Upcoming Training & Development Events - Grand Rapids, MI

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  • pdltue3Purpose-Driven Leadership Training - In Person

    Leadership Training for Real Change
    • May 7 - June 25 | Fridays | 8:00am - 12:00pm  (EST)
    • June 1 - July 27 |Tuesdays | 8:00am - 12:00pm  (EST)
    • August 6 - October 1 | Fridays | 8:00am - 12:00pm  (EST)
    • September 14 - November 2 |Tuesdays | 8:00am - 12:00pm  (EST)
    • October 8 - December 3 | Fridays | 8:00am - 12:00pm  (EST)
    Options for Virtual Training in 2021 are available here.

    This eight session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for eight consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



  • eiueFoundations of Emotional Intelligence - Virtual Training

    Knowing Yourself is Half the Battle
    • May 13 - June 3 | Thursdays | 1:00pm - 2:30pm (EST)
    • October 4 - October 25 | Mondays | 1:00pm - 2:30pm (EST)

    Emotional Intelligence has been the buzz word for the last 20 years in organizations, but what is the business case for emotional intelligence? High emotional intelligence is associated with strong employee engagement, effective leadership and building a successful job path. In this 4-part virtual training, participants will learn how to heighten their self-awareness and manage their emotions by analyzing the impact of reacting vs. responding....



  • time management ueTime Management - Virtual Training

    A New Perspective on Time Management
    • May 14, 2021 | Friday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)
    • November 16, 2021 | Tuesday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    This course will look at some ways to help us be more productive with our time. We won’t look so much at “time management” as we’ll look at “behavior management, affecting our time”.This workshop won’t add minutes to your clock. It won’t add time to your day. It might, however, help you be more predictable, productive, and happy with how you used your time....



  • shopfloorsolutionFree Webinar: The Shop Floor Solution to Employee Turnover

    • May 21, 2021 | Friday | 1:00pm - 2:00pm (EST)

    Questions around employee turnover continue to swirl around the conference rooms and HR offices of manufacturing companies across the country. How do we attract good workers? How do we keep them? What’s wrong with today’s workforce? How can we stop the “churn”?


     

  • sbcpngSupervisor Boot Camp - In Person

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading
    • May 24 - May 25 | Monday & Tuesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)
    • August 23 - August 24 | Monday & Tuesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)
      • October 6 - October 7 | Wednesday & Thursday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)
      • November 22 - November 23 | Monday & Tuesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)
      • December 9 -  December 10 | Thursday & Friday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)

    This training boot camp provides the practical tools, tips, and techniques necessary for your front line management to thrive in the day-to-day battle of the manufacturing world. This high energy course is delivered over two days in four different segments: Supervisor Basics, Financial Literacy and Impact, Communication Essentials, and Thriving with Your Team...



  • dclueDeveloping Coaching Leaders - In Person

    Summer Session:
    • May 26, July 13, August 25, 2021 | 8:00am - 4:30pm (EST)

    Fall Session:
    • Aug. 3, Sep. 7, Oct 13, 2021 | 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (EST

    In today's world, the strongest and most effective leaders know they have the responsibility to develop their people to bring out their best. When leaders have the mindset and skill set to develop, inspire and unlock their people's potential - teams and organizations have higher engagement, better retention and overall healthier culture. The coaching perspective in leadership ensures not only developing their people but helping them take ownership, responsibility and be accountable. 




  • aps-eventAdministrative Professionals Summit 2021

    Engage | Execute | Thrive - A Conference for Administrative Professionals
    • June 2  | Wednesday | 9:00am - 12:00pm (EST)

    Join us on June 2, 2021 as we take a dive into the leadership qualities of Emotional Intelligence, LEAN thinking for the office, and The Power of Influence. This virtual half day event is for anyone in an administrative or support role, as well as their managers and team members.




  • sbcvirtueSupervisor Boot Camp - Virtual Training

    Practical Lessons for Tactical Leading
    • June 3 - June 24 | Thursdays | 8:00am – 12:00pm (EST)
    • September 9 - September 30 | Thursdays | 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)
      • October 18-November 8  | Mondays| 8:00am – 12:00pm (EST)
      • December 6 - December 27 | Mondays | 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)

    This training boot camp provides the practical tools, tips, and techniques necessary for your front line management to thrive in the day-to-day battle of the manufacturing world. This high energy course is delivered over four different segments: Supervisor Basics, Financial Literacy and Impact, Communication Essentials, and Thriving with Your Team...



  • wolueWork of Leaders - Vision, Alignment, & Execution - In Person

    Everything DiSC - THE WORK OF LEADERS: VISION, ALIGNMENT, AND EXECUTION. 
    • June 7 - June 14, 2021 | Monday | 8:00am - 12:00pm (EST)

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® is classroom or virtual training that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience. Based on best practices, Work of Leaders connects unique leadership styles to real-world demands, generating powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action. 



  • wdueWorkplace DiSC - In Person

    Build a better workplace.
    • June 10 | Thursday | 8:00am - 4:00pm (EST)

    Ready to take communication to the next level for yourself or your team? Workplace DiSC is an advanced training, offering employees at all levels the ability to build more productive and effective relationships at work. Participants will take a deep dive into discovering their own DiSC style, distinguishing the differences of other styles, and navigating the challenges and opportunities in relationships.....  



  • ioueConducting Masterful Interviews & Onboarding - Virtual

    The key to engage and retain new employees.
    • June 14 - June 21, 2021 | Monday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    In today's market where attracting and retaining talent is challenging, one of the best strategies at your disposal is the effectiveness of your interviewing process. In this live virtual training, participants will learn how to ask behavioral and situational-based interview question to uncover the key attributes needed for the position you are hiring for...



  • ccueCourageous Conversations - In Person

    Why is it so hard to have difficult conversations?
    • June 17, 2021 | Thursday | 9:00am - 3:00pm (EST)


    This training will introduce Radical Candor as a model to find the “sweet spot” between obnoxious and soft-toeing around courageous conversations. Knowing how to be “candid with care” builds trust in manager/report relationships, empowers employees to focus on issues ...




  • twc4Transforming Workplace Conflict - Virtual Training

    Powered by Everything DiSC®
    • July 13 - July 27 | Tuesdays | 2:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)
    • September 13 - September 27 | Mondays | 2:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    Take conflict from being a workplace dread, to an asset. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Transforming Workplace Conflict helps learners curb destructive behaviors in the moment so conflict can become more productive. This ultimately improves your workplace results, relationships, and culture. A personal assessment helps learners increase self-awareness around conflict behaviors and discover how to effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict.



  • idtueIdeal Team Player - Virtual Training

    How to recognize and cultivate the three essential virtues.
    • July 15 | Thursday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST) 

    The Ideal Team Player is a live virtual training based on Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Ideal Team Player, which breaks down every employee and leader into a unique characteristic combination of being hungry, humble, and smart. This training is designed for anyone in a leadership or management role within their organization. The Ideal Team Player will equip participants with concrete steps to create a workplace of Ideal Team Players through personal assessments, engaging breakout sessions, and idea sharing from other industry professionals. 



  • pmipProject Management Essentials - In Person

    Learn the essentials of Project Management
    • July 15 - 16 | Thursday & Friday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)
    **Additional 2021 sessions will be added later in the year**

    This 2-day workshop teaches the mechanics of effective project management, how to get people onboard, and achieve successful results. Participants can expect to be fully engaged while learning and applying a step by step approach to help reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with project completion...



  • strathrue2Strategic HR Leadership - In Person

    Strategic Support of Human Resources.
    • July 19 - August 16 | Mondays | 1:00pm - 5:00pm (EST)

    The courses offered in the Strategic HR Leadership training program are for those HR Professionals in a Senior HR Generalist role or HR Leadership (management) role who are experienced or new to HR business planning to support a company’s strategic goals. 



  • pdltpngPurpose-Driven Leadership Training - Virtual Training

    Leadership Training for Real Change
    • July 22 - August 26 | Thursdays | 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)
    • October 7 - November 11 | Thursdays | 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)

    This six session leadership training series is designed to help new and seasoned leaders bring out the best in the people they lead. Once a week, for six consecutive weeks, participants will attend a half-day virtual workshop where they will learn techniques for building effective leadership skills....



  • mmlue2Monday Morning Leadership - In Person

    Leadership principles to start the work week strong.
    • July 23 - July 30 | Fridays | 8:00am – 12:00pm (EST)
    • November 8 - November 15 | Mondays | 8:00am – 12:00pm (EST)

    Monday Morning Leadership is a training program designed to infuse new daily behaviors into leaders of any season. This training focuses on giving concrete and actionable leadership insight to hit the ground running every Monday morning with energy, excitement, and passion.




  • wolue2Work of Leaders - Vision, Alignment, & Execution - Virtual Training

    Everything DiSC - THE WORK OF LEADERS: VISION, ALIGNMENT, AND EXECUTION. 
    • August 2 - August 16, 2021 | Mondays | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)
    • December 1 - December 15, 2021 | Wednesday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    Everything DiSC Work of Leaders® is classroom or virtual training that uses online pre-work, engaging facilitation, and online follow-up to create a personalized learning experience. Based on best practices, Work of Leaders connects unique leadership styles to real-world demands, generating powerful conversations that provide a clear path for action. 



  • pmue2Project Management Essentials - Virtual Training

    Learn the essentials of Project Management
    • August 4 - August 25 | Wednesdays | 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EST)
    **Additional 2021 sessions will be added later in the year**

    This 4-week virtual training teaches the mechanics of effective project management, how to get people onboard, and achieve successful results. Participants can expect to be fully engaged while learning and applying a step by step approach to help reduce the risk and uncertainty associated with project completion...



  • ioue3Conducting Masterful Interviews & Onboarding - In Person

    The key to engage and retain new employees.
    • August 10, 2021 | Tuesday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    In today's market where attracting and retaining talent is challenging, one of the best strategies at your disposal is the effectiveness of your interviewing process. In this live virtual training, participants will learn how to ask behavioral and situational-based interview question to uncover the key attributes needed for the position you are hiring for...



  • twc3Transforming Workplace Conflict - In Person

    Powered by Everything DiSC®
    • August 17 | Tuesday | 8:00am - 5:00pm (EST)

    Take conflict from being a workplace dread, to an asset. Rather than focus on a step-by-step process for conflict resolution, Transforming Workplace Conflict helps learners curb destructive behaviors in the moment so conflict can become more productive. This ultimately improves your workplace results, relationships, and culture. A personal assessment helps learners increase self-awareness around conflict behaviors and discover how to effectively respond to the uncomfortable and unavoidable challenges of workplace conflict.



  • tmue2Time Management - In Person Training

    A New Perspective on Time Management
    • August 19, 2021 | Thursday | 9:00am - 12:00pm (EST)

    This course will look at some ways to help us be more productive with our time. We won’t look so much at “time management” as we’ll look at “behavior management, affecting our time”.This workshop won’t add minutes to your clock. It won’t add time to your day. It might, however, help you be more predictable, productive, and happy with how you used your time....



  • ccue2Courageous Conversations - Virtual Training

    Why is it so hard to have difficult conversations?
    • August 24 - August 31, 2021 | Tuesday | 1:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)


    This training will introduce Radical Candor as a model to find the “sweet spot” between obnoxious and soft-toeing around courageous conversations. Knowing how to be “candid with care” builds trust in manager/report relationships, empowers employees to focus on issues ...



  • hbueHR Basics In Person

    Essentials of Human Resources.
    • October 1 - October 29 | Fridays | 1:00pm - 5:00pm (EST)

    This HR Basics training program is for those employees who are early in their HR experience, have newly assigned HR responsibilities, or are looking for a refresher on core HR concepts. This training program will be delivered in person in 4-hour courses over 5 weeks. All training is delivered live and includes participant engagement and activities. 





  • mml-virtualMonday Morning Leadership - Virtual Training

    Leadership principles to start the work week strong.
    • October 5 - October 26 | Tuesdays | 1:00pm - 3:00pm (EST)

    Monday Morning Leadership is a four-session training program designed to infuse new daily behaviors into leaders of any season. This training focuses on giving concrete and actionable leadership insight to hit the ground running every Monday morning with energy, excitement, and passion.




  • wdye2Workplace DiSC - Virtual Training

    Build a Better Workplace
    • October 27 - November 17 | Wednesdays | 2:00pm - 4:00pm (EST)

    Ready to take communication to the next level for yourself or your team? Workplace DiSC is an advanced training, offering employees at all levels the ability to build more productive and effective relationships at work. Participants will take a deep dive into discovering their own DiSC style, distinguishing the differences of other styles, and navigating the challenges and opportunities in relationships.....