HIGH PERFORMANCE
LEADERSHIP (HPL)
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Who

High Performance Leadership (HPL) is for experienced executives who want to achieve the next level of effectiveness in leading individuals, teams and large groups to their highest level of sustained performance.

What

Focus on the core skills you need to consistently deliver outstanding performance:

  • Discover your leadership roots and foundations, diagnose your leadership tasks, advance your leadership skills, and develop a personal leadership path that ensures inspiration and resilience
  • Develop your own leadership style: learn effective dialogue, revitalize your vision and build on your strengths
  • Boost your capacity to change and move to the next level of your leadership performance

Duration

6 days with additional pre-program support

Where

Lausanne (Switzerland), Hong Kong (China), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Santa Cruz (USA)

When

Program Session 2014
HPL 7
December 07-12, 2014
fully booked
Program Sessions 2015
HPL 1
February 08-13, 2015
new - additional session!
HPL 2
March 08-13, 2015
filling up quickly
HPL 3 (SANTA CRUZ)
April 12-17, 2015 (Santa Cruz, CA)
HPL 4
May 10-15, 2015
HPL 5
September 13-18, 2015
HPL 6 (HONG KONG)
October 04-09, 2015 (Hong Kong)
HPL 7 (SAO PAULO)
October 18-23, 2015 (Sao Paulo)
HPL 8
December 06-11, 2015

Fee 2014

CHF 13,500

If you wish to take advantage of follow-up coaching, this can be arranged (fees apply).

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Our participants

High Performance Leadership is for experienced executives who want to achieve the next level of effectiveness in leading individuals, teams and large groups to their highest level of sustained performance. Participants generally have a minimum of 10 years' management experience and come from a wide range of industries, functional backgrounds and geographic regions.

Read the following success story: AEGON executive benefits personally and professionally from HPL

Team opportunities

Why not use the program to kick off a new initiative in your organization, or to address new leadership challenges in the execution of a new or changing strategy? Develop a common approach and language, and increase the impact by sending several executives to the same program - either simultaneously or over time.

Testimonials of past participants

High Performance Leadership will challenge your belief systems, your previous success and your vision of life. I recommend it to any leader who dares to take risk. Roosevelt Ogbonna

Divisional Director Commercial Banking | Access Bank | Nigeria

High Performance Leadership digs deeper into leadership than any other course I have taken throughout my career - simply life-changing. Frank Dannacher

Managing Director | Platon A/S | Denmark

This is a program that really gets you to look hard at yourself and understand how 'you' affect the way you lead. John Freda

General Manager | JTI Ireland Ltd | Ireland

I came to this course believing I was a good leader and hoping to gather a few pointers to become a bit better. I leave it altered - the first step in a journey to reach the full potential that I now know I possess. Paula Miller

Managing Director | GMAC Hungary RT | Hungary

High Performance Leadership is an excellent program, which has transformed my approach to leadership. The quality of participants, speakers and coaches is extremely high. I firmly believe this week has given me all the tools I need to become a better leader. Morifumi Higo

Consultant | Nomura Research Institute Ltd | Japan

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Your challenge

You need to influence with more impact

You must be able to manage change and complexity - with conviction and authenticity

You need to communicate a clear, playing-to-win vision for your organization

You must develop leadership potential in others

You want to enhance and expand your leadership styles for high impact

Your solution

High Performance Leadership - six intensive days with the focus on you, your leadership styles, your vision, and the impact on your team, organization and customers

Explore your personal leadership patterns, learn how to leverage your strengths and focus your mind for success, and discover how to create and lead highly effective teams. Experience the techniques that successful business leaders, world-class athletes, and outstanding musicians and artists rely upon to achieve great results. In short, focus on the core skills you need to consistently deliver outstanding performance.

Your take-away

Discover your leadership roots and foundations, diagnose your leadership tasks, advance your leadership skills and develop a personal leadership path that ensures inspiration and resilience

Develop your own leadership style: learn effective dialogue, revitalize your vision and build on your strengths

Boost your capacity to change and move to the next level of your leadership performance

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You will learn through self-awareness and "mind's eye" exercises; action learning, deliberate practice, deep learning and role play; intense interaction with other participants; working with expert coaches individually and in small groups; Faculty lectures; and classroom discussions.

Program structure

Pre-program preparation

Write your high performance leadership stories

Analyze your stories to identify critical patterns for success

Prepare your personal leadership lifeline

Go over the assigned readings

Six days at HPL

The mindset of high performance leaders

High performance influence and persuasion to drive change

Leading self and leading others at the edge

Learning the techniques that hostage negotiators use to change mindsets and behaviors

Understanding motivation, and the role loss and separation plays

Analyzing leadership success and failure stories

Coaching for high performance leadership

The latest techniques and ideas for talent development

Creating and leading high performance teams

High performance negotiation and conflict management

Leading across cultures

Leadership and sustainability

Intense individual feedback

The latest neuroscience techniques to re-wire the brain

Enabling personal and organizational change

Personal and professional action plans

Follow-up coaching

Discuss your follow-up coaching options with the program coach of your choice

Up to three one-on-one coaching sessions via phone or the new IMD e-coaching tool (fees apply)

Our Faculty

Our Faculty members are recognized world authorities in their fields. Dividing their time between teaching, research and working with international companies, they remain on top of the latest management trends. You can expect timely, innovative learning activities, materials and content in all IMD programs.

George Kohlrieser

American
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
PhD Ohio State University

Professor Kohlrieser works with a high performance team of experts and coaches to deliver this unique program.

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Fee

The program fee (which can be found on the overview page) includes tuition, teaching materials, and lunch on weekdays. Travel or living expenses are not covered. You must settle your own hotel bills, both when in Lausanne and on off-campus assignments, as well as all dinners and lunches on weekends when applicable. IMD reserves the right to modify the program fee at any time.

Tentative reservation

To make a non-binding reservation, send us a completed tentative reservation form. This carries no obligation and is not a substitute for the formal application form.

Application & invoicing

Your application is forwarded to the Program Director who will evaluate it to ensure that the program corresponds to your objectives and profile. This can take approximately 1 week.

The Information & Registration office will notify you of the outcome of your application. If you are accepted, they will send your acceptance letter and invoice fee together by priority mail. From this point, your enrollment will be considered firm by both you and IMD.

Please pay the program fee within 30 days of the invoice date and no later than the commencement of the program. If you register within 1 month of the start of the program, you must settle the invoice immediately without exception. Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card.

Up to six weeks before the program start date, a program coordinator will contact you with information on hotels and pre-program preparation. Please note that IMD reserves enough rooms for each participant on the program.

If accepted, you understand that you must be completely free of professional duties while attending this program and that you must attend all scheduled sessions and activities.

Cancellation & transfer policy

IMD must be notified in writing of all cancellations and transfers. If you are admitted to a program, but find that you are unable to attend, you have the following cancellation and transfer options:

Up to six weeks before program start:

  • Cancellation: You receive a full refund of the program fee.
  • Transfer: You may transfer to the next available session with no transfer fee.

Note: IMD programs tend to be fully booked well in advance. Space may not be available in a later session.

From six weeks to up to 11 days before program start:

  • Cancellation: You incur a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Transfer: You incur a 20% transfer fee.

Within 10 days before program start:

  • Cancellation: You incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • Transfer: You incur a 100% transfer fee.

Substitution

A participant can be substituted on the same program session without incurring any fees. The substitute needs to apply and be admitted.

Note: Once you have paid the program tuition fee, if you do not attend another program within 24 months, the program fee will be forfeited.

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