Full Program Listing

Talent development programs may be taken individually to develop a particular competency or in combination with other programs to earn a certificate. Kent State's Center for Corporate and Professional Development can also work with you to tailor any program and deliver it onsite for your employee group.

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Emotionally Intelligent Teams

What makes some teams more successful than others? It is their level of trust and confidence in each other. Often, building trust can be difficult and allusive. Understanding Emotional Intelligence and how it relates to team success is the key to achieving this trust. In this program you will learn how the four components of Emotional Intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management are the building blocks to unlock your team’s potential and effectiveness. You will discover your own strengths and the value you bring to a team, as well as how to leverage the strengths of others to make a more cohesive and high performing unit. Read More About This Program

Employment Law for Human Resource Professionals

Are you interested in reducing your organization's risk of legal issues during employee management situations? Read More About This Program

Enhance Your Professional Presence*

This program is designed to provide you with the necessary tools to elevate your professionalism.  Read More About This Program

Enhancing Emotional Intelligence

Participants will learn the benefits and challenges of applying emotional intelligence (EI) and how to utilize tools for assessing individual and organizational strengths and opportunities for improvement. Understanding the core skills needed for emotional intelligence will allow participants to demonstrate model strategies and examples for using EI in business and social settings with family and friends. Read More About This Program

Enhancing Interpersonal Communication Skills

Effective communication skills give you the power to achieve success in your supervisory role, as well as in all of your relationships. Influencing others to accept change, creating rapport among work teams and handling difficult conversations require choosing the most productive strategy for keeping the conversation on track and the personalities involved in sync. This program provides you the opportunity to assess communication strengths and weaknesses and to learn a variety of practical, powerful communication strategies that can be applied immediately on the job, with peers, subordinates and supervisors. Read More About This Program