Battle Tested 2.0: Elevating Leaders

April 22, 2024 - April 24, 2024
The Historic Thayer Hotel
674 Thayer Rd
West Point, NY 10996
Cost: $6,595 Per Person

Join Us as the Game-Changing Lessons Resume!

Continue your mission to inspire teams, empower others, create new leaders, and provide clear intent so teams succeed. MSCI and Thayer Leadership have developed a program to further your knowledge with the same proven approach of:

  • Immersive Applied Learning
  • Unparalleled Experiential Sessions
  • Supportive Senior Advisor
  • Inspirational and Expert Faculty

We welcome you back to the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for Battle Tested 2.0: Elevating Leaders. This new program was built just for you –  to reinforce lessons learned and dive into new topics. It is strongly encouraged to participate with a team of six to eight or to reserve a company program of 25 or more.

The new Battle Tested 2.0 agenda reflects the next step in a leadership journey for past MSCI Battle Tested participants. Thayer takes a unique holistic approach to leadership development founded on the Army’s leadership philosophy of “Be, Know, Do,” which focuses on creating complete leaders through the development of character, knowledge, and application. This second program will further participants’ knowledge with the same proven approach of immersive applied learning and unparalleled experiential sessions taught by inspirational and expert military leaders.

Key takeaways include:

  • Reflections on lessons learned from Battle Tested Leadership Principles for Metals Executives
  • Reinforcement of the leadership tools to lead self and others, build trust, and lead through influence
  • Building of cross functional peer to peer networks with individual and team accountability
  • Understand the importance in utilizing the valuable tool of gathering and focusing personal stories to become better leaders and more effective communicators
  • Discover direct applications from the legacy of great leaders to participants’ own leadership style and organization.
  • Examine practical tools for the individual leader and his or her team to develop a culture of servant leadership
  • Insight into the differences between leader attributes, competencies, and identity
  • Understanding of own personal values and how they are built into a leadership philosophy
  • Analysis of the strengths and challenges of team dynamics and how to modify leadership skills to integrate those dynamics in rapid cycle learning
  • Understanding the role mutual trust plays in team unification and the steps to build it
  • Application of the Army’s After-Action Review process in a 4-level structure
  • Discovery of the benefits of physical training as a tool for team bonding and the benefits of fitness and wellness programs in one’s own organization
  • Ability to identify the behaviors of a cohesive team
  • Explanation of how to apply the principles of Mission Command to create an empowered and accountable culture
  • Exploration of effective communication techniques
  • Understand the definition of accountability and its impact on corporate culture
  • The development of Action Plans to drive the way forward for individuals and teams

Click here for the full schedule, and contact Monique Combs,, to reserve your seats.

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