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Impactful Leadership for Experienced Professionals

Impactful Leadership for Experienced Professionals

Unleash Your Full Potential. Lead People and Teams Effectively.

Unlock your leadership potential: This immersive experience enables you to take advantage of cutting-edge theories and best practices to lead your own transformational change. Through hands-on exploration of networked leadership, transformational leadership, and the dynamics of power and influence, you will elevate your crucial leadership readiness.

During this intensive 3-day program for experienced professionals, you will gain profound insights into your leadership approach, investigating critical team dynamics to grasp the strategic impact of leadership at the organizational level.

Through 360-degree feedback, interactive exercises, role-playing, computer simulations, real-world case studies, peer coaching, and dynamic discussions, you will refine your core leadership strengths. Upon successful completion you will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate.

Advanced ManagementOrganizational LeadershipPersonal LeadershipLeadership
Suitable for participants with at least:
7YearsLeadershipexperience
15YearsWorkexperience
Program Faculty

Program Content

This high-performance leadership course runs over three days. You will experience learning through practice-oriented and hands-on methodologies such as: interactive exercises, role-plays, computer simulations, real-world case studies, peer coaching, and dynamic discussions. If you are interested, you can take part in a 360-degree leadership feedback assessment with an additional 60-minute Zoom session that enables you to fully understand and address the findings in your leadership assessment report.

Key focus 1: Power and influence

  • Distinguishing power from influence: Learn when and how to effectively use power and when to use your influence.
  • Influence mastery: Practice nine proven influencing tactics and explore seven irrational tactics.
  • Minority opinion impact: Develop strategies for influencing while advocating for a minority opinion.

Key focus 2: Leadership through networks

  • Leveraging diversity and trust: Maximize the potential of network diversity and build trust-based relationships.
  • Stakeholder mapping: Identify key stakeholders and strategize how to strengthen your connections.
  • Mastering stakeholder dynamics: Effectively navigate the intricate dynamics of stakeholder management.

Key focus 3: Ensuring ongoing, transformational change

  • Defining your leadership footprint: Assess the impact of your leadership on organizational transformation.
  • Charismatic messaging: Acquire techniques for delivering compelling messages that resonate and persuade.
  • Aligning values: Connect your core values to your leadership actions to lead with authenticity.
  • Fostering innovation: Cultivate a culture of creativity and innovation within your team.
  • Promoting individual growth: Develop coaching skills to nurture growth in your team.

Program Benefits

  • Gain control of your leadership journey
  • Attain in-depth actionable insights into your leadership strengths and path towards sustainable development
  • Lead change with more impact and less effort
  • Build stronger, more effective networks
  • Know when and how to use persuasive influencing tactics when working with board members, top management teams and other stakeholders

You will receive a WHU Executive Education Certificate after successfully completing the program.

Participant Profile

Who benefits most from the program?

  • Experienced leaders who are ready to reflect upon and add significant value to their leadership portfolio
  • Senior professionals willing to prepare themselves for their next leadership challenge
  • Experienced leaders with responsibility for managing cross-functional and/or international teams

Participants should have a minimum of 5-8 years of leadership experience.

The minimum number of participants for this program is 12.

Program Format and Module Dates

This 3-day program runs at WHU Campus Düsseldorf.

Impactful Leadership for Experienced Professionals

 - , Düsseldorf

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More Questions? Contact usYvonne KrackSenior Business Development Manager Executive Education

Excellence in Management Education

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Erkrather Str. 224a
40233 Düsseldorf

execed@whu.edu

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