Leveraging Leadership Techniques (2.5 Hours)
In this course, participants learn about the characteristics of business execution cultures, as well as techniques for fostering a business execution culture. Course participants also learn about the three elements needed to execute business strategy: planning, people, and practice. The course covers business innovation cultures and types of innovation leadership, and participants learn about the importance of experimenting, managing change, and executing a project, as well as attracting and nurturing innovation in an organization. Additionally, the course instructs participants about types of resistance and obstacles to change, overcoming obstacles in a collaboration, overcoming barriers to introducing change at an organization, and effective approaches for communicating change when working on a team. Participants learn to create a leadership development plan to help ensure focus on requirements for growth and development as a leader. Learners explore leadership self-assessment, establish a vision for the future, and identify obstacles to that vision. The course also addresses practical approaches for setting objectives, identifying appropriate actions, and sustaining a leadership development plan. The course provides instruction on plan evaluation, identifying priorities straight, and focusing on goals. It requires learners to think about the bigger picture, to ensure a department’s work effectively supports the vision and strategic objectives of the organization. The course includes the importance of setting strategic, tactical, and operational goals to meet an organizational vision. Finally, course participants learn how to create effective unit goals and align them with a company’s goals and strategy, as well as how to identify imperatives for action to maintain focus on meeting objectives.
Approval Number: 20-867414
Provider Number: 50-31808
Leveraging Leadership Techniques – 2.5 Hours
Key Elements of Business Execution
Business execution is the “how” of getting things done. As a leader, you must be skilled in driving performance and strategy in the right direction through business execution. In this course, you’ll learn about the characteristics of business execution cultures. You’ll also learn techniques for fostering a business execution culture. Finally, you’ll learn about the three elements needed to execute your business strategy: planning, people, and practice.
Building Innovation Cultures and Leaders
Innovating is the only way to adapt and keep speed with the pace of change in today’s business world. Building and supporting an innovative culture is the responsibility of leaders and employees across organizational hierarchies and is aided by an effective change management process. In this course, you’ll learn about business innovation cultures and types of innovation leadership. You’ll also learn about the importance of experimenting, managing change, and executing a project. Finally, you’ll learn how to attract and nurture innovation in your organization.
Leading Your Team through Change
Change is always happening. Effective team leadership means managing teams through the ongoing transition processes that facilitate change. Removing obstacles that can hinder the productive teamwork required to make these transition processes smooth is essential. In this course, you’ll learn about types of resistance and obstacles to change and how to overcome them in a collaboration. You’ll also learn about how to overcome barriers to introducing change at your organization. Finally, you’ll learn effective approaches for communicating change when working on a team.
Building a Leadership Development Plan
Creating your own leadership development plan is a significant part of any successful and valuable leadership development strategy. This plan will help ensure you remain focused on what is required to continually grow and develop as a leader. In this course, you’ll learn about how to assess yourself as a leader, establish a vision for the future, and identify obstacles to that vision. You’ll also learn about practical approaches for setting objectives, identifying appropriate actions, and sustaining your leadership development plan. Finally, you’ll learn how to evaluate your plan.
Aligning Unit Goals and Imperatives
Getting your priorities straight, no matter what your role is in your organization, is about keeping a focus on your goals. It requires you to think about the bigger picture, to ensure your department’s work effectively supports the vision and strategic objectives of your organization. In this course, you’ll learn about the importance of setting strategic, tactical, and operational goals to meet an organizational vision. You’ll also learn how to create effective unit goals and align them with your company’s goals and strategy. Finally, you’ll learn how to identify imperatives for action that keep you focused on meeting your objectives.
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Methods and CE Requirements:
This online course consists of a combined total of 5 learning modules. Individuals are eligible to receive a total of 2.5 hours of continuing education by completing all modules within this course. Participants must complete the media-based video lectures, lesson tests and all required course components to claim continuing education credit.
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