Badge – Leadership Academy

Badge Credentials – Leadership Academy

This badge-earner attended the College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center Leadership Academy training and demonstrated a knowledge of the material and growth in different areas.

Credit Criteria

  • Attended the College of the Sequoias Training Resource Center Leadership Academy.
  • Must have attended the entire Academy.
  • Must have participated in activities and discussion.

Please see following Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)s for each topics to discover what this badge-earner learned:

Student Learning Outcomes

Employee Engagement

Learn the difference between engaged, disengaged, and actively disengaged employees and how they impact the workplace. Learn ways to engage employees as well as strategies to implement to help keep employees engaged. Learn how to re-engage disengaged employees.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Differentiate among engaged, disengaged, and highly disengaged employees.
  • Examine the key strategies that can engage employees in the workplace.
  • Identify the behavior of disengaged employees.
  • Demonstrate how to show employees they are valued on a team.
  • Select techniques that will show employees that they are listened to and their opinion matters.

Leadership Essentials

This class will help prepare new and emerging leaders to succeed by defining the roles, functions and responsibilities of great leaders. Learn how to delegate effectively, coach your employees and manage change in your organization.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Assess the various characteristics of a good leader.
  • Compare and contrast the roles, functions, and responsibilities of a leader.
  • Analyze various elements that contribute to professionalism in the workplace.
  • Differentiate between the tools needed as a leader to coach and mentor employees.
  • Examine the stages of change in order to identify the tools necessary to lead people through the resistance stage of change.

Integrity & Ethics

Ethical behavior affects what happens in the workplace. This training provides the opportunity to evaluate ethical behavior and what’s appropriate and what’s not. A 3-step method is introduced to help participants in recognizing ethical behavior.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Examine values and how they influence our actions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how his/her own values will affect the carrying out the required duties.
  • Test the three-step checklist to evaluate his/her ethical behavior.
  • Evaluate where his/her values come from.
  • Examine why people participate in unethical behavior.

Managing Personalities

We each have an array of personality qualities captured in our own unique color spectrum. Uncover your personality traits and the team you manage so that you can foster an environment of understanding and collaboration.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • List and Identify the four temperaments in human behavior.
  • Understand the two basic interaction styles of introversion and extroversion.
  • Understand the core values and stressors for each temperament.
  • Understand strengths of each temperament being to a work team.
  • Identify the core needs of each temperament.

Diversity & Inclusion

It is critical as a leader to learn how to create work environments where all feel included, supported, and valued – regardless of differences (e.g., ability, age, ethnic background, gender, religion, sexual orientation, etc). It starts with learning about stereotypes and biases, how they develop, and the reasons for our own perspectives and behavior that can devalue others who are different from us. This module will go into depth on understanding differences in age, ability, and culture, and how these differences can work together for a stronger and more cohesive team.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Define and understand diversity
  • Recognize the Bias, Stereotype, Prejudice and Discrimination Cycle
  • Strategies on ways to overcome discrimination
  • Recognizing and appreciating people with disabilities
  • Employ strategies on how to work with five generations in the workplace

Emotional Intelligence

This workshop will reveal the competencies of EQ and guide you through specific activities to increase your proficiency in each competency. Topics include better work environment, happier and more loyal employees and customers, stronger bottom line, good people / relationship skills, and increased fulfillment and success in life.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Describe the five competencies of Emotional Intelligence.
  • Develop a complex emotional vocabulary to describe emotions with clarity.
  • Employ empathetic listening skills.
  • Differentiate between emotional and rational reactions in the workplace.
  • Use characteristics of effective relationships in order to evaluate what other people are feeling.

Authentic Leadership

This training is designed to help leaders recognize their own strengths and learn how to invest in the strengths of those they lead. Participants will learn what followers look for in a leader and will focus on the importance of authenticity.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the session, trainees will be able to verbally or in writing:

  • Identify the components of authenticity and why it is an essential part of leadership.
  • Examine what traits followers desire in a leader.
  • Analyze authentic leadership and the role it plays with trust on a team.
  • Assess the various components that build trust between leaders and their followers.
  • Identify how authentic leadership and employee engagement are related.

Questions? Please contact us at 559.688.3130 or trainingcenter@cos.edu

Join Waitlist We will inform you when this class is ready to accept registrations. Meanwhile, we'll save you a spot! The Training Resource Center is currently waiting to hear whether two food safety grants are approved, which will determine the price of the class. Please note that eligibility requirements may be put in place. Please leave your valid email address below.