Brian Powers

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courses with Brian Powers

Beginner 56 Min Brian Powers

The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn and apply a practical approach to leading virtual teams. This is an especially important skill because teams are now the fundamental way in which work gets done within organization and teams existing now across geographic areas and meet virtually. Blending best practice and the latest research, our emphasis is on helping managers understand how to lead these dispersed, virtual teams. Upon completion, each learner will have completed a series of exercises that will enable them both to better manage teams in a virtual world.

Last Release: 02/18/19
Beginner 41 Min Brian Powers

The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn and apply a practical approach to getting work done through teams. This is an especially important skill because teams are now the fundamental way in which gets done within organization (arguably, in most endeavors). Blending best practice and the latest research, our emphasis is on helping managers understand how teams work (from purpose to formation to productivity) and to leverage teams in achieving success. We present tools, templates and skills that a manager can use at work as well as providing an analytic framework to understand the different kinds of teams to deploy in any given situation. Upon completion, each learner will have completed a series of exercises that will enable them both to apply relevant team leadership skills as well as to identify future opportunities for development.

Last Release: 01/22/19
Beginner 46 Min Brian Powers

The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn and apply a practical approach to managing change that can be used to deal with their dynamic, complex, and continuously changing work environment. Our emphasis is on helping managers cope with the real world changes they face on a regular basis as well as on how to lead the large scale transformational changes that occur. We present tools, templates and skills that a manager can use at work as well as providing an analytic framework to understand the different kinds of changes they are likely to experience. Upon completion, each learner will have completed a series of exercises that will enable them both to learn the relevant change management skills as well as to identify future opportunities for development.

Last Release: 12/26/18
Beginner 28 Min Brian Powers

This program is part of the New Management Fundamentals Series. The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn and apply a practical, management-centric goal setting process. A process that is designed to reflect the current reality managers are facing -- dynamic, fast moving, complex, team-based, and cross-functional. Upon completion, each learner will have completed the process as well as identified future opportunities for development.

Last Release: 11/12/18
Beginner 43 Min Brian Powers

This program is part of the New Management Fundamentals Series. The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn a practical approach to developing the talent around them -- with an emphasis on their direct reports. We believe that a fundamental responsibility of managers is to enable employees to reach their full potential at work while ensuring the organization achieves meaningful results. Our talent development process is designed to create a productive work environment that is conducive to personal growth and is grounded in a developmental partnership between a manager and her/his people. This program contains concepts, models, tools, templates and skill building that reflect the current reality managers are facing -- dynamic, fast moving, complex, team-based, and cross-functional. Learners will  complete a series of exercises that will help them put their learning into practice as well as identify future opportunities for their own continued development.

Last Release: 10/03/18
Beginner 30 Min Brian Powers

This program is part of the New Management Fundamentals Series. The overall goal of this program is to enable managers to learn and apply a practical approach to managing the performance of employees in a way that will achieve organizational results while enhacing the development and engagement of employees. Our performance management process is designed to get past the tarditional annual performance plan and presents tools, templates and skills that reflect the current reality managers are facing -- dynamic, fast moving, complex, team-based, and cross-functional. Learners will complete each stage of the process, understand the management skills required to put it into practice as well as identify future opportunities for development.

Last Release: 08/23/18