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Delegating to Others

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Delegating to Others provides the tools necessary to develop messages that communicate the “what” and the “why” of every delegated task. Focusing on ensuring that the individual understands what is required helps facilitate a successful result – the work is done correctly, and the individual gains the benefits of a new experience and increased confidence and responsibility.

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Delegating to Others – Virtual

Online course | Facilitator: Vital Learning

Delegating is part of Vital Learning’s Leadership Essentials Series. Delegating provides the tools necessary to develop messages that communicate the "what" and the "why" of every delegated task so that the work is done correctly, and the individual gains the benefits of a new experience and increased confidence and responsibility.

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Developing and Coaching Others – Team Leader

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

An organization can tell employees that they are responsible for their own growth and development, but many employees will not or cannot achieve this on their own. They need motivation, support and coaching from their supervisors, team leaders and managers. Without this, they’ll have a difficult time developing their talents on their own. Research shows the support and effective involvement of leaders is the single most important factor in determining whether that the employee learns in a classroom transfers into behavior change on the job. Leaders who are actively involved in the growth and development of their team members encourage behavior change and improved performance. This takes leaders who: • Continuously coach and support the development of their employees • Encourage learners before, during and after each element in a learning process • Effectively handle “coaching moments” so employees learn to teach themselves

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Essential Skills of Leadership

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Essential Skills of Leadership is the first step to developing successful managers. By focusing on three critical management skills, the program establishes a methodology for productive interactions between team members and team leaders. Essential Skills of Leadership helps experienced managers, new managers, and aspiring managers refocus on the basics – the skills required to manage the individual while also leading the team.

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Essential Skills of Leadership – Virtual

Online course | Facilitator: Vital Learning

Essential Skills of Leadership is one of two foundation courses in the Vital Learning’s Leadership Essentials Series, which help to develop skills that are basic to all the other courses in the series. Essential Skills of Leadership is the first step to developing successful managers. By focusing on three critical management skills, the program establishes a methodology for productive interactions between team members and team leaders.

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Finance and Strategy – Business Simulation – for Managers and Leaders

Two day program | Facilitator: Pamela Krueger

In this two day business simulation,leaders draw on a range of skills to meet more complex sales and marketing challenges such as competitive differentiation, falling prices, and disruptive technology. Learners gain practical experience in the use of a range of financial planning and analysis tools including cash flow forecasting, budgeting, and ratio analysis. Leaders are challenged and engaged throughout with a complete mix of learning methodologies: tactile, kinesthetic, visual, and auditory.

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Leader as Coach – Strengthening Feedback Skills

Half-day course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

In many situations, two people are uncomfortable with feedback and coaching sessions; the employee and the supervisor. This course helps supervisors gain confidence by teaching them how positive feedback can effect the success of the employee performance.

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Leader as Coach – Strengthening Feedback Skills – Webinar

Virtual course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

In many situations, two people are uncomfortable with feedback and coaching sessions; the employee and the supervisor. Help supervisors gain confidence by looking at the positive role of feedback to the success of their employee performance.

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Leading Employees Through Organizational Change

Half-day course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

Leading your team through change begins with understanding how employees can get stuck in each stage. This four quadrant approach helps leaders to identify behaviors and strategies to move employees through the change cycle in a productive, meaningful way.

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Managing Complaints

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Managing Complaints is part of PivotU's Leadership Essentials Series. This module shows Managers and Team Leaders how to resolve simple complaints and identify the hidden agendas that so often underlie the chronic grievances.

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Meetings – Lead Them or Lose Them

Half-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

For some employees, it seems like their daily job is to go from one meeting to another. Unproductive meetings hinder results and frustrate morale. We know we can’t do without opportunities for group discussion and decision making, but can’t we do it better? We can! Determine WHY, WHEN or WHETHER to have meetings and then make them constructive, productive and value focused.

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Motivating Team Members

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Motivating team members is at the same time complex and simple, and it is unique for each team member. Motivated employees look forward to coming to work every day. They are more productive than unmotivated employees, and they require less micromanagement. They contribute to the organization and its success, improving the organization’s competitive edge. The key is to find creative, proven ways to keep employees motivated.

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Providing Performance Feedback

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Providing Performance Feedback is one of the courses included in Vital Learning’s Leadership Essentials Series. Providing Performance Feedback shows the way evaluation is done by the experts to set the stage for an evaluation that will be clear and credible to the team member.

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Recruitment, Selection & Onboarding Basics: Understanding the HR Function

Half-day course | Facilitator: Susan D. Word, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

As you grow in an HR, recruiting or supervisory role you will have more impact on systems which affect employee engagement and therefore impact the ability of the entire organization to meet business objectives. This course will help you increase your competency level in recruiting, selection, orientation and onboarding of well-matched employees.

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Servant Leadership

Half-day course | Facilitator: Sue Breland

The concept of Servant Leadership was introduced by Robert Greenleaf’s 1977 book “Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness”. Its inverted pyramid of power has since been integrated into every arena: from Fortune 500 companies to professional sports, entertainment, government and military to nonprofit organizations. Leading from a position of service rather than power is an old and yet new concept that can change your company, your leadership success and your life.

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Social Media – Managing Your Leadership Role Off the Clock – Webinar

Virtual course | Facilitator: Pat Bell

Social media has changed the game for everyone. From recruiting on LinkedIn, employees who friend coworkers and then become a supervisor to employees sharing their disgruntled thoughts on their Facebook…..it all comes back to the workplace. It's a delicate line that companies must establish some guidelines for acceptable behavior.

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Strategic Planning as an HR Professional

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

What is your role in the Strategic Planning Process within your organization? We are often called upon to help facilitate this process but yet may lack the understanding, experience or tools that can help us execute in a way that our internal clients value. There are many ways in which we can contribute - but the key is - we must be part of this process. In this session, we will define and describe organizational strategy and recognize its major components.

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Supporting Change

Half-day course | Facilitator: PivotU Facilitator

Supporting Change is part of Vital Learning’s Leadership Essentials Series. Supporting Change helps managers learn how to understand and interpret change in order to more clearly communicate what is changing to their team – thereby minimizing stress, anxiety, and decreased productivity.

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The Management Map – Navigation Tools for the New Supervisor

Full-day course | Facilitator: Deborah Avrin, SPHR

When we were growing up, few of us said, “I want to be a Manager.” Someone believed we had the skills, abilities and talent to get job done by managing the work of others. By following The Management Map, obtain new tools for navigation as you journey toward success as a new manager. Understand your role, how you measure your progress, what to expect in terms of roadblocks and challenges and how to navigate them.

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The Work of Leaders

Full-day course | Facilitator: Alice Dendinger, SPHR

Everything DiSC® Work of Leaders approaches leadership as a one-to-many relationship, as opposed to the one-to-one relationship of management. It focuses on tangible steps directed at leading a group or organization toward desired outcomes. Consistently thought-provoking, Work of Leaders stimulates fresh conversations and perspectives. It’s an opportunity for leaders at all levels of learning to reflect on how they approach each step of their work.

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