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Executive Core Competencies & Leadership Insight

The United States Institute of Leadership and Diplomacy equips and empowers senior executive with core competencies that define the competencies needed to build a corporate culture that drives for results, serves customers, and builds successful teams and coalitions within and outside the organization. The Executive Core Competencies produce outstanding impact in the course of performing Senior Executive Services and are used by many high performing government agencies, corporations, non-profit organizations, United Nations, European Union, and similarly related organizations that require high, performance management, and leadership development for management and executive positions. The Executive Core Competencies are used by all U.S. government agencies and were designed to assess executive experience and potential-not technical expertise.

Successful performance in the Senior Executive Position requires competence in each Executive Core Competence. The ECCs are interdependent; successful executives bring all five to bear when providing service in a dynamic organization, or to a Nation. 

As stated above, the United States Institute of Leadership and Diplomacy has concentrated its activities on training world class international public and private sector leaders, expected to be wise enough and strong enough to advocate and implement policies deemed to promote the spirit of peace, liberty and justice, and transform organizations, communities, nations, and our world for the benefit of people. It does so by equipping Senior Executive with core executive competencies and competencies in international politics and diplomatic setting. 

Leading Change

This is a role-play simulation method training program. Course will discuss Thomas Jefferson method of leading change. Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743–July 4, 1826) who was a leading  Founding Father of the United States, the author of the Declaration of Independence (1776) and who served as the third President of the US (1801–1809) was a committed Republican – argued passionately for liberty, democracy and devolved power. He was an agent of change who made a difference in the renovation of American Constitution. He also wrote the Statute for Religious Freedom in 1777 which moved forward the Freedom of Religious not only in the U.S. but also adopted in the Constitutions of nations around the world.  Religious Freedom statute was adopted by the state of Virginia in 1786. Jefferson sought to introduce a bill (1800) to end slavery in all Western territories. As President, he signed a bill to ban the importation of slaves into the US (1807). All of the above stated Jefferson's actions have moved back discrimination among citizens of the same nation and have effected change that posed the grounds of liberty, democracy, and equality is enjoying now. In this program participants will be equipped with the core competence deemed to empower you with the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet organizational goals. Inherent to this ECC is the ability to establish an organizational vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment. This is a role-play program expected to equip and empower you with the following core competencies.

  • Creativity and Innovation

  • External Awareness

  • Flexibility

  • Resilience

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Vision

Building Coalition

Within the scope of this competency, participants with be trained on how to build coalitions.  This core competency involves the ability to build coalitions internally and with other operating entities, including with government agencies, State and local governments, nonprofit and private sector organizations, foreign governments, or international organizations to achieve common goals. This is role-play simulation training program. The program is concentrated in the following areas: 

Resultat Driven

Result driven is core skill that that involves the ability to meet organizational goals and customer expectations. Inherent to this ECC is the ability to make decisions that produce high-quality results by applying technical knowledge, analyzing problems, and calculating risks.

Business Acumen

This core competency involves the ability to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically.

Leading People

Participants will be equipped with core competency that will empower them with the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Inherent to this ECC is the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflicts. This involves:

  • Conflict Management

  • Leveraging Diversity

  • Developing Others

  • Team Building

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