Continuing Education

CITC952 - Strengths-Based Approach & Leadership Communication Skills

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Course Overview

Strengths-Based Approach

Today’s leaders are increasingly adopting strengths-based practices to enhance employee engagement, productivity, and satisfaction. Identify your individual strengths and discover how to make the best use of them. Explore the theory of optimal experience known as flow, and assess your experience of flow in the workplace. Examine how job crafting, a process whereby employees redefine their jobs by integrating their strengths, motives, and passions, aligns with the strengths-based approach. With the insights gained in this course, you will be able to implement a strengths-based approach to enhance employee engagement, performance, and professional growth.

Leadership Communication Skills

Communication plays a vital role in the success of any organization. Leaders must create an environment that fosters trust and mutual sharing of information. Communicating effectively is a key leadership competency. In this course, you will develop your communication skills by assessing your preferred communication style, discussing communication theories, and practicing communication strategies. Once you have completed this course, you will have a deeper understanding of your communication strengths and areas for development. Communication strategies to support your continued growth will be discussed.

Upon successful completion of the competency assessments, you will earn 2 NAIT Micro-credentials and receive 2 Digital Badges you can share on social media and with your network.

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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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