Management Essentials

A 5-week course composed of 4, 90 minute live-virtual classes and one 45-minute class. This course will include pre-work and post-work between modules to reinforce the learning. This course will be conducted virtually over Zoom and is created by Lake Forest Center for Leadership.  

About Lake Forest Center for Leadership:
Lake Forest Center for Leadership is a world-class leader in hands-on business education. Their faculty is comprised of experienced businesspeople who tap into their years of realistic business knowledge to provide participants the opportunity to understand and learn first-hand how to overcome challenges and succeed.

Feb 23 at 1:00 pm EST
Module 1: Kick-off

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Overview

Key Objectives

  • Program Overview & Expectations
  • Meet the Faculty member
  • Meet other learners

Please refer to the "Handouts" tab for Module 1 assignments and course materials.

Mar 2 at 1:00 pm EST
Module 2: Understand Self

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Overview

Key Objectives

  • Group Discussion & Content: The Trust Formula
  • Group Collaboration: Behaviors of High Trust Individuals
  • Collaboration & Breakout: The Three Layers of Trust and Your Trust Piggy Bank
  • Group Discussion & Collaboration: Emotional Intelligence Overview
  • Content & Discussion: Your Leadership Style
  • Next Steps: Text based course: Improve your EI Homework and Reflection for Module 3

Please refer to the "Handouts" tab for Module 2 pre-work and course materials.

Mar 9 at 1:00 pm EST
Module 3: Engaging Others

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Overview

Key Objectives

  • Content: Review Best Performance Possible Model
  • Content & Discussion: Receiving Feedback
  • Content: SBI Model
  • Group Breakout 1: List 3 behaviors
  • Group Breakout 2: Use SBI Model
    • How would you receive this feedback and utilize it?
  • Content & Discussion: Managing Up Next Steps: Homework and Reflection for Module 4

Please see the "Handouts" tab for Module 3 pre-work and course materials.

Mar 16 at 1:00 pm EDT
Module 4: Working Collaboratively

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Overview

Key Objectives

  • Content & Individual Activity:  Leading without Authority
  • Content & Discussion: Components of Delegation
  • Group Collaboration: Types of Work
  • Content & Discussion: Being Part of an Inclusive Team
  • Triad & Breakout: Team Purpose Next Steps: Homework and reflection for Module 5

Please refer to the "Handouts" tab for Module 4 pre-work and course materials.

Mar 23 at 1:00 pm EDT
Module 5: Moving Ahead

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Overview

Key Objectives

  • Content: Understanding Change
  • Demonstrating professional Presence Course Wrap-Up

Please refer to the "Handouts" tab for Module 5 pre-work and course materials.