When employees are able to learn and grow, and the organization supports that growth, they are more engaged. Our professional development leadership programs are designed to complement a larger learning journey or be deployed individually to target employees’ unique development needs.
Self-managing Leadership® (SML) is a powerful framework for effectively aligning people and culture with purpose and strategy. Our 10-step model helps participants identify their purpose, values, and vision in order to define the focus and character which defines their leadership. A 90-day action plan will be developed for each participant focusing on the few things that have the largest impact, for both personal and professional development.
Feedback opens the door to discussion and problem-solving, and it is essential to personal growth and development. When feedback is given constructively, the receiver of the feedback is more likely to listen nondefensively and take appropriate action. This course teaches the skills that are necessary to both give and receive constructive and positive feedback in a way that maintains relationships and increases performance.
Employees in any organization find themselves solving problems daily. The ability to identify the problem, pinpoint the true cause, and identify a workable solution is essential for personal, professional, and organizational success.
Powerful presentation skills increase a person’s ability to educate and inform audiences. Ideas, products, and concepts must be presented succinctly and compellingly. This course, specifically designed for people looking to influence or inspire, teaches a presenter to develop and deliver a clear, concise message that will quickly and effectively gain the attention of the audience.
Every function and activity that takes place in an organization involves some form of direct or indirect communication. The success of these functions and activities directly depends on the ability of the people in the organization to communicate effectively. This course focuses on the process of creating open communication that increases rapport and productivity.
Self-awareness is the building block of all efforts to increase your emotional intelligence. In this session you will: understand the linkage between thoughts, feelings, and actions; learn how to identify and manage your triggers; and increase your effectiveness as a manager or individual contributor.
Leading remote employees is becoming the norm in our increasingly virtual world. Leading Virtually is a two-hour virtual instructor-led training that equips frontline leaders with tools to engage team members in a virtual environment and form strong relationships by building trust and developing effective communication.
Learners will build critical self-awareness by uncovering potential bias blind spots, introduce a language to discuss inclusion, and provide practical, easy-to-apply tools that contribute to an inclusive culture through a 3-hour virtual course.
Microaggressions and micro-inequities are products of bias, and like bias, we can be unconscious or conscious of each. These terms show how bias can move from just a thought or belief to a behavior that negatively impacts another person or makes them feel othered. In this 3-hour virtual program, learners develop the ability to address microaggressions and micro-inequities and learn how these experiences affect individuals personally and professionally.
Inclusion & Belonging helps participants understand the value of an inclusive environment and cultivate for themselves, their team, and the organization. Learners achieve growth or behavior change through a 3-hour virtual course consisting of highly interactive activities, participant-led conversations that address challenges, and strategies strategy application.
Change is in every new project, every new customer, and every improvement in products or services. Change can be major, like a merger or acquisition. Or change can be minor, as the introduction of a new system. Regardless of the intensity, change is survival and has a direct impact on productivity, turnover, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness. This course teaches the skills that leaders need to be effective during times of change.
Trust is the foundational element of successful business interactions. In this session you will learn both in-person and virtual communication and interaction strategies to build and maintain trust.