Career and Workforce Skills Development Series

Session 1: Defining Leadership | Watch Online Now!

To watch Session 1: Defining Leadership, click the button below. If you did not register, complete the registration form. After registering, a recording of the webinar is available for viewing.

What are the skills/attributes of current leaders, what will be the skills/attributes of leaders of the future, how do young people acquire the skills, and how are these issues seen through the lens of people of color.

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Session 2: Building a Mentor Relationship | Watch Online Now!

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What is the role of the mentor, how to identify and approach potential mentors, what is expected of them and the mentee, and how these issues are seen through the lens of people of color.

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Session 3: Continuous Learning | December 8, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM EST

Continuous learning is a requisite for successful leadership in the 21st century. Define what kinds of knowledge are required, what resources are available, how learning can be integrated into career work, and how these issues are seen through the lens of people of color.

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Session 4: Creating a Personal Network | Jan 12, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM EST

We are all part of networks - whether they are housed online, in schools, workplaces, or organizations – we all are a part of groups that share and communicate information for a purpose.  In this session, we will explore the idea of networks/networking and think about how we use them, when we use them, and how we can both contribute to and take from them for mutual benefit.

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Session 5: Communications | Feb 9, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM EST

Expressing ideas in a compelling and convincing manner is essential for effective leadership. Which forms are best for which occasions, where the skills can be learned and practiced, and how these issues are seen through the lens of people of color.

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Session 6: Life Balance and Wellness | March 8, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM EST

Leadership brings with it pressures and stress. It is therefore important that individuals remain healthy, physically and mentally. Focus on the ways to stay healthy, identifying stress, what resources are available, and how these issues are seen through the lens of people of color.

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Session 7: Leadership for the 21st Century | April 5, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM EST

Given the shifts in technology, workforce development, and communication, the skills required to be an effective leaders are in transition. How is the role of a leader changing and how to prepare for a future that is hard to predict.

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