Leadership Simplified: Doug Van Dyke

Florida Manufacturers’ Leadership Development Program
Phase IV:  September 12, 2019

Description of Program

  • 5 interactive meetings                  
  • Case studies                                 
  • Targeted training/coaching          
  • Online private leadership forum  
  • Open dialogue

Between September and November, 2019 participants will engage in a highly interactive leadership development program facilitated by Doug Van Dyke of Leadership Simplified. Each session will take place from 11am – 1pm. The location will rotate between the various participating organizations.


Testimonials from Past Phase IV Participants

“Phase IV and the case studies have been some of the most beneficial exercises I’ve ever done in my professional career.”

“Very engaging. A fantastic learning experience.”

“Enlightening and very fun. A great way to reinforce and extend what we have learned.”

“The practice of the presentation skills was very useful. Also, the real-life case studies were interesting. Thank you!”

“Very informative and a great way to extend our learning curve.”

“Fantastic case study program delivered as always by Doug’s coaching skills”

“Phase IV was the most engaging Phase thus far. The content was more than relevant and thought-provoking. The group discussion encouraged a more expanded mindset when problem solving leadership obstacles.”

“Great opportunity to put yourself in alternative situations and problem solve out.”

“Very useful, practical case studies. Gave great context in which to apply principles from previous Phases.”


Meeting Dates, Locations, Topics & Takeaways

Session #1 –

Presentation: The State of Leadership in 2018

Topic: Every Idea Is Not A Good Idea – How to encourage innovation while maintaining group focus

Case Study: The Single-Task Conundrum – Evaluating & Positioning a Good Idea

Leadership Training Topics: Change Checklist; Steps to Driving Effective Change; Communication; Judgment


Session #2 

Topic: Use work silos to your advantage and breakdown barriers to effective communication

Case Study: Not Playing Nice In The Sandbox

Leadership Training Topics: Horizontal Leverage, Vertical Leverage, Working Agreements 


Session #3 

Topic: Problem-Solving – What to always do, and what pitfalls to avoid

Presentation: Six Steps to Problem-Solving

Case Study: You’re a model employee, wait, no, you’re a nightmare

Leadership Training Topics: Problem-Solving; Decision Making, Driving Action


Session #4 

Topic: How The Heck Do I Motivate Sally?

Case Study: Why isn’t everyone as motivated as I am?

Leadership Training Topics: Motivation, Teambuilding, OnBoarding


Session #5 

Topic: How do leaders influence and/or change an organization’s culture?  

Case Study: Visioning – creating, communicating and executing a compelling vision  

Leadership Training Topics: Setting Cultural Expectations, Implementing New Processes, Change Management


Investment Per Participant

Tuition includes access to 5 training sessions, a Certificate of Accomplishment, a signed copy of Leadership Simplified – The Field Guide for Savvy Leaders, and access to online materials. The minimum class size is sixteen participants. This unique, program is $500 per participant.


September 12, 2019


Central Florida

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