Courses

Our strengths directly correspond to what we love to do most and what we do best. When we have a deep understanding of our strengths we open doors of possibility, leading us to more fulfilling work.  This highly interactive, fun and eye-opening workshop will give you an in-depth understanding of your own personal strengths and provide opportunities for you to collaborate with others with different strengths.


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Many of us choose to lead with passion and heart, giving our best to the teams we work with and to the task at hand. Being able to maintain healthy boundaries in workplace productivity, relationships with co-workers, and home life can be tricky and difficult to achieve. This workshop will teach you the benefits of leading with your heart along with setting boundaries and habits that will ensure that you can do so without losing your soul!


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Based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, Dare to Lead™ is an empirically based courage-building program designed for professionals. The most significant finding from Brené's latest research is that courage is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, measurable, and observable. Join us in this five-day experiential course to develop these courage-building skills and grow as a leader. For more information, visit our Dare to Lead webpage.


October 9, 2020 to November 6, 2020, HCC 0140
Discover practical habits to improve your professional excellence. This two-session course will focus on key areas including communication, productivity, time management, self-care, and professional longevity.


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As we grow in our professional careers, we need critical skills like managing conflict and giving and receiving feedback. Learn techniques to be more effective in helping others learn and grow, and how to view conflict as an opportunity, not something to avoid.


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Leadership Lab@COCC is six session leadership development experience incorporating many learning activities to grow the habits successful leaders need in today's workplace. More information: https://www.cocc.edu/departments/continuinged/leader-lab.aspx


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Would you like to gain more clarity, productivity, and courage as a leader to reach a new level of excellence leading your team? Through reading bestselling book High Performance Habits, examine how each of the six habits can challenge us to be better leaders through lively discussion, video clips, self-reflection, and shared conversation. The weekly at-home readings and goal-setting exercises will energize and focus you in new ways. You'll leave this class knowing what the six habits are and how to implement them to greatly increase your leadership influence. 


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Studies show that employees stay in a job where they feel valued, challenged, and invested in by their supervisors. This energizing workshop will explore Relationship-Based Leadership and its effectiveness. Learn how to implement strategies to mentor, challenge, and help employees grow and develop their skills in a way that feels authentic and relational.


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Make your transition from peer to supervisor successful! Being promoted to a role supervising your former peers is one of the most difficult transitions to make in your career. Learn how to develop agreements to hold yourself and others accountable, build your team, set goals, support your organization and create documentation of poor performance. Discussion includes new communication rules related to confidentiality, role modeling, and recognition.


Thursday, June 4, 2020, BEC 0154


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Do you want  to strengthen your first impressions and communication effectiveness through Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) tools and techniques? This half-day course will provide rapid, practical and effective NLP tools and techniques that can be used every day at work or at home to effectively navigate the challenges of life.


Friday, June 5, 2020, BEC 0154
Our lives are filled with opportunities for challenging yet crucial conversations. This four-week study group is based on readings from Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When the Stakes are High. Gain tools to improve the quality of your dialogue to achieve better outcomes.


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This three-session course will explore the strengths and challenges of women in leadership roles. Develop skills to communicate with impact, including navigating conflict and negotiating effectively. Build your confidence and develop a personalized plan to replace old habits with new ones, understand and address gender bias in the workplace, and find allies to support your growth.


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Learn how to identify, understand and respond to difficult people in a positive and productive manner. Identify different communication styles, modify negative behaviors in employees and supervisors, build confidence for confronting crises, and improve your ability to handle hostile or aggressive personalities.


Friday, June 5, 2020, BEC 0154