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Programs Provided In Series – (Selections can be Stand Alone or Customized for your Organization)

 

Essentials in Leadership Certificate Program

(designed for new managers)

  • Defining the Leader in You – build a strong foundation of leadership skills as you learn to:
    • Recognize your own personality styles and outward image using (DiSC) and a 360 assessment
    • Communicate with impact to influence results with your direct reports and your peers
    • Efficiently plan and organize
    • Continuously evolve as dynamics change around you
    • Build accountability and trust

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Solving Business Challenges – understand business process to allow for better business decisions and problem solving.  Learn to:
    • Use models, tools and techniques to solve problems efficiently
    • Understand how to balance risk with opportunity
    • Keep customers, both external and internal, satisfied
    • Build concise communications for team and executives
    • Use multiple scenarios to map outcomes

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Hiring and Developing Peak Performers – set expectations and foster an environment that cultivates positive attitudes and team success.  Learn to:
    • Create clarity around roles and responsibilities
    • Build a plan, then hire the right people for the job
    • Achieve desired performance levels through coaching and development
    • Effectively communicate performance assessments during employee reviews

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • High Performing Engaged Teams – optimize team impact by learning to:
    • Understand the difference between teams and work groups
    • Recognize DiSC styles to bring out the best within a team
    • Build self-sustaining teams – ending the victim cycle
    • Optimize the value of the diversity and talent of your team through inclusion and collaboration

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Evolving Your Business with Innovation and Creativity – drive strategic business objectives and grow market share for your organization by learning to:
    • Clarify the value propositions and differences between innovation and creativity
    • Utilize tools and techniques to open up new possibilities
    • Facilitate innovation, infuse creativity, and live change leadership
    • Take your business results to the next level

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

 

Advanced Leaders Certificate Program

(designed for existing leaders with a desire to build skills)

  • Customer Centricity – become a confident advanced-level leader by learning to harness the power of the customer perspective.  You will learn to:
    • Build and effectively manage customer relationships
    • Cultivate global strategic relationships
    • Remove barriers to next level customer service
    • Identify the metrics that are important to your customer, and how to problem solve with the customer’s expectations in mind

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Leading Change Initiatives – identify how to help your team adapt to changes in the workplace successfully and how to sustain the change by learning how to:
    • Build a plan for change with proven change leadership techniques
    • Apply sustainable techniques for making change last
    • Communicate a vision and need for change effectively and with impact
    • Maintain productivity, while helping team members adapt to the change

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Developing and Executing Strategy – Design a practical execution plan to take your organization to the next level. This course also introduces the basics of building a business strategy.  Learn to :
    • Create a business strategy with practical operating and execution tactics
    • Clearly communicate your vision, allowing employees to naturally align
    • Identify the right tools and techniques to help to manage your business strategy
    • Add more impact to your communications by thinking strategically

                         One Day Course – Live Facilitation

  • Critical Thinking – Utilize your current knowledge, past experiences, and strategic thinking to learn how to :
    • Turn incomplete or ambiguous issues into a clearly defined direction
    • Identify links between problems and systems that can lead to improved strategies
    • Recognize alternative approaches for more effective solutions
    • Reduce or manage risk and stress

                         One Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Next Level Leadership – Bring your ‘A’ game to enhance your potential by learning to:
    • Recognize changing expectations as you move up in leadership roles
    • Identify the keys to driving employee performance
    • Have those tough discussions confidently and effectively
    • Use conflict to foster teamwork
    • Inspire employees to do their best each day with a supportive environment
    • Build a balanced personal agenda

                         One Day Course – Live Facilitation

 

Strategic Leaders Certificate Program

(designed for new executives or experienced senior managers)

  • Strategic Practices that Drive Results – Use proven techniques for developing and executing an organization’s business strategy.  You will learn to:
    • Create a business strategy that aligns with the current marketplace and future factors
    • Recognize the threats and risks that organizations may face
    • Championing change with a strategic communications
    • Ensure that every employee is included in the bigger picture

                         Half Day Course – Live Facilitation

  • Driving Culture and Accountability – Align your organization’s culture to increase employee retention and deliver on organizational goals.  You will learn to:
    • Keep employees satisfied while fueling the results you strive for
    • Facilitate an environment of candor, transparency and ethical behavior
    • Build a culture that your employees will support, while delivering on business goals
    • Identify the skills and tools necessary when leading during times of change

                         Half Day Course – Live Facilitation

  • Bridging Silos – Understand how breaking down barriers can impact your organization as it strives to grow and remain competitive.  You will learn to :
    • Assess your structure, including vendors, partners, and customers to define your organization’s current state
    • Understand how to create a unified team in a global environment
    • Employ a conflict resolution model with varying relationships and issues
    • Think about the value of corporate citizenship and community stewardship

                         Half Day Course – Live Facilitation

  • Innovative Leadership – Inspire employees, solve problems, and advance your products/services through innovation.  You will learn to:
    • Use entrepreneurial thinking as an advantageous tool
    • Identify skills needed for innovative leadership
    • Enhance your organization’s view on failing forward
    • Cultivate employee ownership, job satisfaction, and dedication

                         Half Day Course – Live Facilitation

 

The Leadership Compass:

A Guided Learning Journey in Small Weekly Bites – designed for busy managers and associates looking to build a solid foundation of leadership skills

During this six-week, guided learning journey, take a deep dive into who you are as a unique leader.  During virtual workshops, team coaching sessions, content and exercises learn to:

  • Week 1: Understand your strengths and weaknesses – using the Leadership Practices Inventory, and create a development/action plan.
  • Week 2: Be the leader that others want to follow – Identify what you stand for and find your voice.
  • Week 3: Develop a compelling vision – Appreciate the past, present and future and learn to effectively articulate your vision.
  • Week 4: Change, improve, and grow – Develop new ideas and create an accepting environment, all while balancing risk.  Identify ways to deal with failures and missteps.
  • Week 5: Delegate, trust and empower others  – Operate in ‘the zone’ while empowering others to decide and act.
  • Week 6: Build a community  Set sustainable expectations, goals and standards that include recognition/celebration of performance wins.

Quality Excellence Program Offerings 

designed by GE certified Master Black Belts and Quality Leaders

  • Kaizen – 2 day Kaizen Team learning session
  • Lean 4 day rigorous interactive course
  • Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt -2 day course to learn what Six Sigma is and does, along with definitions and what to expect
  • Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt – 8 day course (four 2 day sessions, 3 weeks between each session allowing participants to practice skills) for those who may be looking to positively impact how their department or functional area operates
  • Lean Six Sigma: Black Belt – 8 day course (four 2 day sessions, 3 weeks between each session, allowing participants to practice skills) for individuals ready to focus on process excellence as a full time or part time role
  • Project Management – 3 day course for project managers who wish to build upon their skills
  • Business Analysis – 3 day course for new business analysts and for those who wish to build upon their skills
  • Work-out – 5 day course for personnel who will facilitate short bursts of process focus to make fast improvements (within 90 days) utilizing the skills and knowledge of those closest to the process 

 

Stand Alone Adult Learning Opportunities  

Most are one day sessions to learn techniques and build upon specific skills

Executive Presence – the  neXt factor  – The neXt Factor is an interactive program designed for participants seeking to develop skills to boost impact in your current role and position yourself to be successful for the neXt leadership opportunity.  You will learn to:

  • Package your abilities and present yourself as a Leader
  • The Critical Components of Executive Presence
  • Understand your Interactive Style to address differences and build strong strategic relationships
  • Define “You” – Building Your Unique Brand
  • Confident Communication to Command a Room
  • Inspire Trust – Getting Clear on Why this is Critical

                         Full Day Course – Live Facilitation

  • Creating a Culture of Accountability & Sustainability – This program is designed to give you a practical understanding of Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, its importance, and the impact it can have on an organization’s bottom line.  You will learn to:
    • Assess and evaluate your organization’s current position
    • Introduce the concept of the Triple Bottom Line Accounting Framework
    • Identify implementation opportunities for your organization
    • Create a Sustainability Roadmap

        Full or Half Day Course – Live or Virtual Facilitation

  • Effectively Leading Virtual Teams – The shift to a global workplace and the extensive adoption of digital technologies has created multiple options for where, when and how work gets done. This reality has also had significant impact on the way companies design their organizations to get the work done.  Leaders and managers need highly developed competencies in the areas of virtual leadership, getting results by overcoming barriers, implementing systems to support effective teamwork, coaching, and role modeling.  You will learn to:

    • Apply team models and tools to positively affect the quality of your team’s interactions and productivity
    • Become an active member in helping your team develop and achieve business results
    • Utilize DiSC or another style assessment to understand differences and build strong working relationships
    • Effectively work through conflict on your team
    • Use decision-making styles to facilitate group decision making and problem solving
    • Utilize best practices for co-located, remote and dispersed team communication & interactions

                             Full Day Course – Live Facilitation ~or~ Two Half Day – Virtual Sessions

     

    Other Developed Programs:

  • Creating a Coaching Culture
  • Career Coaching with a Strengths-Based Development Approach
  • Career Coaching with a Strengths-Based Development Approach (Virtual)
  • Coaching Skills for Project Managers (Virtual)
  • Incorporating Behavioral Interviewing into the Hiring Process
  • Owning Your Career Strategy (Workshop)
  • Linked Development – Applying a Strengths-Based Approach to Career Development (Workshop)
  • Get What You Want from Mentoring (Workshop)
  • Getting Results Through Influence
  • Project Manager Coaching Skills
  • Knowledge Sharing Through Mentoring
  • A Practical Approach to Leading People Through Change
  • Hiring the Right People
  • Transitioning Through Change
  • Decision Making Workshop
  • Successfully Managing and Resolving Conflict
  • Internal Consulting Skills
  • Cross-Team Communication
  • Unlocking Potential with Performance Management
  • Making the Most of Your Time: The Power of Priorities
  • Strategic Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Better Meetings
  • Communication, Conflict and Collaboration