Leadership Development Institute

Aaron Hansen of Hansen Scaffolding posing at his family business, with two employees working in the background.
The Leadership Development Institute helped me to better understand how to reach my potential to be the best leader for my team, and what I needed to work on to help us all succeed.

Aaron Hansen, President of Hansen Scaffolding

Accelerate your performance

When leaders perform at their highest levels, organizations make giant strides forward. Whether you currently lead a business, a team, or aspire to lead both, the Leadership Development Institute will help you maximize your effectiveness. Guided by an expert facilitator, you will focus your learning on multiple leadership disciplines: understanding self, working with others, building teams and problem solving.

Sessions are challenging, clear, interactive and practical, leaving you energized and inspired to inspire others. If you are ready to create an organization where people want to do their best, then you are ready for the Leadership Development Institute.

Who should participate and why?

Cincinnati-based Leadership Excelleration developed the Leadership Development Institute exclusively for Goering Center members. In a unique format, seasoned CEOs and presidents work side by side with emerging leaders. This mix of tested experience and fresh perspective energizes and inspires participants while forming strong bonds across family and private businesses in our region.

What should you expect 

This is a comprehensive program, accelerating performance over 10 half-day workshops:

  1. Strengths based leadership
  2. Personality style preferences
  3. Performance coaching
  4. Relationship management: emotional intelligence
  5. Relationship management: conflict & negotiation
  6. Team effectiveness & development
  7. Cultivating a culture of team engagement
  8. Leading change
  9. Problem solving & decision making
  10. Leading for high performance

Leadership Development Institute

Headshot of Brent Carter

Brent Carter

Leadership Excelleration

A senior consultant and executive coach with 20-plus years of leadership development experience, Brent specializes in leader assimilation and emotional intelligence. Brent has a passion for helping leaders become the next best version of themselves.

Registration information

When: The Leadership Development Institute is offered annually from March through November. Ten sessions are held bimonthly with a break in the summer.

Sessions are half-day, running from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., or from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m.  

Team-building culinary workshop: A celebratory event will be held during the year, time and location to be determined.

Steve Hater, Membership Director 
Phone: 513.556.7896, email: steven.hater@uc.edu