Whether you are new to a leadership position or just in need of a refresher, this certificate will get you up to speed. Your employees are your most valuable resources, and learning to lead effectively is crucial to success. This is an eight-day leadership development program presented over nine months that will provide participants with a solid foundation for applying top notch workplace practices. Sessions will include overviews of essential supervisory functions such as performance management, conflict resolution, diversity, metrics and analytics, employee law, and workplace flexibility. Wrap up the certificate with a final project group presentation on a “real world” topic of your choice. Classes include: Employment Law Basics, Workplace Flexibility: Telecommuting, Remote Work, and Alternative Work Arrangements as a Competitive Advantage, Harassment and Discrimination, The Mindful Manager: Promoting Self Awareness, Recruiting and Hiring: Becoming the Employer of Choice, Hiring, and Retention for a Diverse Workforce, Communication and Conflict Resolution, Discipline and Parting Ways, Superstar Supervisor Metrics, Time Management for Supervisors, Performance Management, Teamwork, Strategic Management, Change Management, Lead Thyself, and Group Presentations and Graduation.