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October
10/4/2022
CERTIFICATE Supervisory Leadership-Fall 2022
Virtual Course- Leveraging the best of real-life business experience and Drake University's proprietary methodology, this program is designed to equip emerging leaders/managers with the competencies required to drive success in their team and business. Participants will focus on how they utilize their role to effectively grow teams, empower others, create accountability, and connect the day-to-day with the overarching business needs. The program will help participants increase their (business) critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities and grow their peer network via experiential learning and collaboration with other participants. Course Objectives: *Understand the basics of leadership, expectations as a manager and key competencies required to successfully transition to a successful leader/manager *Increase ability to connect the day-to-day work to the larger business needs, goals, vision and competitive landscape *Learn how to enhance communication in order to motivate, manage conflict and create team accountability *Study the key approaches to coaching and delegation to increase the enthusiasm and ambition of your team members, whilst enhancing performance Select Core Course dates and choose 3 electives. Core Classes: The New Leader - October 4, 5, 6 - 8:00-12:00pm Building Effective Teams - November 2, 3, 4 - 8:00-12:00pm Elective dates: Problem Solving & Decision Making - October 20- 8:00-11:00am Strategic Leadership Communication - November 14- 8:00-11:00am Emotional Intelligence and Leadership - December 7- 8:00-11:00am Negotiation and Conflict Resolution - January 18- 8:00-11:00am Fees: Supervisory Leadership Certificate Program (2 courses + 3 electives): $1796 Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to event.
10/4/2022
Supervisory Core Classes- Fall 2022
Fall 2022- Virtual courses Core Courses The New Leader- October 4,5,6 Building Effective Teams- November 2,3,4 This is a non-certificate program. Core courses are an introductory option for supervisors, team leaders and managers who are transitioning from a 'direct contributor role' to a leader/manager role. Participants will focus on how to utilize their role to effectively grow teams, empower others, create accountability and connect the day-to-day with the overarching business needs. Program Fee: $1198 Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to training. You may substitute another employee from the same company with no penalty.
10/20/2022
Problem Solving and Decision Making- Fall 2022
Fall 2022- Virtual Course Discover problem solving methods for workplace situations and learn new strategies for developing alternative solutions. Create an Action Plan that allows you to gain confidence in how to approach difficult conversations. * Fee $399.00 Save 20% if you sign up for 3 or more workshops. Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to training. You may substitute another employee from the same company with no penalty.
November
11/14/2022
Strategic Leadership Communication- Fall 2022
Fall 2022- Virtual Course Learn Communication strategies for implementing change, increasing engagement, and promoting transparency in the workplace. *Situational Leadership Leadership Styles and Development Stages: Directing, Coaching, Supporting and Delegating *The Manager's role in each stage *Addressing performance issues * Fee $399.00 Save 20% if you sign up for 3 or more workshop. Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to training. You may substitute another employee from the same company with no penalty.
December
12/7/2022
Emotional Intelligence & Leadership- Fall 2022
Fall 2022 Virtual course Emotional Intelligence and Leadership - Understand your personal awareness of your EQ and its impact on your effectiveness as a leader. *Learn benefits of being an emotionally intelligent manager: *Evaluate your EQ assessment and identify strengths and weaknesses *Practice skills to continually improve your EQ * Fee $399.00 Save 20% if you sign up for 3 or more workshops. Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to training. You may substitute another employee from the same company with no penalty.
January
1/18/2023
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution- Fall 2022
Fall 2022- Virtual Course Explore the essential models of effective negotiation and conflict resolution through a combination of basic concepts, interactive experiential exercises, and short cases on best practices. Effectively apply these models to confidently address conflict within your team. * Fee $399.00 Save 20% if you sign up for 3 or more workshops. Cancellation: For a full refund, cancellations must be received 10 days prior to training. You may substitute another employee from the same company with no penalty.
February
2/6/2023
Greater Des Moines Botanical Center
Drake Executive Leadership Program: Leading Others Cohort 10 2023
This program fully in-person and completed over a 15 month time period. Leading Others is supported by a cross-industry cohort of peers and facilitators. Enrolled participants will develop both an actionable leadership development plan and a comprehensive business plan. THE FORMAT The program combines a unique opportunity to maximize learning and development while minimizing time away from the office. Through a combination of executive coaching and classroom time, you move through the program components, actually implementing as you learn: Program Preparation: Program begins February 6, 2023 with a Welcome event and no formal class. *Complete the Drake Leadership Success Profile* Identify current leadership challenges with personalized executive coaching sessions. Learning Experience: April 11, 12, 13 *Identify your strengths and challenges through your Leadership Success Profile results *Develop a Leader Development Plan *Evaluate your personal leadership and articulate your leadership brand June 6, 7, 8 *Evaluate your own communication practices and discover various ways to improve *Utilize the Leadership Performance Model (LPM) to build an effective environment for your team September 12, 13, 14 *Learn how to drive strategy and decision-making * Identify performance gaps and strategic opportunities *Create a three-year business plan *Receive valuable insights by presenting your business plan to the Dolphin Tank Learning Application: February 2024 * Understand your leadership gains through your re-assessment of the Leadership Success Profile *Complete your leader development plan *Evolve your 3-year business plan Graduation- April 2024 Fee: $11,499 ( $10,749 before Dec. 31) Questions? Please call Sarah Ramsey 515-271-2147 or sarah.ramsey@drake.edu. ** Registrant must cancel at least 3 business days prior to event to receive full refund. Registrations are transferable. **