Leadership Lab™

In today’s fast-paced workplace, team leaders and managers alike need to come to the table with well-honed leadership skills. Our unique and highly interactive Leadership Lab teaches current best practices in the interpersonal skills needed to successfully lead and engage others for productive work environments. In this five-session course conducted at your facility, participants develop and practice these skills on real-life challenges faced every day.

Session topics are outlined below and can be tailored to the needs of your organization.

  • The transition to leadership
  • Communicating for resultsGroup of young leaders
  • Coaching for performance
  • Effective problem solving
  • Leading change

Who will benefit from Leadership Lab?

  • Current managers moving in transition to new areas or wanting to hone their skills
  • New managers and managers-in-training
  • Top performers looking to move up
  • Mid and senior managers who need to refresh their skills

Meet Our Facilitators

Elfego GomezElfego Gómez, principal in Gómez & Associates, specializes in the design and facilitation of initiatives to develop the next generation of leaders, supplant team discord with high performance, and synchronize organizational vision and direction. His programs are highly interactive and based upon a broad compendium of approaches including business simulations, action learning projects, and psychometric assessments.

Chris BrooksChristopher Brooks, is a member of the Executive Forum professional staff¬ and on the faculty at Western Oregon University. Chris began his career as a software developer, became a development manager and director, and then moved into senior executive positions. He knows first-hand that the skills needed to become a great engineer often aren’t the ones that will make you a great leader and manager. Chris was previously the SVP of Technology at WebMD and the CTO at Corillian (now part of CheckFree and Fiserv).


Build skills to transition from an individual contributor to supervisor

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Advanced Leadership

Develop your senior and high performing leaders to reach their potential

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Interdependent Leadership

Be a more effective leader by balancing interdependencies and mastering the competing values of leadership

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Coaching Options

Develop high potentials in a shared learning environment

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Hear What Past Participants Have to Say

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“The Executive Forum Leadership Lab is an important part of our organization’s advanced leadership development program, and well worth the investment in both money and time.”VP of Administration, AAA Oregon/Idaho