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Development @ All Levels Series

Learn to lead and communicate effectively in today's workplace

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Developed in collaboration with Dr. Rockie Blunt, QVCC’s Leadership @ All Levels and Communicating @ All Levels can provide vital skills to all employees, no matter where they fall on the org chart. 

QVCC’s Leadership At All Levels program is a proven method of increasing  employees’ value to their colleagues, teams, and organization. This 16-week series consists of four modules dedicated to exploring essential leadership skills.

Module 1: Personal Leadership

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
  • Leadership Roles & Competencies
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Personal Power & Influence

Module 2: Interpersonal Leadership

  • Leadership Communication
  • Leading the Generational Mix
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution Techniques

Module 3: Team Leadership

  • Building Strong Teams
  • Motivation & Empowerment
  • Leading Meetings & Self-Directed Work
  • Decision Making and Problem Solving

Module 4: Organizational Leadership

  • Organizational Culture & Climate
  • Planning, Vision & Goal Setting
  • The Leader as Teacher
  • Innovation & Change

DETAILS

Time: 12 hours per module
Instructor: Rockie Blunt, Ed.D.
Cost: $525 per student per module

Students may sign up for individual modules or all four. Those who complete the entire program will emerge with a QVCC Certificate in Leadership.

Click here for the Fall 2019 Leadership @ All Levels Flyer & Schedule

Inspired by students in our Leadership @ All Levels program

Communicating @ All Levels is designed to help your business tackle the universal challenge of effective workplace communication. This program takes an in-depth look at the many dimensions of communication in the contemporary organization, with special emphasis on tools for making communication understandable, focused, persuasive, and timely.

Module 1 (Sessions 1 and 2): Personal Communication – October 16, 23

  • Exploring the nature of effective written, spoken and electronic communication in relation to students’ specific job responsibilities
  • Formulating strategies for future development (using students’ current skills as a baseline)

Module 2 (Sessions 3 and 4): Interpersonal Communication  – October 30, November 6

  • Communicating with different personalities
  • Active listening skills and sharing information
  • Having difficult conversations

Module 3 (Sessions 5 and 6): Departmental Communication –  November 13, 20

  • Communicating effectively within a department or team
  • Communicating effectively between departments and teams

Module 4 (Sessions 7 and 8): Organizational Communication – December 4, 11

  •  Organizational culture, values, goals, and communication practices
  •  Sending messages upward and downward
  •  Communication patterns, networks, and information “gaps”

 

DETAILS

  • Time: 6 hours per module
  • Instructor: Rockie Blunt, Ed.D.
  • Cost: $250 per student per module

Students may sign up for individual modules or all four. Those who complete the entire program will emerge with a QVCC Certificate in Workplace Communication and a personalized communication plan to bring their newly developed skills back to their workplaces.

Click here for the Fall 2019 Communicating @ All Levels Flyer & Schedule 

Contact Us

Andrew Morrison Director of Business & Industry Services amorrison@qvcc.edu 860.932.4360

Director of Business & Industry Services
amorrison@qvcc.edu
860.932.4360