Managing Without Authority 11

Course Code
4140824

Leadership without authority—the ability to influence and motivate others to perform successfully—is dependent upon balancing behavior through credibility and trust, while facilitating problem-solving and creating an environment where inclusion and opportunity are encouraged. Build your influence as an agent for change in your company. 

  • Start Date August 5
  • Time N/A
  • Duration 16 Hours
  • Program Type Open-Enrollment/Public
  • Certificate Type FlexCert
  • Format Self-Paced Online
  • CEUs 1.6
  • PDUs 16
  • Fees $1,310

Leadership without authority—the ability to influence and motivate others to perform successfully—is dependent upon balancing behavior through credibility and trust, while facilitating problem-solving and creating an environment where inclusion and opportunity are encouraged. Build your influence as an agent for change in your company. 

Managing Without Authority 11

Program Experience

This program provides you with the leadership skills you need to better understand workplace dynamics, build relationships with peers, and manage difficult conversations. Gain valuable insight into the inner workings of successful leadership, ultimately laying the groundwork for your future success in the workplace. Learn how to cultivate a healthy working environment, and grow into an effective leader, positively influencing people at all levels in the organization. 

This hands-on workshop will increase your competence in the areas of communication, influence, and people problem-solving. The focus is on the real-life challenges you experience in the workplace.

Managing Without Authority can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management or Leadership Essentials, you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Benefits

In this 16-hour workshop, you will learn to:

  • Influence through trust, credibility, and respect... versus fear
  • Listen with empathy without giving up your position
  • Facilitate problem-solving in challenging situations
  • Exercise personal power to positively impact your team
  • Stay centered in conflicts to reduce tensions and set the stage for growth
  • Adopt and maintain new behaviors for personal change

Managing Without Authority can be taken as a stand-alone short course for targeted learning. When used as an elective in the FlexCert certificate for Advanced Project Management or Leadership Essentials, you can tailor the program to resonate with your career aspirations and goals.

Topics
  • Building relationships
  • Addressing people's work styles
  • Communicating effectively 
  • Problem solving
  • Real-life challenges in the workplace
  • Articulating value in others and yourself
Who Should Attend

Whether you’re looking to improve your core leadership skills or desire to develop the tools needed to implement change in your organization, this program is designed to address those needs wherever you are in your career. As a technical professional growing in your career, or those who aspire to roles of "chief engineer" or "chief scientist," the need for leadership skills are vital to be effective.

Schedule

Online (Course # 4140823)

Course Duration Self-Paced Online
Managing Without Authority 11
4 Weeks

August 5, 2024 release; completes September 1, 2024

Parent Program

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Advanced Project Management (APM)

Discover the distinctive Advanced Project Management Certificate Program, customized to your individual learning journey. With only five elective units to complete in any sequence, this program will equip you with the vital leadership skills to master the complex issues that challenge you and your organization. Develop new mindsets, delve into self-awareness, and uncover the instinctive ability to deliver impactful change. This program is designed for technical professionals and senior practitioners aspiring to achieve advanced levels of expertise, take effective and transformative action, inspire others and communicate with clarity. Elevate your strategic and leadership prowess with Caltech CTME's Advanced Project Management Certificate Program. 

  • Self-Paced Online
  • FlexCert

Instructors

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Tim Boyd

Leadership, Systems Engineering, Project Management