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The University of Louisville’s Professional Development courses cover a variety of topics that are relevant to professionals at all levels. Each of these one-day seminars will cover critical skills that every professional needs.

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Assertive leaders are able to get the job done without alienating their work team. Being assertive involves communicating confidently and directly without aggression and without violating the rights or boundaries of others.In this workshop, you will learn key skills to communicate and lead assertively, influence others, and express your needs and get them met.

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Ideal for aspiring leaders, new leaders or leaders in environments where there is no HR, this course will explore how you can consider employee motivational factors to develop recruitment, onboarding and performance management practices that attract, reward and retain a talented team.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
Quality decision making is the mark of a successful professional and every great team. Have you taken time to polish your skills in this critical area?

Thursday, May 7, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
This training provides employees various ways to respond to difficult situations that are customized to their strengths and influence. By providing manageable, realistic tools to interrupt as well as low-risk opportunities to practice, participants are much more likely to contribute directly to an equitable and inclusive environment.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
The best-led organizations know that the most direct path to individual, team and organizational improvement begins with a primary investment in their employees' greatest talents. Organizations that start by discovering an individual's natural talents achieve a significant return on their investment.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
Feel the power of this "hands-on" workshop that utilizes both research-based stress management techniques, as well as Wellness Coaching-- the emerging profession that is among the most effective approaches to helping people make and sustain improvements in their lives.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
This course is designed to teach team managers how to delegate tasks to team members, how to balance team members' strengths and weakness, how to handle different team member roles, and how to development team goals and organization.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
This comprehensive course is designed to help you establish yourself as an invaluable workplace resource by teaching you the skills you need to succeed when situational changes arise.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
How to Get Nearly Everyone on Your Side! In one of our most popular and useful seminars, you will learn how to work with the "know-it-all's," the "aggressives," the "victims," and six other types of difficult people.

Thursday, September 17, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
Giving feedback provides employees with a clear understanding of how their efforts measure up against the expectations that you set for them initially. In this workshop, you will learn how to have the crucial conversations that are necessary to hold your employees accountable and help them achieve their goals.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A
This course is designed to teach you how to tailor your leadership and communication style to better suit the needs of you employees. As a result, you will be able to create a shared vision for your organization, build group identity, create a culture of ownership, and establish a more collaborative, inspiring work environment.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020, Founders Union, Rm 136A