Leadership Development Programs, Courses and ecq-based Readings



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Northwestern University

Creating and Managing Strategic Alliances


Grow your business more quickly and with lower cost and risk through the use of strategic alliances. In a world of resource constraints and intense battles for customers, firms are increasingly employing a variety of cooperative relationships to achieve their strategic objectives domestically and internationally. However, designing and maneuvering through alliances are very challenging activities. In this program, highlighted by a collaborative learning environment, you will be inspired with knowledge on how to create and manage different forms of strategic alliances, such as joint ventures, licensing agreements, buyer-supplier partnerships, and consortia. You will also develop a better sense of the costs and benefits of strategic alliances and learn the specific conditions under which alliances are preferred to internal development, mergers and acquisitions, or outsourcing. For more information, click here.
Dates: March 16-19, 2014; September 21-24, 2014

Costs: $6,300

Contact Number: 847-467-7000

Negotiation Strategies for Managers


Negotiate your way to success. Gain the skills to implement effective negotiation strategy and reach more satisfactory outcomes. Examine how strategic alliances, global competition, licensing agreements, and the use of teams have all changed the face of negotiations today - and how managers who stay on top of these changes get results. Prior to this program, you will complete a web-based survey that will assess your negotiation style. During the program, you will plan, negotiate, receive feedback, and discuss negotiation strategy in a collaborative learning environment. For more information, click here.
Dates: May 12-15, 2014; September 29 – October 2, 2014; December 1-4, 2014

Costs: $6,300

Contact Number: 847-467-7000
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Office of Personnel Management

Center for Global Leadership Series: Leadership for a Global Society


This program offered by the Federal Executive Institute (FEI), you will assess the role of the United States in the world and explore the institutional and policy framework that supports our interactions with other countries. You will focus on best practices in dealing with issues having international implications: the negotiation and teamwork skills that have proven to be the most effective in global interactions. For more information, click here.

Dates: July 7-16, 2014

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Cost: $7,800

Contact: 888-676-9632.
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Skillsoft: eLearning and Performance Support Solutions

Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. Skillsoft's customer support teams draw on a wealth of in-house experience and a comprehensive learning e-library to develop off-the-shelf and custom learning programs tailored to cost-effectively meet customer needs. Skillsoft's courses, books and videos have been developed by industry leading learning experts to ensure that they maximize business skills, performance, and talent development. Skillsoft maintains mappings for a variety of competency models. These mappings help to direct the individual learner to specific Skillsoft learning assets that are directly aligned with the particular subject area and training requirements. Nearly 500 hours of e-learning assets, 1,000 online books and book summaries, and 200 videos are aligned to the OPM Guide to Senior Executive Service Qualifications (ECQ’s).


Skillsoft OPM-ECQ Building Coalitions/Communication
Content Summary:


 

Courses & Simulations

Books

Videos

 

Hours

Assets

 

 

ECQ #5-BUILDING COALITIONS/ COMMUNICATION

39.2

50

128

17

Partnering

22

26

40

5

Political Savvy

6.6

10

28

5

Influencing/Negotiating

10.6

14

60

7

Click here for a complete list of assets and descriptions specific to each ECQ competency.
Dates: Available 24x7x365

Location: Web-enabled content available with internet connectivity

Cost: Most US Federal agencies are currently licensed for a range of Skillsoft learning assets that can support Leadership Development initiatives. Please contact your organization’s Training Administrator for specific information and access.

More Information: https://community.skillsoft.com/USGOV/Competency_public.asp
Click here for resources related to OPM’s Federal Supervisory Training

Email LeadershipTraining@Skillsoft.com for additional guidance.



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