This five-day program prepares new Green Belts to lead projects and contribute to improving services and manufacturing. Those who pass the exam, which is held on the final day, will receive Green Belt certification from the University of Kansas.June 1-5, 2020
LIVE ONE-DAY WORKSHOP: Change is happening in your organization. Every day, new initiatives and projects are launched to improve performance, increase profits, and enhance your competitive advantage. In this program facilitated by change management expert Dr. Lee Stuart, you will learn the critical difference among task, relationship and identity changes.Thursday, July 23, 2020
Emotional Intelligence, or EQ, is an array of emotional and social competencies that determine how we relate to ourselves and others and how we deal with the demands and pressures of our work and family lives. All of us are deficient in some domain of EQ, but we can work to improve. Organizational leaders must be sensitive to EQ to communicate effectively with everyone in their organizations.Thursday, April 16, 2020, Edwards Campus Regnier Hall 154 (Overland Park, KS)
Don't let it be you! Don't be that person who puts an audience to sleep with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, "uh, um, you know," speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.
Whether you're a formal Project Manager or just the informal leader of an ad hoc project team, you'll find great value in this webinar. We discuss the PM's Job: Motivating, Prioritizing, Coaching, Personal and Positional Power, Coordinating and Executing (7 steps, 4 T's), Decision Making, and Coaching and Motivating: The 6-Question Process.This course contains no sessions
Critical thinking is thinking about your thinking while you're thinking in order to make your thinking better... Whew! Critical thinking is a disciplined approach to working through problems. It encompasses root cause analysis, the good old scientific method, and elements of Socratic questioning. In this webinar, you will learn the 5 components of critical thought, 5 Whys, the Is/Is Not Model, and other root cause techniques.This course contains no sessions
Don't let it be you! Don't be that person who loses an audience with a poorly organized business presentation, a stammering, uh, um, you know, speaking style, and slides that feature a zillion words but no clear ideas.Through 1-on-1 presentation skills coaching, participants will learn to deliver impactful business presentations.This course contains no sessions
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Organizational culture exists at three levels: in artifacts, with values, and by underlying assumptions. A deep understanding of those three levels is necessary before lasting cultural changes can occur. In this module, you will learn about tribal leadership, the five tribes in most cultures, laddering teams up, Trust: Task vs Relational, and Trust: Granted vs Earned.Thursday, May 21, 2020, Edwards Campus Regnier Hall 152 (Overland Park, KS)
High-Performance coaching involves techniques used in the worlds of sports and the military - areas where optimal performance is key. High-performance coaching begins by identifying people's "starting points"- their life ambitions. Then, it explores the directions in which people need to move to achieve those visions, and steps they need to take to do so.Thursday, March 5, 2020, Edwards Campus Regnier Hall 354 (Overland Park, KS)
This is a program of professional development and personal enrichment that elicits insights and self-awareness for executives and emerging leaders who are striving to improve business results.Through a confidential relationship with an executive coach, participants engage in an assessment of their personal and professional motivations and desires, their communication and decision-making styles, and how they are perceived by co-workers, clients, and others with whom they need successful relationships. APPOINTMENT ONLY.July 1, 2019 to October 16, 2020
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