Supporting Development Efforts

 

Course Description

In today's competitive business environment, each person is responsible for taking his or her own development seriously. Your job as a manager is to support people as they develop their leadership skills. In doing so, you play the role of catalyst, energizing and guiding people toward a common goal and making things happen. For many managers, this role doesn't come easily.

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Recognize the importance of your role as a catalyst in developing leaders within your organization.
▪ Recognize when you need to demonstrate a new skill or coach and reinforce others' use of a new skill and why it's important.
▪ Develop a personal strategy for having an impact on your leaders' development.
▪ Use a set of tools and techniques that support leadership development.

 

Keywords

builds diverse and inclusive talent, acquisition, catalyst, commitment, energizing, engaging, follow up, guiding, investment, knowledge, learning, reinforce benefits, reinforcement, results, resources, skills, strategy, sustain, transfer, Developing Others

 

Target Audience: Leading Others

·         Frontline Leaders

 

Duration: 20 minutes

Languages: English

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Strengthening Your Work Group

 

Course Description

To achieve peak success, your organization must strengthen the performance of its entire workforce. This means making people's development a priority. You can help by meeting their practical needs to learn new skills and knowledge and, at the same time, strengthening your relationships with them by meeting their personal needs.

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Observe your work group's performance and identify people's development needs.
▪ Determine the highest priorities for development—skills and knowledge that will benefit each person, your work group, and the organization.
▪ Help employees create a plan for developing their skills.
▪ Offer the support and coaching people need to build their confidence as they build their skills.

 

Keywords

builds diverse and inclusive talent, acknowledge progress, coaching, esteem, disclose, goals, involvement, learning opportunities, measures, opportunity, performance, success, share, value, Developing Others

 

Target Audience: Leading Others

·         Frontline Leaders

 

Duration: 20 minutes

Languages: English

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Developing Individual Team Members

 

Course Description

Some people on your team need development to meet minimum job requirements. Others need to prepare for future opportunities such as new job responsibilities, upcoming assignments, or a promotion. You can address both types of development needs with some help from a Development Action Planner, a handy tool that both you and team members can use to plan a development effort.

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Understand the role of the leader and team member in development.
▪ Recognize the importance of development to the success of individuals, teams, and the organization.
▪ Identify who is responsible for determining the most effective way to develop skills, knowledge, and competencies.
▪ Measure the effectiveness of development efforts.

 

Keywords

builds diverse and inclusive talent, acquire, business knowledge, business, competencies, competency, develop, development action planner, development activities, development activity, development need, development plan, development, improve, individual development, interpersonal, learn, organizational knowledge, preparation, prepare, professional skill, skills, team development, team member, technical, train, training, Developing Others

 

Target Audience: Leading Others

·         Frontline Leaders

 

Duration: 20 minutes

Languages: English

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Your Leadership Journey

 

Course Description

A leader’s most important role is getting work done through others – the team. This course guides learners in determining if their team’s priorities align with the organization’s objectives, and then introduces three leadership differentiators that are most important to building a positive reputation as well as contributing to the organization’s success. An optional unit helps new leaders overcome challenges and embrace opportunities as they learn what it means to be a leader.

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Determine if your team's priorities align with the organizational big picture.
▪ Describe how the three practices—the Leadership Differentiators—can enhance your effectiveness.
▪ Recognize and act on opportunities to demonstrate the Leadership Differentiators.

 

Keywords

Mission focused, courageous presence, accepting feedback, authentic, authenticity, best, build capability, confidence, consistent, credibility, disclose, engagement, integrity, leadership differentiators, motivation, organizational objectives, receptive to feedback, respect, seeking feedback, trust

 

Target Audience: Leading Others

·         Frontline Leaders

 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Languages: English

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Mobile resources available: DDI Anytime 

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High-Impact Feedback and Listening

 

Course Description

Feedback brings out the best in people. It promotes collaboration, inspires innovation, and enriches partnerships. Cultivating this kind of environment requires a free exchange of positive and developmental feedback, even when giving it—and receiving it—isn’t easy. Learners are equipped with the skills they need to comfortably and confidently share specific, actionable feedback as well as techniques for listening to, accepting, and acting on feedback from others.

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Recognize the critical role feedback plays in individual and organizational success.
▪ Use specialized skills and tools to give specific, actionable feedback.
▪ Detect feedback deflection traps to avoid.
▪ Identify and check assumptions that can inhibit listening.
▪ Apply listening and receptivity techniques to ease defensiveness and encourage acceptance.

 

Keywords

Partners, influence, action, admit mistakes, assumptions, esteem, empathy, fact, developmental feedback, defensiveness, deflection, feedback, giver, listen, listening, listen to learn, myth, personal needs, practical needs, positive feedback, receiver, resistant, result, seek details, share, situation, STAR feedback, task, transform your thinking

 

Target Audience: Leading Others, Leading Self

·         Frontline leaders

·         Individual Contributors

Duration: 2 hours

Languages: English

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Engaging and Retaining Talent

 

Course Description

Do leaders recognize when team members aren't engaged in their work? Are the best and the brightest employees looking outside the organization for opportunities to grow? Do leaders know how to provide the recognition team members want? This course equips leaders to determine what drives each individual's engagement and provides methods for proactive engagement and talent retention. Course highlights include engaging videos and a game that enables leaders to accumulate "talent treasure."

 

Learning Objectives

▪ Recognize the positive business impact of engaged employees.
▪ Understand your critical role in engaging and retaining talent.
▪ Determine how to apply three factors that drive higher levels of engagement and retention.
▪ Conduct engagement conversations with direct reports to learn how well their job and environment address what matters most to them at work.
▪ Initiate retention conversations and take action to retain valuable talent.

 

Keywords

Builds diverse and inclusive talent, coaches and develops others, acknowledging value, addressing challenges, engaging environment, disengage, engagement, engagement conversations, increase quality, inspire, intent to stay, losing employees, proactive, quality conversations, showing them they matter, recognition, retention conversations, talent, under utilized, value

 

Target Audience: Leading Others

·         Frontline leaders

Duration: 2 hours

Languages: English

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Mobile resources available: DDI Anytime 

www.ddiworld.com/ert