A focus on leadership development
The Leadership Development Institute (LDI) at Eckerd College was founded in 1980 to help individuals, teams and organizations achieve their potential. LDI has been a Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) since 1981 and has delivered internationally acclaimed programs to thousands of local, national and international clients.
at every level
We design programs for specific organizational needs, from a comprehensive multi-week leadership institute for executive teams to a one-day session to help managers master the challenges of workplace conflict. We provide coaching and diagnostic services that identify company roadblocks and assist in attaining organizational goals.
Self-awareness: The foundation of leadership effectiveness
In this fast-paced world, individuals rarely have the opportunity to receive extensive feedback in the workplace to understand how others perceive them. We provide leaders with the time, tools and environment needed to gain a comprehensive, accurate view of themselves.
The Leadership Development Institute (LDI) at Eckerd College is founded to help individuals, teams and organizations achieve their potential.
LDI becomes a Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), delivering internationally acclaimed programs to thousands of local, national and international clients.
Reached 1,000 Leadership Development Program (LDP) Graduates!
Conducted 100th Leadership Development Program (LDP).
Conducted 200th LDP Program.
Developed by LDI and released in 2000, the Conflict Dynamics Profile® (CDP) is a powerful assessment which helps individuals manage workplace conflict.
Conducted the first Mastering Conflict Dynamics Program.
The Maximizing Your Leadership Potential (MLP) Program reaches 200 graduates.
The Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile® (EMP)—a cutting-edge tool that examines the degree to which individuals leverage an entrepreneurial mindset—is released in 2013.
The Mediation Training Institute (MTI) was founded in 1985 by Dr. Dan Dana, one of the early pioneers in the field of mediation, and acquired by Eckerd College in 2013.
LDI becomes a Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) Education Partner qualified to deliver the SHRM Certified Professional and Certified Senior Professional Exam Preparation Programs to HR professionals.
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is ranked No. 10 in the Financial Times worldwide survey of executive education.
MTI at Eckerd College’s Certified Workplace Mediator and Trainer (CMT) program is accredited by the prestigious International Mediation Institute.
Learn to lead with
Outstanding instruction is a hallmark of Leadership Development Institute (LDI) programs. Our senior faculty are experienced professionals who have worked with clients from hundreds of diverse organizations. Our team consists of highly trained and seasoned practitioners with diverse business and academic backgrounds. They are content experts who are trained to work collaboratively with both individuals and their organizations to help leaders fulfill their potential.
Center for Creative Leadership
As a network associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL), we offer internationally acclaimed programs which help individuals, teams and organizations achieve their potential.
Institute of Leadership Dynamics
The Institute of Leadership Dynamics (ILD) in Berlin, Germany is a strategic partner in leadership and team development. ILD is an exclusive distributor and trainer in Europe for the Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP). Additionally, ILD consults and coaches clients in culture, organizational and people development. Based on the challenges of the Mega Trends of the 21st century and their influence on workplaces, ILD has developed “The 4Cs of Leadership®“, focusing on Conflict, Communication, Change & Accountability and Coaching as styles of leadership.
Institute for Workplace Dynamics-Europe
The Institute for Workplace Dynamics-Europe (IWD-Europe) is a strategic partner and exclusive distributor and trainer in Europe for the Conflict Dynamics Profile (CDP). IWD-Europe is dedicated to improving quality of life at the workplace and helping individuals, teams and organizations enhance leadership performance, competitiveness and innovation while improving a company culture of satisfaction and peace at work.
MoneyMind (MM) in Porto Alegre, Brazil, is a strategic partner in leadership and team development providing training and certification in the CDP and EMP in Brazil. MM also coaches clients to solve common problems associated with money choices, patterns, and the day-to-day management of money issues, inspiring them in the pursuit of harmony between mind and money to become more conscious and prosperous.
Society for Human Resources
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the foremost global expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. LDI has been a SHRM Education Partner since 2016 and delivers SHRM programming to HR professionals.