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KU Professional Leadership training programs in Kansas City

“I highly recommend the KU Professional Leadership program to anyone wishing to sharpen their leadership abilities or to broaden their understanding of what it means to be a great leader.”
~ Michael Sizemore, General Services Administration

Fast, flexible leadership skills training for managers, aspiring leaders and their organizations

Get the prestige and portability of KU education on your résumé or in your workforce with KU Professional Leadership training programs. It's training for working professionals with no applications, prerequisites, homework or tests. Pick only the events you want, and finish each one with applicable new skills and a certificate from KU that represents a 150-year heritage of educating leaders.

Training is available in several formats, including webinars, live workshops and more. All topics are also available for quick delivery in your office location. Learn new leadership skills you can use right away. See our list of events below or contact us today for more information.


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Leadership Certificate

Develop your abilities in high-demand leadership and communication skills and become an inspirational, team-driven leader with this certificate program. Earn a professional credential from a respected Research 1 University when you complete three required and two elective workshops. Participants also receive two hours of one-on-one professional coaching tailored to their individual development needs.

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New Manager Essentials Fifteen Terrific Tools

Gain core management skills you need to thrive as a new manager. Dr. Lee Stuart leads you through each self-paced webinar where you may learn how to effectively manage a team of professionals, make important decisions, and navigate through organizational change without losing momentum. There is more than four hours of educational content packaged for self-paced learning. Each webinar is 15-18 minutes long. At the conclusion of the series, you can take a learning assessment to earn the “KU New Manager Essentials” certificate.

Learn more, see upcoming schedule and register here.


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DEI in the Workplace

Learn from experts how to make your organization more diverse, equitable, inclusive and welcoming of all people. Train your organization on the DEI topics, at the depth and in the functional areas you need most.

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Leadership Daily from KU

Join Dr. Lee Stuart to learn timely business tips, tactics and tools you can put into action right away, delivered in free 15-minute sessions. Register to receive updates on future live webcasts.

Learn more and register here.


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Leadership Live Workshops: Accelerating Professional Development

Trade a day of your time to learn powerful new leadership skills with KU Leadership Live certificate workshops at KU Edwards Campus. Join other local business leaders as they share their insights on topics that are critical for success in today’s environment.These are ideal professional development events for organizations to send groups and teams. Inquire about hosting Leadership Live events at your office, too.

Learn more, see upcoming schedule and register here.


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Leadership Coaching

Engage in a constructive assessment of your leadership style and skills, including your personal and professional motivations, your communication style, and decision-making patterns. You will be paired in a confidential relationship with a highly experienced executive coach who will help you see more clearly how you are perceived by your co-workers, clients, and others with whom you need to maintain successful relationships.

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Customized Leadership Training

We can deliver short-format, online education to help you enhance your team’s skills, complete professional development goals for 2020, and improve the way you work and lead in the current environment. From diversity, equity and inclusion courses to Lean Six Sigma and time management, we can tailor our instruction to meet your needs. Contact us to see how we can help.

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