The Positive Leader: Deep Change and Organizational Transformation

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Please note: Due to the popularity of this program, the June 2023 session has SOLD OUT. If your preferred date is not available, you may join a waitlist or can select a different program date. Please contact at 734.763.1000 with any inquiries. 

Unleash the Power of Positive Leadership.

Top-performing companies around the globe know that positive leadership is not only effective – it's essential.

Positive leadership dramatically increases employee engagement, reduces friction during times of stress and change, and drives positive business results.

Michigan Ross is the world's leader for research on building positive organizations defined by engaged and empowered employees and a culture of collaboration and commitment. After more than ten years of research by Ross' Center for Positive Organizations, we have learned how leaders motivate, inspire, and transform organizations. In this program, you will discover your leadership strengths and learn new strategies and techniques for energizing employees, driving change and innovation, and delivering value to customers. You'll emerge prepared, confident, and motivated to transform your organization's culture, drive innovation, and radically improve your bottom line.

Who Should Attend

Senior-level leaders seeking to develop a collaborative and committed organization defined by engaged employees and transformational leaders.

Let’s discuss how this program can help you achieve your goals.
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In this program, you'll engage in an exciting and intense journey toward becoming a transformational leader who can engage employees, inspire people, and build a culture defined by collaboration and commitment. Participants engage in the following program topics through a combination of action-learning experiences, interactive lectures, group discussions, team exercises, case studies, and real business projects.

Day 1: Understanding positive leadership; review pre-program assessments

Day 2: Positive leadership practices

Day 3: Goal setting, authentic leadership, and creating a thriving culture

Day 4: Define and leverage your life purpose to drive organizational performance

Day 5: Review personal case projects and develop action plans

Leaders who have the skill to develop high-impact relationships and a culture of collaboration in order to drive results

A step-by-step plan to overcome an organizational challenge and realize positive change immediately upon return to work

Increased drive to achieve exceptional individual and organizational performance

Discover your leadership strengths and build on them to create value for your team and organization

Develop strategies to enhance employee engagement and create a culture of collaboration and commitment

Enhance your ability to create, influence, and foster organizational change

Build an action plan for deep change in yourself and others

Learn from Michigan Ross, #1 Executive Education Provider in North America, Financial Times, 2022.

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Tuition & Fees

The program fee for virtual offerings includes tuition, instructional materials and access to the online course platform.

The program fee for in-person offerings includes tuition, instructional materials, living accommodations, continental breakfast, lunch, and coffee breaks each day, and selected dinners.

To allow adequate time to complete required pre-read assignments, course registration closes five weeks prior to the program start date.

Fee is payable in advance in US dollars, is net of any tax, and is subject to change. See our Cancellation, Transfer and Substitution Policy.

Note: Admission to this program is by application only. There are three ways to apply:

  1. click "Register Now" on this page and complete the application online;
  2. download the application and mail it back to us;
  3. call +1-734-763-1000, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST Monday through Friday and request a paper application be mailed to you.