Strategic Leader Masterclass

4.8

(5 ratings)

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8 Weeks

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Cohort-based Course

Beat the 'not strategic enough' label. Our masterclass shows you how!

Course overview

Overcome Strategic Leadership Challenges

- Transitioning to a New Leadership Role: Sometimes, moving from being a senior manager to a strategic leader can feel like stepping into uncharted territory. This course shows you how to make that transition smoothly and effectively.


- Thinking Big Picture: Strategic leaders need to think beyond the day-to-day tasks and see the bigger picture. If you've struggled with this, if you've heard someone say to you: "You need to be more strategic." This masterclass shows you have to be and act strategically!


- Setting a Compelling Direction: Crafting an inspiring vision for your team and setting clear goals can be tough. In this course, we'll show you how to create a vision that excites your team and break down those goals into achievable steps.


- Mastering Communication: Effective communication is essential, but dealing with tough conversations or getting your message across can be tricky. We'll help you build strong communication skills and handle difficult discussions with confidence. I will share with you the best tips I share with Uber, Cisco, HPE leaders I coach!


- Leading Change and Innovation: Leading change and fostering innovation within your organization can be challenging. Our course will equip you with strategies to successfully drive change and create an innovative culture.


- Delegation Made Easy: Delegating tasks while maintaining control can be a puzzle. We'll unravel that mystery by teaching you how to identify tasks to delegate, delegate effectively, and empower your team.


By addressing these everyday leadership challenges, this masterclass will make your journey from senior manager to strategic leader more manageable and rewarding.

Who is this course for

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Managers who want to learn strategic leadership and how it is different from managing the day-to-day business

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Senior Managers who want to understand how to get ready for their next career move and how to lead strategically now!

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High potential individual contributors who want to learn strategic leadership skills

What you’ll get out of this course

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Strategic Leaders

Learn the 7 habits of highly effective strategic leaders and how you can use them to anchor your strategic leadership development plan

Professional Peer Group and Network

You'll meet leaders from several organizations who share the strategic leadership learning journey. You will learn through real life examples and challenges you or your program peers are facing, share insights and develop strategic leadership skills together.

Strategic Leadership Skills

Acquire the skills to think strategically, make informed decisions, and lead with a long-term vision!

Strategic Communications

Enhance your ability to communicate persuasively, handle tough conversations, and build stronger relationships.

Clear Vision and Goals

Craft a compelling vision and set SMART goals that inspire your team and drive results

Change Leadership

Learn to lead organizational change and foster innovation, positioning yourself as a change agent!

Strategic Delegation

Master the art of delegation to free up your time for strategic thinking and develop an empowered team.

Look at how to use the strategic leader planner to get ahead of the game and set yourself and your team up for success!

This course includes

Interactive live sessions

Lifetime access to course materials

In-depth lessons

Direct access to instructor

Projects to apply learnings

Guided feedback & reflection

Private community of peers

Course certificate upon completion

Maven Satisfaction Guarantee

This course is backed by Maven’s guarantee. You can receive a full refund within 14 days after the course ends, provided you meet the completion criteria in our refund policy.

Course syllabus

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  • Week 1

    Aug 20—Aug 25

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Modules

    • Getting Started: Assessing our leadership activities mix

  • Week 2

    Aug 26—Sep 1

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Modules

    • Strategic vs. Operational Leader Habits and Mindsets

    • Leadership Journey Guest Speaker

    • Strategic Leadership Blueprint

  • Week 3

    Sep 2—Sep 8

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 4

    Sep 9—Sep 15

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 5

    Sep 16—Sep 22

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 6

    Sep 23—Sep 29

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 7

    Sep 30—Oct 6

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Week 8

    Oct 7—Oct 8

    Week dates are set to instructor's time zone

    Nothing scheduled for this week.

  • Post-Course

    Modules

    • Action Commitments and Accountability Partners

    • The 7 habits of highly effective strategic leadership - P2

    • Change leadership and management

    • The Chief Excitement Officer and innovation

    • Exponential Value Moments: What are they? How to create them?

    • Strategic Communications

    • Finding your why and how to translate the bigger why!

    • Leadership Journey Guest Speaker

    • Strategic delegation and building team capacity

    • 2 1/1 Coaching sessions scheduled individually.

    • The Own it Win it Crush it Success Blueprint

    • Leadership Journey Guest Speaker

    • Our Greater Purpose

    • The 7 habits of highly effective strategic leaders- P1

  • Bonus

    Modules

    • 1/1 Coaching Session 1

    • 1/1 Coaching Session 2

4.8

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Meet Your Instructor

Ash Seddeek

Ash Seddeek

Masterclass Facilitator and Strategic Leadership Communications Coach and Advisor

Ash Seddeek strongly believes in the mantra, "If it's to be, it's up to me." He lives by Art Williams' words, "All You Can Do is All You Can Do. And All You Can Do Is Enough!"


Ash's mission is to empower you to master your own universe with a responsible mindset, self-driven determination, and a daily commitment to making things happen. This is the inspiration behind Ash's creation of the "Own it Win it Crush Success Blueprint" – to guide you in creating your own success every day. His success philosophy is all about proactive urgency and a "wait-for-nobody, let's roll" approach.


Ash serves as the Chief Excitement Officer at the Executive Greatness Institute, where he coaches client leaders in areas such as:


1. Creating Personal and Organizational Success

2. Strategic Presentations

3. Executive Presence

4. Leadership Storytelling


Ash's goal is to transform leaders into chief excitement officers, empowering them to bring their success creed, energy, vision, and unique perspectives to their leadership roles. He helps leaders elevate their energy and capacity to build high-performing organizations.


Ash works with executives and leaders at renowned companies like Cisco, Uber, Sprinklr, Lyft, ServiceNow, Salesforce, State Fund of California, San Francisco Health Plan, and Cupertino Electric. His impact spans across various levels of organizations, from CEOs to people managers and distinguished engineers.


Ash has served as the pitch coach for Cisco Systems' HackIT innovation competition and Hyundai Next Generation Car R&D Teams.


He has facilitated leadership development programs for leading companies like Salesforce, Cisco, the American Management Association, Workday, Uber, SK Hynix, Hyundai, and Oracle.


As a trusted advisor, Ash provides leaders with fresh perspectives and frameworks to enhance their effectiveness through communication, messaging, and storytelling. His coaching aims to boost their executive presence and ability to lead high-impact teams and initiatives.


Ash is a certified StandOut and Marshall Goldsmith leadership coach and is also recognized as the creator of the "7 Habits of Highly Effective Strategic Leaders," which forms the foundation of his strategic leadership coaching approach.


You can reach out to Ash directly at 9167537432 or at ash@executivegreatness.com

Leslie Rubin

Leslie Rubin

Leslie A. Rubin is the Founder and CEO of Image Matterz Advisors, an executive advisory firm that helps C-level leaders build their brand identity and communicate effectively for maximum impact. She started Image Matterz Advisors in 2015, driven by her passion for communications and leadership presence. Since then, Leslie has worked with thousands of leaders worldwide, from top executives to new managers.


Her corporate experience with technology giants like Cisco, Oracle, SAP, and consulting firms such as Capgemini and Deloitte Consulting has given her deep insights into what works across all levels of an organization. Leslie has also worked with startups in the technology and electric vehicle sectors, including Nile, VicOne, Foxconn, and NIO.

Leslie is the co-author of the Amazon best-selling book "MEANING: How Leaders Create Meaning and Clarity During Times of Crisis and Opportunity," which offers case studies and real-life stories to inspire leaders. She is currently working on her second book, "Filling the Leadership Gap," set to be released in June 2024.


In addition to her professional work, Leslie is a sought-after speaker at business and professional associations.


She speaks frequently on:

  • Executive Presence
  • Assertive Communication and Confidence
  • Building better teams and communication
  • Developing Presentation Skills
  • Leadership and Team Development
  • The Power of Influence


She also volunteers with CASA of San Mateo County and the Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA, advocating for children and animals.

Cindy Goodwin-Sak, DBA

Cindy Goodwin-Sak, DBA

Dr. Cindy Goodwin-Sak's career, from Fortune 100 companies to cybersecurity startups, has been fueled by her curiosity. Early on, she demonstrated this through attaining expert technology certifications.


As she moved into leadership, her curiosity shifted towards people, their potential, and how to maximize collaboration. This thirst for knowledge prompted a bold move: she pursued her doctorate, specifically focusing on the art and science of inquiry to become "effectively curious."

 

Valiant Leadership leverages courage, deep curiosity, and trust to build high-performance team cultures that increase creativity, innovation, job performance, and customer satisfaction.


Cindy’s approach combines research-based knowledge and practical guidance to create more innovative cultures. Leaders who lead with courage, curiosity, and trust build teams with immense potential, from sparking creativity to boosting profitability, and are dedicated to helping organizations empower their people.

 

Cindy holds a bachelor’s in management and human relations, a master’s in business administration, and a Doctorate in Business Administration, emphasizing Organizational Behavior. Cindy has a home in St. Louis where she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, playing the piano, and participating in sports. 

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Strategic Leader Masterclass

Strategic Leader Masterclass - 2

$1,500

Dates

Aug 21—Oct 9, 2024

Payment Deadline

Aug 20, 2024
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Course schedule

2-3
  • Tuesdays

    5:00PM-6:30PM

    8 sessions are cohort Zoom sessions 90 minutes each to allow you to learn with other leaders, build connections and insights. You'll also have pre- and post session action learning assignments!

  • Weekly projects

    2 hours per week

    This will be the investment of time you make in action learning and other application opportunities at work.

Free resource

The Strategic Leader's Weekly Planner

Has someone ever said to you: “You're not strategic enough!” and you wondered what does that mean?


As a chief excitement officer, leading ahead is how you get selective on key moments of impact: Exponential Value Moments.



The Meeting-With-Self (MTS) strategic leadership planner is here to help you address this perception of 'not being strategic enough' and plan your EVMs ahead of time.


To use it, you need to block time on your calendar once a week. 

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Active hands-on learning

This course builds on live workshops and hands-on projects

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams

Learn with a cohort of peers

Join a community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you

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Strategic Leader Masterclass

Strategic Leader Masterclass - 2

$1,500

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Aug 21—Oct 9, 2024

Payment Deadline

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$1,500

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8 Weeks