“Empowering individuals and organizations through sustainable leadership.”
An Era of Constant Disruption
The global pandemic, economic crisis, wars, and the societal uprise against socioeconomic and racial disparities have ushered in a new radical era of change for all of us. The unprecedented speed of impact of these events have forced not only the accelerated disruption of our daily lives but have also completely upended our economies and exacerbated existing critical gaps and challenges within our global community. Given our new reality, now, more than ever, we must rely on powerful and effective solutions to guarantee the survival and sustained growth of our society.
Some of Today's Interdependent Challenges
Equity in Healthcare
Burnout & Resilience
Supply Chain Constraints
Shifting Consumer Demands
Untethering of the Workplace
Creating Shared Collective Goals
Building a Sense of Belonging
Socioeconomic & Racial Disparities
Economic Gap Exacerbation
Access & Opportunity
New Economic Needs & Drivers
Digital Economy's Demand on Energy
We have thoughtfully designed our solutions to support the advancement of leadership in today’s interdependent world.
Building Future-Proof Leadership
Understanding the complexities of our world and how challenging it is create, capture and deliver value in today's ecosystem. We have developed a framework that enables individuals, teams, and organizations to build sustainable value through developing and applying strategies around understanding change, mobilizing internal and external stakeholders, and focusing on the results that matter. Building a virtuous cycle of resilience, engagement, and reinvention.
Understand the current state, the change, the data, the critical gaps, gather insights on the landscape, create a strategy for the current and future environment.
Align internal and external resources to find creative pathways to anticipate change. Being passive in a moment of disruption will increase chances of failure.
Change the ways to create, capture, and deliver value. Find relevance and build for the future, not just for today. Prioritize and focus on the results that matter.
Developing Future-Proof Leadership
Understanding that individuals, teams, and organizations must be able to continuously adapt, mobilize, and transform in order to maintain relevance and effectiveness against the future, we have designed a clear architecture for development. Empowering individuals and organizations to set their benchmarks, understand their gaps, gain critical knowledge, and be able to immediately apply and measure the lessons learned.
Empowering the Entire Leadership Pipeline
Our mission at the Leadership Development Institute, is to focus on developing leaders at all levels and enabling effective organizational leadership. We understand that the competencies and challenges faced at each leadership level are unique and cumulative as one advances within their responsibilities and scope. We have developed our solutions to mirror and support the advancement and flow of this pipeline through our open enrollment and custom programs.
Developing Leaders at
Leading the Function
Leading the Organization
Individual Contributors & Emerging Leaders
Leaders of Individual Contributors
Leaders of Managers or Senior Staff
Leaders of Functions or Divisions
Leaders of the Organization
The UCI Paul Merage School of Business, Leadership Development Institute (LDI) provides individuals and organizations with relevant and research-based solutions to build sustainable leadership. Our world is becoming more complex, uncertain, and volatile each day. Finding new ways to motivate, inspire, and engage others, while at the same time, exploring new ways to create, capture, and deliver value is one of the top global challenges today. The Leadership Development Institute (LDI) bridges the gap between today’s world and our accelerated future, empowering individuals and organizations to constantly create new value in times of constant disruption and build Future-Proof Leadership.