The SLII Experience™- A Situational Approach to Leadership

How to Apply Proven Leadership Strategies to an Individual’s Unique Needs

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“I had been working with LSA for many years. We hadn’t done much basic leadership skills training. After identifying we wanted to take a situational approach to leadership and rolling out Situational Leadership Training, our managers are excited, better equipped, and talking in the halls about the great experience.”
Phyllis Moracco | HR Director | JSR Micro

“LSA’s approach and ability to bring the best consulting and training resources to eBay has been a great asset. They really focus on helping us succeed in any way they can and are very flexible in meeting our unique leadership, management, and talent needs.”
Mike Normant | Learning & Development | eBay

“We recently partnered with LSA Global to offer our Supervisors and Managers a customized two-day leadership training program. Everyone who attended said it was by far the best management training program they had ever attended. The content was rich and highly interactive. The case studies were relevant. Each participant walked away from the training much better equipped to lead their teams.”
Jeff Coon | Director of Human Resources | Cobham Sea Tel

“Thank you to LSA Global for your trusted partnership and consistent support in helping us to design and roll-out our valuable management development training program. I have personally partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight working with LSA. We look forward to partnering with them for important leadership training and consulting needs.”
Suzanne Kinner | VP Human Resources | Blackhawk Network

The proven SLII Experience™ II Training and Consulting Model is the most frequently taught leadership training model in the world over the last 30 years.  It provides a proven road map for a situational approach to leadership focused on leading others in alignment with what they need to be successful. It teaches people in a leadership role, whether formally or informally, to effectively diagnose and manage the performance, capabilities, and motivations of others based upon the situation and the desired results.

Unfortunately, 54% of leaders use only one leadership style, regardless of the situation.  Which means that 50% of the time, leaders are using the wrong leadership style to meet the needs of their people.  In a nutshell, this leadership program’s tools and techniques help leaders, managers, and individual contributors lead at a higher level.  

Objectives:
The SLII Experience™ Training and Consulting program:

  • Clarifies and aligns individual and organizational goals
  • Develops leaders who excel at setting goals, coaching performance, influencing others, and solving problems
  • Provides proven methods to monitor and improve performance
  • Improves the engagement and retention of top talent
  • Decreases employee attrition and absenteeism
  • Creates a shared and foundational leadership language

The SLII Experience™ Training program emphasizes hands-on experience at diagnosing relevant leadership situations and practicing real-life application in a way that makes sense for you and your organization.

Participants discover how to minimize tension and frustration while mastering the skills of encouraging greater confidence, commitment, and motivation in others.

Target Audience:
Formal and informal leaders at all levels who want to take a situational approach to leadership.

Instructional Design Attributes
The engaging instructional design combines relevant and experiential learning techniques with proven pre- and post-tools to effectively reinforce, measure, and transfer learning,  Targeted learning scenarios using real work problems capture learners’ attention and increase the speed of learning and adoption.

Video Dramas
The program uses current and emotionally compelling videos that leverage Hollywood talent to draw learners into common management scenarios. The videos model effective peer-to-peer interactions as well as “match and mismatch” scenarios. They directly link content to practice and amplify the benefits and painful implications of using or not using critical SLII Experience™ concepts.

Behavioral Outcomes
Participants are pushed to the edge of their comfort zone by participating in challenging activities that require them to demonstrate their proficiency with key SLII Experience™concepts. Then they learn how to integrate the material back on-the-job and into their own personal leadership style.

Online Learning and Job Aids

  • A new 35-minute online learning module enables managers to share what they have learned so everyone on their team is exposed to and can use the language of SLII Experience™.
  • Workshop participants have access to videos, game cards, conversation starters, and streamlined participant materials which include a new 12-module SLII Experience™ Challenge, Fitness Test and Worksheets.
  • SLII Experience™ II Diagnosis Application for smart phones and mobile tablets that enables diagnosis and coaching in real-time.
  • Over 20 online modules for both independent learning and as part of a blended learning solution are also available in the areas of: Goal Setting, Self-Leadership and Diagnosis, Needs and Values, Relating to Temperaments, Diagnosing Others, Matching Your Leadership Styles, Interpersonal Communication, One-on-One Conversations, Alignment Conversations, Listening for Results, Temperaments and Careers, and Understanding Career Development.

To speak with an LSA Expert and learn about the SLII Experience™ Training and Consulting program customization and delivery options onsite at your company, please contact us.

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Thank you to LSA Global for their partnership and support in helping us to design and roll-out highly needed and valuable management development programs. I personally have partnered with LSA Global at four of my previous companies. It continues to be a delight. We look forward to partnering with them for a long time.

Suzanne Kinner
VP Human Resources

Blackhawk Network

We engaged LSA to design and deliver a 6-month custom executive coaching program to help a core group of senior leaders to leverage previous investments in management training, to ensure the engagement and retention of key employees, and to push critical strategic initiatives forward. Even with the high expectations of our senior people, LSA has completely exceeded our expectations. You can’t go wrong with LSA.

Ivan Fukumoto
Senior HR Manager - Staffing, Training, & Development

I continue to be impressed by the level of depth and breadth of expertise, leadership development, and management development that LSA has to offer. What a smart and client-centric group of great people who really know how to help leaders attract, engage, develop and retain top talent.

Tracy Esposito
Director, HR Business Partner

What a personal and professional pleasure it has been to partner with LSA. They are truly a strategic partner. LSA has delivered top notch management development programs and worked with key teams to build targeted skills. They understand our business, our strategic initiatives, and the needs of our customers.  They have been a real blessing for our L&D team.

Jeff Rangel
Director of HR

LSA Global has been a great partner in helping us move toward being “the leading developer of talent in the service performance management industry.” I have engaged LSA to help develop best-in-class programs in the areas of: Executive On-boarding, Manager Training, Sales Training, Employee Engagement and Instructional Design. They have consistently met or exceeded my (very) high expectations and are always responsive to my needs.

Mike Normant
Senior Director, Training & Development

Service Source

We gave LSA a very short deadline to customize an important management training program to meet our unique requirements.   Their facilitator was an expert in the subject matter and very credible.  The design provided practical and valuable information to our managers. I highly recommend LSA Global, particularly in the area of management training.

Julaine K. Souza
Senior Vice President

We recently partnered with LSA Global to offer our Supervisors and Managers a customized two-day experiential management training program. Everyone said it was by far the best management training program they had ever attended. The content was rich and highly interactive, and the case studies were highly relevant to our unique situation. Each participant walked away much better equipped to lead their teams.  Thank you LSA!

Jeff Coon
Director of Human Resources

The Managing Virtual Teams program was extremely valuable. LSA’s fundamental knowledge of our company provided an incredible base to build upon while tackling the complications of managing and working with globally distributed teams. My team walked away walked away with highly useful practices and tools. It was excellent.

Debra Martucci
Vice President, Information Technology

LSA has been a tremendous asset to my portfolio, both at my current company and my past company. As an HR leader, I am always looking for ways to find external resources that can provide a solution to our management training needs. LSA does that for me. Their solutions are presented in a much more leadership-oriented manner so as to be crisp, business relevant, and easy to apply right back on the job. I will continue to augment our programs using LSA solutions.

Ken Boehm
VP of Human Resources

Each program is preceded by an assessment of the participants. The course is then designed to fit the specific parameters and needs of the group. The highly interactive delivery is provided by recognized experts in their fields. On the spot coaching is provided during the program and each participant receives individual follow-up after the course. Courses can be delivered in-person or virtually. Given the nature of Cisco’s business and the way we operate, these remote workshops are a must for anyone who joins our company. Their work is eye opening. Great content and fantastic delivery.

Frank J. Kuypers
Business Development Manager

Avon’s success is dependent on strong relationships among our Customers, Representatives, Associates, and outside resources we hire to help us meet our business objectives. We were very pleased with the results from working with LSA Global to design and facilitate a custom program for our events management team. LSA demonstrated responsiveness, flexibility, and an innovative approach to working with us.

Deanna Rudnitsky
Senior Manager, HR Destiny Sales Region

I’ve been associated with LSA for the last 8 years and have found them to be an extremely professional, well managed full service training organization. Since working with LSA, I’ve participated in a number of solutions ranging from Performance Management to Assertiveness Training – I’ve found that the quality of the resources is superior. They are well prepared and have definitely done a considerable amount of pre-work in order to customize our culture and business into the total learning experience – making it most beneficial for our employees.

Duane Schroeder
Human Resource Manager

We consider LSA Global our outsourced learning and development partner. We worked closely with LSA to customize a management development program to meet our growing business needs. I would highly recommend LSA to any company wanting to deliver quality learning solutions.

Terri Wright-Scheer
Vice President Human Resources

We partnered with LSA Global to help us invest in our people. LSA custom designed an impactful management curriculum to help upskill our key managers and leaders. We consider LSA to be our trusted learning and development partner and a valued extension of our team.

Lisa Bruun
SVP Human Resources

Ellie Mae

LSA helped us design and deliver a blended learning solution for our leaders to help drive our growth plans in a way that aligned with our specific culture and values. LSA understood our business, had deep expertise in the content areas, tailored the programs to fit our specific needs, and delivered great results. They constantly strive to deliver business impact and align their solutions with our business initiates, culture, and performance management systems. I highly recommend them to anyone looking to take their leaders to the next level.”

Beth A. Taylor
Vice President of Human Resources

Thoratec

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