Executive Leadership Strategies: Organizational Health for the 21st Century (New Course)

40 Hour Training Course / KLEC Approved for 4.0 CEUs

$795.00 Discounted rate if paid by cash/check / $820.00 If paid by credit card

Course Description:

This training course presents a unique opportunity for executive level personnel (chief law enforcement executives and staff level command level personnel). The course facilitates a team approach in developing valuable take-aways” in the form of action plans, enhanced communications, and consensus on internal/external organizational issues.

The course of study exposes participants to the key elements necessary for well-planned organizational change. A variety of topics and techniques will be covered that will prepare participants to engage in values-based leadership that will foster rewarding relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. The focus of the training course will serve to facilitate executive-level strategic planning and analysis.

The learning environment and case study/capstone exercise will be interactive with frequent group discussions in order to draw on the experience and expertise of the participants themselves as well as from the experience the instructors bring to the classroom. Practical and scenario-based exercises, along with case study presentations, information sharing and discussion within the class, will provide the opportunity for course participants to understand issues from many different viewpoints to assist them in operationalizing concepts as they are discussed.

Participants will be presented with material and instruction designed to facilitate and encourage a positive, developmental, forward-thinking role for a leading a values-based organization. This is accomplished by not only helping the participant to become successful, but by assisting in leading his/her agency in a successful direction.

Course Topics and Areas of Study:

  • Organizational Universe Framework
  • Team Synergy
  • Value-Driven Policing
  • Mentally Strong People
  • Leadership Approaches: Transactional, Transformational & Situational
  • Servant Leadership
  • Values-Based Leadership
  • Strategic Planning: The 8-Step Process In Leading Change
  • Leading Those Who Don't Want to Follow
  • Trust: The Currency of Leadership
  • Ten Communication Secrets of Great Leaders
  • Emotional Intelligence

Course Materials and Equipment


Course materials (i.e., Powerpoint presentations, handouts, articles, etc.) will be provided electronically for this course on a computerized access link provided to registered students prior to the class.   It is highly recommended that students download course materials to a laptop, tablet or other device  prior to the first day of class and bring the device with them to the course.  Otherwise, students should print SPI-provided course materials from the access link and bring printed materials with them to class.

In order to download course materials from the access link, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel software (Office Suite) should be installed on laptop, tablet or other device.

Who Should Attend:

Law enforcement personnel serving in executive level (staff command) positions,  those aspiring to reach that level in policing, or those responsible for implementing successful organizational change.

Based on participant feedback, organizational team dynamics are enhanced by chief executives attending this training along with their command staff personnel.


Glenn Skeens

Ed Brodt

Upcoming Training:

If this course is not currently scheduled, it can be brought to your region by a co-hosting agency or through a contract. Learn more.


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What Our Graduates Are Saying:

“This class provided a great environment to enhance the cohesion of the command staff.  The development of action items was an unexpected benefit from the class.  We are leaving with a solid plan to make a number of tangible improvements to the department.”

“I liked the open discussions and the varied opinions that were offered.  It opened people’s eyes to other styles of leading.”

“This was the best leadership course I have attended in my 27 years of police service…the information provided by the instructors along with the dialogue with fellow commanders was exceptional.”

“This was a great course on leadership with real life experiences.  I enjoyed utilizing these ideas and instruction towards issues in our Department.”

“Great course.  This can be utilized with one representative from an agency or multiple.”

“Course was worthwhile as it reminds leaders of fundamentals.  The collaboration was essential amongst students as each was allowed to learn of differing techniques and interpretations.”

“I have really enjoyed the class.  Both instructors were able to keep everyone in the class engaged in the conversation.  Many departmental issues were discussed however, this course helped in finding solutions.”