Being a confident and skilled leader takes experience and proper training. Effective leaders have the ability to motivate others, confront performance issues, and manage their time effectively.
Our Fundamentals of Leadership training program combines best practices with real life examples to create a fast paced, participatory learning environment. Attendees are engaged through the use of group discussions, role playing, self-assessment and action planning.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This program is for supervisors, team leaders, and managers.
Being a Good Follower
Goal Setting and Prioritization
Eliminating Time Wasters and Interruptions
Persuasion and Negotiation Approaches
Coaching and Development
Building a Cohesive Team
Motivating and Mentoring Others
Handling Low Performers and Poor Attitudes
Wrap-up and Developmental Action Planning
At a Glance
8:30 – 4:30- Day 1
8:30 – 1:00 - Day 2
Average class size
September 15-16, 2022
- All needed materials are provided
- Lunch is included
- Attire is business casual
"While I was skeptical at first, this was a great experience for me. Since returning, I have been focused on engaging my employees, delegation, and listening skills."
Chief Information Officer, Servis1st Bank
"Certainly the most in depth and beneficial training I have attended. As much as I learned from the training, I learned just as much from the peer interactions as we shared our experiences from different industries."
Quality Manager, Western Container Corporation
"All the topics were important and meaningful, particularly in cultivating skills that improve my ability to be an accountable leader."
Project Manager, McAbee Construction
“I learned some great lessons on team effort, delegation, and communication.”
General Manager, Solberg Foam
Green Bay, Wisconsin
"During the Strategic Leader training, I learned that leadership is the art of empowering those around you."
- Mike Hall
Plant Manager, Coca-Cola United
"Blankenship & Seay has been integral to our growth and development throughout the years. This seminar is a core part of our leadership development efforts."
- Bill Jones CEO, Retired O'Neal Steel
"This seminar helped me refine my leadership style and presence."
- Luke Chung, Vice President of Administration, Merchandising Displays, WestRock
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
"They created a great atmosphere for learning; I particularly enjoyed the group interaction."
- Malcolm Edwards
Engineering Manager, Rexam Beverage Can
Winston Salem, North Carolina
"I learned valuable lessons in a systematic way about delegation and coaching."
- Senthil Natarajan
Assistant General Manager, McWane Gulf
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
"Incredible class. I have learned many concepts that I will use in my professional and personal life."
- Martin Boucher
Senior Account Manager, Altec Industries
Milton, Ontario, Canada
"Leadership training with Blankenship & Seay was a very valuable experience for me. I truly appreciate the opportunity to learn from other leaders outside of my own organization.
- Yvette Mahan, PHR
Human Resource Manager, RockTenn
"The class content was great, but the peer interaction was invaluable."
- Michael Lytle
Consultant, Highland Associates
"I greatly benefited from the feedback provided in the seminar; I have a much greater understanding of myself and of how to more effectively work with other people."
- Ken Shackelford
District Manager, O'Neal Steel
"I was pleased that the topics were practical and connected to the realities of the business world. Hearing new ideas from the other group members made this a rich experience."
- Hugh Thornton
Senior Vice President, KPS Group
"Each session gave us specific leadership strategies and an opportunity to "practice" them. It was also very effective for me to get feedback from the other participants"
- Kate Nielsen
President (Retired) The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
"I have been able to apply a number of things that I learned in the activities and group interactions."
- Wes Gentles
Director of Operations, Fold Pack
"This class really helped me to slow down, evaluate, and plan for the future"
- Nicholas Balanis, Senior Vice President, ServiceFirst Bank
"The bank has benefitted by sending our leaders through this training program and we plan to continue to participate."
- Tom Broughton, President and CEO, ServisFirst Bank
"This seminar has helped our creative professionals become both more confident and more effective as leaders."
- Gail Andrews, The R. Hugh Daniel Director, Birmingham Museum of Art
"Blankenship & Seay has been instrumental in coaching and developing our leaders."
- Donna Smith, Retired, Vice President of Human Resources and Ethics, Alabama Power