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When you're in a managerial or leadership role, your leadership skills are essential. Your ability to make great decisions, align resources to strategic priorities, increase employee innovation, and keep your top talent are all part of the responsibilities of being a strong leader.

The Leadership Essentials courseware will help you build the skills you need to effectively lead and manage others, including connecting individual goals to the organization vision, responding to issues and concerns, as well as helping you increase your integrity and consistency with individual and organization values.

This course bundle includes the following 12 bite sized mobile ready courses:

  1. Become a Reliable Leader with Integrity
    Increase the actions and behaviors that demonstrate you are a reliable leader with integrity
  2. Balance Your Leadership and Employee Roles
    Determine your work priorities as a leader and as an individual contributor
  3. Connecting Goals to Vision
    Connect every employee’s individual goals to the organization’s vision and strategy
  4. Connecting Team Work to the Strategy
    Discuss how the team’s goals and core work is directly connected to the company’s strategy
  5. Align Resources to Strategic Priorities
    Define the strategic priorities for the department and align the required resources
  6. Speaking Your Mind
    Assess if people are truly able to speak freely within the team
  7. Innovation Norms and Expectations
    Create team innovation norms and expectations
  8. Are Your Actions Consistent with Your Values?
    Determine if your actions are consistent with your values
  9. Keep Your Top Talent
    Perform a top talent review to determine what you need to do to keep your top talent
  10. Increase Employee Innovation
    Increase the level of innovative actions of your employees
  11. Responding to Issues and Concerns
    Evaluate how you respond to concerns or issues presented by your employees
  12. Analyze the Pros and Cons of Key Decisions
    Analyze essential information and the pros and cons of key decisions

This is available as part of

Leadership Development
A Vado Learning Track
Vado Learning Tracks provide learners with recommended course bundles to be taken to together for an in-depth development experience. The Leadership Development Learning Track comprises the following bundles: Leadership Essentials (12 courses) Leading the Organization Strategy (8 courses)
Video Running Time (minutes)
120:00
Product Type
E-Learning
Course ID
VB-24

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1. Become a Reliable Leader with Integrity
Leadership is essential to any company's success. No matter what service you provide or product you sell, your leadership skills are required to help your company do and achieve great things. Fortunately you'll find many books, courses, and consultants ready to tell you what leadership is all about.... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
2. Balance Your Leadership and Employee Roles
It is essential your leadership role comes first. Team members and the organization are counting on you. If you don't make the team and your employees a priority, the performance of many can suffer, and thus your ability to deliver great team results is impacted too. Taking the time to prioritize yo... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
3. Connecting Goals to Vision
Having work that connects to the company's vision is very meaningful. When we are clear on why our work matters and how it contributes to the company we have a greater sense of purpose and an increase in personal motivation. While sometimes it may be hard to see, everyone in the company has a purpos... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
4. Connecting Team Work to the Strategy
While there are a number of elements that influence team cohesion, there is one element all teams should have to ensure the right foundation is in place for great teamwork and collaboration--a clear connection between the team's goals and company strategy. When all team members clearly see how the w... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
5. Align Resources to Strategic Priorities
Since the topic of resources can get complicated, it's helpful to have some guidelines you can follow to help make difficult decisions. Your strategic priorities are this guide. Using team, department or company priorities can help make resource allocation a little easier. Using these priorities can... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
6. Speaking Your Mind
In a team environment there are different dynamics between people as they work together to accomplish both individual and team goals. Sometimes working together is easy, and sometimes it's not. One factor that significantly impacts a team's ability to work well together is communication. Being able ... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
7. Innovation Norms and Expectations
Innovation happens when individuals look at problems in new ways, are willing to take risks, and are creative in how they approach their work. Innovation makes a difference. No matter how big your team may be, or what your team is tasked to deliver, an increase in innovative behaviors will make a bi... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
8. Are Your Actions Consistent with Your Values?
It's important our actions and behaviors are consistent with the values we talk about with our team. When we discuss the importance of particular behaviors, yet do something different, we're really telling the team these values aren't important. Yet when our actions match our words, we find our team... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
9. Keep Your Top Talent
It just makes sense to spend time focusing on the actions that will cause your top talent to stay. Unfortunately, some leaders can become complacent because everything is so going well and their top talent is so great. This is easy to do; yet there's a danger to complacency. While your top talent is... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
10. Increase Employee Innovation
Innovation, while critical for the overall organization, must start at the individual level. It is the innovation of individual people that lead the way for improvements. Time and time again we see the innovative ideas of individuals leading the way to create better products, improve customer servic... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
11. Responding to Issues and Concerns
Responding to employee concerns and issues in the right way helps create the type of employee relationships you want--one in which employees feel comfortable sharing problems and important issues. When you respond poorly to situations, relationships can become strained, often causing employees to wi... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test
12. Analyze the Pros and Cons of Key Decisions
Decision making is a part of life, both in and out of work. No matter who you are or what you do, you'll be making decisions each and every day. As a leader in an organization, your decision making responsibility only increases. All leaders, no matter where you work, are presented with numerous oppo... read more
Interactive course with lessons, pre-test, and post-test