Leadership Development Institute

2021 session dates: March 10, March 31, April 21, May 12, June 2, Aug. 25, Sept. 15, Oct. 6, 
Oct. 27, Nov. 17

Accelerate Your Performance    

When leaders perform at their highest levels, organizations make giant strides forward. Whether you currently lead a business, a team, or aspire to lead both, the Leadership Development Institute will help you maximize your effectiveness. Guided by an expert facilitator, you will focus your learning on multiple leadership disciplines: understanding self, working with others, building teams and problem solving. 

Sessions are challenging, clear, interactive and practical, leaving you energized and inspired to inspire others. If you are ready to create an organization where people want to do their best, then you are ready for the Leadership Development Institute. 

Who should participate and why?

Cincinnati-based Leadership Excelleration developed the Leadership Development Institute exclusively for Goering Center members. In a unique format, seasoned CEOs and presidents work side by side with emerging leaders. This mix of tested experience and fresh perspectives energizes and inspires participants while forming strong bonds across family and private businesses in our region. 

What should you expect

This is a comprehensive program, accelerating performance over 10 half-day workshops: 

3/10 - Strengths Based Leadership
3/31 - Personality Style Preferences
4/21 - Performance Coaching
5/12 - Relationship Management - Emotional Intelligence
6/2 - Relationship Management - Conflict & Negotiation
8/25 - Team Facilitation Development
9/15 - Cultivating a Culture of Team Engagement
10/6 - Leading Change
10/27 - Problem Solving & Decision Making
11/17 - Leading for High Performance

Registration Information 

When: The Leadership Development Institute is offered annually. Ten half-day sessions are held spring and fall with a break over the summer. 

In-person sessions run from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Virtual Sessions will begin at 8:30 and run through Noon. In 2021, we are planning for the program to begin as virtual and transition to face to face in the late spring or as soon as feasible relative to state and university guidelines concerning Covid-19.

Who should attend this institute: Business Owners, CEOs, COOs, Directors, Vice Presidents, General Managers and Emerging Leaders


David Miller, Director of New Member Engagement
Phone: (513) 556-5648
Email: david.miller@uc.edu 

LDI is designed in partnership with


Diane Egbers Founder and President, Leadership Excelleration

As Founder and President of Leadership Excelleration (LE) and author of The Ascending Leader, Diane Egbers engages with clients and guides our consulting team to provide all aspects of Leadership Development, Executive and Team Coaching, and High Performing Teams.

Diane understands her client’s needs given her prior experience as VP of Human Resources. For the past 20 years it has been her passion to serve leaders as a dynamic coach, facilitator, and management consultant. Diane works collaboratively with clients to create talent strategy and develop high performing teams. This may include: coaching executives, facilitating senior leadership teams, as well as assessing organizational capacity to improve performance.

Diane holds a Master’s Degree in Executive Human Resources Development from Xavier University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Economics from the University of Cincinnati. She is an inspirational facilitator who challenges audiences to heighten their potential by focusing on the latest research, proven strategies, mindsets and skill sets that create successful leadership.

Membership Status

Not sure about your company's membership status? You can call us and ask at 513-556-7185.


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