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Leadership Development Certificate

This proprietary leadership development program is offered after years of refinement and successful implementation with rising high-potential employees, mid to senior managers and selected executives throughout North America. Small and large companies alike enhance their active leaders’ and managers’ skills, while developing organizational competence through the real-time problem-solving exercises built into the program design.

CONTENT STRUCTURE

During the customizable leadership development program, you will learn, micro to macro, best practices in executing the three necessary categories of skills required in every leadership responsibility:

  • Self-Awareness and Self-Management Skill
  • Performance Management and Team Development Skills
  • Organizational Design, Culture and Strategic Skills
 
 
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PROGRAM BENEFITS

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Presidents
  • Vice presidents
  • Directors
  • Executive team members
  • Senior managers
  • Upper- to middle-level managers
 

* Students will be awarded a Certificate of Program Completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from University of North Florida upon successfully completing the course. Successful completion includes attending five of the six sessions and participating in the course assignments and discussions. Also, this program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM.

PROGRAM MODULES

 
magnifying-glassMANAGING SELF
 
OneMODULE 1
Your Role as a Manager and a Leader
  • Defining the role of both managers and leaders
  • Developing personal work purpose
  • Work prioritization, time management and delegation
  • Key concepts of self-management – first things first
 
TwoMODULE 2
Enhancing Your Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional intelligence defined
  • Review of individual EQi 2.0 instrument results
  • Review of individual Predictive Index instrument results
  • Applying EQi – examples of EI in action
  • Self awareness – individual leadership styles
  • Stress and Eustress – review effects of stress and stress management from individual Stress Processing Reports
 
 
LeaderLEADING OTHERS
 
ThreeMODULE 3
The Power of Performance Management & Coaching
  • Essentials of performance management
  • The performance curve – the drive toward mastery
  • Defining purpose, responsibilities and SMART goals
  • Applied coaching and counseling
  • Feedback and the performance review process
  • Elements of compensation and incentive plan design
 
FourMODULE 4
Developing High-Performance Teams
& Situational Leadership
  • Teams, work groups and committees
  • The structure of effective teams
  • Generating team consensus – simulation exercise
  • Applying leadership styles based on the situation
  • History of management theory
 
 
ManageMANAGING TEAMS
 
FiveMODULE 5
The Art and Science of Strategy
  • Strategic thinking vs. strategic planning
  • Evaluating strategy – relevant case study review
  • The strategic planning process
  • Setting strategic goals – the what and the how
  • Critical success factors and key performance indicators
  • The discipline of strategic execution
 
SixMODULE 6
Creating a Culture that Drives Success
  • Defining culture and its components
  • Leverage points for changing culture
  • Tools for assessing culture
  • Three approaches for guiding large scale organizational change
  • The bias of paradigms in blinding leaders