Leadership for Boosting Performance

Leadership for Boosting Performance
April 24th, 2024


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Identify Your Three Drivers for Stand-out Performance

As a senior executive in an international organization, you are responsible for the overall performance of the organization or division. Leadership in current world is complex and consists of many different dimensions.  But where do you focus your efforts? There is no one-size-fits-all strategy or approach. Where you focus depends on your organization, on your environment, on your strategy, on your vision. To be successful, you should try to focus on only three key areas maximum. In this programme, you will explore all the key dimensions of our new model of leadership and decide on the 3 key areas for your organization.  Depending on the chosen dimension, recipes to succeed will be very different.


  • Receive your copy of “What Leadership is For: Identifying the Three Drivers for Stand-Out Performance”
  • Explore the 12 drivers of leadership in today’s world
  • Choose your 3 focus areas and build your leadership plan

  • Executive leadership
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strategy execution
  • Diversity & inclusion,
  • Digital transformation
  • Customer focus
  • Operational excellence
  • Partnership skills
  • Employee engagement


The Right Programme for you

You are a senior leader and a manager of managers. You are responsible for the overall strategy in your department, team or organization. You are faced with many executive challenges in your role.  You want to boost the performance of your organization, division or department.

Typical Participants:

Senior Managers

Learn, Practice and Use

  • Align teams on key drivers of your leadership
  • Move from strategy, vision, objectives to out-performance
  • Inspire a shared corporate vision
  • Learn how to digitalize with humans
  • Become a bold and responsible leader
  • Develop your innovation culture
  • Understand customer intimacy
  • Build growth mindset
  • Implement your DEIB strategy


Programme Modules

What will you learn and practice?

Leadership for Boosting Performance is a 4-day or 8 live online sessions hands-on training programme.


  1. Leadership Model – identifying your three drivers
    1. Understanding the overall concept
    2. Exploring the quadrants and 12 potential drivers
    3. Where is your organization today
  2. Leadership for Growth
    1. Growth mindset
    2. Accelerated growth
    3. Going beyond the constraints of scale
    4. Who is going to follow?
    5. Securing the value
  3. Leadership for Innovation
    1. The innovation radar
    2. Red ocean, blue ocean
    3. Better innovation
    4. The possibility gap
    5. Creative culture
    6. Getting everyone involved
  4. Leadership for Partnerships
    1. Innovation partnerships
    2. Growth partnerships
    3. Partnership skills
    4. Three degrees of partnership
  5. Leadership for Strategy Execution
    1. Misaligned value in organizations
    2. The discipline of market leaders
    3. Moving from strategy to performance
    4. The strategy house
    5. The execution framework
  6. Leadership for Effectiveness
    1. The core competencies of effectiveness
    2. The billion-dollar turnaround
    3. Being bold and responsible
  7. Leadership for Digitalization
    1. Digital experiences
    2. Data, analytics, and processes
    3. Cross-functional teams
    4. Design principles
    5. Digitalizing with humans
  8. Leadership for Employee Experience
    1. A more human deal
    2. Design thinking
    3. Creating an employee experience
    4. Purposive employees
    5. Strategic transformations and metrics
  9. Leadership for Diversity and Inclusion
    1. Commitment and impact
    2. Breaking down invisible walls
    3. Transformational models
    4. Metrics
    5. Implementing DEIB
  10. Leadership for Inspiration
    1. Inspiring a shared vision
    2. Becoming inspiring and inspirational models
    3. Cascading inspiration
    4. Leadership presence
  11. Leadership for Customer Focus
    1. Bad profits, good profits
    2. The paradox of growth
    3. A seamless experience
    4. Business metrics
    5. Turning numbers into behaviours
  12. Leadership for Brands
    1. Classic brands caught in the middle
    2. New brands, value discipline and becoming number one
    3. Brand definition
    4. Brand implementation
  13. Leadership for Personalization
    1. Customer intimacy
    2. Personalization as standard
    3. Intelligent customer engines
    4. Managing personalization
    5. Designing the experience
    6. Data analytics
    7. Winning with AI
  14. Leadership without Authority
    1. Creating your power base
    2. Organizationally savvy
    3. Positive emotions
    4. MCE models and frameworks
    5. Persuasion
  15. Choosing your 3 Focus Areas

 Where do you want to be and how to get there : Action plan


“ It is a perfect possibility to connect with people from different industries, who are dealing with the same issues.”

Agata Kulik, Product Manager Special Salts, Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH, Germany


“ Facilitator, content, tools, methods, room were very good and fitted to the participants and their needs.”

Andreas Armenat, Head of Production, GO Generics & Standard Solutions, Fresenius Kabi AG, Germany


“Very interesting topics, international and multicultural environment. Very professional coach.”

Alessandro Foresio, Vice President, Logic S.p.A., Italy


“The subjects covered were extremely relevant and gave input to my personal development.”

Rosa Karen Schmidt, Senior VP-Assistant, Novo Nordisk, Denmark



What time does the programme start and finish?
MCE programmes start at 9:00 and finish at 17:00. Lunch is a 1-hour break and there are two coffee breaks too. On the last day, the programme finishes at 16:30 as we know a lot of people have to catch planes and trains.

What should I wear (dress code) when participating in an MCE Programme?
Most participants wear Business Casual clothes. A formal business suit is not necessary.

Are there MCE approved/recommended hotels?
Yes, each programme has recommended hotels that have the best rates. We include details of these hotels in your registration pack.

Are meals included? I don’t eat certain food. Can I order special meals?
Lunch is provided every day and we always organize a buffet so you have a good choice of foods to cater for different needs.

Are there evening activities?
Your evenings are free, although there some exceptions (e.g. On the MCE Leadership Development Programme there is an activity on day 3)

Is there a free Wi-Fi?
For programmes at MCE in Brussels, there is free Wi-Fi throughout the building. For other locations, the services can vary, but in most locations we have organized free Wi-Fi.

What level of English do I need to take part in an MCE Programme?
MCE’s participants come from over 90 different countries but all of our open enrolment programmes are run in English. You need to have a good working knowledge of English to be able to fully participate in the programme and network with other participants. If you have difficulty understanding these questions, the programme might be difficult for you too.

Will I get a certificate at the end of the programme?
Yes, a certificate of attendance is provided to you upon successful completion of the programme.


Are MCE programmes certified by an official body/organization?
10 of MCE’s top selling programmes are approved by Project Management Institute and you can find more information on these programmes here.

What is the MCE approach to learning and development?
All of MCE’s Open Enrolment programmes are based on MCE’s FEEL-THINK-DO and 70-20-10 principles to enable effective learning transfer.

Who designs MCE programmes?
Our Portfolio team together with the core MCE Senior Associates design all of our programmes based on the ROPES model.

Are MCE’s Programmes practical?
MCE’s programmes are all designed to allow to practice what you have learnt. So you will have lots of time to practice, practice and practice.



Are VAT rates included in the price?
The price advertised in this page is VAT excluded and applicable to clients and companies legally based in the European Union.

All clients outside the European Union (EU), e.g. Middle East, Africa, Asia and America, are exempt from VAT rates. For them, the price advertised here is the final price to be paid.

  • One exception: Training Programmes in France. All clients (inside or outside the European Union) following training programmes in France are liable to 20% VAT rates in all cases.

When are VAT rates applicable to me?
In the case of clients and companies legally based in the European Union, VAT rates will be added to the price in the following cases:

  • If the client is a natural person (B2C) without a VAT number. 21% VAT applicable.
  • If the training programmes runs in France: 20% VAT applicable.
    • Also applicable to clients outside the European Union (EU)
    • Except when
      • The client is VAT-exempt
  • If the client is legally registered in Belgium (independent from where in Europe the training programme is followed): 21% VAT applicable.
    • Except when:
      • The client attend the training programme in France: 20% VAT applicable instead.
      • The client is VAT-exempt
    • If the client does not provide a corporate VAT number or does not have any VAT number: 21% VAT applicable (Only applicable to clients in the EU).

I don’t have approval from my finance team yet, can I make a tentative registration?
Yes, simply contact us and we will hold a place for you.

Is hotel accommodation included in the programme fee?
No, participants are expected to arrange their own accommodation and travel. The Programme fee covers the programme attendance, materials, lunches & refreshments.

Does MCE give discounts or grants for individual registrations?
MCE works mostly with companies and organizations and we can provide corporate deals for group bookings or preferred supplier deals. If you would like to discuss a corporate deal, we will be happy to talk to you.

Can I pay with my corporate credit card?
Yes, you can. We accept VISA, Mastercard and Amex.

Does MCE have corporate deals/frameworks available?
Yes, we have. Please contact us for more information.

Can I cancel or change my booking free-of-charge?
At MCE, we understand that business people have commitments and changes do happen. So you can cancel or change your registration up to 21 days before the programme starts without any fees or charges. After that date, you will need to pay full fees, but you are allowed to transfer once to a new programme date.


The MCE Team is ready to answer any questions you have. Please contact us by phone, email, contact form or even website chat. We would be happy to talk to you!


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Dates & Locations

15 Jul – 18 Jul 24 (Barcelona)

23 Sep – 26 Sep 24 (Frankfurt)

18 Nov – 21 Nov 24 (Amsterdam)


4 Day(s)


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