Not long ago, employers relied on a list of job skills and previous work history to assess the qualifications of those considered for positions of leadership. An organization's leadership training programs were often reserved for those who showed a degree of natural ability. Today, the criteria for determining effective leadership skills has changed. Many employers are assessing their candidates on their level of emotional intelligence.
You've noticed that your managers are in need of training to help make themselves and their teams even better. Your only problem is getting the budget approved.
A lot has been written about effective leadership. You probably can recognize it when you experience it. You definitely can recognize it when you don't.