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LEAD: Leadership Excellence and Development Series

New Series Starts April 10, 2024

I'm Ready to LEAD

Are you ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? IIAT & New Level Partners are excited to present LEAD: Leadership Excellence and Development Series.

As an agency leader, you juggle numerous responsibilities every day, from team production to individual staff needs. However, it's crucial not to forget about your own professional growth and development. LEAD is your opportunity to strengthen your leadership foundation, learn essential techniques, and collaborate with fellow front-line leaders to gain invaluable insights.

You can register to attend all six LEAD workshops ($480) or register to attend individual ones ($95 per workshop).

“Being able to collaborate with other leaders from different business spectrums was a great way to get varying opinions.“ LEAD Graduate, 2024

The LEAD Program

The LEAD Series consists of six virtual workshops, each packed with 90 minutes of practical, skill-based content and real-world scenarios. The member cost to attend all six workshops is $480, or $95 for each.

  1. Foundations of Effective Leadership


    What’s covered?

    • Qualities of an Effective Leader
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Building Trust
    • Leadership Skills Inventory
    • Empowering the Team
    • Setting Priorities and Managing Your Time

  2. Communications and Relationship Management

    What’s covered?

    • Communication Styles and Preferences
    • Relationship Myths
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Leading Projects and Meetings
    • Coaching to Performance Outcomes

  3. Coaching to Performance Outcomes

    What’s covered?

    • Delivering Feedback
    • Goal Setting
    • Empowering the Team
    • Performance Management
    • Difficult Conversations and Conflict Resolution

  4. Difficult Conversations & Conflict Resolution

    What’s covered?

    • Understanding Team Dynamics
    • Types of Conflict
    • Key Steps for Managing Conflict

  5. Talent Strategies

    What’s covered?

    • Talent Recruitment
    • Effective Interviewing
    • Managing Multi-Generational Workforces
    • Retaining Talent
    • Introduction to Success Planning

  6. Leading Hybrid Teams

    What’s covered?

    • Success Factors
    • Impact of Proximity and Dependence
    • Gaining Consensus on Team Agreements
    • Evaluating Your Team's Effectiveness

“As a new leader with little experience, LEAD has given me the confidence and framework to better guide my team.“ LEAD Graduate, 2024
“One of my biggest challenges as a manager is being able to effectively communicate and mentor to younger generations I struggle to understand. The LEAD program addressed this issue, and I enjoyed hearing how other agencies handle the same challenges.“ LEAD Graduate, 2024

Empower yourself to lead with confidence!

Whether you're a seasoned leader or just starting on your leadership journey, there's something for everyone in these dynamic workshops.

Ready to LEAD
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Kier Lewis

Programs Manager

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