Cox Leadership Academy

  • Overview

    In order to lead your teams to their highest capabilities and performance, you must know how to communicate a compelling vision, model the behavior you seek and encourage others to take action. You must understand fundamental human needs for safety and belonging, whether it is face to face or virtual, and also inspire and influence others positively to give their best.

  • Leading in a Digital Age

    Learning Objectives: 

    • Gain an understanding of the digital landscape and better understand the resources to help them make sense of the digital economy
    • Gain an understanding of the disruptive technologies shaping business and industry
    • Analyze current industry trends and predicted shifts from within and outside of their industry
    • Understand the shifting skill set of leaders in the new economy
    • Plan ongoing growth and development

    The Digital Leader - Discover, Disrupt, Deliver - Business and industry are shifting at an exponential rate. Whether its new business models or the many technologies enabling disruption, we are on the cusp of a massive transformation in all aspects of our lives. This interactive and fast-paced session is designed to help non-tech oriented managers better understand the current landscape of disruptive technologies, identify opportunities in their own organization/industry, and equip them with a plan to ensure relevance in an ever-changing landscape - regardless of industry.

    Scott Allen

  • Leading High Performing Teams Touch on Virtual, Distributed And Shared Leadership

    Learning Objectives:

    • Framework – Five requirements for team effectiveness
    • Examine leadership roles that contribute to team effectiveness Discover the importance of team identity and team norms
    • Explore issues related to team development

    Successful teamwork underlies nearly all work situations. Understanding how teams develop and when to intervene underlies the successful team leadership. You will learn how to help team members exercise the leadership and guidance that isn’t granted by title or status.

    Vanessa Druskat

  • Decision-Making Traps And Biases that Impact Results

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn specific facilitation techniques for use in group problem solving and decision making discussions 
    • Deliver tools for decision making: assessing risk, determining value, evaluating ease of implementation and prioritizing options

    This session will provide skills and tools that can be applied immediately. It is a simple and effective system that increases productivity. The principle behind the method is “parallel thinking” which ensures that all the people in a meeting/team/project are focused on and thinking about the same subject at the same time.

    Jerry Magar

  • The Situation Room Experience Leadership Challenge

    Challenge your team to a two hour event highlighting communication, decision making, critical thinking and crisis management.

    The realistic training scenario immerses high-achieving, goal oriented professionals in an international crisis scenario based on presidential history and primary source documents.

    This simulation demands a high level of performance as participants assume the roles of the White House crisis management team, members of the intelligence community, and the media all facing multiple challenges in real time.

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