Aspire Journeys

Mid-Level Manager Journey

  • 12 Courses | 9h 53m 23s
  • 3 Books | 2h 9m
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As an experienced leader, you are ready to take your management skills to the next level. Success at this pivotal moment requires vision, confidence, and influence. This leadership journey expands your ability to think and act strategically.

Moving into Middle Management

The transition from frontline manager to middle manager can be difficult for many people. The added leadership responsibilities and new relationships, and their inherent challenges, can prove daunting. However, the necessary leadership skills for mastering them can be learned and developed.

  • 2 Courses | 51m 44s

Leading Innovation

The success of your organization depends on its ability to innovate and keep innovating. Help your team unleash its creative potential.

  • 2 Courses | 2h 37m 42s

Influence and Persuasion

Influence and persuasion are key attributes of successful leaders. Explore strategies to have greater impact across the organization.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 34m 52s
  • 1 Book | 54m

Collaboration

Collaboration is critical to the success of any team and organization. Learn how to promote collaboration within your team and among other teams in the organization.

  • 4 Courses | 3h 23m 35s
  • 1 Book | 26m

Networking with Leader Peers

Having a vibrant network is key to any leader's success. Identify ways to expand and reinforce your professional relationships.

  • 2 Courses | 1h 25m 30s
  • 1 Book | 49m

COURSES INCLUDED

Leadership Transitions: Moving into Middle Management
The transition from frontline manager to middle manager can be difficult for many people. The added leadership responsibilities and new relationships, and their inherent challenges, can prove daunting. However, the necessary leadership skills for mastering them can be learned and developed.
In this course, you’ll learn the role, duties, and responsibilities that come with a middle management position. You’ll also learn about the challenges of mid-level management and methods and leadership mindsets for mitigating and overcoming them.
7 videos | 27m
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Leadership Insights on Transitioning from Frontline Manager to Mid-Level Manager
Transitioning from a frontline manager to a mid-level manager requires strategies for settling into middle management. Learn what you can do to ease the transition all the while imparting change, accountability, and developing others along the way.
8 videos | 24m
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Leading Innovation
In our ever-changing business world, the successful organization is the one that innovates successfully – survival depends on it. Innovation leadership plays a pivotal role by developing and supporting a culture that is open to a creative, innovative mindset.  In this course, you'll learn the requirements for successful innovation and how to overcome obstacles to innovation. You'll also learn the characteristics of an innovation culture and how to establish a flexible innovation process that encourages creativity and innovative thinking in others.
7 videos | 55m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading Innovation
To lead innovation you need to first avoid the mistakes leaders make in innovation. Then you need to create a space for innovation—where debate and learning can foster creativity and people can join together to do the work that matters.
34 videos | 1h
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Influencing and Persuading Others
Successful leaders are those who get things done, and that often requires getting others to do the things necessary for getting things done. All of that requires the application of successful influence. Stated simply, leaders must be able to influence and persuade others to achieve their team, department, and organizational goals. In this course, you'll learn about methods of persuasion that will rally your stakeholders around your cause. You'll discover influencing techniques that set the stage for making your case, appeal to your audience, and get the commitment you need to move forward with your team, your goals, and your career.
6 videos | 58m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Influence and Persuasion
Achieving the outcome you desire depends on your ability to influence and persuade. Build your influence by putting the interests of other people first—ask questions and share your knowledge to motivate, encourage, and engage others.
16 videos | 35m
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The Collaborative Leader
In today's business world, working together is key to success. In this course, you'll learn how to lead collaboratively, improve collaboration in your team, and reach across boundaries to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
7 videos | 49m
has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Leadership Insights on Leading Collaboratively
Collaborative leadership requires reciprocity, humility, and modeling collaboration for team members. Discover tools leaders can use to foster collaboration.
13 videos | 33m
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Building and Leading Successful Teams
No one is an island, and this is particularly true in business. Success is dependent upon skilled, committed individuals coming together to achieve common goals. Building teams is essential to personal and organizational success. Whether your group is permanent or temporary, efficient and effective team leadership is essential. In this course, you'll learn methods for team building and team leadership. You'll also learn strategies for avoiding and mitigating team dysfunction and conflict. Finally, you'll learn how successfully leading teams is integral in the modern marketplace.
7 videos | 55m
has Assessment available Badge Certification