"Yes… and…” is a quote and perspective Karen often utilizes.  This perspective represents an attitude that forms the basis of one of her skills that I most appreciate, her ability to refocus and redirect an issue thus providing the recipient an opportunity to examine and evaluate from alternate perspectives.”    


Larry Nimmo

City of Englewood

For over 20 years, Innovations in Training has designed and delivered innovative leadership development programming to organizations. We have the passion and the programming to develop strong, committed leaders who can help your organization achieve its goals. 

Our programs consist of numerous workshops, custom -designed to your organization, which together create a powerful learning experience. 

To create a program that truly works for your organization, begin  with the business need in mind. What business problems are you solving? What are your business needs? Your leaders should possess the skills, talents and attitudes to help move your business forward. While we want to impact individuals, we also want to make an impact on your organization.

Skill Assessment & Needs Analysis

Our programs address core skills and competencies as well as help your leaders champion the mission, vision and values unique to your organization. Each of your leaders are different and our programs include components which identify their strengths, learning needs and challenge areas.


Our curriculum is competency-based. Here is a sample of some of the more common leadership competencies our programs address:

  • Self-Awareness

  • Awareness of others

  • Understanding Your Role (as a Supervisor, Manager or Leader)

  • Adaptive Leadership*

  • Conflict Management

  • Teambuilding

  • Delegation

  • Communication

  • Decision-Making

  • Holding Productive Conversations to Ensure Accountability

  • Leadership Styles

Experiential and Active Learning

All workshops incorporate relevant activities, original case studies, and useful readings to challenge participants and help embed learning.  

Levels of Learning

We can customize workshops and programs for leaders at all levels and experience in your organization:

Sample workshops for first-line supervisors, those new to the role.

Two-day, skill-building programs.

Comprehensive programs for leadership development. View a sample program here.

Recommended Assessments

Self-Awareness through Emergenetics.

Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Style Assessment:

Participants gain insight into their preferred manner of handling conflict, yet are exposed to alternative approaches, increasing their ability to successfully navigate through complex interpersonal situations.


Evaluations and ROI

It's important to gain a sense of how participants favor the learning through program evaluations, but equally important is to identify the impact training programs have on their leadership ability. Bottom line? We're interested in your bottom line and want to ensure our programs create positive results for your organization. 

Let's Get Started

Please contact Karen Main for a no-obligation conversation about your leadership development needs. 

​© 2018 Karen Main for Innovations In Training.

Centennial, CO



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