Continuing Education

CITC952 - Strengths-Based Approach & Leadership Communication

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Course Overview

Strengths-Based Approach
Learn strengths-based techniques to enhance employee engagement, self-determination, performance, and professional development. Discuss how job-crafting, a process whereby employees redefine their jobs by integrating their strengths, motives, and passions, aligns with the strengths-based approach. Create a personalized job-crafting Action Plan to support your leadership framework and development.
A growing body of research indicates a correlation between exemplary performance and a strengths orientation towards job task assignment, team selection, and professional development. As a result, today’s leaders are increasingly adopting strengths-based practices to enhance employee engagement, productivity, and satisfaction.

Leadership Communication Skills
Discuss the impact of communication style on perceptions of leadership, employee motivation and morale, and workplace efficiencies. Skills attained in this course will help you to minimize communication distortion by applying strategies that enhance perceptions and understanding. Discuss communications planning, monitoring, and revising strategies that foster employee trust, collaboration, and innovation.
Leadership communication plays a vital role in shaping process and product efficacy, employee morale, and organizational sustainability. Today’s leaders play a critical role in ensuring that organizational communication practices positively influence employees and the marketplace.

Total: 7 hours

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Delivery Methods

  • Face to Face: Where: In-person meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Face-to-face instruction at all class meetings. Location may be on campus or at a worksite.
  • Blended: Where: Mixture of in-person & online components. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Combination of face-to-face and online components at specific times. Some online components may be accessed online anytime.
  • Hyflex: Where: Choice to attend in-person or online meetings. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. For each class, students choose to attend in-person with the instructor or online at a specific time.
  • Remote Live Delivery: Where: Online with instructor. When: Course is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Instruction is delivered at set times online. Students do not come to campus.
  • Remote On-Demand Delivery: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online. While there are no set class meetings, there may be set due dates and deadlines for some activities. Students may interact with peers through virtual tools.
  • Remote Independent: Where: Online anytime. When: No set class meetings. Coursework is accessed on-demand and online, with no instructor support. While students choose when to do coursework, there may be set due dates and deadlines. 
  • Work Placement: Where: In-person meetings. When: Work is scheduled at a specific time for students to attend. Onsite work integrated learning. Location at a worksite.
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