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Leadership Achievement Series

Leadership Achievement Series offers a valuable resource to those in a leadership position or those aspiring to become a leader. It is also ideal for those individuals or contributors in your organization who lead every day without the title of Leader. The training will provide the opportunity to develop leadership skills, knowledge, and attitudes.

Program Format:

Certificate option:

Complete 10 of 12 courses and receive the prestigious Iowa Western “Certificate in Leadership Excellence.” You can start any time! Classes scheduled throughout the year from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Non-certificate option:

Participants may register for any number of the morning training sessions in any order.

Cost:

$588 for the Certificate program.
$59 for individual classes.


June 15, 2016 Creating and Communication A Vision
July 20, 2016 Leading Change
August 17, 2016 Leading Without the Title
September 21, 2016 Leading Teams
October 19, 2016 Integrity & Ethics
November 16, 2016 Emotional Intelligence
December 14, 2016 Developing Creativity
   

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Classes in Series  2017

January 18                           Motivation, Empowerment, and Engagement
February 15                          Leading Personalities
March 15                              Self-Leadership
April 19                                Generational Diversity *
May 17                                 Leadership Theories
June 21                                Creating & Communicating a Vision
July 19                                 Leading Change
August 16                             Leading Without the Title
September 20                        Leading Teams
October 18                            Integrity & Ethics
November 15                         Emotional Intelligence
December 20                         Creativity & Innovation 

*Denotes new class

Classes:

Planning & Organization

The purpose of planning and organizing work is to ensure efficient organization of the work unit, coordination of activities, and effective utilization of resources. Assess where you are in your planning and organizing skills and learn how to take them to the next level. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*01 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus Th 01/05/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing Creativity

Innovation is where leadership and creativity intersect. Developing your creativity and others' will provide benefits in innovation, decision-making, team-building, problem-solving, etc. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*12 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 12/14/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing People

Employees who are able to participate in employee development plans feel valued by their employer. Learn how you can empower your employees to identify their developmental needs and take ownership for their professional and career development. Understand how you provide a critical supportive role in the process. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*02 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 08/04/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Developing Teams

Whether you're developing a new team or increasing the effectiveness of a seasoned team you'll want to come to this class. We'll examine the 4 Characteristics of Effective Teams as well as the necessary stages of team development. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*03 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 09/01/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Effective Communication

The art of communication includes both verbal and non-verbal skills. Learn some of the critical tools and techniques that contribute to effective communications. Reflect on your own communications skills and discover how they may be affecting you at work. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*04 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 10/06/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Emotional Intelligence

Research shows a link to high Emotional Intelligence and successful leadership. By exploring this topic, you will be able to assess your current level of Emotional Intelligence. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*11 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 11/16/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Handling Stress

Stress tolerance and learning to handle stress are associated with managerial effectiveness. Learn about the different types of stress, how to analyze your own tolerance to stress, and tools for reducing stress and building recovery and resilience as you identify techniques designed to avoid stress and build resilience. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*05 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 11/03/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Integrity & Ethics

In a culture full of temptation the lines can become blurred. Discuss the ethics of leadership and bring your integrity into clear focus. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*10 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 10/19/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Teams

Your role in leading teams will depend on the type of team you're leading. We'll discuss types of teams and how to lead them as well as various dysfunctions that get in the way of teamwork. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*09 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 09/21/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Leading Without the Title

Many of us are in leadership positions without any authority or a title. Here we will examine the inherent challenges this creates and the benefits as well as opportunities of this important position. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*08 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus W 08/17/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Management Theories and Models

Review some popular management theories & models and why they can up your game if you employ them. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*06 - CF16 Council Bluffs Campus Th 12/01/2016 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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Motivation, Empowerment, and Engagement

Leaders want empowered, highly motivated, and engaged employees. Learn about these important concepts, how they are inter-related, and some practical things you can do to increase them to achieve organizational goals. Fee $59

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*07 - CS17 Council Bluffs Campus W 01/18/2017 9:00-11:00AM Looft Hall
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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You're on the Air: Webinar Online

In what could be one of the most enlightening 2 hours you've ever spent, this online class will show you how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more! Most people go about it the wrong way. In this class, you will learn about a unique, outside of the box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! We encourage you to join us for one of our online, interactive classes which includes a live Q & A session and voice evaluation. Fee $39

Section # Location Day(s) Start Date Start Time Building Contact Number
MANAG 99*13 - CF16 On-line Th 10/27/2016 7:00-9:00PM To Be Announced
1 session Call 712-325-3256

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