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Leadership & Development Training from New Horizons

Leadership and Professional Development Training from New Horizons

Whether you're an entry-level employee or an experienced manager or director, professional development training courses from New Horizons will help strengthen your overall business by continuously upgrading and optimizing your skills around several key areas, including communication, emotional intelligence, business acumen, and more.

As a team member, you want to be the best you can be. As a leader, you want your team to be a glowing reflection of you. Leadership and Professional Development courses from New Horizons will help strengthen crucial skills throughout your entire professional career, from team member to executive leader.

In late 2017, following a rigorous assessment by the Learning & Performance Institute (LPI), the entire Leadership and Professional Development program offering by New Horizons was endorsed for the highest standards of excellence, commercial relevance, and positive learner experience. Read the press release.

Why Businesses Should Provide Professional Development

According to the American Staffing Association, “68% of workers say training and development is the most important workplace policy, while 55% of employees say they think they could advance professionally if they were offered greater training opportunities.”

Offering professional development training programs allows employees to perform better and prepares them for positions of greater responsibility. But it can also help employers attract top job candidates, retain their best workers, and identify future leaders. Additionally, ongoing professional development is very appealing to many employees today who are looking to keep their skills relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Whether designated by management or a personal desire to grow, your continuous career-long path to success begins here. Take your first step, or the next step in your individual journey with any of the highly immersive professional development and leadership courses.

Continue the Journey to Ongoing Success

Our entire lineup of Leadership & Professional Development courses include free post-class content, such as eBooks, quick videos, personal & team assessments, as well as tools & templates—all designed to help students continue their journey to ongoing success.

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Free Post-Class Content: Our entire lineup of courses include free post-class content. View a sample of what's included with every course.

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Communication & Interpersonal Course Details

  • Communicating Across Your Organization
    The success of leaders is rooted in the effectiveness of their teams, as well as savvy communication with colleagues. Guiding and empowering others and creating collaboration is essential. In this course, you will learn to build trust and commitment, motivating others through respectful and authentic interactions.
  • Constructive Conflict Management
    Conflict is inevitable. The ability to govern disputes and even avoid them altogether is vital. In this course, you will learn to recognize the warning signs that precede quarrels and how to mitigate their impact, as well as constructive ways to harness the differences between team members and shift them toward productive, positive outcomes.
  • Developing Successful Interpersonal Skills
    Respectfully engaging with others can enhance or inhibit workflow and be the difference between the success or failure of a project or an entire organization. This course will prepare you for the collaborative situations inherent in every facet of business, whether working with colleagues, partners, vendors, or clients.
  • Mastering Positive Assertiveness
    Whether addressing behavioral issues or directing a meeting, it is important that you be properly self-confident and emphatic, while maintaining positive work relationships. In this course, you will discover the best techniques to be properly assertive, and what are the ideal approaches in differing situations.
  • Navigating the Modern Workforce: Diversity, Culture, Generations
    Team members are bringing new experiences, expertise, and viewpoints to the workforce; and constant change is the new normal. An astute leader can take advantage of these skills and perspectives while maximizing productivity and fostering employee buy-in.
  • Providing Outstanding Customer Service
    How do you provide excellent customer service and stand out from the crowd? This course offers practical tools and techniques to win clients, create loyal advocates for your business, and deliver excellent customer service.
  • Strategic Negotiation Skills
    In this course, you will learn the essential strategies and techniques needed to guide negotiations from opening discussions through to a positive result. With discussion and hands-on training, you will leave with practical solutions to negotiating effectively.
  • The Art of Effective Presentations
    Whether speaking publicly or to a private group, the ability to deliver a great presentation means efficiently and effectively convey your message. In this course, you will learn strategies to master your speaking skills, confidently standing before a group and delivering your message.
  • Writing for the Business Professional
    From informal memos to detailed reports, writing skills are essential for effectively communicating with colleagues and those outside of your organization. Subtle elements, such as the tone that you use, can have a significant impact on the way that your ideas are received and the persuasiveness of your arguments.

Professional Development Course Details

  • Accomplishing the Results You Want
    Success is measured by results. Detailed plans and a captivating vision are important, but true accomplishment is in carrying your goals through to a winning outcome. In this course, you will learn how to strengthen your leadership voice and foster employee buy-in to exceed expectations and achieve the most positive outcome.
  • Building Successful Work Relationships
    In this course, you will learn how to build co-operative trust-based relationships that enable you to work productively with other professionals, clearly communicating and respectfully harnessing your distinctive contributions.
  • Expanding Your Emotional Intelligence
    As the core of the success of every organization, Emotional Intelligence (EI) is central to a well-functioning team. A strong grasp of this crucial skillset is essential to effective collaboration, productivity, and accomplishment.
  • Extending Your Sphere of Influence
    In this course, you will learn to become proficient in the art of persuasion, selecting and utilizing appropriate styles and strategies to have the most influential effect, as well as understanding how to protect yourself from being manipulated by others.
  • Making the Right Decisions Under Pressure
    As a leader, others look to you for direction and guidance. The confident decisions you make are imperative to drive productivity, resolve conflicts, and guide your team’s focus and efforts. In this course, you will learn to evaluate options, generate possible solutions, and decide on logical strategies.
  • Prioritizing Your Time Effectively
    In this course, you will learn to improve your focus, prioritize tasks, identify and avoid obstacles to staying on track, and develop strategies to get the most out of your time. You will acquire time management tools and decision-making techniques to help you focus on purpose and achieve your goals, balancing the needs of both your business and personal life.
  • Thinking with Critical Insight
    In this course, you will learn to inquisitively explore challenges, defy incorrect assumptions, and look at things with new and differing perspectives, incorporating these insights into your thought processes, and enabling you to find creative solutions to even the most difficult tasks and issues.

Leadership & Management Course Details

  • Becoming a Transformational Leader
    Transformational Leaders have a tremendous impact. They can empower teams to grow and work together, envision the future, embrace change, and maximize performance. This course will help you develop authentic leadership qualities that motivate and drive others to reach their full potential, and become the transformational leaders of the future.
  • Business Acumen for Leaders
    In this course, you will learn to understand the mechanics of the organization – reading and interpreting financials, making sound business decisions, and setting a course – while also developing the skills to guide and direct your workforce in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Contemporary Leadership in a Complex World
    Leading others requires building credibility, communicating effectively, developing trust, making decisions, and demonstrating confidence. This course will help you to cultivate the leadership skills that you need to influence others and guide them.
  • Critical Facilitation Skills for Leaders
    In this course, you will learn how to develop and apply facilitation techniques to support your team at every stage of the team life cycle. You will enhance your interpersonal competencies and observational abilities to deal effectively with disruptions and dysfunctions, and guide groups to reach consensus and achieve results.
  • Discovering Your Leadership Voice
    In this course, you will learn proven techniques to find and develop your own voice as a leader – one that builds trusts, fosters enthusiasm for change, engages colleagues, strengthens relationships, and achieves results.
  • Effective Leadership through Coaching
    Whether supporting employees to optimize their contribution, or enabling them to further their career aspirations, your coaching will have a positive impact and will foster an environment of growth and success.
  • Evolving into the Manager Role
    Managers must be able to develop and unify team members, plan strategically, set goals, delegate responsibilities, provide meaningful feedback, and effectively communicate. In this course, you will learn how to confidently acquire and build these skills through relevant discussions, team and individual activities.
  • Leadership Excellence for Senior Managers
    To maximize performance and foster a healthy environment, senior managers must also motivate others, nurturing and utilizing the distinctive skills of each team member.
  • Managing Remote and Virtual Teams
    This course will teach you to adjust your management style to successfully improve communication, foster connections, increase productivity, and develop remote and virtual teams. Focused on practical skills, this course includes activities to apply these techniques and drive results.
  • Transitioning into Leadership for an IT Manager
    From developing an inspiring vision and empowering members to reach it to meeting deadlines and evaluating results, in this course you will learn the skills needed to successfully transition into an IT manager role.

Additional Learning Solutions

Leadership & Professional Development is only one component of the many ongoing training options that are available for you and your team. New Horizons offers learning solutions in several other key areas, including Business Analysis, Human Resources, IT Service Management, and Project Management.

The New Horizons Center for Leadership and Development

Continued training is a necessity for continued success. Don't wait for the perfect candidate to come along; instead, consider utilizing professional development to build the skill set of your current staff. You may even find that your employees are eager for extended training in their fields. Discover all of the learning solutions that we offer in these four other major areas: