Monthly Calendar

March  2017
Mar 01
  • Wednesday | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Coaching Skills for Managers and Supervisors

    1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA 
    Anyone who is responsible for getting work done through others must learn to balance the need to accomplish as much as possible as quickly as possible with the need to develop the employees’ abilities to act more independently. This 4-hour class will arm supervisors and managers with the tools they need to successfully coach their employees and their teams. Faculty: Scott Brown

    Outcomes: Participants will...

    - Learn to analyze what your employees need from you and choose an approach to meet that need
    - Develop you ability to identify & act on opportunities to develop your employees within the normal workday
    - Practice using basic coaching skills to strengthen your employees’ connection to the mission & the organization
    - Develop a plan of action to apply your new coaching skills back at work
Mar 15
  • Wednesday | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    FastTrack Series: Developing Accountability in Your Teams

    12 Davis Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA 
    Organizations can only reach their true potential when people are accountable for their actions. Too often organizations suffer from a culture of hiding & blaming, which keeps them from excelling. Having a culture where the right people are doing the right things is no accident – it requires thoughtful planning & disciplined leadership. Faculty: Scott Brown

Mar 22
  • Wednesday | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    FastTrack Series: Strategy Matters at Any Level

    12 Davis Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA 
    Strategy is about the future - how to create and capture value for customers in the years to come. Rooted in today, but informed by the trends, forces, and opportunities of tomorrow. Learning how to think strategically is essential in a world where competitive advantage is fleeting. This FastTrack session is designed for working professionals at all levels - strategic thinking is not just for the boardroom. Faculty: Greg Hopper

Mar 24
  • Friday | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    FastTrack Series: Managing Across 5 Generations

    12 Davis Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA 
    For the first time in modern history, five generations are working side-by-side. Members of these five generations bring diverse skills and expectations into the workplace. Are you ready to manage teams with vast differences in work patterns and expectations, communication styles, and levels of digital literacy? This FastTrack Session will help you understand how members of each generation prefer to work and how to leverage generational diversity to improve the work environment and job performance. Faculty: Dr. Brad Kirkman.

Mar 31
  • Friday | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    FastTrack Series: Using Social Analytics for Business Advantage

    12 Davis Dr, Durham, NC 27703, USA 
    There is growing interest in determining whether social media analytics can provide new insight into business performance. But, are these new data sources optimal or added noise for timely decision making? We will examine how to apply social analytics and predictive modeling techniques to live, publicly available social media feeds. We will also discuss leading research that examines the role of social influence in conversion. Find out how social insights can effectively cut through the noise to better inform decision making in timeliness of messaging, brand influence and other key areas across competitive marketing landscapes. We will also explore how to create a culture of analytics and social discovery in your workplace. Faculty: Dr. Bill Rand.