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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Dealing with Difficult Behaviors

One of the greatest causes of workplace stress is dealing with “problem” people:  customers, co-workers, employees, or managers.  Most people’s reaction is to “fight fire with fire,” escalating an already tense situation.  Through the use of self-assessments, strategy planning exercises and skill-building exercises participants will learn to focus on the behavior and not the person and respond in an effective manner which not only handles the situation but also maintains dignity and professionalism. Read More About This Program

Delivering Powerful Presentations

This program will provide participants with the opportunity to deliver a two-minute presentation (with videotaping), as well as a private one-on-one post-presentation oral and written evaluation. Read More About This Program

Developing a Strategic Performance Management System

In this program, which is designed for HR leaders, you will gain an understanding of the new trends and strategies of an effective performance management system. Read More About This Program

Developing Great Managers*

This interactive program focuses on helping managers, supervisors and team leaders develop the three core elements that are essential to creating engaged employees. Participants will receive practical tools and ideas that they can immediately apply with their workgroups and individual employees. Prior to the program, participants receive the strengths finder 2.0 and complete the online strengths finder profile. Read More About This Program

DiSC®: Keys to Improved Communication

Learn how behaviors, motivators and personal styles impact our relationships at work and at home. This innovative and interactive session is based on the DiSC® behavioral social style index. Read More About This Program