The challenges of a contemporary workplace present unique growth opportunities for leaders in the 21st century. In this 21st Century Leadership training course, you learn to manage the sea change revolutionizing business today, consider the impact of swift and evolving technologies, and understand the needs of a culturally diverse and multi-generational workforce in an uncertain business environment. Learn critical leadership skills for a 21st century workplace & achieve outstanding results in this 3-day course.
Save More On Training with FlexVouchers – A Unique Training Savings Account
Our FlexVouchers help you lock in your training budgets without having to commit to a traditional 1 voucher = 1 course classroom-only attendance. FlexVouchers expand your purchasing power to modern blended solutions and services that are completely customizable. For details, please call 888-843-8733 or chat live.
In Class & Live, Online Training
Time Zone Legend:
Eastern Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Mountain Time ZonePacific Time Zone
Note: This course runs for
*Events with the Partial Day Event clock icon run longer than normal but provide the convenience of half-day sessions.
Jul 29 - 31
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
Reserve Your Seat
Course 906, Management Skills for an IT Environment
21st Century Leadership Course Outline
Identifying key 21st Century leadership challenges
The focus of great leadership
Assessing Your Readiness for 21st Century Leadership
Choosing a new identity
Revisiting your personal leadership identity
Challenging your assumptions and perceptions
Reaching your maximum potential
Evaluating your scope for growth
Raising the bar for yourself and others
Creating Engagement in the Contemporary Workplace
Creating a positive team dynamic
Being transparent, open and honest
Expanding your thinking from your head to your heart
Moving decision making nearer the action
Sharing power through a distributed leadership model
Building high employee engagement
Identifying and utilizing drivers for engagement
Leading rather than managing behaviors
Overcoming barriers to commitment
Instilling excellence through learning, sharing and growing
Creating a Climate of Trust in the Digital Age
Breaking through technology filters
Recognizing the limitations of digital communications
Creating a higher level of openness to counter digital limits
Re-establishing human-to-human connectivity
Prioritizing relationship building and collaboration
Restoring trust in a low-trust climate
Countering the damaging effects of technology
Proactively leading through trust
Championing Change in a VUCA (Volatile/Uncertain/Complex/Ambiguous) World
Pushing beyond the comfort zone of outdated leadership models
Moving your organization into unchartered territory
Inviting diverse perspectives to create commitment to change
Broadening options for leading change and supporting people
Making judgment calls that move beyond data and leveraging intuition
Managing the tension that dilemmas create
Navigating Multi-Generational and Diverse Teams
Leveraging diversity to foster growth, strength and innovation
Developing a global mindset to bridge cultural differences
Building successful relationships across differences in style, culture and generation
Structuring team interactions
Embracing multi-disciplinary teams
Exposing biases, assumptions and blind spots
Creating purposeful teams
Nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace
Building Bridges to the New VUCA (Vision/Understanding/Clarity/Agility)
Responding to VUCA through adaptive leadership
Communicating clearly with specific intent
Gaining fresh perspectives and staying flexible
Seeking the right solutions through the right questions
Applying a new mindset to lead in turbulent times
Practicing mindfulness for calmness and clarity
Demonstrating social intelligence
Learning from chaos, setbacks and successes
Powering Up for 21st Century leadership
Assessing your new leadership competence
Identifying what you’ve learned and still need to learn
Crafting your leadership development blueprint
Mapping your leadership journey
Balancing between producing and leading
Creating a legacy of excellence
21st Century Leadership Training FAQs
What is 21st century leadership?
The changing, revolutionizing business, considering the impact of evolving technologies, and understanding the needs of culturally diverse and multi-generational workforce in an uncertain business environment.
What is VUCA?
VUCA is the Volatile Uncertain Complex Ambiguous world.
Can I learn 21st century leadership online?
Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want, including online training.
Can I earn Professional Development Units for the 21st Century Leadership: Inspiring Excellence and Engagement course?
Yes, you can receive PDUs from the 21st Century Leadership: Inspiring Excellence and Engagement course.