Part-time Courses - Leadership Development
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Description: Communication skills are essential to all aspects of life but specifically this course will address business communications. With the various technology tools available and communication mechanisms today it is important to know what is available and what mechanism should be used to communicate which message. Managing the various communication channels today requires time management and effective informal and formal communication skills. This course will cover the communication styles, mechanisms, presentation skills as well as facilitating meetings, social marketing and ways to improve all communications.
|OLRN1194||Leadership in Organizations
Description: Management is a dynamic discipline full of rewards and challenges. Students preparing for a management position need to understand the broad dimensions that such a position will encompass. This introductory course is intended to better prepare the business student for the significant changes that are taking place while managing an organization in the 21st Century. This course will focus on the basic four-function approach of being a manager but also incorporating the various aspects of organization theory.
Description: Sustainability in business is often related to profitability. Organizations need to incorporate practices that include a more holistic approach to their responsibilities to their communities and the environment. Corporate Social Responsibility and triple bottom line accounting are two such measures by which organizations are assessing their business and business practices for sustainability and success.
Description: This course will examine the leader's role in the development and success of teams in the workplace. Leaders will learn the differences between a group and a team, analyze various types of teams including Self Directed Work Teams, and understand how performance coaching and evaluation can positively impact team effectiveness.
Description: Leaders and managers need to know and demonstrate techniques for managing employee performance in order to increase productivity and organizational effectiveness. This course will focus on performance analysis, counseling, coaching, constructive feedback, conflict resolution, performance management systems and overall strategies for performance management.
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