Leadership

Discover. Connect. Lead.


Foundations of Leadership

Learn what it takes to be an effective leader in our 3-day class.

  • The first day will concentrate on your own personal leadership model, which includes your values, roles and responsibilities. Prior to class, you will take our DiSC Workplace assessment to gain knowledge and skills that help build trust and communicate for success.
  • During day two, you will discover the importance of rapport, how to sharpen your listening skills, and ways to handle workplace conflict.
  • During day three, you will discover the secrets to bringing out the best in your employees and you will gain skills to inspire performance. You will learn how to deliver positive feedback as well as feedback for improvement.

This course is geared for practical application. While solid leadership theory is built into the three days, the focus is on making concepts accessible and actionable. You will close out your three days knowing how to turn your awareness into action!

Features
*Interactive session *Self-Assessment, using Everything DiSC ® *Case studies *Planning exercises

Instructor: Darla Klein
Dates: February 14, 16, & 21, 2023
Class meets: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm
CEU: 2.1
Cost: $649
Location: The University of Akron, Akron Campus

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Embracing and Promoting Change

The one constant we all face is change. Learning how to embrace or promote change, depending on your role and responsibilities, is the key to positive outcomes for you and those around you. Come to this course prepared with a real-world work change you need to handle and by the end of the day, you will have a personal, customized action plan!

Instructor: Darla Klein
Date: March 7, 2023
Class meets: Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm
CEU: 0.7
Cost: $199
Location: The University of Akron, Akron Campus

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Personal Productivity

High self-awareness is an essential element to being an effective leader. Learning productivity habits is an area where self-awareness can be especially impactful.

In this one-day class you will discover your time behaviors, or habits, and connect your learning to your values, roles and responsibilities. You will investigate three principles of productivity and explore how focusing can give you a competitive advantage. You will examine common productivity traps and then tie everything together by creating an action plan that is built from the right structures that work best for you.

Instructor: Darla Klein
Date: March 8, 2023
Class meets: Thursday from 8:30am - 4:30pm
CEU: 0.7
Cost: $199
Location: The University of Akron, Akron Campus

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CONTACT US

Continuing and Professional Education
Polsky Building
255 South Main St.
Akron, OH 44325-4104
Office: 330-972-7577
Fax: 330-972-7598
Email: learn@uakron.edu

Fall/Spring Hours
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday

Summer Hours
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday