Leadership Development: Frequently Asked Questions


Leadership Development: Frequently Asked Questions


Frequently Asked Questions About Leadership Development

Explore frequently asked questions about leadership development and Crestcom’s award-winning and accredited leadership development programs below.

What is leadership development training?
Leadership development training educates and empowers individuals to become effective leaders by helping individuals acquire the management skills and knowledge necessary to lead teams and manage projects successfully.

Leadership development programs vary and include workshops, coaching, mentoring, and experiential learning.

The goal of leadership training is to develop the skills effective leaders need. Managers that have foundational leadership skills can meet the challenges of their roles and support the organization’s growth and success.

What are the benefits of a leadership development program?
Crestcom’s leadership development training will benefit your organization by: 

  • Improving employee engagement and productivity.
  • Promoting better decision-making.
  • Fostering adaptability and innovation. 
  • Enhancing the ability to attract and retain top talent.
  • Increasing financial performance. 
  • Encouraging a better understanding of different perspectives.
  • Building communication and collaboration skills. 

Crestcom’s unique training process emphasizes measured development, practical implementation, and ultimate accountability to create consistent and sustained behavior change. Our experienced facilitators and award-winning leadership programs ensure you will see a measurable return on investment from your development efforts

How long is Crestcom’s flagship leadership development training program?

The Crestcom L.E.A.D.R. for Life training program allows your team to master 24 core leadership skills over 12 months before transitioning to an advanced group coaching experience. This extensive leadership development program ensures your team’s continuous growth, enabling them to adapt to changing roles and responsibilities while delivering a measurable ROI for your organization.

What industries do you have experience providing leadership development training for?
Crestcom has experience providing training to many industries, including (but not limited to):

  • Agribusiness
  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Food Manufacturing & Processing
  • Government
  • Health Care
  • Healthcare
  • Home Services 
  • IT & Software
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Non-Profit
  • Professional Services
  • Telecommunication
  • Transportation
What topics does Crestcom’s leadership development program include?
Crestcom’s leadership development program includes both foundational and new leadership topics presented by subject matter experts in their respective fields. Crestcom’s management training courses focus on both the hard and the soft skills emerging leaders need to be successful. The variety of our content is designed to be comprehensive so as to help individuals become effective, well-rounded, and great leaders. 

Some key topics taught in the program include: 

  • Effective communication skills
  • Strategic planning and execution
  • Team building and collaboration
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Change management
  • Time management and setting priorities
  • Customer service
  • Conflict resolution and negotiation skills
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Talent acquisition and retention
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Financial acumen and business strategy
  • Establishing trust 
  • Mitigating bias
  • Personal resilience and growth
Is Crestcom’s training accredited?
Yes! Crestcom is accredited by several organizations, including SHRM, HRCI, NASBA, AIA, and PMI. If you are curious about an accreditation not listed here, please contact us!
Who can benefit from Crestcom’s leadership training programs?
Crestcom’s programs are designed for managers and leaders at all career levels, from front-line managers to executives. Therefore, any team member that needs or wants to sharpen their leadership skills can benefit from Crestcom’s leadership development programs. Our programs also help new and established managers prepare for their next leadership role.
How can I choose the best leadership training program for my team or organization?
Choosing the right program for your organization is essential when investing in learning and development. Crestcom leverages 35+ years of experience in this space and uses a proven approach to developing results-driven competencies in teams. We were also just recognized as a Top 20 Leadership Training organization by the Training Industry! 

During our flagship program, participants learn to apply skills over time, creating sustained behavior change and quantifiable ROI. They also report progress to their training facilitators and share experiences with their peers.

How is Crestcom different from other leadership development providers?
Crestcom International stands out from other leadership development providers in several ways:

  • Proven Methodology: Crestcom’s flagship program is based on a proven methodology refined over three decades of developing leaders. The program combines experiential learning, real-world application, and accountability to ensure long-lasting behavioral change and measurable results.
  • Global Network of Facilitators: Crestcom has a vast network of certified facilitators worldwide. These facilitators are experienced professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the training sessions. Their ability to deliver consistent, high-quality programs across different regions sets Crestcom apart.
  • Focus on Application and Accountability: Crestcom’s programs go beyond theoretical knowledge. Our trainers spend time with senior leaders to learn about their specific organizational challenges. Participants are encouraged to apply the concepts and skills they learn in their day-to-day work to help solve these challenges. Moreover, Crestcom emphasizes accountability by providing ongoing support, coaching, and measurement tools to ensure that learning translates into tangible outcomes. 
  • Long-Term Partnership: Crestcom values long-term partnerships with clients. We aim to develop a deep understanding of each company’s objectives and challenges to provide continuous support and guidance. Crestcom’s programs are designed to be scalable and adaptable, allowing organizations to continue their leadership development journey over time and across multiple locations. 
  • Research-Backed Content: Crestcom’s programs are rooted in extensive research and industry best practices. The content is regularly updated to reflect the latest trends and insights in leadership development. Working with various subject matter experts ensures participants receive the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Global Reach: Crestcom operates globally, offering programs in various countries and regions. This global reach allows organizations with multiple locations to benefit from consistent leadership development training across their entire workforce.
Can I try Crestcom’s Leadership Development before I commit to the complete program?
Yes! If you would like to experience Crestcom’s leadership development in action, we offer a FREE Leadership Skills Workshop.
How can I get started with Crestcom Leadership Training?
If you are ready to find a leadership trainer near you, click here. Or, simply click the “Get Started” button on our website! There, you can find training, take a leadership health assessment or request a free leadership skills workshop for your team. 
Where can I find case studies from companies that have worked with Crestcom?
We have case studies about the results achieved by client organizations available under our “Resources” tab here
Where can I find recent Press Releases about Crestcom?
To stay up-to-date about Crestcom, check out our Press Release section under our website’s “Resources” tab. 
What other resources does Crestcom offer?
Crestcom offers many free resources for today’s leaders! Check out our “Resources” tab on our website to:

  • Register for free 1-hour webinars
  • Download Ebooks about today’s most pressing leadership challenges
  • Listen to our podcast, The Leadership Habit
  • Access our blogs
How can I stay up-to-date with the resources provided by Crestcom?
Crestcom has a complimentary monthly newsletter that features our latest webinars, Ebooks, blog articles, and podcast episodes. To sign up for a newsletter, register here.
I’m interested in providing leadership development training to organizations in my local community. How can I find out more about owning a Crestcom franchise?
Crestcom is a business training franchise for professionals who want to make a difference in people’s lives. To find out more about joining our global network, visit the “Own a Franchise” page on our website.