Team Top Gun Leadership Program


Your knowledge of the subject matter, your high level of presentation and your enthusiastic manner of speaking made the program the most beneficial of any we have ever done. The focus on self evaluation along with the evaluation by others was particularly well received. Your comments about the implications of different leadership styles during mergers and acquisitions was also timely and enlightening." – Larry Peckham, Vice President at Verac, Inc.


Leadership Strategy - Presentation 
Intense competition has placed demands upon leaders to shorten product development cycles, increase quality, decrease cost and maximize employee involvement. This session presents the rationale for the switch to a leadership perspective and a strategy for tying the concepts together into a coherent framework. 
Interpersonal Effectiveness/Conflict Handling
- Presentation/Discussion

Using information provided by the Interpersonal Preferences Profile, participants learn about their predominant interpersonal style and its impact on motivation, presentation effectiveness and conflict management.
Management Style Preference Index
Instrument Analysis

Participants receive feedback on 16 dimensions of personality which affect leadership effectiveness. Then participants learn a model to increase the use of eight constructive dimensions and minimize the use of eight counter-productive styles.
Team Facilitation
- Exercise/Discussion

Participants are challenged to select a general manager for an operation from seven candidates. The exercise focuses on the critical role of team facilitator and outlines productive and dysfunctional aspects of team operations.
Psychological Assumptions
- Exercise and Debrief

Participants challenge their assumptions about leadership against the consensus of a wide body of research. Participants experience team facilitation issues, group dynamics, team synergy and consensus decision issues.  
Executive Effectiveness Profile
- Instrument Analysis
Each participant receives a detailed 360º look at his/her effectiveness in the eyes of the boss, team members and peers from back at the workplace. This process is a course highlight which forces participants to consider characteristics which currently contribute to his/her leadership effectiveness and suggestions for future change. 
The Associate Engagement Index
- Presentation/Discussion
Participants are given insight into the six areas which cause associates to actively engage in their work and six areas which cause them to disengage. Participants take home an instrument which will allow them to measure the level of engagement of their staff back at work.
Election To The Senate
- Exercise and Debrief

As newly elected Senators of the United States, participants must fulfill their promises and meet the needs of their people in an exiting simulation revolving around internal customer Service. The interaction of communication and trust with organization structure provides focal points for discussion.
Performance Driven Leadership System
- Presentation/Discussion
This important section covers methods for diagnosing the development level of associates and choosing the most appropriate style of supervision. Participants also learn an empowerment by objectives system as a way of using the system in the workplace. A counseling analysis model for dealing effectively with poor performance is also covered as is a template for associate career development.
Lost Mines
- Exercise and Debrief
One of the most exiting and challenging simulations ever created, teams must wisely manage their limited resources in a pressure-packed and hostile environment. Exercise highlights the critical nature of situation diagnostics, planning, goal setting, decision-making and leadership.
Project Leadership - Exercise/Discussion
Participants are tasked with planning a project and selling their ideas to their peers in an interactive simulation. Concepts of team synergy emerge when participants learn to focus on team structure and process.
Organization Environment
- Presentation
Using the Organization Environment Index, participants learn to diagnose productive and dysfunctional cultures or environments, and take steps to create a more productive working environment for all associates.
Team Building
- Presentation
The focus is on the stages high performing teams move through and the challenges which must be overcome as well as a three-step team development process.
Selecting"A" Players - Presentation/Discussion

In challenging economic times with fewer key slots to fill, it is critical that an enterprise place its bets on the right new hires and promotions. This section gives participants a framework for increasing the odds of selecting and promoting "A" players.
Leadership Team Dysfunction Index - Instrument Review
Participants are given a framework for understanding why some leadership teams are so successful in their workings with each other and why others are so dysfunctional. Participants take home an instrument to measure the relative level of dysfunction withing their leadership team back at work.

DAY 1 - 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
DAY 2 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Program Tuition

Tuition: $1,495.00/person
We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and corporate checks.

In-House Programs: The program can be conducted for in-house groups of up to 30 participants. Costs for an in-house program are $5,975.00 per day instructor's fee plus $445.00 per participant for exercises, materials and instruments. Travel, lodging, seminar space and equipment are extra.

To register, click below and use our Contact Form, and include the names, titles, mailing addresses, and phone numbers of all the persons who would like to attend the program. Please be sure to include the desired dates as provided. , You may also call us, or send us an email directly.

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