Georgia Highlands College
Lead to Succeed - Management Development Certificate Program; Instructor: Dr. Tina Brush


Module 10: Think Like a Manager: Effective Problem Solving and Decision Making      Back to Course List

Module Ten: Think Like a Manager: Effective Problem Solving and Decision Making
Great managers are superior problem solvers – they ensure the decisions that need to be made are made and that the problems are solved. This module focuses on the value of proactive managers who have the ability to establish performance priorities, establish goals, develop results-focused plans, and ensure buy-in.



Date(s): May 8, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 1: Understanding People – Harness the Possibilities of Differences!      Back to Course List

Module One: Understanding People – Harness the Possibilities of Differences!
People are different and your success is increased when you develop the ability to understand how the people you work with see the world. This module focuses on enhancing your emotional and social intelligence so you will get a better “read” on the people you work with as well as develop a greater understanding of your preferred interpersonal style and the impact you have on others.




Date(s): May 22, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 2: Communicating for Results      Back to Course List

Module Two: Communicating for Results
You rely on effective communication to achieve your goals and to build and maintain productive work relationships. There are many barriers to communication and these roadblocks are compounded by the increasing diversity of people at work. This module focuses on the interpersonal skills required for effective communication, understanding the impact of your communication style on others, and the skills required to build rapport, trust and credibility in your work relationships.




Date(s): June 12, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 3: Motivation and Leadership      Back to Course List

Module Three: Motivation and Leadership
Most behavior is understandable if you understand what drives behavior. People are naturally motivated and it is the goal of leadership to influence how that motivated behavior is directed. You are critical to how employees feel about their work and how they direct their behavior at work; employees hire into companies but the leave bad bosses! This module looks at how you can create high engagement so that your staff delivers superior performance under challenging circumstances.



Date(s): June 26, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 4: Personal Productivity – Effective Time Management       Back to Course List

Module Four: Personal Productivity – Effective Time Management
Do you feel stretched to the limit? Do you feel you spend your days spinning your wheels and not accomplishing your goals? Do you understand your own unique approach to managing your time and work? This module will help you develop habits that will enable you to get more of the right things done at the right time.



Date(s): July 10, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 5: Building High Performance Work Groups – Talent Management      Back to Course List

Module Five: Building High Performance Work Groups – Talent Management
Talent management is essential to developing a sustainable competitive advantage and great managers ensure they have the talent on board and ready to perform when needed. In this module you will learn how to get the information you need from employment interviews while keeping within the law. You will learn how to integrate new employees into your team as well as provide for the continued growth and development of your current team members.



Date(s): February 27, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 6: Managing for Superior Performance – Supercharge Your Employees      Back to Course List

Module Six: Managing for Superior Performance – Supercharge Your Employees
Great managers realize that through the proper management of their people, they can create a sustainable competitive advantage. Superior performance occurs when employees become owners of their success and the success of the organization. This module focuses on skills and techniques you can use to ensure your diverse workforce is ready to meet the ever-increasing performance expectations.



Date(s): March 13, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 7: Leading High Performance Teams      Back to Course List

Module Seven: Leading High Performance Teams
Collaboration and team performance are the hallmarks of successful managers and organizations. Managers must develop a culture enabling their teams to thrive on success. High performance teams don’t just happen. Great effort must be devoted to building, developing and maintaining high performing teams. This module focuses on techniques for developing, engaging, enabling and energizing teams.



Date(s): March 27, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 8: Leading Change Efforts and Enabling Innovation       Back to Course List

Module Eight: Leading Change Efforts and Enabling Innovation
Change has become the norm for all organizations and the need for innovation has never been greater. Unfortunately, organizations and their members tend to find change to be disruptive and often resist change initiatives. This module focuses on your role in creating a work climate that embraces change and supports innovation and techniques designed to ensure change is embraced and effectively implemented.



Date(s): April 10, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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Module 9: Conflict Management      Back to Course List

Module Nine: Conflict Management
Conflict can create serious damage for employee performance and morale if it is not handled constructively. Conflict is inherent in all social relationships so the key is not to eliminate conflict; the key is to grow from conflict. This module focuses on techniques for diagnosing workplace conflicts, determining the root causes, and implementing the best approach to resolving conflicts.



Date(s): April 24, 2014

Time(s): 9am to 4pm

Location: Cartersville

Fee: $179

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