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Business Leadership

Whether you are a seasoned manager with a large staff, a new supervisor with your first direct report or a team member eager to expand your role, our business leadership courses can help you rapidly refine your existing strengths and develop new skills to confidently lead others and drive the performance of your team or organization. Learn how to overcome challenges, create a culture of excellence and achieve the results that matter most.

Enroll in our business leadership courses as an individual or have your whole team partner with College of DuPage for a customized training program. Our trainers are industry experts who will work with you to tailor course content based on your organization's specific needs. Customized training can be delivered at your location, online or at one of our state-of-the-art campuses.

Business Leadership Courses

Change Management Basics

Change management skills have never been more critical. "Change Management" refers to the process, tools and techniques needed to manage the people side of change to achieve a desired business outcome. Learn fundamental skills to support you and your organization through change. Learn new strategies for communicating for change within your organization and to your partners.  

Friday, Sept. 24
8:30 to 11 a.m.
BSBUS-0600-030, $95
Virtual Classroom

Supervisor Fundamentals

This virtual course helps new supervisors understand their roles as they transition from individual contributor to supervisor. Assess your current skills and further develop competencies that bring out the best in the staff members you manage. Examine varying leadership styles, the legal aspects of supervising, the art of delegating and many other people-management strategies that will help you succeed at this critical level in your professional journey. 

Wednesday, Sept. 29 and Oct. 6
8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
BSBUS-0600-010, $249
Virtual Classroom

Sales Development Workshop

Selling today is all about partnering to create value for the buyer. Join us to learn the critical skill-set of “face to face” selling to a potential client. This fun, empowering and interactive workshop will equip you to be a more results-oriented sales professional.

Wednesday, Oct. 13
9 a.m. to noon
BSBUS-0600-120, $129
Naperville Center (NC), Room 16

Business in a Box - Exploring a Career in the Alternative Workforce

Did you know that the pandemic has ignited a renaissance of choice for the GIG or side-hustle worker? In this virtual workshop you will gain an understanding of the various models of working in the alternative workforce. Assess your personal strengths with a personal SWOT analysis and 4 P’s personal assessment. Investigate the business model that best fulfills your needs as a GIG worker. Identify the benefits and challenges of engaging in a multi-income generating strategy to add or create financial gain as a GIG worker.

Tuesday, Oct. 19
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
BSBUS-0600-110, $99
Westmont Center (WC), Room 21

To register for classes, please call the CE Registration desk at (630) 942-2208 or email ce@cod.edu

For more information about these classes or to set up training for your organization, contact Jenifer Walsh (walshj103@cod.edu)

We frequently update our available courses

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