Leadership Development Program (LDP)®

The longest-running leadership development program in the world, our flagship training has been adapting to address the challenges facing today's leaders ever since.

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Vincent Murphy 
VP of Finance 
National Organization for Rare Disorders

“The Leadership Development Program provided me insights about myself and gave me tools and skills to become a better leader for both my organization and for the members on my team.”

Those leading from the middle of organizations face unique challenges, including getting the top and the bottom of the hierarchy to work together; collaborating across the organization — and across the globe; and maintaining resilience in the face of uncertainty and complex problems. As leaders balance demanding jobs and their lives outside of work, a clear understanding of one’s own leadership style and clarity around development goals is imperative for success.

Our world-class Leadership Development Program (LDP)® is a 5-day, research-based immersive training for mid-level leaders, available both online or in person. A deeply personal, feedback-intense, transformative learning experience, LDP helps give you clear perspective on who you are as a leader; shows you how to thrive, both personally and professionally; and equips you to forge a clear path forward in your career — with support for whatever the future may hold.


Mid- to senior-level leaders


Online or in person
(See COVID protocols)


5 days


Live instructor-led, with executive coach


Faculty-to-participant ratio: 1:12


The Leadership Development Program (LDP)®: About the Experience

What Participants Learn in Our Leadership Development Training Program

The longest-running program of its kind in the world, our flagship Leadership Development Program (LDP)® is a research-based training especially for mid-level and senior managers. It includes intensive assessments, innovative exercises, peer feedback, and one-on-one coaching to help reinforce learning.

Participants in our Leadership Development Program will:

  • Bridge the gap between senior management and the front lines
  • Lead across boundaries and recognize the impact power and authority have on shared direction, alignment, and commitment in systems
  • Learn the art of collaboration to accelerate team performance
  • Solve complicated problems and take wise action to lead in a complex and disruptive environment
  • Manage stress, build resiliency, and leverage multiple life roles
  • Build a network of supportive leaders to continue development

This world-class leadership development training program builds the skills and confidence that leaders of managers need to build commitment and translate strategy into effective action.

Why Choose Our LDP, Our Flagship Leadership Development Program?

 With over 100,000 alumni around the world, LDP is:

  • Built around developing the 6 key skills research has found are needed for mid-level leaders: influence, communication, thinking and acting systemically, self-awareness, learning agility, and resilience

  • Intense development with highly personalized feedback, using a variety of validated assessment tools, as well as post-program assessment and individualized coaching to ensure continued support

  • Research-backed, based on rigorous, ongoing research with content that’s continually evolving to focus on emerging best practices and the issues that matter most in today’s world

Post-program, participants of our Leadership Development Program consistently report greater self-awareness and positive changes in behavior related to negotiation, influence, and communication.
And ongoing post-program support is provided to extend the learning even further through our exclusive alumni community.

Leadership Development Program (LDP)®


Online – Global

$7,800 USD


$7,800 USD


$10,880 SGD


€6,900 EUR

Multiple participants? Scale-up and volume pricing options available for organizations wishing to develop multiple middle managers, customize a version of this middle manager training program for their unique context and culture, or run the full program on-site. Contact us for more details!

What Our Alumni Are Saying

Alumni of our flagship Leadership Development Program (LDP)® consistently tell us the same thing: their experience with us made a significant impact on their leadership and professional growth, and they’re grateful for the life-changing, transformational opportunity.

But don’t just take our word for it – take theirs.

“When was the last time you felt yourself noticeably grow in less than 5 days?”

Megan Kennedy
Head of Online Learning

“I was amazed at how impactful the program was, even in an online format. CCL took care in assigning compatible home teams, made the content applicable at all levels of leadership, and cultivated an environment of warmth, trust, and success.”

Rebecca Nelson
VP, Human Resources & Organizational Development
Second Harvest Food Bank of NWNC

“LDP helped develop my thinking as a leader, as well as the most important aspect I learned during the week: actually receiving feedback. This course was fantastic and I enjoyed every day, especially given the diverse group of people that I experienced it with. I would gladly do another course with CCL after taking this course; it was well worth the time/money!”

Jon Maas
Director of Finance and Administration
Dancing Goat Distillery

“LDP will change your life if you let it. The program removes you from the day-to-day work environment and creates a unique learning culture I’ve never experienced before. Each step of the program is well-designed and strategic – you leave with tools and a personal coach to keep you accountable on your new goals. I highly recommend this investment in yourself!”

Sunshine Weihert
VP of Support Services
FAST Credit Union

Impact of Our Leadership Development Program

With over 100K alumni, our world-renowned Leadership Development Program (LDP)®, is the longest-running program of its kind in the world. Here’s what participants have to say about the experience:

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