Next Level Leadership - Moving from Tactical to Strategic Leadership Positions

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Event Date
Start At : Friday, May 16, 2014 - 9:00am
End At : Friday, May 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

Next Level Leadership - Moving from Tactical to Strategic Leadership Positions

Project Management Training Seminar
Presented by Northern Virginia Community College Workforce Development
A PMIWDC Strategic Partner

  • Register online; or
  • Register by phone at 703-878-5770
    Reference course code BUSC 1474 70WA

Please register early if you would like to attend.
This seminar series is extremely popular, and often sells out weeks in advance.

PDUs

This seminar provides 7 PDUs for certified PMs.

Dates and Location

Friday, May 16, 2014

Course Length: 7 hours – from 9:00am – 5:00pm
Providing 7 PDUs

NOVA Woodbridge Campus
Room WAS-114
15200 Neabsco Mills Road
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191

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Registration and Costs

$335 per person

Register online or by phone at calling 703-878-5770. Reference course code BUSC 1474 70WA

About the Course

Course Description:

Congratulations! You have just been promoted. With every level you move up, from individual contributor to leading multiple teams as a program manager, your impact and influence on the organization grows significantly. Making the leap up the management chain requires you to develop more advanced managerial, leadership, and organizational skills, while using your current toolbox in different ways.

This one-day interactive, hands-on workshop will enable you to:

  • Recognize the different roles and expectations for team, project, program, and executive leaders.
  • Navigate organizational complexity to maximize your team’s results
  • Apply Strength-Based Leadership principles to create, inspire, and lead high-performing project teams

Leaders from all organizational levels, if you’re interested in preparing for more demanding positions, this workshop is for you.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Leadership and Management: What are the different roles and expectations for leaders at different levels of the organization? What leadership skills do I need to develop to succeed at the next level of leadership? How can I impact retention and engagement at my level of leadership?
  • Organizational Dynamics: How do I navigate the complexities of organizational structure and culture to get things done in my organization? How do I handle higher-level decisions with which I do not agree or which may compromise my ethical principles? How do I communicate effectively both up and down the management chain?
  • Creating and Leading High-performing Teams: How do I establish an effective project team, encouraging engagement and innovative thinking? How do I address team dysfunctions? How do I manage virtual, dispersed project teams?

About the Instructor

Neal Henderson, GPHR, SPHR
Coach, Trainer, and Consultant
Neal Henderson, GPHR, SPHR

Neal Henderson, founder and President of Front Row Performance Coaching, has spent 30 years creating successful organizations that are grounded in organizational- and leadership development practices.   Neal Henderson, founder and President of Front Row Performance Coaching, has spent 30 years creating successful organizations that are grounded in organizational- and leadership development practices.  

A former Navy Master Chief Petty Officer and a “change agent” since the early 1990’s, his extensive public and private sector experience ranges from developing leaders and managers, leading complex change efforts, and increasing human performance. 

Neal began his career in the Marine Corps before switching over to the U.S. Navy in 1986, where he reached the position of Master Chief Petty Officer. During his 28 years with the Navy, he taught sales and sales management, and served as HR Advisor to the Commanding Officer of the Atlantic Fleet Career Information Team. Neal also did two tours as a Chief Recruiter, during which time he led over 200 sailors and civilians throughout 4 states and the District of Columbia, and managed the merger of the Active and Reserve recruiting command. After leaving the U.S. Navy, he joined the Department of the Navy to develop and implement human capital policy for the Navy’s enlisted forces.

Neal holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management from the University of Maryland, University College, and a Master of Science in Organizational Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University.

Neal is the Chairman of the Leadership Development Special Interest Group for the DC-Metro Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development. He received Society of Human Resource Management certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and as a Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR), and has been designated a Navy Master Training Specialist.

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