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Online Management Training That Sets Up New (and Not So New) Managers to Succeed

Why do so many new managers and emerging leaders fail within the first two years of promotion? While most are promoted based on their technical expertise, too many new managers, emerging leaders — even those managers who’ve been around awhile — are prepared with little, if any, leadership or management training. That’s where we come in… online management training and onsite leadership development to get your managers ready to lead.

One quarter of managers said they weren’t ready to become a leader when they started managing others. Even more disturbing, 58% said they didn’t receive any management training.*

A Solid Leadership Foundation Is Essential

Expanding on the key leadership strategies presented in the popular book, Leaders Ought to Know: Ground Rules for Common Sense Leadership, Leaders Ought to Know®  online management training equips emerging leaders, new (and not so new) managers with the skill mix essential for success in their new roles and responsibilities.

New managers, emerging leaders, (and even those who’ve been around awhile) gain critical insights and instruction for successfully leading, motivating, communicating and building engaged, high-performing teams.

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Help Your Emerging Leaders & Managers be the BEST!

Engage & retain high caliber talent.
Re-engage underperforming employees.
Develop a ready pool of high-quality leaders.
Reinforce and extend leadership growth and development.
Create a consistent leadership culture in your organization.
Avoid lost productivity, time and money from “preventable” mistakes.
Learn the nuances of leadership not covered in most training courses.

Comprehensive Online Leadership Development: 24 / 7 / 365

Leaders Ought to Know®  online management training content and applications have been constructed with varied adult learning styles in mind. Our methods include:

Practical, Results-Focused Leadership Development Content

  • 50+ leadership videos, learning activities, white papers and other resources deliver the essential core concepts of successful leadership development.

Interactive Learning Activities

  • 140+ exercises, quizzes, discussion boards, journaling activities, self assessments, and mentor interactions support the practical application of core leadership concepts to individuals and organizations.

Member Only Discussion Board

  • Interact with other professionals about the leadership issues that matter most to you. Gain valuable perspective from leaders across many, varied industries.

Weekly Learning Guide & Reminder

  • If selected, the learning guide and reminder suggest a best route through the course materials identifying the next steps in our recommended pathway. This tool keeps your whole team on the same page.

Onsite Group Instruction

  • Twice a year, for one full day, your team will have face-to-face, group interaction and instruction exclusively led by Leaders Ought to Know facilitators. A great way to keep your team engaged!

Leaders Ought to Know® Competencies Get Your Managers Ready to Lead

Course 1: The Fundamentals of Leadership

Lesson 1: The Fundamentals of Leadership

Lesson 2: The Foundation of Leadership

Lesson 3: Keys to Leadership Transformation

Lesson 4: Knowing Your Followers

Lesson 5: The Pursuit of Success

Course 2: Knowing Your Leadership Style: What to Do and Not Do

Lesson 1: Autocratic Leadership

Lesson 2: Democratic Leadership

Lesson 3: Commandments for Leaders

Lesson 4: Cardinal Sins of Leadership

Course 3: Building Integrity, Trust and Respect for Leaders

Lesson 1: Leadership’s Essential Element — Honesty

Lesson 2: The Recipe for Earning Respect

Lesson 3: Building a Trust Relationship

Course 1: Creating a Motivating Environment for Employees

Lesson 1: The Nature of Human Nature — An Introduction

Lesson 2: Two Motivational Truths

Lesson 3: The Art of Praise

Lesson 4: The Psychology of Motivation: Two Types of Motivation

Lesson 5: The Needs Theory of Motivation

Lesson 6: The Content Theory of Motivation

Lesson of 7: The Process Theory of Motivation

Course 2: Identifying the Real Causes of Employee Behavior

Lesson 1: The Nature of Human Nature — Preventive Leadership

Lesson 2: The Nature of Human Nature — The Cornerstone of Human Behavior

Lesson 3: The Nature of Human Nature — The Results of Unsatisfied Needs

Lesson 4: The Nature of Human Nature — Three Universal Needs

Course 1: Resolving Common Team Building Problems

Lesson 1: Recognizing the Differences

Lesson 2: Team Building Defined

Lesson 3: Three Keys to Team Member Orientation

Lesson 4: Team Building Questions

Course 2: How and When to Empower Your Employees

Lesson 1: Two Types of Authority

Lesson 2: Power in Practice

Lesson 3: Predictable Emotional Responses

Lesson 4: Embracing Empowerment

Lesson 5: 6 Levels of Empowerment

Course 1: Effective Meeting Management Skills

Lesson 1: Leading Meetings Effectively

Lesson 2: The Power of Brainstorming

Lesson 3: The Art of the Debrief

Course 2: Resolving Workplace Conflict and Confrontation

Lesson 1: Addressing Conflict and Confrontation

Lesson 2: Keys to Managing Confrontation

Lesson 3: Addressing Cooperation and Collaboration

Course 3: Listening, Writing and Communicating to be a Better Leader

Lesson 1: We Need to Talk

Lesson 2: Building Trust through Communication

Lesson 3: Three Powerful Listening Techniques

Lesson 4: The Positive No

Lesson 5: A Crash Course in Written Communication

Lesson 6: Elements of Good Documentation

Course 4: How to Successfully Present an Idea to Your Boss

Lesson 1: Earning the Right to be Heard™: Part 1

Lesson 2: Earning the Right to be Heard™: Part 2

Lesson 3: Eight Presentation Objectives

Course 1: Using Employee Appraisals to Improve Performance

Lesson 1: Recognizing the Value

Lesson 2: Purpose and Pitfalls

Lesson 3: Before the Interview

Lesson 4: During the Interview

Lesson 5: Following the Appraisal Interview

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Prefer an Online Training + Onsite Option?

Most of clients prefer our pre-designed online management training courses plus the benefits of periodic onsite training. Get the best of both worlds:

Comprehensive, convenient online management training for new leaders.

Focused, highly engaged onsite leadership training to reinforce learning.

Learn more about our onsite training here.

*CareerBuilder Survey, 2011

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