Leadership Training with Clark College Economic & Community Development

How you lead impacts the productivity of your workforce. Learn how to manage the company’s vision and serve as the link between staff and management, empowering a dynamic workplace.


Driving Performance Through Leadership 

This 16-hour leadership training series is designed for managers, directors, and high-potentials transitioning into a leadership role. Gain best practices and practical strategies for influencing and motivating others—maximizing listening, conflict management, and meetings. 

 

Influencing/Motivating Others 

A leader’s reach and influence heavily depends on their ability to communicate critical messages with confidence and clarity, within various contexts. Learn how to structure a compelling message, convey confident body language, create an audience-centric story, and deliver impactful messages resulting in action. 

Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. - noon | Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for networking with coffee and pastries.  

Location: Downtown Vancouver 

Cost: $125 per person

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Professional Listening Skills

Interacting in the workplace, managing problems, and running and participating in meetings all require effective listening skills. Learn active listening skills, how to diffuse angry situations, the importance of the three-step feedback loop, and the role of perception in understanding what someone is saying.

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. - noon | Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for networking with coffee.  

Location:  Downtown Vancouver 

Cost: $125 per person

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Engaging with Conflict

Managing difficult conversations with respect, tact, and diplomacy requires assertiveness, trust, and vulnerability. Learn how to assess your personal style when dealing with conflict, listen for the need underlying a strong position, engage in difficult conversations by initiating the discussion, and resolve conflicts by applying the win/win approach.  

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. - noon | Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for networking with coffee.  

Location:  Downtown Vancouver 

Cost: $125 per person

Register | Engaging with Conflict


Achieving Effective Meetings

How do you facilitate and participate in effective meetings? Learn the characteristics of an effective meeting, the differences between task and process issues, the function of the meeting facilitator, and the ways participation contributes to effective meetings.

Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019

Time: 8 a.m. - noon | Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for networking with coffee.  

Location:  Downtown Vancouver 

Cost: $125 per person

Register | Achieving Effective Meetings


Entire Series | Driving Performance Through Leadership

This 16-hour leadership training series is designed for managers, directors and high-potentials transitioning into a leadership role. Gain best practices and practical strategies for influencing and motivating others—maximizing listening, conflict management, and meetings. 

While all classes are offered independently, save $50 when you enroll in all four classes at once.

Cost: $450 per person

Register | Driving Performance Through Leadership

Questions? Interested in registering several team members at once? Contact Francois Wevers at fwevers@clark.edu and 360-992-2466.


 

View the spring 2019 continuing education schedule at Clark College

The spring 2019 continuing education class schedule is full of classes such as project management, programming, graphic design, web design, and digital marketing. The convenient classes are a great opportunity to build skills and test new areas of interest!

Interested in additional management and supervisory training? Check out what's starting soon!

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