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From Technical Expert to Strategic Leader

Moving from the role of technical expert to leader requires a unique set of skills much broader than expertise itself. During this two-day workshop, you learn how to:

  • Describe the four stages of leader evolution and the shifts in perspective, skill, and behavior
  • Define how to build a base of personal competence and credibility
  • Discuss the skills and techniques needed to build organizational capacity
  • Operate at a strategic business level

This course can be applied to the following certificates:
Business Acumen Certificate
Emerging Leaders Certificate
Project Management Certificate

Instructor

Alan Patterson, Ed. D.

Alan Patterson, Ed. D.

Alan Patterson is one of America’s best thinkers, teachers and coaches. Having guided more than a dozen Fortune 500 companies in re-thinking how best to elevate their talent, he is an expert at driving effective organizational change. Alan Patterson has ... read more

Who Should Attend

  • Project managers
  • Business analysts
  • Information technology professionals
  • Engineers
  • Product developers
  • Managers in technical environments

 

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the four stages of leader evolution and the shifts in perspective, skill and behavior
  • Define how to build a base of personal competence and credibility
  • Discuss the skills and techniques needed to build organizational capacity
  • Operate at a strategic business level

Course Outline/Topics

Develop a context for leadership

  • Job standards – the what, how, and who of the job
  • The Mentoré™ leadership competency model
  • The role of technical expertise in leadership success

Build a base of credibility and trust

  • Effective communication and influence skills
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Relationship management strategy
  • Lead by example

Create a culture of accountability, trust and performance

  • Organizational alignment and execution
  • High-performance teams
  • The role of leader as coach
  • Shaping the culture
  • Building an adaptive organization

Work as a partner and strategist to the business

  • Thinking and acting strategically
  • Engaging customers in dialogue

Testimonials

"I learned specific approaches and skills that can be applied on the job."  —  Andrew Manz, Duncan Solutions

"I liked the energy of the presenter."  —  Sheri Lettau, Treehouse Foods

Date: 2 Thu & Fri, Oct 14-22

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 9am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Alan Patterson Ed. D.

Fee:

$845 by Sept 30
$895 after Sept 30

CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14, PD Hours: 14

Enrollment Limit: 24

Program Number: 5050-13860

Note: This course meets live online Thursdays & Fridays, 10/14, 10/15, 10/21 & 10/22 from 9:00am to 12:00 Noon.

Registration Deadline: Oct 12

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Date: 2 Thu & Fri, May 5-13, 2022

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 9am-Noon CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Alan Patterson Ed. D.

Fee:

$845 by Apr 21, 2022
$895 after Apr 21, 2022

CEUs: 1.4, PDUs: 14, PD Hours: 14

Enrollment Limit: 24

Program Number: 5050-14123

Note: This course meets live online Thursday & Friday, 5/5, 5/6, 5/12 & 5/13 from 9:00am to 12:00 Noon.

Registration Deadline: May 2, 2022

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