Leadership Training Modules

Droste is known for our highly facilitative approach to training; we leverage poignant learning moments to maximize the learner’s experience. Using our experience working with leaders, we developed courses focusing on areas that create the largest possible impact on business success.

We invite you to browse through our course catalog below to view their full course descriptions including course summary, objectives, benefits, tools used and format options. Filter courses by competencies or topics by clicking the titles themselves to learn more.

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By Competency


Accountability at Work

A key element of performance management involves holding employees accountable for results. Effective leaders expect accountability in all aspects of employee performance, from day-to-day actions and decisions to the achievement of long-term goals. In this course, participants will examine their current attitudes toward and approaches to accountability, beginning with their ability to model it. They will also explore the dynamics of accountability and learn the behaviors and practices that set the foundation for a culture of accountability on a team or in an organization.


Building Effective Relationships with Emotional Intelligence

The quality of a leader’s relationships with direct reports, colleagues, and customers is directly tied to success. This course explores how understanding emotional intelligence can help build professional relationships that are positive, productive, and effective. Emotional intelligence is made up of two main skills: personal competence, which is the ability [...]


Change Management

The ability to change is key to survival. Change is in every new project, every new customer, and every improvement in products or services. This course teaches the skills that individuals need to navigate and lead others through times of change. Participants will take the Change Style Indicator assessment to [...]


The Coaching Intensive

Droste’s Coaching Intensive presents a comprehensive, integrated approach to preparing leaders for success as internal coaches in their organizations. By combining a six-part workshop series with self-assessments, individual coaching sessions, self-study and reflection, and coaching practice, this program provides critical knowledge, insights, and skills that align with the competencies set [...]


Collaborating for Organizational Impact

An increasingly complex and global workplace demands a more sophisticated approach to collaboration in order to achieve success.  As organizations look to move from traditional structures to new delivery models, from fixed mindsets to a focus on growth and possibility, and from variability to consistency, the ability to collaborate between [...]


Conflict Management

Every person faces conflict at work. When left unmanaged, conflict creates undue stress on the individual and a loss of productivity in the organization. What makes conflict negative or positive is the way in which it is handled. This course describes five styles of conflict and how to best use [...]


Courageous Leadership

Today’s complex business challenges frequently require leaders to act with courage. This program helps participants define and understand the importance of courage in a leadership context. Participants will explore the factors that enable or limit a leader’s ability to demonstrate courage in general and in the culture of their organization. [...]


Critical Thinking

Leadership surveys across a range of industries and disciplines consistently identify the ability to think critically as essential to success. Critical thinking underpins a range of responsibilities and actions that leaders take on every day, such as decision making, problem solving, strategic planning, innovating, and managing risk. As jobs and [...]


Decision Making and Problem Solving

This program teaches a systematic approach to making decisions and solving problems in the workplace. Participants will consider the qualities and tendencies of effective decision makers and problem solvers, both according to research and based on their own personal experience. Participants will also examine various decision styles and reflect on [...]


Delegation and Accountability

The ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities to employees and hold them accountable for results is central to any leadership role. In both the classroom-based and virtual versions of this program, participants will examine practical, thoughtful approaches that promote effectiveness in both of these elements of managing performance. Self-assessments, individual [...]


Emotional Intelligence

Although the range of competencies that define an effective leader is broad and varied, at the core is emotional intelligence. Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize and manage your feelings and respond to the feelings and behaviors of others. This course explores how the elements of emotional intelligence—self-awareness, self-management, [...]