Leadership Institute at Columbus State University
The Leadership Institute at Columbus State University is a university-based consulting group that provides expertise and training in:

• Leadership Development
• Assessments
• Executive Coaching
• Strategic Planning
• Team Building

The Leadership Institute develops and enhances the leader’s skills by engaging them in challenging, interactive workshops. The Leadership Institute conducts leadership development programs for first line supervisors through senior management executives. Our training transforms the culture and character of your workplace so that each employee is more productive, more resourceful, more intuitive and more engaged.

Main Services
Assessment tools are critical to attracting, developing and retaining your most valuable asset: your employees. The Leadership Institute offers a suite of tools to assess individual leaders and the synergy of your leadership team.
• Emergenetics
• Benchmarks (360°®)
• 360 By Design, a customized Leadership Skills Inventory
• Executive Dimensions
• Prospector
• Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
• DISC Personality Profile System
• Values Model Assessment
• Global Models of Leadership
• BarOn EQ-i®
• BarOn EQ 360 ™
• Emotional and Social Competency Inventory (ESCI)
• Hogan Assessments Suite (Performance Predictor Assessments)
• The Hogan Personality Inventory (HPI)
• Hogan Development Survey (HDS)
• Motives, Values, Preferences Inventory (MVPI)
• Hogan Business Reasoning Inventory (HBRI)

Executive Coaching
Leadership Institute facilitators are certified executive coaches. One-on-one personal coaching is a powerful tool to leverage personal leadership strengths with specific leadership challenges. Based upon selected leadership assessment tools, coaching sessions will vary in depth and duration.

Experiential Learning Activities
The Leadership Institute believes in true experiential learning in order to enhance classroom learning. We have customized activities that immerse participants in results-driven experiential learning. The Leadership Institute customizes each itinerary to integrate each organization’s vision, mission, values and desired leadership competencies. Supplementing each learning experience with effective facilitation and focused debriefs, we ensure that participants connect insights with action and results.
• Picture Your Team
• The Amazing Race Challenge
• Whitewater RUSH
• Conquer the Rock
• Mission: Space Odyssey
• Comedy U presented by Springer Institute
• Conducting Unplugged: Working in Harmony
• Recipe for Success
• Camp NIM Basic Training
• Oxbow Adventures
• Zipline Adventures

Leadership Development Session Samples
The Leadership Institute believes that teaching leadership skills improves performance at all levels within an organization. We recognize that leadership development requires an intensive effort on part of the individual through self-awareness and self development, so we offer both group and individual sessions.
• Engaging Your Team
• Coaching and Developing a High Performance Teams
• Leading a High Performance Team
• Five Characteristics of a Great Team
• Customer Focused Leadership
• Effective Customer Communications
• Conflict Resolution
• Making Communication Work at Work
• Generational Differences or Generational Similarities in the Workplace
• Developing Yourself and Others
• Using Your Time Effectively
• Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness
• Foundations of Leadership
• Leading Change
• Supervising and Empowering
• How to Develop a Personal Leadership Development Plan
• Creating a Leadership Profile
• The Leader as a Coach and Mentor
• Creating Vision, Mission and Values
• SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) Exercise and Strategic Planning
• Adaptive Leadership
• Climate and Culture
• The Changing Nature of Leadership

706-568-5101 | (Fax) 706-569-2693 | 3100 Gentian Blvd. | Columbus, Ga. | 31907
LeadershipInstitute@ColumbusState.edu | www.ColumbusState.edu/Leadership