Executive Challenge

Course topic:

Executive Management

Format availability:



5 Days

Introduction to the course

This ‘Executive Challenge’ training course provides managers, leaders, and executives with a solid skill-base from which to navigate today’s challenging business landscape, as well as elicit remarkable performance from their direct reports. By developing their competencies in this way, delegates will take their leadership abilities to the next level, and in doing so help drive the success of their organizations.

In this intensive, 5-day training course, participants will live up to the above expectations by engaging with a range of success-critical executive leadership skills. Delegates will explore their own personal leadership styles and discover how profoundly they influence the engagement, performance, and output-quality of those teams and individuals they lead. They will discover how to grow and develop their influence within their organizations by shaping their own executive presence. Furthermore, delegates will lift their skills for leading others through complex, volatile and uncertain business conditions.

As a result of investing in this course, participants will return to their workplaces with a toolbox filled with cutting-edge skills for solving business problems, for building positive engagement, as well as for creating an empowering climate marked by open communication and genuine commitment.

This training course will highlight:

  • The pivotal impact of executive leaders
  • Self-discovery: explore your leadership strengths and preferences
  • Developing your executive presence and influence
  • Leading organizational change and transformation
  • Leading in the digital context

Course details

At the end of this executive training course, you will learn to:

  • Develop your leadership self-awareness
  • Grow your resilience and adaptability
  • Shape a team climate for high-performance results
  • Apply modern change-management skills
  • Lead in the face of uncertainty and volatility

This innovative and dynamic training course will utilize a variety of adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This will include highly interactive and engaging group- as well as individual activities, relevant leadership case studies, worked examples and specifically targeted content videos.

Organizations who invest in their executives’ development stand to gain a range of benefits from this training course, including:

  • A higher calibre of managers, leaders, and executives
  • Improved staff engagement and performance
  • A more proactive and enabled workforce
  • Increased ability to retain and attract key talent
  • Incrementally boost the organizations ability to compete and perform
  • Improved leadership bench-strength

Delegates will benefit from participating in this executive training course in multiple ways, including:

  • Accelerate your growth and development as an executive
  • Create an engaging environment that people want to be a part of
  • Solve tough business challenges with more ease
  • Develop your reputation as a manager and leader
  • Position yourself for future promotions and opportunities
  • Become a highly valued and influential employee

This training course is aimed specifically at mid-level and executive level managers and leaders, and those who might be moving into such positions in the near future.

This Executive training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Mid-Level Managers
  • Senior Managers, Directors and Executives
  • Divisional, Functional and Regional Leaders
  • Leaders earmarked for promotion into executive positions
  • Individuals who want to lift their leadership abilities to the next level

Daily Agenda

DAY 1: Leading Yourself:
  • The pivotal impact of executive leaders
  • Leveraging situational leadership
  • Developing resilience and dealing with stress
  • Learning about the MBTI for self-awareness
  • The JOHARI Window
DAY 2: Mobilizing People:
  • Managing, leading and ‘living in the middle’
  • Fostering accountability in others
  • Shaping your team’s vision
  • The art and science of motivation
  • Transformational leadership
  • Creating a high-performance climate
DAY 3: Developing your influence:
  • The subtle art of influencing
  • Delivering impactful presentations
  • Mastering conflict resolution in the workplace
  • Shaping your executive presence
  • Negotiating for success
DAY 4: Transforming organizations:
  • Strategic thinking
  • Leading versus managing change
  • The change iceberg model
  • Human reactions to organizational change
  • Modern approaches to managing change and transformation
DAY 5: Executive leadership skills for the 21st century:
  • Leading through volatility and uncertainty
  • Managing complexity and ambiguity
  • Leading in the digital context
  • Managing remote and hybrid teams
  • Action planning

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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07-11 Jul 2025
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Course customization available

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