Leadership Development

Leaders face unique challenges in the workplace. DVIRC has developed its Leadership Development Certification as a cost-effective, fast-track means for individuals to build critical skills and enhance their effectiveness as leaders.

Course Overview

Contrary to conventional wisdom, leadership skills are not innate; they can be developed and improved over time. This program is ideal for those in leadership roles seeking to improve their performance or that of their teams.

Donna Butchko leading a DVIRC Leadership Development course.

The DVIRC Difference

DVIRC’s Leadership Development Certification is a nine-week program that focuses on enhancing the leader’s interpersonal skills and business acumen. The curriculum is designed to help seasoned leaders identify and capitalize on their strengths while expanding their skills as needed.

As part of this program, all participants will receive a full personalized DISC assessment to help them identify and create a plan to leverage their own strengths and better manage areas of opportunity.

The program will help participants personalize and implement organizational visions, influence people, and serve as a resource to other leaders within the organization.

What You'll Learn

Through nine half-day sessions, held one per week, you will learn:

  • The role of a leader
  • On-boarding, retention and succession planning
  • Advanced communication skills using DISC
  • Developing people
  • Financial management and accounting
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Employee engagement
  • Actively managing & optimizing culture


In just a few weeks, participants can expect to:

  • Identify their leadership strengths and opportunities
  • Understand ways to improve hiring decisions
  • Improve onboarding and retention of high-potential candidates
  • Achieve clear communications across all functional lines
  • Learn techniques for developing other leaders
  • Build abilities to develop, interpret, and better utilize financial data
  • Optimize employee engagement for increased productivity
  • Identify ways company culture can promote—or impede—strategic vision and direction

Who Should Take This Course

The Leadership Development Certification program is intended for all who find themselves in a position with a broad span of control and the need to inspire and lead others beyond routine, day-to-day tasks.

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