Now more than ever, your managers need to go beyond managing direct reports. They must have the ability to work in flat structures and drive cross-functional teams in order to achieve objectives.
Lead from the Middle equips your managers with the necessary skills to collaborate effectively, lead with empathy, and influence others in this new business landscape.
They will not only make a real impact in your organization but also thrive through complexity and uncertainty.
This program benefits:
Learned skills and behaviors
Influence and collaboration
Learn to communicate effectively by managing up,
down, and horizontally.
Generate innovative ideas
Develop diverse and curious thinking that sparks
Activate business success by increasing team
accountability to improve performance.
Create a safe environment where teams feel comfortable
contributing, failing, and learning.
Empower middle managers to develop essential leadership skills and mindset to:
Efficiently navigate flatter
Execute business strategy by nurturing accountability and
ownership within teams.
Drive team performance and
business outcomes, while fostering collaboration in any environment.
Lead from the Middle
4-week program – up to 15 learning hours
Targeted employee cohorts learn together in smaller groups of around 10
Facilitator-led, situational learning
Thought-leading content developed with these experts:
P.h.D. and strategic advisor, speaker, and global expert on leadership accountability and culture change.
Internationally recognized author, business consultant, facilitator, and keynote speaker.
Curriculum and Modules
Key learning points and outcomes
Program intro, learning goals, and expectations
|Week 1: |
The importance of embracing your leadership identity
How to create the conditions for success, even in complex and chaotic environments
The benefits of building strong, collaborative relationships
|Week 2: |
Lead yourself: challenge your assumptions
Recognize the value of curiosity in the workplace
Identify opportunities to think more divergently
Embrace failure for more effective innovation
|Week 3: |
Lead your team: create a safe, collaborative environment
The importance of psychological safety and empathy in the workplace
How to establish a psychologically safe environment for your team
Ideas for harnessing empathy when interacting with your team
|Week 4: |
Lead together: empower your team
to prepare your team for assuming leadership responsibilities
How to encourage accountability on your team
How to deal with conflict
The importance of acknowledging successes and sharing credit
|Program Wrap Up|
Program wrap up, impact
End of course survey
The CrossKnowledge advantage
Engaging content activities developed
with renowned experts and delivered
in a proven learning design.
Your employees learn together with
their peers and within the context of
One-on-one guidance and virtual
sessions packed with purposeful
interaction and peer-to-peer learning.