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A course refers to a specialized study program. It usually takes place on campus but can be delivered online. Courses are popular for people who want to get specific knowledge in one subject.

A master's in leadership will help you advance in any field. The degree will teach you leadership techniques that can be tailored in your sector of specialization. Having that leadership experience and knowledge will propel you up the corporate ladder.

The United States of America is a large country in Northern America, often known as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". It also gathers over 310 million people which is the world's third largest population. It includes densely populated cities with sprawling suburbs, and vast, uninhabited and naturally beautiful areas at the same time.

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Course in Extraordinary Leader: Turning Good Managers Into Great Leaders

University of Tulsa College of Business Administration
Campus Part time 2 days February 2019 USA Tulsa Toledo + 1 more

We have expanded this popular program to two-days, with more experiential learning and key application points. [+]

The Extraordinary Leader is designed to help leaders shift their way of thinking about leadership from the conventional idea that leaders are born to the fact that anyone can be a great leader.

What separates an average leader from an extraordinary leader? Internationally acclaimed leadership authority Jack Zenger provides some compelling answers that demystify leadership and explain five key insights that distinguish a truly extraordinary leader from a good or “average” leader.

Based on the book of the same name by Zenger and Joseph Folkman, this two-day program will change the way you think about leaders. It challenges the conventional wisdom that great leaders are “born.” Forget whining about how your colleague had all the “advantages.” Learn why and how anyone can be a great leader! And then learn how to do it.... [-]


Leadership Development for HR Professionals

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Colorado Springs Greensboro Switzerland Davos Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego + 10 more

Developed through a collaboration between CCL and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this program prepares you to become a more effective leader of people and processes. It focuses on self-awareness, proven methods of building leadership skills, and ways you can positively impact the organization's business strategy. [+]

Every business or organization begins and ends with people - and that's where you come in.Today's competitive marketplace requires human resource professionals to have an expanded role in the organization due to increasing importance of social and relationship capital. Your challenge today is to gain and use influence to become a better strategic partner, to determine where the organization is headed, and to get out in front and use the human resources function to help lead the way.The Leadership Development for Human Resource Professionals program can help you get there.Developed through a collaboration between CCL and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this program prepares you to become a more effective leader of people and processes. It focuses on self-awareness, proven methods of building leadership skills, and ways you can positively impact the organization's business strategy.... [-]


Senior Executive Program in Asia - Hong Kong

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Campus Part time 9 days September 2018 USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok + 6 more

As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. [+]

Overview

Senior leaders in Asia face the dual challenge of dealing with unique country and regional competitive dimensions, while trying to integrate and coordinate with units and entities in the larger global environment. They also face the twin tensions of delivering results against specific responsibilities and integrating and coordinating across various activities, departments, and units. The Senior Executive Program in Asia takes a strategic and practical approach to these challenges. As a consequence, the content is both focused on Asia and at the same time includes broad topics, including strategy, financial analysis, human resource management, technology and strategic marketing. Who Should Attend This program is targeted at leaders in Asia who have increasingly broad responsibilities. This includes company presidents, division heads, regional presidents, regional functional and business executives, as well as country managers and other general managers.Learning Objectives As a participant in this program, you will broaden your knowledge of country, regional and functional dynamics, and deepen your capabilities in meeting strategic and leadership challenges. Specifically, this program will enable you to better:... [-]


Competing Through People: Leading for Enhanced Performance

Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University
Campus Part time 9 weeks March 2019 USA Dallas

The program provides concepts and tools to master the people side of management. It is ideal for new managers and supervisors as well as those making the move into management - providing a solid base in management techniques. [+]

Competing Through People: Leading for Enhanced Performance, formerly known as The SMU First-Line Management Program, is a 9-week certificate program that provides concepts and tools to master the people side of management. It is ideal for new managers and supervisors as well as those making the move into management - providing a solid base in management techniques. The program is also excellent for more experienced managers who may not have received formal training or education in managing others. This course focuses on knowing your own management style, managing your subordinates, and managing your peer and boss relationships. Scope and PurposeMost people enter management with a wealth of training and experience in specific technical areas, but with little or no skills in managing people. This program, Competing Through People: Leading for Enhanced Performance, is a ten-session series, held over nine weeks. It provides managers with a solid foundation in essential management competencies. Using small group activities, assessment tools, and skill building exercises, you'll actively convert concepts into people skills.Who Should AttendTechnical managers, entrepreneurs, and experienced managers who have taken on additional people responsibilities or have not had formal training in people management.Program Time and PlaceThe program begins with a comprehensive, mandatory full-day session. Thereafter, the Dallas session meets on Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm at the Cox School of Business on the SMU campus. The Plano session meets on Tuesday evenings from 6-9pm at SMU-in-Legacy. SMU CertificateCertificates of Completion are awarded to participants who complete an individual project and attend the introductory... [-]


One-To-One Course Program: Personal Coaching for the Team

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago

This team development design enables teams and other work groups to develop a shared vision, amend strategy, and plan for creating beneficial change in the group based on common and corporate values [+]

This team development design enables teams and other work groups to develop a shared vision, amend strategy, and plan for creating beneficial change in the group based on common and corporate values. This program provides the tools and techniques to blend individual strengths, build teamwork, solve conflict, and manage change.

A powerful team building process for existing management teams that focuses on the dynamics of the group as a whole, and also provides one-to-one coaching for each team member in order to:

Define specific team values and set strategies to improve future team work effectiveness Plan behavioral changes with each individual that will build and improve team work ... [-]

High Impact Leadership

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 6 days May 2019 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St. Gallen + 6 more

High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. [+]

Successful leaders know that true leadership effectiveness begins with self-awareness. High Impact Leadership provides a profound understanding of how you are perceived as a leader in the context of your organization. It also enables you to develop an action plan on how to manage yourself and lead others to improve performance.

Through 360-degree feedback, intensive one-on-one coaching, self-assessment tools and small group work, you will develop a realistic path to more effective leadership. You will learn how to establish and communicate direction and inspiration that aligns people and objectives.

Who should attend? Upper-level executives with at least ten years experience who seek to enhance their skills and management effectiveness within the context of their organization.... [-]


Emerging Leader Development Program

Columbia Business School
Campus Part time 6 days April 2019 USA New York Japan Tokyo United Arab Emirates Dubai Switzerland St. Gallen + 6 more

This course is designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities. [+]

The Emerging Leader Development Program is a five-day course designed especially for executives who have been targeted to assume significant managerial responsibilities.

You will acquire the skills needed for managerial success such as strategy formulation, negotiation, conflict resolution, decision-making, implementing change and managing culture. With the help of 360-degree feedback, you'll walk away with the ability to communicate effectively and maximize both individual and team performance.

Who should attend? Mid-level executives with less than ten years experience who seek to reinforce their potential with a strong foundation of skills and awareness.

Key Benefits• Learn to organize your thinking and successfully implement your plans• Gain an understanding of your leadership style• Understand organizational culture and how it impedes success • Learn to create an atmosphere that allows change and innovation to thrive ... [-]


Leadership in Action - Hong Kong

Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan
Campus Part time 5 days June 2019 USA Ann Arbor India Bengaluru United Arab Emirates Dubai Thailand Bangkok + 6 more

Designed for high-potential managers headed for senior executive positions, this program provides an overall picture of effective leadership at both the organizational and interpersonal level. [+]

OverviewDesigned for high-potential managers headed for senior executive positions, this program provides an overall picture of effective leadership at both the organizational and interpersonal level. Participants will take away the concepts and tools they need to step up to the next level of organizational leadership.

WHo Should AttendParticipants in this program should be those with leadership ambitions and high potential for senior leadership positions. Executives from all functional areas and especially middle managers with increasingly broad responsibilities are best suited for this program. Individuals who have reached the country manager level and need to broaden into general managers or general managers who need to hone their leadership skills may also wish to consider the Senior Executive Leadership Program in Asia.... [-]


Executive Leadership Coaching

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 6 months September 2018 USA Greensboro Switzerland Davos Colorado Springs Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego + 10 more

Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as a stand-alone leadership development opportunity. [+]

This research-driven model of coaching is a custom-built, one-on-one developmental experience for the mid- to senior-level executive who is preparing for a greater scope of responsibility or who needs to make a leap forward in leadership capability. Executive Leadership Coaching provides a complete discovery, alignment, assessment, feedback and coaching package. It can be engaged along with another CCL program or as a stand-alone leadership development opportunity.

Format

A custom assessment package that typically includes personality and style surveys, 360-degree feedback instruments and telephone interviews with selected work colleagues. In-person feedback and goal-setting sessions. May include a boss-alignment session between the coach, coachee, and the supervisor to cement agreement on developmental goals. Ongoing coaching utilizing a variety of media that could include: telephone, in-person, video, or on-line contact. On-site observations - shadowing - can be included in the assessment or coaching phase. ... [-]

Leadership at the Peak

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 Switzerland Davos USA Colorado Springs Greensboro Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego + 10 more

Leadership at the Peak is designed to help you reconnect with the things that helped you get where you are - and to give you a way to make further improvements for the future. [+]

Program Overview

Are you at the height of your career? How did you get there?

Leadership at the Peak is designed to help you reconnect with the things that helped you get where you are - and to give you a way to make further improvements for the future.

The program provides you - and other senior executives in similar positions - a secure setting where you can work together to evaluate your leadership style and effectiveness - and focus on the high-level challenges that are unique to those in your position.

You'll learn more about yourself, about ways you can reconnect more effectively with those in your workplace and about ways you can improve your health. You'll spend time in beautiful surroundings, either at the Center's Colorado Springs campus, at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, or in the mountains near Zurich, Switzerland.... [-]


Leadership and High-Performance Teams

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 5 days September 2018 USA Colorado Springs Greensboro Switzerland Davos Belgium Brussels Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego + 10 more

When you get back home, you will have the self-awareness, momentum, knowledge and tactics to build a more cohesive, high-performance team - and by extension, a more successful organization. [+]

Leading a team to effectively accomplish its goals is no easy task. What are your challenges?Think about it. You have to be able to create teams. You have to improve teams that are in place. You have to create the right environment within the organization for teams to grow, to make a solid contribution. You have to provide structure and direction - and you have to be able to identify potential problems early enough to do something about it.Leadership and High-Performance Teams can show you how.Based on our research and using a hands-on approach, you will learn how to form a team, how to figure out what is going on in a team - and most importantly, what you can do differently to make a team more effective. We focus on all aspects of teams, from how a team is launched to the backdrop of conflicting agendas and personalities within the organization that impact the team's performance.When you get back home, you will have the self-awareness, momentum, knowledge and tactics to build a more cohesive, high-performance team - and by extension, a more successful organization. Better yet, you can maximize the impact of your training by bringing up to five members of your team with you.... [-]


Non-degree Programs and Executive Workshops

The Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
Campus Part time September 2018 USA Los Angeles Malibu Long Beach Pasadena Westlake Village Irvine + 4 more

Our programs vary in length for maximum flexibility and provide an interactive, stimulating, and relevant learning experience. [+]

The changing nature of business means every manager will need to update his or her knowledge and skills to remain competitive. Pepperdine will work with your organization to identify specific needs and goals to deliver programs that support your business strategies. Our programs vary in length for maximum flexibility and provide an interactive, stimulating, and relevant learning experience. Programs can be held on-site at your company or at one of the Pepperdine campuses.

Our most popular programs include:Champions of ChangeA nine-month certification program, this offering walks employees through a real-time change management project as they learn how to create, lead, and empower strategic change in their organization.IT EssentialsThis three-day program bridges the gap between management and information technology departments. The goal is to increase understanding of the role of technology in today's business world and how it can catapult business toward accelerated success.... [-]


Course in Advancing Global Leadership

Center for Creative Leadership
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Greensboro Belgium Brussels Switzerland Davos Colorado Springs Saint Petersburg College Park Australia Mount Eliza San Diego + 10 more

This action-oriented experience offers techniques for managing people from different cultures in order to work together more effectively on a day-to-day basis. [+]

Overview

The rules of effective leadership change when entering the global environment of virtual communication, cultural differences, and conflicting needs and requirements. This action-oriented experience offers techniques for managing people from different cultures in order to work together more effectively on a day-to-day basis. Based on a behavioral simulation that takes place at multiple sites in real time, it provides an opportunity to practice new skills in a realistic setting with colleagues from around the world.

Outcomes

At the conclusion of this experience, you will be able to:

Explore the implications of your actions and how they impact the business Enhance your ability to navigate your organization's international strategies by developing a global mind-set Gain insight into how others perceive your effectiveness as a global leader Learn how to discern the impact of individual characteristics and societal cultures on work and at work Practice applying leadership tools and frameworks to deal with the complexity of global leadership challenges ... [-]

Contract Program: Embracing Change

Foster College of Business Administration at Bradley University
Campus Part time 1 day September 2018 USA Peoria Chicago + 1 more

In today's business world, nothing is more constant than change, but managing change is integral to your organization's continued success. [+]

In today's business world, nothing is more constant than change. And in our cyber-savvy age ... where major industry changes can occur in the blink of an eye ... nothing is more integral to your organization's continued success than its willingness to embrace change as an opportunity rather than reject it as a threat.

This one-day workshop uses innovative exercises and examples to help you and your organization:

identify and understand your preferred style of initiating and dealing with change learn to manage change in the workplace create a culture that appreciates change-style diversity increase commitment, buy-in and morale through participatory decision-making explore the impact of information sharing and communication in successful change efforts realize that managing the transitions is more important than managing the changes ... [-]

Strategic Leadership (Nonprofit Management Programs)

Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University
Campus Part time 3 days September 2018 USA Evanston Midland + 1 more

Nonprofit leaders need skills necessary to think and act strategically in translating mission into objectives, developing plans and programs to accomplish objectives, and to implement plans and programs. This program will address the needs of those responsible for leading major organizational change to better understand and manage the strategic planning process. [+]

Change is the only constant in today\'s global, knowledge-based economy. Nonprofit leaders need skills necessary to think and act strategically in translating mission into objectives, developing plans and programs to accomplish objectives, and to implement plans and programs.

This program will address the needs of those responsible for leading major organizational change to better understand and manage the strategic planning process.

Proven models for understanding the change process and implementing change in organizations Examples of effective change agents in a leadership role Opportunity to discuss and apply learning to their own situations and within their organizations ... [-]