Explore 7 leadership styles & learn how to use them to your advantage. 

This course empowers women leaders to foster their authentic leadership style and voice in the workplace. Through mini-lectures, reflection exercises, and reading materials, this course is going to set you up for winning leadership strategies that will make you shine in your own, unique ways. 

The objective of this course is to:

  • empower women leaders to foster their authentic leadership style and voice.
  • explore 7 different leadership styles.
  • understand the pros and cons of each style.
  • discover personal preferences and growth opportunities.
  • understand the implications of gender-based perceptions regarding each style.
  • transform typical pitfalls into healthier patterns. 
  • learn how to deal with being on the receiving end of the toxic version of each style. 
  • be a more authentic woman leader. 

This course is designed for: 

  • Women Leaders who want to make a difference through their leadership.  
  • HR and OD Leaders that want to promote more inclusion, diversity, and equality. 
  • Men that want to discover new leadership styles and help to make their organization more inclusive. 

Bundle this course with up to 3 Coaching Sessions for maximum effect. 

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Course Overview

  • 1
    Welcome and Introduction
    • Welcome and Course Overview
    • How to use this course
    • Some "Housekeeping"
    • Meet Erika ...
  • 2
    Unit #1 - The Purpose of Leadership
    • The Purpose of Leadership - Mini-Video Lecture
    • Self-Reflection Exercise
    • Reading Materials - What Makes a Leader
  • 3
    Unit #2 - Autocratic Leadership
    • Autocratic and Coercive Leadership Styles - Mini-Video Lecture
    • Self-Reflection Exercise - Staying Authentic While Situationally Using Autocratic Leadership
    • Reading Materials - Coping with Toxic Autocratic Leaders
    • Self-Reflection Exercise - Dealing with a Toxic Autocratic Leader on the Receiving End
  • 4
    Unit #3 - Affiliative Leadership
    • Affiliative Leadership - MIni-Video-Lecture
    • Self-Reflection Exercise
    • Reading Materials - Harmony, Team Effectiveness, and Creativity
  • 5
    Unit #4 - Democratic Leadership
    • Democratic Leadership - Intro
    • Self-Reflection Exercise
    • Reading Materials - Is Democratic Leadership Possible?
  • 6
    Unit #5 - Pace-Setting Leadership
    • Pace-Setting Leadership - Intro
    • Self-Reflection Exercise - Where Do We Go From Here
    • Reading Materials - Building a High-Performance Team
  • 7
    Unit #6 - Leader as Coach
    • The Leader as Coach - Mini Video Lecture
    • Reading Materials - Embedding a Leader as Coach Mentality in the Organization
    • Self-Reflection Exercise - Do I Have What It Takes?
  • 8
    Unit #7 - Visionary Leadership Style
    • Visionary Leadership - Mini Video Lecture
    • Reading Materials - Visionary Leadership
    • Self-Reflection Exercise - Igniting the Visionary Leader in You!
  • 9
    Unit #8 - Situational Leadership & Future U
    • Situational Leadership and Future U - Mini-Video Lecture
    • Reading Materials
    • Self-Reflection Exercises - Future U - Finding Your True Self as an Excellent Woman Leader
  • 10
    Next Steps
    • After completing this program, here is what you can do next ...
    • Upon Request - 1:1 Leadership Coaching Sessions

Recertification Credits & Certificate of Completion

LC GLOBAL® is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 8 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP. Additionally, this program has been submitted for 8.00  Business  recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). - Please get in touch with us if you want to take the course for recertification credits. Additional fees and activities may apply.

An LC GLOBAL® Certificate of Completion is available to all delegates who successfully complete the program.
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Recertification Credits & Certificate of Completion

Your Facilitator

  • Erika Jacobi, Ph.D.

    Erika Jacobi, Ph.D.

    Erika is the Executive Director LC GLOBAL®, a change and innovation consulting firm with presences in New York City and Munich, Germany. As an international business leader with 15+ years of experience, she has consulted with multinationals in Europe, the USA, and the Middle East. She has coached national and international business leaders, including Fortune 100 leaders. Her academic background is in Human and Organizational Behavior, Development and Systems. Her research focuses on the cognition, mindset, and identity in successful companies. Erika teaches Organizational Behavior and Theory, Change Leadership as well as Innovation Management at the Malcolm Baldrige School of Business and in the No 1 MBA Program of the European Business School.