Authentic Leadership Series Course Outline

Mercer’s Authentic Leadership program uses applied learning experiences, engaging lessons, critical discussion, case studies, and business scenarios to prepare individuals for the future of leadership. Learn more about specific course sessions and program outline.

Authentic Leadership Program (12.5 hours)
Session Topics
Session One
Understanding Yourself as a Leader
July 10, 2024
  • Gain actionable insights into your personal leadership style.
  • Enhance your understanding of yourself and how you relate to others.
  • Assess your leadership capacity and effectiveness to understand where you are at.
  • Learn how you can leverage your behavioral style to lead authentically and effectively.
  • Uncover your core values and incorporate them into how you lead.
Session Two
Communicating With Impact
July 24, 2024
  • Gain a deep understanding of the process of communication and how to adapt to your listener.
  • Discover the most important areas leaders need to communicate.
  • Identify the qualities of effective communicators and effective listeners.
  • Develop practical communication techniques to make virtual and face-to-face communication more effective.
  • Practice your communication skills with real-life business scenarios.
Session Three
Leveraging Every Relationship
August 7, 2024
  • Learn the business case for why connections, bonds, and relationships are extremely important for success.
  • Level up your leadership with compassion and empathy while driving results.
  • Identify high-quality team building activities and moments for different outcomes.
  • Learn how to cultivate a continuous process of team building into your culture’s DNA.
  • Hone your relationship building skills with business case studies.
Session Four
Maximum Productivity
August 21, 2024
  • Master self-management through productivity self-assessments to identify your areas of improvement.
  • Move beyond the survival mindset and into extreme productivity.
  • Build an arsenal of task management skills and techniques.
  • Discover how to leverage your behavior style to improve your day-to-day productivity.
Session Five
Resilient Leadership
September 4, 2024
  • Cultivate the mindset needed to thrive in uncertain business environments.
  • Develop a stress-resilient perspective to enhance your wellbeing and leadership quality.
  • Identify methods to adapt to constant change faster and more effectively.
  • Learn tactics and strategies to identify, alleviate, and mitigate burnout.