Leadership Communications

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Rising to the leadership challenge has so much to do with your ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Whether introducing new directives, setting standards, or pursuing goals, the ability to connect, engage, and convey a message can make all the difference in your success. In this course, you will learn how to communicate to influence others positively, how to provide effective feedback, how to give a professional presentation, and how to employ active listening.

Hiring: A Practical Guide for Selecting the Right People

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Great people make for great organizations. The all-too-common reality is that too many companies do not invest in ensuring a well-designed and implemented hiring process to get the right people on board.
This course will teach people involved in the recruiting and selection process for their organization the knowledge and skills necessary to hire the right people for their organization. The course includes access to over a hundred competency-based interview questions.

Family-Owned Businesses

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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A family business is a commercial organization that holds unique challenges in decision-making, legacy, culture, and influence. Family-owned businesses are closely identified through leadership or ownership. Such businesses are the oldest and most common model of an economic organization.

The purpose of this course is to understand the unique structures, operations, and dynamics of family-owned businesses.  It also includes practical tools to manage, grow, and sustain family businesses successfully.

Leadership Essentials

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Everyone has the potential to be a great leader, but great leadership does not just happen. Great leaders intentionally create a plan, a road map, for developing themselves as the type of leader that others want to follow. In this course, get ready to think about what you really value and how to bring more of that into your leadership. Learn how your expectations can influence behavior, how to effectively delegate and how you can improve as a leader and set the example in your organization.

Employee Performance Management

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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An organization’s success is largely dependent on how well every employee performs. Many supervisors, managers, and even senior leaders struggle with maximizing employee performance while also keeping employee morale high and turnover low. Each employee is different, as well as the performance problems that may arise.  This course will help you to be ready to develop an understanding of employee performance management and apply good performance management techniques that will address issues and improve employee performance.

Leadership Foundations

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 12-15 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Leaders are not born, they are grown.
This course encompasses the BE, KNOW, and DO foundations of leadership. The character of the leader is the BE dimension, the values and attributes that define the leader. The leader must also understand the technical and people skills, the KNOW dimension. The leader must then exemplify their values and put their knowledge into action, the DO dimension of leadership.

At the end of this course, you will know how to BE a leader worth following, you will KNOW how to influence others, and you will understand what actions you need to take to set the standard of what you DO as a leader. Give yourself the tools to be a values-based leader and inspire your team to be the best they can be.

Leadership in the Stages of Team Devleopment

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Do you have team issues? The most helpful thing you can do to solve those team issues is to understand the five stages of team development. Once you understand the stages of team development, you can identify what your team needs to perform their best. This course explains the Tuckman Model stages of team development and demonstrates how to effectively lead your teams in each stage.

Leadership Refresher

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 12-15 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Challenges can arise at any time, and to be an effective leader you need to be able to respond to those challenges with intelligence, strategy, and expertise. If you are having difficulty responding to unanticipated challenges, or if you are simply interested in improving your leadership skills, perhaps it is time to further develop your leadership skills and actions.

This course will refresh your leadership skills and hone your leadership actions so you can be a more successful leader in your workplace. You will learn how to influence people, grow other leaders, lead a team, understand your values, and go to the next level in your leadership journey.

Emotional Intelligence: Leading with Self-Awareness

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 12-15 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Emotions are the invisible hero of both success and failure in the workplace. It is up to you how emotions will influence your creativity, ability to achieve goals, and your work quality. Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a skill that can be learned and developed.
This course gets to the heart of emotional intelligence in the workplace, explains its importance, and provides practical tools that will improve your emotional intelligence through a collection of science-based exercises.

Leadership Styles

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Whether you are leading a meeting, a project, a team, or an entire department, you should consider identifying with or adopting a defined leadership style that is based on the situation, the people involved, and the culture of the organization. Most professionals develop their own style of leadership based on factors like experience and personality, as well as the unique needs of their organization and its organizational culture.

The purpose of this course is to explain different styles of leadership, the advantages and disadvantages of these styles, and when to use the different styles to be the most effective leader you can be.

Emotional Intelligence: Mental Toughness and Resilience

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 12-15 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 10 SHRM PDCs

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Mental toughness and resilience are becoming scarce commodities in leadership today. You can practice mental toughness and become more resilient to lead others more effectively through our ever volatile and changing times. This course will guide you to develop your knowledge and skills related to the essentials of mental toughness and resilience, provide you mental training interventions, stress management techniques, and how to build resilient teams.

Leading Change

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Change is what leads to growth and innovation and yet, for many of us, change can be hard. This is increasingly true in today’s world, where change barrels at us full speed, often before we have even caught up with whatever happened last. Being able to lead your organization through change is one of the most important talents today’s leaders can have.

This course will help you understand how to lead through change in a way that soothes fears and keeps your workplace thriving. You will learn tools to change resistance to excitement, to keep your team inspired about the change, and to understand and minimize the barriers that keep people from embracing change.

Leading Organizations

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 22-25 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 20 SHRM PDCs

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The essential leadership transition from individual contributor to supervisor or manager with team-level responsibilities is essential to lead organizations. This 8-course program will help you complete this transition; to further develop you as an organizational leader that includes responsibilities for strategic leadership, organizational planning, governance, the workforce, customers, performance, quality, and culture.

Each course in the 8-course program is approximately 4-6 learner hours. Courses can be completed independently or in sequence. Collectively, the courses cover the key elements of the Baldrige Excellence Framework.

Business Writing Fundamentals

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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In nearly any workplace situation, writing is something you will be expected to do continuously and expected to do well. Your writing style will indicate your level of professionalism and can garner respect for you and your organization.

This course teaches the basics of writing a business letter, preparing a report, writing for a publication, and choosing appropriate methods or technology to send your message. These tools can increase writing effectiveness in the business world and beyond.

Business Leadership

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Leadership forms part of nearly every employee’s job description. Businesses today require employees take the initiative, find innovative solutions, act like an entrepreneur and lead others towards organizational success.

This course will help you understand and apply foundational leadership concepts, including leadership traits and characteristics, leadership development and succession, transformational leadership, measuring leadership effectiveness, and contingency leadership.

Business Communications

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Effective business communication is critical in today’s workforce. Through an exchange of verbal or written statements, the ability to communicate is vital in creating an understanding of strategic goals, focus, or events.

In this course, learn the foundational principles of communication, interpersonal dynamics in organizations, the variances in communicating with internal and external audiences, crisis and risk communication, and developing impactful communication in professional presentations.

Leading Teams

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Understanding the dynamics of effective team leadership means better output, happier and more inspired people, and a smoother workflow. This course outlines what you need to understand to plan, build, and lead the most effective and productive teams possible. Whether you are a team member, or a team leader – learn what you can do to be more effective and raise your team performance to the next level.

Leading the Leaders

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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Create a leadership legacy. This course is for those looking to step into the highest tier of leadership and inspire others to lead as you have. In the end, what it means to walk the path of a leader is different for each of us, but there are a few steppingstones that have proven universal.

Take this course to delve into the principles of higher leadership, look at practical applications of leadership, and gain tools for working with people and inspiring yourself and others. Also, learn to mentor so that you can prepare the next generation of leaders successfully.

Legal Environment of Business

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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The legal environment of business is much more than simple compliance with the law; it is also about understanding the legal frameworks in which a company operates to achieve and maintain compliance.
This course is an easy-to-follow introduction to the legal system and how it relates to business.

Learn the critical concepts behind how businesses are formed and structured from a legal perspective, trade laws and regulations, contracts, and compliance issues related to sales and product liability.

Managing Conflict

Leading Edge Learning

Estimated learner hours: 3-5 hours

Access time: 2 years

Credits: 3 SHRM PDCs

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No matter how much we try to avoid it, conflict is inevitable regardless of our communication and leadership abilities. It can also push us to re-examine what we think and strive to be our best. In this course, learn the art of conflict resolution. Examine different kinds of conflict and how to best deal with them, including what to do when conflict happens, how to minimize or remove barriers to conflict resolution, how to handle high maintenance relationships, and some tried-and-true rules for conflict resolution. Improving your conflict management skills creates positive results for relationships at home and in the workplace.