“As a leader, your every action has a consequence; make sure it’s the one you intend.”

-Katherine Bryant

Leadership Skills Training Programs

Executive leadership Training, San DiegoExcellence in leadership is the foundation for driving optimal organizational results that matter most. Leaders who make the biggest difference know that a consistent focus on developing leadership acumen is vital to ongoing success in today’s rapidly changing business climate.   The SD LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE can accelerate leaders’ capability in driving organizational success by tapping into leadership potential and building expertise for success at each level of leadership.

We take a customized approach to the unique challenges leaders face and the competencies required for each stage of their leadership journey. We believe transformational leadership development comes from a facilitated learning approach that targets the specific learning needs of the individuals. We operate in cohort settings with a variety of leadership topics to select from in order to meet the ongoing development needs of individuals and teams. We pride ourselves in providing an experiential learning environment that is facilitated rather than “prescriptive” (the traditional classroom and content delivery courses that typically don’t create sustained results).

Training Options To Build And Advance The Capabilities Of Your Most Precious Asset; Your People

SD LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE provides solution-based training and development for leaders and teams through a variety of facilitated learning workshop experiences.

OUR TRAINING APPROACH is both individualized and strategic with a focus on facilitation and transformation. We have extensive experience as leaders and trainers in corporate roles, so we get it; however, we partner to understand the specific challenges and developmental priorities within the context of YOUR business strategies, goals and objectives.

Our Facilitated Learning Experiences

Our Training Topics Include

  • Leadership & Management Skills
  • Emotional & Social Intelligence for Leaders
  • Self-Awareness for Leaders
  • Leadership Presence & Personal Branding
  • Behavioral Interviewing & Smart Hiring Skills
  • Coaching Fundamentals for Leaders
  • Navigating & Managing Conflict for Leaders
  • Effective Communication Skills for Leaders
  • Active Listening for Improved Conversations
  • Appreciative Inquiry & Judger Vs. Learner Skills
  • Essentials of Building & Maintaining Trust
  • New Manager/supervisor Training
  • Leading a Multi-generational Workforce
  • Essentials of Managing Performance
  • Performance Evaluations & Conversations
  • Essentials of Documenting Discipline
  • Resume Building & Interviewing Techniques
  • Leadership Coaching Skills

Team Effectiveness Workshops

Team Topics Include

  • Emotional & Social Intelligence for Teams
  • Strengths Finder for Teams
  • Effective Communication for Teams (Using DISC)
  • Leverage Performance Knowing Preference (Using Meyers-Briggs)
  • Navigating & Overcoming Conflict for Teams
  • Essentials of Team Dynamics & Stages of Team Development
  • Active Listening for Improved Conversations for Teams
  • Appreciative Inquiry & Judger Vs. Learner Skills for Teams
  • Essentials for Building & Maintaining Trust on a Team
Leadership Skills or Behavior Challenges

We offer a 6 and 12 month leadership training programs designed to be hosted at the employer’s location with a cohort of peer leaders from various functional areas of the organization.

Leaders convene in a confidential forum and take a deep dive into learning about themselves as individuals and leaders as they experience and learn the techniques of coaching and empowering others to be accountable.