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.
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: April 24, 2014
Location: Berkeley, CA Room 208, UC Berkeley Extension, 1995
Contact Number: 510-642-4231
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.
Dates: May 30-31, 2014
Application Deadline: May 16, 2013
Location: San Francisco, CA
Contact Number: 510-642-4231
Tackling Tough Issues in the Workplace
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: May 19, 2014
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.
Our Executive Program isn't for the faint of heart, and it certainly isn't for the mediocre. This intense, content-rich program provides a deep and comprehensive understanding of management and leadership across all areas of business. In our program, you learn to adapt to challenges quickly, explore policies, think more critically and update your management skills and styles to lead your company to compete in the global marketplace. Throughout the program, your learning is enriched by engaging analyses, provocative discussions, group presentations and computer simulations—with you as an active leader of your own learning process. For more information, click here.
Dates: Apr 27 – May 16, 2014
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
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University of Minnesota
Achieving measurable breakthroughs in operational performance is accomplished by delivering superior products and processes in the eyes of your external and internal customers at the lowest possible cost. In this three-day program, you will develop in-depth, hands-on knowledge of improvement methodologies, know when and how to use each method, and how to combine them into a systematic approach to take your operation to the next level, and the level after that. The instructor will use examples from numerous major industries in the manufacturing, service, software, and other sectors. For more information, click here.
Location: University of Minnesota
Power and Influence: Strategically Managing Business Relationships
Successful leaders and communicators must not only make the right decisions—they must also influence others to support and execute those decisions. Discover the tools to immediately build a power base, leverage your existing skills, and strategically move others in the right direction. You will learn the practical tools to become more powerful and influential in your dealings with coworkers, managers, and partners. Through a mix of lecture, discussion, and experiential exercises, you will master the tools to be able to mobilize entire teams, departments, and organizations. For more information, click here.