Innovative Leadership Comprehensive Leadership Development Programs


Innovative Leadership creates elite leaders and organizations that learn how to think and be, not just how to behave. Representing only 4% of US executives, Innovative Leaders confer a real competitive advantage in the New Economy. We synthesize leading-edge thinking and practices to enable leaders and their organizations to thrive — creating a better world for all.

The Innovative Leadership, comprehensive essentials program, is built on the proven Innovative Leadership framework published in ten award-winning books. These books and chapters included in other leadership texts are used in universities and corporations across the globe.

The facilitated course options include a joint certification from the Innovative Leadership Institute and Franklin University. 



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Innovative Leadership Comprehensive Programs

Curriculum: Comprehensive Leadership Development 


The comprehensive program consists of eight modules that provide you with a development process. These are all designed to support you as you elevate your leadership. The time commitment is approximately 30 hours of learning activity for the independent study portion of the program plus class time. 

Classes are generally 2-3 weeks apart for the facilitated programs to allow participants time for independent work between classes. Classes range from 1.5 - 2.5 hours depending on program options.

Participants can opt for a program teaching additional topics in each class. These topics can be tailored to your goals. The standard options are listed below. Each session requires reading, watching videos, listening to podcasts, and completing reflection exercises. Progams are designed with case studies to match the organizational level of participants.  Participants seeking certification must submit assignments to validate work quality.

Participants taking a certification class must also submit assignments to validate assignment completion according to academic standards required for certification. 




Outcomes of this program:

  • Understand Innovative Leadership – Requirements for Leading Effectively in Complex and Interconnected Organizations
  • Improve Self-Awareness
  • Identify Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Use Data Driven Assessments and Goals to Identify a Development Plan
  • Identify your Development Support Team to Build Accountability and Support
  • Build Stronger Leadership Skills
  • Retain Skill Advancements and Apply them Regularly to Drive Organizational Success

This program reflects a highly sought-after MBA course; it is data-driven, research-based, and proven with thousands of participants. Leaders who actively engage with this program become significantly more effective.

At the end of each program, you will have developed critical leadership skills to succeed in today's fast-paced environment. You will have applied these new skills and behaviors in your current work, gained feedback from learning partners, and if you fully engage with the program, you will be well on your way to becoming an even more successful leader. You will also continually understand the process of growing and evolving throughout your career. 

Leaders who build the essentials join the elite cadre of Innovative Leaders! They are equipped to manage in today's complex environment.