UA Solutions
The University of Akron
225 S. Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44325

Leadership Essentials Certificate

Dates:April 18 - May 5, 2016
Meets:M and Th from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, 6 sessions
Instructor:Darla Klein
Fee: $1,199.00  Fee Breakdown

There are still openings remaining at this time.

Course Description

Leaders today face enormous challenges with employee motivation, navigating change and building work relationships. Our Supervisory Leadership Certificate program instills the basic skills necessary for any supervisor or manager and builds on these essential skills so that in six days, you will be prepared to supervise effectively, help your employees achieve their goals, and contribute to your company's productivity and success.

This course is a performance-based, learner-focused program. The program is facilitated by Darla Klein who is the course author and is a certified facilitator for DDI, DiSC® (Inscape Publishing), VisionPoint and other widely used programs. Darla's strength is providing "real-world" business experience and insights in a collaborative environment. She has a background as a business leader, with over 20 years' experience at every level of several international manufacturing and government organizations. She has over ten years' experience across a wide range of business, industry, government, healthcare and service organizations as an independent consultant.


Day One
-Setting the Stage for Leadership
-Navigating Change

Day Two
-Building Work Relationships

Day Three
-Resolving Conflict
-Managing Yourself (Time Management Part 1)

Day Four
-Motivating for Success
-Coaching to Bring Out the Best in People

Day Five
-Delegating for Results
-Writing Effective Emails

Day Six
-Working with Multiple Generations
-Managing Yourself (Time Management Part 2)


*Interactive session *Self-Assessment, using Everything DiSC ® *Case studies *Planning exercises

Six class meetings: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
October 26, 29; Nov. 2, 9, 12, 16 (no class Nov. 5) 
Cost: $1,199