Middle Level Certificate Programs

In the 21st century, it is becoming necessary to develop our middle-level management team to ensure that they start thinking like leaders and executives. This 3-day workshop is always a unique experience for our managers. It includes a 2-night stay at the location, Poolside networking, case studies, and group work and canvas presentation.
It has been rated like an MBA program. Fees: Course Fee, materials, Poolside networking, meals and course gifts, etc.

IBS 301

Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership for Middle managers: Gain entrepreneurial methods and processes to guide you through the evaluation and assessment of your ideas.

  • Learn to design value propositions and business models that support your organization’s desired growth as a leader.
  • Practice testing hypotheses about your business ideas to reduce the risk of organization failure.
  • Learn how to provide evidence that your new business ideas are viable and to gain buy-in from senior management.
  • Discover tools and principles to help actively manage the process of identifying and creating valuable business opportunities that build your company or organization’s competitive advantage.

IBS 302

Certificate in Management. Driving performance and change in high-performance teams.

The approach used in this course will help leaders at all levels of an organization increase the engagement of others and foster more effective performance. This session will incorporate a self-assessment that helps participants understand how they demonstrate engaging leadership right now and then create a plan for becoming a more engaging leader. Working with partners and small groups during the course, participants will practice various skills and approaches, walking away with key practices they can put into action immediately.

Who Takes This Course

This course is intended for leaders at all levels of an organization who need to increase the engagement of others and foster more effective performance.

Learning Objectives

  • Connect common understandings of engagement on an organizational level to what an individual leader can do to increase engagement and affect performance
  • Utilize a framework for understanding engagement and engaging leadership
  • Build trust in a more holistic way
  • Hold conversations with others about what uniquely motivates them to perform
  • Recognize the value of a people-centric approach in order to increase engagement and effective performance in the workplace
  • Discuss how emotions influence engagement and individuals’ interest in participating in organizational change Describe “best practices” for creating an engaging culture of leadership

Course Modules

Module 1 & 2 Engagement and Engaging Leadership: Why Now?

  • What Is Engaging Leadership?
  • Are You an Engaging Leader?
  • The Four Cornerstones of Engaging Leadership


The Foundation of Engaging Others

  • Are You Ready to Build Trust with Others?
  • Unique and Personal Motivators
  • What Motivates You?

Module 3 & 4

Taking a People-Centric Approach to Managing Performance

  • People-Centric Behaviors
  • Emotions: The Ultimate Renewable Resource
  • Emotions and Engagement
  • Planning for Engagement
  • Designing Engagement