Leading with Purpose

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Course Description:
You used to be a job developer and now you’ve been promoted to the role of supervisor. Or, maybe you’re new to the field altogether and find yourself managing a staff of 2 or 20. Regardless of how you got here, people are looking at you to lead! In this class you will learn how to transform your employees into a high-performing team. You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of being an effective manager, but also the art of being a good leader.

Topics covered include:

  • Understanding your own leadership and communication styles and how to flex them based on your employees’ skill levels and attitude
  • Bridging the gaps in your staff and building trust
  • Handling difficult conversations with employees
  • Effectively delegating to your staff in order to promote inclusion
  • Learning how to collaborate with other agencies in order to be more effective

*This course was formerly called Learning to Lead.

Audience:
This course is for supervisory and leadership staff, particularly those new to their role.

Course Duration:
Full day workshop–9:00am-4:00pm

Course Date:
September 28, 2017

Facilitator:
Wally Smith, LPM Associates

Cost:
Members: $95*
Non-Members: $135
*To access this member price, you must log in to your CJC account when registering.

Location:
Chicago Jobs Council
29 E. Madison Street, Suite 1700
Chicago, IL 60602

Questions?
If you have any questions, please contact Cheryl Hester, Frontline Focus Administrator: 312.252.0460 x108; cheryl@cjc.net.

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