Self-awareness is one of the most essential interpersonal skills for effective leadership, even more important than IQ. Most workplaces, however, are not set up to help leaders practice and develop self-awareness.

Do you want to become a more effective leader? Learn how to tap into empathy and self-awareness in order to more confidently lead your team to its full potential.

Learn Essential Skills

  • Discover what leader self-awareness really means
  • Understand how leaders develop self-awareness in themselves and in others
  • Gain tips and strategies to apply a more self-aware approach in your work

Who Should Attend

  • Managers looking to grow their leadership skills and make a bigger impact at work
  • Executives who lead diverse teams in organizations that are dynamic and complex
  • Leadership development professionals who are charged with talent management

What Will You Learn?

This one-day Leader Self-Awareness program is the first session in Babson Executive Education’s three-part Leadership Series. Research shows that self-awareness is one of the most revealing leadership traits an individual can possess. It offers clues about how effectively they’ll manage teams, and predicts how successful their leadership efforts will be.

Key takeaways from the program on leader self-awareness include:

  • Experience the cause and effect of leader self–awareness on performance
  • Understand and apply the two components of self-awareness
  • Explore why self-awareness is such a differentiator for successful leaders
  • Examine what inhibits leaders from becoming self-aware
  • Generate specific action steps to further develop leader self-awareness for yourself and others

Who Should Enroll?

This program is designed for individuals who work in dynamic organizations and want to grow their leadership skills. The day’s topics are focused toward managers, leaders, and executives in supervisory roles, as well as leadership development professionals such as executive coaches, consultants, and HR professionals.

Meet Your Faculty Director

Scott Taylor

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Scott Taylor’s primary research focus is leader assessment and development. He enjoys studying the various methods organizations use to assess and develop their leaders, evaluating the effectiveness of the methods, and developing new methods and technologies to improve leader assessment and development. Taylor has taught in Babson Executive Education custom programs for organizations that include EMC, FLIR Systems, MCAA, MilliporeSigma, National Football League, Siemens, and Veolia.

Accommodations/Registration Details

Cost includes program materials and meals at the award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center.

The series is offered as a comprehensive three-day program. Participants also are welcome to register for individual one-day sessions. All participants receive a certificate of completion.

To preserve the collegiality and intimacy of the experience, each session has a limited number of participants. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information, including available discounts, read our FAQ »