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Leadership Development Workshop

For Aspiring and Seasoned Leaders 

Workshop Overview:

Effective organizations need effective leaders. In this highly global competitive society all organizations need to stay competitive to survive. And, there is no better way to do this, but to develop your leadership skills to give you a cutting edge against the competition.

This engaging one-day leadership workshop will help you accomplish this goal. The workshop includes proven strategies and techniques to advance your leadership knowledge and skills. It focuses on further developing the skills in managing people, improving productivity, efficiency, and profitability.

How you will benefit:

  • Develop actual “leadership coaching” skills that get results and build true teamwork.
  • Learn and adapt your leadership style that promotes trust and achieves increased productivity, efficiency, and profitability.
  • Apply your style to the person and situation that empowers people and gets results.
  • Achieve greater insights into your leadership style and impact on people and the organization.
  • Improve your communication skills in achieving your vision and goals for the organization.
  • Learn how to better manage stressful situations and get the most out of people.

Workshop objectives

Illinois Institute of Technology Leadership Development Workshop objectives include:

  • Develop skills in building teamwork, communications, and handling conflicts.
  • Learn new strategies of leadership and management.
  • Build skills in handling discipline, coaching, handling multiple priorities.
  • Further develop skills in performance appraisals, and strategic planning.

Workshop Features 

  • Hands-on Workshop with several discussion, self-assessments, role plays, and synergistic activities.
  • Provide opportunities for the participants to build upon their leadership knowledge and skills.


Picture of Adjunct Professor Daniel Tomal, Ph.D.

Dan Tomal, Ph.D. is a former corporate vice president, consultant, professor at Purdue University and currently teaches at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He was voted the outstanding faculty by the students and faculty at Purdue University in Engineering and Technology, and at Illinois Institute of Technology.

His expertise is in electrical engineering, leadership, and business development. He has consulted for over 100 corporations and organizations such as Lucent Technologies, TDK, Siemens, Fuji, Whirlpool, Zurich, AT&T, USX, Marathon Oil, Crest Engineering, Chicago Public Schools, Cadence Health Care, Emerson Aerospace, and Rush Hospital.

He has testified before the United States Congress, authored 19 books and over 200 articles and studies and received the CHOICE award for outstanding academic books by the American Library Association. He has made guest appearances on many national television shows such as CBS This Morning, NBC Cover to Cover, Les Brown, Tom Snyder, Chicago Talks, 700 Club, and the Joan River’s Show.

Daily Schedule 

Below is the one-day schedule for the workshop. Lunch will be provided.



9:00 - 9:15

Introduction to the course and review of course objectives

9:15 - 10:30

Coaching, Motivating, and Managing Performance

10:30 - 10:45


10:45 - 12:00

Managing Diverse Employees and Giving Constructive Feedback

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 2:30

Managing Multiple Priorities, Stress, Planning and Organizing

2:30 - 2:45


2:45 - 4:00

Handling Conflicts, Building Teamwork, and Your Leadership Style


October 26, 2016 (9AM-4PM) Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Fee:  $395

This workshop awards .55 Continuing Education Units (CEU)


Illinois Institute of Technology
201 East Loop Rd
Wheaton, IL 60189
(630) 682-6030


Questions? Please contact Mary LaFleur at or (630) 682-6030