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A Guide to Building a Successful Leadership Development Program

by Abby Saloma; Sharon Price

Mar 21, 2019

Leadership development programs are among the most powerful ways to invest in talented professionals capable of creating change in the world—when the initiatives are planned and executed well. 

While high-quality leadership development programs abound, surprisingly little evaluation data has been shared regarding the strategies, curricula and points of emphasis that define successful programs.

The Schusterman Family Foundation and Rockwood Leadership Institute have teamed up to help fill this gap. Deeply informed by insights gleaned from our own program evaluations, this new Leadership Development Guide offers practical advice for organizations looking to strengthen their leadership initiatives.

The Leadership Development Guide includes: 

  • Five guiding principles for planning leadership initiatives;
  • Recommendations for effective programmatic elements and themes; and
  • Exercises and activities to help participants strengthen their skills. 
A Guide to Building a Successful Leadership Development Program