The Creating a High-Performance Organization program helps managers develop the methods and skills needed to drive performance while maintaining a highly effective work culture. It will help you increase performance across the organization and support the achievement of business objectives, while building the leadership capabilities to meet future business needs. For more information, click here.
The program provides managers with the rare opportunity to receive executive-level, strategic coaching to further develop their communication abilities. This valuable experience is a necessity for executives whose success depends on their ability to persuade and influence both internal and external audiences. For more information, click here.
Dates: September 23-25, 2014
The MBA Essentials program provides an overview of key subject areas found in the Carlson School’s nationally ranked MBA program. It is taught by many of the same outstanding Carlson School of Management faculty members who teach in the MBA program. You will experience classroom sessions with award-winning teachers—many of whom are also accomplished scholars and understand how to transform the latest academic insights into practical application. For more information, click here.
Date: April 21-May 21, 2014
Gain deeper insight into the art and science of persuasive communications. This program builds on "Presentations: Coaching for Executives" and will give you further understanding of effective executive communications—everything from presenting effectively to top management to communicating successfully with multicultural audiences to leading and creating critical team communications. For more information, click here.
Date: February 19-20, 2014
Leadership coaching is vital to today’s most successful organizations. In fact, around half of the top companies for leaders provide coaching to their most promising leaders. This program provides a perspective and best practice from Richard Leider, one of today’s top executive coaches. It provides leaders with a proven approach to develop and retain key people through effective coaching practices. For more information, click here.
Conflict! Just reading the word brings to mind thoughts of difficulty and unpleasantness. Healthy conflict may promote creativity and innovation. It allows you to build on one another’s ideas to find solutions to existing problems. However, when a conflict escalates, it may cause serious problems, including decreased morale, more re-work and a less productive team. For more information, click here.
It makes sense to hire front-line staff into supervisory positions; they have the technical skills you are looking for, it’s motivational to all employees and reduces the costs associated from hiring outside. Often times though, these employees lack the supervisory, management and leadership skills necessary to thrive in their new roles. click here.
Learn to identify and analyze employee behaviors that indicate a problem may exist, and to create a more efficient and low-stress work environment for all. Topics include common problems facing today's employees, interventions supervisors can perform to encourage staff to get help for their difficulties, and available resources. For more information, click here.
Date: May 7, 2014
In two highly interactive days focusing on the basic skills necessary to successfully manage and lead others, you will engage in self-assessment exercises, role playing and simulations to help you learn and practice behaviors integral to building high-performing work groups. Key topics include making a successful transition to management, creating a balance between leading and managing, determining your personal style preferences and their impacts on others, group problem solving, managing conflict and consensus building. For more information, click here.
Dates:January 23-24, 2014; June 12-13, 2014
This in-depth course equips new, future and veteran supervisors with the skills to carry out each of the essential steps of performance management. Participants will gain the tools to establish clear expectations, measure employee performance, create employee development plans and skillfully conduct the performance feedback interview. For more information, click here.
Dates: April 24-15, 2014