional or refresher training.

Learning outcomes

  • Balance competing demands from superiors and those you supervise
  • Systematically analyze organizational problems
  • Strategically plan agency and organizational change initiatives
  • Apply effective leadership styles
  • Assess the learning capacity of your organization

Course outline

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Day One
    • Leading in Turbulent Times
    • Situational Leadership
    • Change Dynamics and Tools: Overcoming Resistance
    • Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Roles

Day Two
    • Environmental Considerations
        o Definition of decision making and problem solving
        o Management Styles
        o Stakeholders
        o Communication
        o Ethical Decision Making
    • The Process
        o DecideX Instrument and Principles

Day Three
    • The Process Continued
    • Resilience

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