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San Diego Convention Center

Jun 16, 2024 9:00 AM - Jun 16, 2024 5:00 PM

111 W Harbor Drive, , San Diego, CA 92101 , USA

Leadership Bootcamp

This is an in-person pre-meeting Short Course in conjunction with the DIA Global Annual Meeting.


Pre-registration required and is an additional fee.

*Please note: Short Courses are stand-alone events. Registration for the main conference, forum, etc. are not mandatory.

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Whether you are a manager, a team leader, or simply someone who wants to be more influential in your personal and professional life, this short course will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to be an effective leader. You will have the opportunity to practice and hone your leadership skills and receive feedback from others. Identify your strengths and weaknesses as a leader and how to leverage them in your everyday life.

This leadership bootcamp will focus on the following key areas and provide hands-on opportunities to apply your leadership skills and practice overcoming common leadership challenges. This workshop will be delivered through a combination of lectures to introduce key concepts and group exercises for role-playing and hands-on practice the key elements of leadership. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn from an experienced leader, mentor, and coach, and to practice their leadership skills in a safe and supportive environment.

By the end of this bootcamp, participants will have honed their leadership skills and will be able to:

  • Understand the key principles of effective leadership and stakeholder management
  • Build strong team alignment with team members that collaborate well with one another
  • Develop the skills to influence others without requiring formal authority
  • Motivate and inspire others to achieve their goals
  • Communicate clearly and effectively especially when delegating to others
  • Solve problems effectively
  • Manage conflict
  • Practice the art of negotiation
  • Make sound decisions under pressure
  • Lead people through change effectively
  • Adapt their leadership style to the individual situation
  • Be respected as a leader with integrity

Register for two or more Short Courses and receive $50 off each Short Course! Purchases must be made at the same time to receive the discount. Discounts will be reflected on the last page of the cart.

Who should attend?

Professionals involved in or interested in becoming a more effective leader, regardless of their current position or title.

Learning objectives

By the end of this bootcamp, participants will have honed their leadership skills and will be able to:
  • Apply the key principles of effective leadership and stakeholder management at all levels in an organization
  • Perform hands-on practice strategies to overcome leadership challenges such as aligning teams on a common vision, dealing with difficult people, prioritizing and managing expectations, developing effective negotiation strategies, making tough decisions, facing change, etc.

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