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Training and Development

Office of Human Resources

LEAD - Leadership Excellence & Achievement through Development

leadThe LEAD program is a structured online curriculum that includes courses on topics from a variety of subject areas.

A certification in leadership and supervision is now available to all university employees through the Office of Human Resources. The LEAD Certification (Leadership: Excellence and Achievement through Development) Program was established to assist university employees in developing their skills in supervision and leadership. By obtaining LEAD certification, you demonstrate a commitment to improving and maintaining your ability to manage and lead others.




Topics and Classes

  1. Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Management Essentials: Directing Others
    • Management Essentials: Delegating
  2. Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Leadership Essentials: Building Your Influence as a Leader
    • Leadership Essentials: Leading with Emotional Intelligence
  3. Progressive Disciplinary Procedures
  4. Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Management: First Time Manager Essentials - Understanding a Manager's Role
    • Management: Business Coaching Essentials - Getting Ready to Coach
  5. Improving Yourself - Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Interpersonal Communication: Communicating with Confidence
    • Interpersonal Communication: Listening Essentials
    • Anger Management Essentials: Managing and Controlling Anger
  6. Improve Your Approach - Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Techniques for Influencing and Persuading Others
    • The Voice of Leadership: Inspirational Leadership
    • Communicating during Difficult Times
  7. Improve Your Relationships - Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Interpersonal Communication: Communicating Assertively
    • Communicate with Diplomacy and Tact
    • Introduction to Workplace Ethics
  8. Special Topics - Skillsoft (choose one)
    • Working with Difficult People: How to Work with Self-Serving People
    • Workplace Conflict: Strategies for Resolving Conflicts
    • The Benefits and Challenges of Engaging Employees
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