The Leadership Challenge

Based on the bestselling and award-winning book The Leadership Challenge by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, this workshop demystifies leadership development and approaches it as a measurable, learnable, and teachable set of behaviors. It establishes a unique underlying philosophy that leadership is everyone’s business.


  • Establish principles concerning the way people (constituents, peers, colleagues, and customers alike) should be treated
  • Create a vision that inspires others
  • Learn to search for opportunities by seizing the initiative and looking outward for innovative ways to improve
  • Discover ways to collaborate by building trust and facilitating relationships
  • Recognize contributions by showing appreciation for individual excellence


  • Proven methods that lead to effective leadership behaviors
  • An inspired vision to be shared with colleagues
  • Best practices for collaboration and recognition

Supported Competency Focus Area(s)


In-person: 1-5 days*

*Can be modified for virtual environments


  • Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) – Self and Observers
  • LPI 360 (online version, includes self-assessment and unlimited observer assessments)

Ready to bring this program to your organization?