Leadership Training Course

The Department of Medicine, in collaboration with BJC Institute for Learning and Development offers a leadership training course. The next Leadership Training Course sessions are being planned for Fall 204.

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

Past 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

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)

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

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