Leadership Training Course

The Department of Medicine, in collaboration with BJC Institute for Learning and Development offers a leadership training course.

Congratulations to the DOM Faculty participants selected for the Fall 2022 Cohort of the Leadership Training Course.

Training objectives

  • Advance leadership and facilitation skills to improve team dynamics and effectively achieve desired outcomes
  • Enhance knowledge of the vocabulary, concepts and strategies fundamental for success in leading system and process change in health care
  • Improve leadership effectiveness by enhancing problem solving and decision making skills

Session 1: Facilitation skills for leaders (September 13th-14th from 8:00am-12:00pm)

Participants will learn how to facilitate in order to more effectively achieve desired outcomes. Topics include:

  • Team dynamics
  • Essential facilitation
  • Advocacy & inquiry
  • Process tools
  • Disruptive behavior interventions
  • Planning effective meetings

Session 2: Accelerating Change & Transitions (ACT) (September 27th-28th from 8:00am-12:00pm)

Participants will learn and utilize the Accelerating Change & Transitions (ACT) model and the tools associated with the seven change elements, which include:

  • Leading the way
  • Creating a shared urgency
  • Focusing the vision
  • Building coalitions & commitment
  • Charting a transition roadmap
  • Aligning systems & structures
  • Sustaining momentum

Session 3: Lean leadership (October 18th – 19th from 8:00am-12:00pm)

Participants will focus on what it takes to become a culture of disciplined execution. The basics of the Toyota-based philosophy will be introduced including an overview of ValueStream Mapping, Single Piece Flow, Standard Work, and Daily Management among other key components.

Session 4: Crucial Conversations (November 1st – 2nd from 8:00am-12:00pm)