Formulating & Implementing Exceptional Business Strategy
In a challenged economy more than ever, success depends on leaders who can accurately assess the competitive environment, develop sound, innovative strategy and take their plans from idea to action. This concentrated two-day course for executives and managers covers the entire scope of strategic planning—from the seminal concepts of Andrews, Drucker and other leading strategists to the secrets of helping your organization recapture its entrepreneurial spirit. You’ll review the fundamentals of segmentation, targeting and positioning—the marketing backbone for success. You’ll learn how to assess your organization’s resources, processes and values—and how to achieve competitive advantage through targeted innovation in your products and services. You’ll understand the core principles and processes that drive effective planning and gain powerful skills you can put to work in your own business tomorrow. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: November 6-7, 2013
Learn to adapt your leadership style to enhance the growth potential of your business as it transitions through its startup, infrastructure development and enterprise-scale phases. Understand how to use transformational pyramids to create differential advantage for employees, customers and investors, and apply this analysis to your business model. This class is taught in a combination lecture and active discussion format and includes interactive exercises, small group work, simple case studies and group problem-solving sessions. For more information, click here.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact Number: 510-642-4231
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Performance Evaluations: Measuring Goals and Outcomes
Learn critical information and explore strategies and techniques for ensuring a successful Performance Evaluation. Gain tips to overcome the difficulty of giving negative feedback, and discover the power of utilizing a participative style of leadership to obtain desired results. Understand the role of developing meaningful goals with a take-away of eight questions for evaluating the quality of goals set. Learn how to measure the outcome of goals by developing a set of mutually established standards within a framework of ongoing employee development and corrective action. For more information, click here.
Dates: July 26, 2013
Location: Berkeley, CA Room 208, UC Berkeley Extension, 1995
Contact Number: 510-642-4231
Table of Contents Strategic Problem Solving
In this program you will learn and practice fundamental skills of strategic problem solving. Understand how to approach business problems in a structured and efficient way that is based on the problem solving techniques of the top tier consulting firms. Focus on a variety of tactics used to enhance communication, persuasion and build trust within teams and senior management. For more information, click here.
Given the pace of work, pressures to perform and the resulting stress and burn-out common in today’s workplace, it’s not surprising that productivity suffers; performance declines, teams falls apart and leaders often get the blame. Using tools and strategies explored in this workshop, you learn to tackle and resolve long-standing issues, improve performance, strengthen relationships, and make progress even in “hopeless” situations. For more information, click here.
Dates: August 26, 2013
Location: San Francisco, CA Room 800, UC Berkeley Extension Downtown Center
The Advanced Executive Coaching Certificate Program
The Advanced Executive Coaching Program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business focuses on the knowledge and advanced competencies required to effectively coach senior leaders within the context of today’s global business environment. The course builds on core coaching competencies and takes Executive Coaching to the next level. Designed by Smith faculty and experienced executive coaches, it provide a unique coach learning experience. For more information, click here.
Dates: Five two-day seminars (9am to 5pm) including a capstone experience at Gettysburg.
Location: Robert H. Smith School of Business Suite in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center at 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in downtown Washington, D.C.
Cost: $4,900 for 10 program days
Contact Number: 301-229-6561
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Dynamic Project Management
With this course, participants will understand the basics of project management, including the importance and interrelationship of all its components. Attendees will be cognizant of the Project Management Institute's process group functions (initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing) and the project knowledge areas (integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement).. For more information, click here.
Location: Ronald Regan Building and International Trade Center, Washington D.C