Professional Development Academy

Below is the list of available Professional Development Academy classes and dates at College of the Ouachitas for local business and industry.  The purpose of the academy is to help better prepare and advance the managerial and leadership skills for the participants and for the organizations they represent.  Each class is four hours in length and will be held from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm at the COTO CAST building at 829 MLK Blvd, Malvern, AR 72104 or they can be offered at your location.  The classes can be taken in any order, but please note that Communicating for Leadership Success is a suggested prerequisite for many of the other classes. The cost for each session is $109 per participant and payment may be invoiced to the company or paid to the business office before each class.  Corporate rates and group discounts are available.  Please click on the course name for more information.  Please click here to register. 

 

Professional Development Academy 1.0

Dates:

Communicating for Leadership Success

August 30

Coaching for Peak Performance

September 13

Driving Change

September 27

Setting Goals and Reviewing Results

October 11

Delegating with Purpose

October 25

Resolving Workplace Conflict

November 8

Maximizing Team Performance

November 22

Planning and Managing Resources

December 13

 

 

Professional Development Academy 2.0 (Mason)

 

Your Leadership Journey

August 23

Strategies for Influencing Others

September 20

Accelerating Business Decisions

October 4

Building and Sustaining Trust

October 18

Valuing Differences

November 1

Engaging and Retaining Talent

November 15

Making High-Quality Decisions

December 6

Generational Leadership (not a DDI course)

December 20

 

Please note that the Communicating for Leadership Success is a suggested prerequisite for many of the other classes.

DDI’s Interaction Management®: Exceptional Leaders (IM: ExLSM) series creates transformative development experiences for your frontline leaders.  IM: ExLSM engages learners throughout the whole experience as they participate in courses that are timely and relevant with connections to the challenges they face on the job.  IM: ExLSM also offers content, tools, and resources for organizations and managers that sustain learning because DDI understands that driving learning beyond a formal event leads to business impact.

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