Disney’s Approach to Leadership Excellence

A leader is far more than a label – leadership is about taking actions to create sustained, positive transformations within an organization. Great leaders align their own values and vision with those of their business and help operationalize them for the future. The most meaningful way to demonstrate these skills is to passionately communicate your shared vision and practice what your company stands for. Leaders also cultivate committed employees who strive to lead as well. It is this approach to leadership that is responsible for The Walt Disney Company legacy known around the world today.

Disney Institute offers leadership development through a time-tested approach that demonstrates the values and behaviours of exemplary leaders. Leaders who intentionally nurture an environment of mutual trust and respect find that they create stronger employee performance, exceptional customer service and ultimately greater business results. Connecting great leadership to improved performance is just one of the ways that Disney Institute helps organizations re-imagine their results.

Learning Objectives

  • Adapt time-tested Disney business insights to assess and improve your organization
  • Identify the personal and organizational values that drive you as a leader to carry out your organization’s vision.
  • Establish an alignment of personal values and organizational values to enthusiastically support your organization’s vision.
  • Understand a leader’s values-infused role in operationalizing culture-building and team support.
  • Develop strategies to sustain your organization’s values and vision during turbulent times as well as good times.
  • Build your own personal legacy as a leader.

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  • Dates and Fees

    September 27th, 2018

    8:00 AM-4:00 PM

    $695.00 + HST
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    All meals and parking included

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  • Who Should Attend?

    Disney insights and illustrations are beneficial to any leader interested in achieving leadership excellence through a personal journey that explores values alignment, communication strategies, and sustainment tools.

  • The Setting

    Michelangelo Event and Conference Centre

    1555 Upper Ottawa Street
    Hamilton, ON

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  • Learn More

    For more information, please contact Lynn Petruzzella at petruzl@mcmaster.ca or by telephone at 905-525-9140 Ext. 20509.