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Professional Development Programs

A Strong Front-line Secures the Bottom Line.

The UD Center for Leadership offers 80+ Professional Development programs each year for new and experienced supervisors, managers and professionals at all levels of an organization looking to sharpen their leadership skills.

High-caliber, subject-matter experts from the Dayton Region and beyond are carefully chosen to present cutting-edge information and provide opportunities for leaders to practice new skills in a workshop format. Participants gain thought-provoking leadership content that can be taken back to the workplace and applied, in order to make an immediate impact. 

  • Tackle leadership and management challenges that give you a powerful advantage for some of the most competitive positions.
  • Develop an array of skills including assertiveness, decision-making, team building, communication skills, conflict management and many others.
  • Build relationships with local and regional thought leaders.
  • Establish a network with other supervisors, managers and frontline professionals.

Whether you are an experienced professional looking to make an impact or an organization looking to train and retain key talent, Professional Development programs help managers and professionals at all levels. These one-day workshops, led by local and regional thought leaders, enable leaders to acquire and practice new skills that they can immediately apply.

A variety of one-day programs are held throughout the year. Topics include conflict management, supervision, communication skills, leadership essentials, stress and time management and decision-making.

January 29, 2020 - Leveraging the Cross-Generational Workforce

February 4, 2020 - The Energy Bus: Driver of Positive Change

February 6, 2020 - Effective Decision Making

February 6, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor

February 11, 2020 - IMPROVing Interpersonal Communication

February 13, 2020 - Essential Problem Solving for Team Members: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

February 18, 2020 - Time Management & Personal Productivity

February 19, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level

February 26, 2020 - Elevate Your Personal Leadership Brand for Women Leaders

March 5, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone's Business

March 10, 2020 - Emotional Intelligence: Becoming More Effective in Reaching Others

March 11, 2020 - Communication Skills for Leaders

March 17-18, 2020 - Project Management Essentials I & II

March 19, 2020 - Work-life Balance Transformation: Cultivating and Facilitating Change

March 26, 2020 - Productive Conflict Management

April 1, 2020 - Professional Communication & Presence

April 7, 2020 - Navigating Difficult Conversations

April 14, 2020 - Boost Results through Effective Delegation

April 15, 2020 - Essential problem Solving for Team Members: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

April 21, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor

April 22, 2020 - Strengths-Based Leadership

April 23, 2020 - Building Success and Connection through Workplace Storytelling

April 28, 2020 - Coaching & Evaluating Performance

May 5, 2020 - Advanced Project Management*

May 12, 2020 - Assertiveness: Communicating with Impact

May 12, 2020 - Leadership Essentials: Understanding Leadership & Team Development

May 12, 2020 - Time Management & Personal Productivity

May 13, 2020 - Effective Decision Making

May 19, 2020 - Powerful Presentation Skills

May 28, 2020 - Maximize Your Potential at Work: Individual Lean Six Sigma

May 28, 2020 - Coaching & Evaluating Performance

June 2, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level

June 3, 2020 - Project Leadership

June 11, 2020 - Employee Engagement: Communicate & Coach High Performance Teams

June 16, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone's Business

June 17-18, 2020 - Project Management Essentials I & II

Jun 23-24, 2020 - Advanced Problem Solving for Team Leaders: Lean Six Sigma Green belt*

June 24, 2020 - Communication Skills for Leaders

June 25, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor

July 14, 2020 - Effective Decision Making

July 15, 2020 - Time Management and Personal Productivity

July 21, 2020 - Essential Problem Solving for Team Members: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

July 28, 2020 - Communication Skills for Leaders

July 30, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level

August  4, 2020 - Creating a Thriving Workplace Culture to Maximize Team Results

August 12, 2020 - Navigating Difficult Conversations

August 13, 2020 - The Intentional Leader: Self and Team Development (9AM - 2:30PM)

August 18, 2020 - Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

August 19, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone's Business

August 26, 2020 - Leveraging the Cross Generational Workforce

August 27, 2020 - Coaching and Evaluating Performance

September 2, 2020 - Emotional Intelligence: Becoming More Effective in Reaching Others

September 3, 2020 - Navigating Unwritten Rules of the Workplace

September 8, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor

September 10, 2020 - Effective Decision Making

September 16, 2020 - Assertiveness: Communicating with Impact

September 22, 2020 - Leading Change at the First Level

September 23-24, 2020 - Project Management Essentials I & II

September 29, 2020 - Making a Positive Impact on Customer Relationships

September 30, 2020 - Time Management and Personal Productivity

October 1, 2020 - The Neuroscience of Leadership

October 7, 2020 - Building Success and Connection through Workplace Storytelling

October 13, 2020 - Advanced Project Management*

October 13, 2020 - Communication Skills for Leaders

October 14, 2020 - Leadership is Everyone's Business

October 21, 2020 - Professional Communication & Presence

October 22, 2020 - Essential Problem Solving for Team Members: Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt

October 29, 2020 - Navigating Difficult Conversations

November 4, 2020 - Embracing Accountability

November 5, 2020 - Work-Life Balance Transformation: Cultivating and Facilitating Change

November 10, 2020 - Elevate Your Personal Leadership Brand for Women Leaders

November 12, 2020 - Going from Peer to Supervisor

November 18, 2020 - The Art of Influencing Others

November 18, 2020 - Coaching and Evaluating Performance

November 18-19, 2020 - Advanced Problem Solving for Team Leaders: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt*

December 1, 2020 - Time Management and Personal Productivity

December 2-3, 2020 - Project Management Essentials I & II

December 8, 2020 - Effective Decision Making

December 9, 2020 - Project Leadership

 

 

  *prerequisite program required


Professional Development workshops are open to:

  • Partner organizations - $299.00 or 1 partner unit per day
  • Individual professionals – $395 per day
  • University of Dayton alumni – $345 per day

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