Become a Leadership Challenge Workshop Trained Facilitator

The Leadership Challenge® Workshop Facilitator Training

If you’re ready to increase your depth and understanding of The Leadership Challenge and bring The Leadership Challenge® Workshop to your emerging leaders, we invite you to consider becoming a Qualified Trainer. Come meet, network, and learn from others as passionate about leadership development as you are as you challenge yourself to be the best you can be in empowering, nurturing, and developing others to reach for their personal best. Attending The Leadership Challenge® Workshop is a pre-requisite for participation in any of our authorized facilitator training workshops.
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On-Site Training
The Leadership Challenge® Facilitator Training Workshop is an intensive, hands-on two-day program that will help prepare you to guide others to become more effective leaders and develop champions for leadership development. You’ll immerse yourself in the Leadership Challenge process and develop an implementation strategy to take back to your organization or to your consulting clients. There will be plenty of time to practice facilitating the workshop and get valuable feedback and coaching to improve the effectiveness of your delivery and the outcome for participants. You’ll also dive deep into The Leadership Challenge® Workshop Facilitator’s Guide, including customizable scripts, presentation slides, audio clips and forms, sample agendas, the Participant Workbook, and more.   

Prior to the first day of the workshop, you will be asked to complete specific pre-work assignments, determined by the Global Training Partner conducting the workshop. At a minimum, you will need to have successfully participated in a recent The Leadership Challenge® Workshop, and completed the Leadership Practices Inventory and received feedback on the results. You also will be required to select and be prepared to present in class one of the workshop modules.   

What you will learn:

  • The research foundation for The Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders® model
  • How to explain and interpret the Leadership Practices Inventory assessment
  • How to use the Facilitator's Guide to develop an agenda for a 2-day Leadership Challenge® Workshop
  • How to conduct experiential activities that illustrate The Five Practices and make them come alive
  • How to facilitate a powerful The Leadership Challenge® Workshop with your emerging leaders

What you will experience:

  • A behind-the-scenes look at the workshop, its design, experiential activities, research foundation, and the core philosophy behind the model
  • Discover your own leadership behavioral tendencies as you complete the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI) yourself, learn how to interpret the results to craft a development plan
  • Listen to success stories and case studies of other participants and Certified Masters who have used The Leadership Challenge to achieve the extraordinary for themselves, their teams, and their organizations
  • Practice facilitating at least one module of the workshop and receive feedback from fellow participants and Certified Masters of The Leadership Challenge
  • Observe key workshop modules presented by others and participate in feedback and discussion
  • Practice debriefing experiential activities
  • Engage with like-minded leaders and facilitators in a small-group environment designed to maximize participation, feedback and learning
  • View and discuss selected videos

What you will take away:

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of The Five Practices of Exemplary Leaders® model
  • All the elements of a successful leadership development intervention
  • Guidelines, strategies, and ideas for tailoring The Leadership Challenge® Workshop to meet the specific needs of various participant groups
  • Certificate of Completion as a Qualified Trainer for The Leadership Challenge® Workshop, valid for two years and a pre-requisite to pursuing Certified Facilitator training (Level II)
  • Eligibility to apply to become a Leadership Challenge® Certified Facilitator. Certification is by application and requires ongoing education for approximately two years.


Learn more about The Leadership Challenge® Workshop Facilitator Training. Find a public workshop near you or contact one of our Global Training Partners directly.