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Online Management Training That Sets Up New & 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.
Online Management Training That Helps 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
Here’s How It Works.
Prefer Online Management 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.
*CareerBuilder Survey, 2011