Frequently Asked Questions
Why use the services of an outside consultant or coach?
Most often an outside consultant or coach can be an excellent unbiased source, which can assist an organization evaluate mission, vision, strategies, relationships, attitudes, perceptions, group norms, processes, leadership capabilities and communication.
What is Workforce Development?
Workforce development includes all education and training aimed at employment or employability.
Why is Workforce Development becoming so important?
There is a growing crisis in America which stems from an ever increasing retirement population and the lack of a trained and educated workforce ready to replace them. Additionally, most jobs are requiring a higher degree of knowledge-based skills and competencies, which many in the current workforce do not possess.
Why invest in workforce initiatives?
The workforce of the 21st Century has to be trained, flexible and be able to deal effectively with the ever-changing workplace environment.
What is Leadership Development?
It is the orchestrated process of developing the individual strengths, talents and competencies of people in supervisory, management or leadership roles so they can be even more effective. The vision of the Leadership Development Coaching Experience© is to grow "excellent people" into "effective leaders."
Why participate in a Leadership Development Program?
It is a well planned "growth opportunity" that will provide specific insight into individual strengths, as well as develop concrete behavioral and skill enhancement strategies for individual success. Most often, organizational development should start with leadership development.
Is the program research based?
Yes. All of the assessment tools are heavily research based. The books, videos and white papers used in the program are also research based.
What is the participant's role in the Leadership Development Program?
It is expected that as a participant you become "fully engaged" in the process. As in any personal development experience, you will get out of it what you put into it.
Will participants be helped/assisted/guided through the program?
Yes. Your personal coach will be your mentor and teacher. Also other stakeholders such as your immediate manager, members of your senior staff and other selected "experts" as determined by you and your coach may assist in your development.
What is Organizational Consulting?
Organizational consulting is the assessment, recommendations and training which can be conducted in virtually every aspect of organizational dynamics from marketing to finance and on to customer service. Ingbretsen Consulting LLC is mainly focused on organizational structure and the people side of organizational life. Areas such as mission, vision, strategy, culture, innovation, process, customer relations, leadership development, succession planning and team building, based on the business model of the organization, are areas of expertise.
What is the Objective of Organizational Consulting?
The objective of organizational is to increase the health and effectiveness of the organizational environment.
Why is Organizational Environment Important?
A healthy and effective organizational environment allows and encourages all stakeholders to take pride in their contribution, feel a part of something bigger than them-selves, expand their strengths and competencies and more effectively carry out the strategies of the organization.
Why use the services of an outside consultant?
Most often an outside consultant can be an excellent unbiased source, which can assist an organization evaluate mission, vision, strategies, relationships, attitudes, perceptions, group norms, processes, leadership capabilities and communication.
What is Career Consulting?
Career consulting is the process by which career guidance is offered an individual who is seeking to start, change or enhance their career. Often an individual who is in a development program comes to the realization they are in the wrong career or not in a job where they can reach their full potential. The career consultant can be a vital link to a new future.