Executive Leadership Academy FAQs
Who is this training program for?
Lead4Success: Emerging Leaders, Professional Staff
Better Conversations Everyday: Designed to help leaders at all levels build confidence around everyday conversations.
What is the focus of the Lead4Success Program?
Lead 4 Success equips people at all levels of an organization to master the fundamentals of leadership.
This 2-day program is designed to advance leaders to high-performing leadership by developing four fundamental leadership skills that are foundational to career success: Self-awareness, Learning Agility, Influence, and Communication.
How shall I prepare for the Lead4Success workshop?
Once registered, each participant completes a short survey, serving as the foundation for self-awareness.
Each participant also prepares a Key Leadership Challenge which helps anchor the course information in a real-world context.
What is the focus of the Better Conversations Workshop?
BCE participants learn and practice four key conversation behaviors: Listening to Understand, Asking Powerful Questions, Challenging with Feedback and Support, then Establishing Next Steps.
Participants will practice every behavior, give and receive developmental feedback, engage in different formats for conversations, and create a communications goal for their return to work. The class design allows the participant to put the new skills to work the minute they leave the classroom.
How shall I prepare for the Better Conversations Everyday workshop?
Each person brings a key leadership challenge to begin their conversations.
Should I participate in both training programs?
How: The combined class offers the participant the full suite of skills needed to be successful, regardless of level in the organization. Every leader needs to have self-awareness, and employees and managers alike need to know how to better converse across the structures of their organization. This class provides a one-stop shop to not only provide the skills, but offer practice and feedback in the learning of the skills.
Additional Notes: The classes are highly complementary and offer an excellent insight into the skills needed to be a successful leader.
What is the format for these programs?
Live, instructor-led (Citadel Department of Leadership Studies Graduate Program)
How much do the training programs cost?
Lead 4 Success (2-day program): $2,000
Better Conversations Everyday (1-day program): $950
Combination: Lead 4 Success & Better Conversations Everyday (3-day combined program): $2,500
Participants who register for the combined program receive a 15% discount.
Is there a virtual option?
The Citadel Executive Leadership Academy programs are offered live, in a face-to-face environment.
Who can I reach out to if I have questions?
Please email any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When are the programs offered?
Lead 4 Success: TBD
Better Conversations Everyday: TBD
Where are the Executive Leadership Academy programs held?
Executive Leadership Academy programs are held on The Citadel Campus at the Swain Boating Center on the Ashley River
Will parking be available?
Free parking will be available on campus for Executive Leadership Academy participants during program hours. Please be sure to bring your Citadel parking pass provided in your welcome packet to campus.
Where should I stay?
Participants are free to select their own housing accommodations. Recommendations for Hotels and Lodging in Charleston can be found here.
What is included in the registration cost?
Your registration cost will cover: