Especially geared for future leaders in the Gen Y generation (born 1980-1999), the certificate provides how-to practical information on advancing your leadership potential and making a difference in both the workplace and in society.
   Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.
   Then learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.  You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.
   At the end of completing the three course certificate, you will come away with a new understanding, new toolbox of leadership skills, and the information to move your leadership development into high gear.
 
$395 for all 3 courses and certificate; Constance Yates, William A. Draves, and Tawanda McLaurin, instructors
 
Individual Courses
 
Leadership Principles
 
Especially for Gen Y (born 1980-1999), the course serves as the first of three in a series addressing the development of Generation Y leadership. Find out what it takes to become an effective leader. Discover your style of leadership.  Discuss task completion, building relationships with your subordinates, becoming socially perceptive to changes in the workplace, utilizing your emotions in a positive and effective manner, and addressing challenging goals.
Finally, the course offers the opportunity to perform a case study analysis of workplace conflicts that require effective leadership, allowing you to apply your unique leadership characteristics revealed through completing the class.
 
One-month, Constance Yates, instructor; $145
 
Developing Your Leadership Skills

   Especially for future and emerging leaders in Gen Y, come discover the key concepts of being a leader and the best strategies for developing your leadership skills and influence.  Learn the unspoken secrets that leaders know and the strategies they employ/exhibit in for influencing others. Leadership skills are acquired and learned.
   The action takes place in attending meetings, running meetings, interacting with others 1:1, and employing successful techniques to convince and influence others. You can become a leader if you know the do’s and don’ts; what to say, what not to say; what to do, what not to do.
 
One-month, William A. Draves, instructor; $145
 
Developing  Your Professional Career

Have you ever wondered how do I get to that next level in my career?  What does it take?  This course will help you identify those skills that all great leaders possess, while learning new skills that will help take you to the next level.  Whether you are leading a department or a organization you will gain the knowledge you need to be successful.  Learn how to incorporate a developed image and communication skills that will rocket you to that next level.
 
One-month course, Tawanda McLaurin, instructor; $145

 

 

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

 
Next offering(s):

Developing Your Leadership Skills
October 6 - 31

Developing Your Professional Career
August 5 - 29
November 3 - 28

Leadership Principles
September 2 - 26

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$395 total for Certificate (individual courses $145 each)
 
Avg. hours 48, 4.8 CEUs/ILUs
 

 

About Your Instructors

Constance Yates serves as facilitator of Business Administration for multiple colleges and universities across the United States. Constance adheres to servant leadership approach to learning and ascribes to the belief that all individuals are capable of successful learning outcomes given the appropriate learning environment and support systems.

William A. Draves has been leading meetings and organizations since high school, when he both ran local youth organizations and served on the Governor’s Committee on Children and Youth in his state. He co-founded his current work organization at age 25 and has worked with staff and voluntary leaders for almost 40 years.  
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