Over 80% of those who try to transition to their first leadership role fail to make the shift successfully (source: Korn Ferry International).
As a first-time leader in this program, students will develop critical skills including keeping employees engaged and performing their best, navigating challenging conversations with direct reports, as well as successfully presenting and communicating information to senior leadership. Students will also learn a great deal about themselves as they create a personal leadership style and build confidence through practicing various techniques by role-playing in a safe and engaging learning environment.
Who Should Attend
If you are committed to succeeding in an ever more demanding workforce, you must demonstrate leadership training and experience. This leadership program is designed specifically for the needs of emerging supervisors and managers who want to take ownership of their careers and move to the next level.
Occupational summary for managers in the United States.
- Jobs: 419,060 (2016)
- Projected Growth: 6.10% (2017-2027)
- Annual Salary: $76k-$138k (25th-75th Percentile)
- Utilize comprehensive self-assessment tools to identify and understand your motivations and capabilities as a leader
- Examine modern leadership styles used by leaders in a variety of industries and recognize which naturally align with your skillset
- Understand the complementary functions of management and leadership
- Recognize and identify strategies to overcome personal impulses that may lead to problematic behaviors
- Create an adaptable strategic plan including intelligent delegation and utilization of resources
- Investigate and design a career purpose that is bigger than you
- Analyze characteristics and behaviors used to exude confidence
- Build your support team and find mentors to practice ongoing self-development with accountability
- Leading From Within (3 units)
- Leading Others (3 units)
- Leading Change
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Last updated July 2, 2018