: Our leadership skills training certificate program is perfect for students as well as business owners, entrepreneurs, managers, and individuals wanting to learn the basic skills needed to become an effective leader. This course is also ideal for those considering starting a business or pursuing their MBA degree.
Our online leadership skills training program includes:
Successful Business Best Practices
Best practices are the building blocks for achieving success in business. Over the course of this module, students explore a variety of best practice models taken from various industries as they learn how to integrate fundamental management themes into a cohesive plan that enhances their chances for success.
Assertiveness and Interpersonal Communications Training
To be successful in the business world, leaders and managers must know how to assert themselves and have superior interpersonal and communication skills. In this module you will become familiar with the fundamental principles of good interpersonal communications and discover new techniques designed to enhance your communications skills.
Decision-Making Skills for Managers
Effective leaders know how to set a tone and how to set certain benchmarks for success. This is one of the most valuable teaching modules in our leadership skills training course and focuses on helping students develop a successful leadership style that encourages teamwork and collaboration, and engenders a corporate culture that encourages individual members to be successful.
Organizational Development & Change
Most businesses are, at their very core, highly social systems. In this learning module we focus on corporate culture and how it influences the way team members interact. You will learn how to maximize the long-term viability of the business by creating a culture in which every team member has a greater opportunity to be more successful. Over the course of this module you will also explore the developmental process and how you can be more effective at effectuating change within the organization.Instructor Description
: Katherine Pang, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, MEd, MS
Dr. Pang has instructed, facilitated, and led numerous business skill courses including team building, building effective groups, and similar courses for several manufacturing companies including Weir SPM, Turbomeca, as well as the City of Arlington along with numerous top 100 law firms.
Dr. Pang served as a faculty member at the University of Texas at Tyler and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business/ schools of many universities including the Stern School of Business at New York University, the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, the University of California, Irvine, Regent University, and Northeastern University. Dr. Pang received her B.A. from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School, her M.Ed from the University of Texas, her MBA, MS (Psychology), and her Ph.D in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M – Commerce. Dr. Pang also has two theology degrees.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and operational experience in professional services, manufacturing and education oriented companies. Dr. Pang has served as founder, president, CEO, COO and CFO of several companies over the last 15 years. Prior to forming Corporate Growth Strategists, Dr. Pang was recruited to serve initially as COO/CFO and General Counsel for a Dallas-based CNC precision and assembly manufacturing company to effectuate a restructure of corporate obligations and operations. The successful reduction in corporate indebtedness and the substantial increase in cash-flow flowing from operational and financial changes resulted in Dr. Pang’s promotion to interim CEO and General Counsel for a period of 12-months. Dr. Pang has also served as COO and General Counsel for Technology Training Services Corporation a technology training company delivering services in Europe under Unites States Government contracts. Dr. Pang was also the Manager, Firmwide Practice Section Development, Training and Forms for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Pang has over 20 years of experience in the design, development and delivery of educational courses and professional development and training content. She has been the CEO and Founder of three companies in the field of applied skills, active learning both in an ILT, CBT and Web-Based environment. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 65 business and law-related courses. In addition, Dr. Pang serves in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs. Dr. Pang has served as an SME for over 100 business and law-related courses. In addition, she has served in a consulting capacity for various institutions and organizations in designing and developing curricula, adopting new technologies, integrating technology with instruction and implementing training and professional education programs.
Dr. Pang has been a speaker at numerous e-learning conferences, including the MEC 2001 Conference sponsored by Arizona State University, the 2001 Conference on Training and Knowledge Management sponsored by Generation 21 Learning Management Systems; E-Learn 2005 and Online Educa Berlin 2005, AACE/ED Media 2006, E-Learn 2006, E-Learning Guild 2006, CELDA 2007, Learning Conference 2008 at University of Illinois, Chicago, EduComm 2008 in Las Vegas, DevLearn 2008 in San Jose, among numerous other professional conferences.
The following textbooks will be provided to each student upon registration:
• Bargaining for Advantage: Negotiation Strategies for Reasonable People